Wrinkle treatment with Botox
- the world's most popular aesthetic treatment for wrinkles
What is Botox®?
Botulinum toxin- better known to many as Botox® - is a naturally occurring metabolic product in bacteria (Clostridium botulinum) that is derived biotechnologically.
How does Botox® work?
Botox® blocks the transmission of stimuli, which is responsible for muscle tension and thus for wrinkling.
By relaxing the muscles, facial wrinkles are smoothed or disappeared.
Which areas can be treated with Botox®?
Lateral nasal folds (bunny lines)
Corner of the mouth
Masticatory muscles (grinding teeth = bruxism)
Neck folds (platysma)
Armpits (excessive sweating = hyperhidrosis)
How does Botox® work with excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis)?
After the injection, Botox® blocks the evacuation of the sweat glands in the desired area. Since Botox® is approved for the treatment of hyperhidrosis in Germany, it is possible for private health insurance companies to cover the costs.
How does Botox® work against grinding teeth (bruxism)?
The mechanism of action of Botox® also has a relaxing effect on the strongest muscle in the body and thus alleviates nocturnal crunching. In addition, there is a narrowing of the lower face (face slimming), which is often a desired aesthetic side effect.
How does a treatment with Botox® work?
After the skin has been disinfected, a small amount of Botox® is injected into several points of the respective facial muscle. The injection is made with very thin needles (Invisible Needles®) and is, therefore, as good as painless.
When and for how long does Botox® work?
It takes effect approx. 2 to 4 days after the treatment. The maximum effect is achieved after approx. 2 weeks. The effect lasts for about 3 to 6 months.
Are you socially acceptable again immediately after the Botox® treatment?
As a so-called lunchtime treatment, you are immediately socially acceptable again after a treatment with Botox® .
What does a treatment with Botox® cost?
The costs for a treatment with Botox® depends on the number of regions, the size of the area to be treated, and the amount of material required.