Face Botox

Face Botox

Face Botox

​​​​​​What is Face Botox?

There are different phases in human life, and each of these phases has different physiological or psychological characteristics. People's expectations and desires vary according to the characteristics of each phase. At younger ages, dissatisfaction is more prevalent, and the beautiful ones try to be even more beautiful... As we age, concerns become more important, and ugliness and imperfections are tried to be beautified.

Life stage transitions are equivalent to aging. Physiological changes in the body seen with aging feature cosmetic concerns and aesthetic pursuit. This is because aging causes proteins of fat and connective tissue such as elastin and collagen which protect the skin structure to be destroyed, and as a natural result of this, it causes skin to dry and lose its elasticity. Especially, deep lines and wrinkles occur in the characteristic lines and areas of the face, such as the forehead, eyebrows, around the eyes and on the sides of mouth. In today's medical world, botox procedure is an approach that can stop this change.

Botox (Botulinum toxin) is a protein-containing structurally toxicological toxin which is produced by the bacterium Clostridium Botulinum found in nature. However, it is safe to give it to humans in extremely small concentrations. It is used for both aesthetic and surgical purposes.

When people want to convey their emotions, a chemical named as Acetylcholine is released by the nerves. This chemical adheres to the receptors on the muscle cells of the face. Receptors stimulated by acetylcholine cause muscle contraction and facial expressions. By preventing release of acetylcholine by the nerves, botox thus blocks the nerve ends, weakens the muscles, and prevents impulses and contraction. Since botox is a muscle relaxant with a long effect, it helps to reduce wrinkles and lines on the skin surface and prevent/delay new wrinkles and lines. The application area is moving wrinkles and lines. Static wrinkles and lines are treated with filling. Botox and filling procedure can be used together in plastic interventions.

Botox can be applied to all healthy individuals between adulthood and old age, i.e. between the ages of 18-65, except for pregnant and breastfeeding women. Usually its effect lasts 4 to 6 months. Lifetime of the botox procedure can be extended by repeating the botox procedure, protecting from the sun or using moisturizing creams.

Face Botox refers to injection of subcutaneous botox to interfere with the mimic muscles in the area of moving lines and wrinkles in order to remove the superficial lines and wrinkles that occur in the facial area over time, and to prevent possible wrinkles. Botox applied to mimic muscles weakens the muscles and prevents the skin from folding and wrinkling due to muscle movements. With face botox; tired, unhappy and angry facial expressions change; a rejuvenated, vigorous and wrinkle-free facial expression is achieved.

Where are the Face Botox Procedure Sites?

Face botox is applied to the muscles that make up the gestures used to convey emotions. It is intended to eliminate the superficial lines and wrinkles in the moveable areas that occur due to the contraction of these muscles.

Movable areas where botox is applied in the facial area are forehead, periorbital region (crow's feet), glabella, nasal upper side walls (bunny lines), lip lines and mouth corner lines.

Forehead Area Botox is applied to the subcutaneous vertical muscles to remove the horizontal lines in the forehead area that give the face an angry appearance. It can be applied on 4 different points.

Periorbital region (Crow’s feet) Botox is applied to the subcutaneous muscles to remove the periorbital lines that give the face an old and tired appearance. It can be applied on 2 to 4 different points

Glabella Botox is applied to the subcutaneous horizontal muscles to remove the vertical lines between the two eyebrows that give the face a tense and angry appearance. It can be applied on 5 to 7 different points.

Botox on Nasal Upper Side Walls (Bunny Lines) is applied to the subcutaneous muscles to remove the lines located on the upper part of both outer walls of the nose, extending towards the eye and giving the face an old and tired appearance.

Lip Line Botox is applied to the subcutaneous horizontal muscles to remove the lines that are vertically above the lip and give the face an old appearance, which is more common in smokers.

Mouth Corner Lines (Marionette-Lines) Botox is applied to the subcutaneous horizontal muscles in order to remove the lines that give the face an old appearance, which are located at a wide downward angle on both sides of the mouth. It is also called as Smiling Face Botox.

Combined Face Botox is the botox that is applied on more than one moving area on the face in the appropriate amount as needed.

How is Face Botox Performed?

Detailed pictures of the face and the area to be applied are taken before the face botox procedure. Considering complaints and demands of the patient, the intervention to be performed is planned and the possible image that will occur after the operation is evaluated, with the help of two-dimensional or three-dimensional simulations.

There is no need for any preliminary preparation before face botox. Botox should not be done for pregnant and breastfeeding women. Patients with high blood pressure, those who use anticoagulants, those with skin problems, those with allergies and those who have previously had surgery on the facial area, those who have used any medication should definitely inform the doctor before the procedure.

Facial botox is injected into the subcutaneous muscles with the help of a cannula or fine-tipped needles. The procedure time varies between 15 and 30 minutes depending on the application area. Since the application area is narcotized with anesthetic gels and creams, no pain is felt during or after the injection, only a slight burning and ache might be felt, these aches can be reduced using ice treatment (cold compress) to the injection areas.

Normal daily life continues in the days after the procedure. However, for the first 2-3 days after the procedure, heavy activities such as sports and excessive heat such as sauna should be avoided, and patient should not lie face down and botox areas should not be rubbed. Face botox begins to show its effects in 2-3 days and the desired result is achieved in up to 2 weeks.

Although the risk of side effects is very low in Botox procedures, numbness, pain, inflammation, redness, bruising, swelling and bleeding, dry mouth, head and neck pain can rarely be seen in the application area. In addition, complaints such as itching, weakness, dizziness, and rash were encountered in patients with allergy problems.

​​​​​​​How Much does Face Botox Cost?

It is not possible to give general information about the price of face botox. This is because each procedure contains special conditions. The area and amount of botox to be applied will change based on the demand and need of the patient, and this will affect the price. Some charge a standard fee depending on the amount of units used and some depending on the application areas. Furthermore, the Ministry of Health has reported that a written announcement of plastic intervention prices will lead to unfair competition and it is deemed to be undesirable to share the prices.

If you have lines and wrinkles on the forehead, periorbital regions, glabella, nasal upper side walls, upper lip and mouth corner, and if you want to have a younger and more beautiful appearance; you can reach us via our contact information and get more information and receive treatment in our health center that priorities your special demands and needs.