Botox is one of the most famous antiaging treatments throughout the world. Though the therapy has numerous benefits yet, people in Visakhapatnam having confused regarding this. As the treatment requires a particular type of toxin, there is confusion about whether the treatment is safe or not.
Botox is a type of drug that we inject into your skin. It is a toxin that we get from Clostridium botulinum. However, it is the same toxin that is responsible for life-threatening food poisoning. That is why we use botox in a limited amount to a small targeted area of your skin.
When injected into your skin, the medicine paralyzes your muscles and prevents your skin from fine lines and wrinkles.
So if you want a permanent solution for your w5rinkles and want to get rid of them visit ENT hospital in Visakhapatnam.
So, keep reading and learn more about the safety-related to botox treatment.
How do we use botox as a treatment?
The injections are used to treat certain muscle conditions- These conditions include-
- Chronic migraines
- Lazy eyes
- Neck spasms
- Excessive sweating
- Eye twitching
Is Botox safe for your health?
Well, botox as a cosmetic treatment for your fine lines and wrinkles is approved by the FDA. The therapy requires a shallow dose of botulinum toxin directly in your skin. You will see the visible change within ten days or less than that after the treatment.
There are certain myths about the botox treatment. These are-
- The most common myth about botox treatment is unsafe. Many people are there who think that botox can harm them. It is not true at all. If the treatment is done in an experienced hand, then you get benefit out of it only.
- Another myth is botox freezes your face. There is no connection to freezing of face with botox injections. You can see all of your expressions after the treatment as well. It only freezes the targeted area of your skin to provide you a smooth finish.
- Many people say that there is a chance of addiction if someone gets the treatment once. It again says that you will start revisiting the clinic after every four to six weeks. But that is not for their addiction. It is more than their treatment plan.
- The pain is also significantly less. Even there is no pain if performed by an experienced doctor. It will give you only a sense of pinching while having the injections.
Other than all these areas of safety, botox injections may have specific side effects as well. Few of them are for a short period, like a fever, chills, headache, etc.
But some of the side effects may last for a more extended period. It includes-
- Drooping eyelids
- Dry eyes
- Excessive tearing
- Uneven eyebrows
The injections may result in a crooked smile as well. In rare cases, you may
- Breathing difficulty
- Speaking difficulty
- Problem while eating
- Blur vision
- Nausea and vomiting
- Heart palpitations
- Difficulty in swallowing
All of these will continue until the effects of botox medicine get reduced.
But these things can happen in rare cases only. You will never experience any of these issues in our hospital. We will care about your health before and after the treatment. We will provide you the required follow-up treatments as well.
So, you should opt for the treatment from only a licensed ent specialist in Visakhapatnam. Other than this, it will instigate the side effects. Remember that the impact of toxins lasts for three to six months only. So, you will require multiple sessions as well.
It will be best for you to have a proper consultation with your doctor before providing the treatment. Express your concern freely and take appropriate advice from your doctor. Understand that what you can expect from the treatment and how will the recovery procedure go.
If you are planning for a botox treatment, then contact us for your appointment.