For people who suffer hyperhidrosis, there are many treatment options available. Of late, a botox beverly hills treatment has gained popularity as the most effective treatment. But is Botox treatment worth?
Botox is a protein extracted from bacteria, Clostridium botulinum. For decades, the protein has been used by the opthalmologists to treat muscle-related eye conditions. It has also been used to treat cervical dystonia- a condition characterised by severe muscle contraction in the shoulder and neck region.
Like a decade ago, Alistair and Jean Carruthers discovered that people who received Botox treatment for eye problems also experienced significant reduction of age signs such as forehead wrinkles. After thorough research and testings, Botox received clearance from FDA has a safe and effective product for cosmetic use.
What Botox injection treat.
Apart from the fact that your body is unable to produce hormones and other substances that makes you look young, environmental elements such as sunlight and the skin care products may also damage your skin making your face look stern, angry an tired even when the underlying muscles are still intact. Botox treatment relaxes the underlying muscles thus rejuvenating and smoothing out your skin.
Botox is also popularly used to relax the platysma muscle- the bands of muscles in the neck region that becomes more visible with age. It reduces their appearance enabling you to have a younger look. In addition, Botox treatment is used to treat excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis) of the underarms or hands, and can be used to improve depressed eyebrows. Many people suffering from hyperhidrosis choose to use Botox treatment because it is considered non-intrusive treatment.
In most cases, Botox treatment is done in conjunction with fillers and lasers to enhance the overall results.
How Botox treatment is done.
Botox treatment is an outpatient medical service. Although you can receive Botox as a topical solution, the most common is Botox injection. Treatment will take less than 15 minutes and no aesthetics are required.
You should avoid lying down flat and strenuous exercise for 4 hours after injection.
When used according to FDA procedures, Botox is an effective treatment without side effects. In case of side effects, they are minor side effects which your body can deal with without seeking medical help. But in case of severe adverse effects, you should seek medical help immediately. Some of minor side effects include:
Nausea, Sore throat, Drooping eyelids, Heartburn and indigestion, Hypertension (high blood pressure), Dry mouth, Muscle weakness, Facial pain, Tooth problems, Bleeding or soreness at the site of injection.
Results will be evident within 3 to 7 days after treatment. But this will vary from one patient to another, and some people significant results may be evident after 4 months.