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What is it for?
Reduces the wrinkles caused by contractions of the facial muscles, frown lines, allows raising the eyebrows and correcting facial asymmetries (facial paralysis sequelae)
What does it mean?
Botulinum toxin type A, better known as BOTOX® (one of the trade names), temporarily paralyzes the muscles responsible for the lines and wrinkles of facial expression, allowing the skin to recover from years of contractions and a furrowed forehead
Other procedures that can be associated
Depending on the region of the face, it can be supplemented with a filler (hyaluronic acid)
Type of anaesthesia
None or topical anaesthetic cream
Does not require hospitalization
It does not require recovery time. Some patients experience a mild headache during the first week
Most frequent problems and risks
If overdose, lack of facial expression, asymmetry, drooping eyelid
The effect appears only after three to four days, with a duration of four to six months. When the treatment is not repeated, the original muscle movement returns spontaneously