Botox Specialist Treatment
Botox is a type of medicine that doctors are using for years to treat wrinkles and facial rashes. Botox is the brand name for the toxins that are produced by Clostridium botulinum. There are also some other brands such as Dysport & Xeomin. Botox is a very popular term because it was the first botulinum toxin injection.
Botox is a drug that also weakens or paralyzes the muscles. If used in small doses, it can reduce skin wrinkles and helps in treating some other medical conditions. As part of a cosmetic treatment, Botox injections are used for reducing the appearance of wrinkles on the skin.
How does Botox work?
Botox is a type of neurotoxin. These substances target the nervous system and disrupt the nerve signaling processes stimulating muscle contraction. This is an example of temporary muscle paralysis.
If it allows the muscle to contract, the nerves secret a chemical messenger called acetylcholine at a point where the nerve endings meet the muscle cells. Acetylcholine gets attached to the receptors of the muscle cells causing the cells to contract or shorten.
Botox injections stop the secretion of acetylcholine and stop the muscle cells from contracting. In this way, toxins help in reducing muscle stiffness.
The main use of Botox is to reduce the appearance of wrinkles on the face. Botox injections are regarded as the most popular cosmetic procedure worldwide. The effect of these injections is temporary lasting for 3–12 months according to the type of procedure performed
Botulinum toxin is administered by diluting the powder with saline and injecting it directly into the nerve-muscle tissue. Most patients choose to apply a local anesthetic ointment to the area being treated due to the dull sensation in that area.
NEUMED Center for Neurology, Bhubaneswar led by renowned Neurologist and Dermatologist Dr. Akhila Kumar Panda provides Botox Specialist Treatment involving Botulinum toxin injection. The clinic has a state-of-the-art medical facility, modern medical equipment, and trained paramedics.