Effectively fight crow’s feet with Botox

What are crow’s feet? The so-called crow’s feet are wrinkles that appear at the outer corners of the eyes. Like the sun’s rays, they fall in different directions and because of their shape, they resemble the foot of a crow. Laugh lines are the preliminary stage of crow’s feet. We only see the laugh lines – as the name suggests – when we laugh. Crow’s feet, on the other hand, are visible all the time, even when we make a neutral face.

This is also the reason why crow’s feet are called extremely disturbing be perceived. Even if the person opposite perceives one’s own crow’s feet as sympathetic, one thing must not be ignored. The face becomes more tired. – So it’s no wonder that many women want to get rid of their crow’s feet. Here helps Botox.

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Dr. Bernard also relies on botulinum toxin when it comes to effectively combating these wrinkles. The specialist in plastic and aesthetic surgery knows that excellent results are achieved precisely through Botox. More information about Botox Munich.

What is Botox?

Botulinum toxin type A, better known by the abbreviation Botox, is – not as is often falsely claimed – a snake venom. Botox is produced from the bacterium Clostridium botulinum botulinum. It has been used in cosmetic surgery since the 1980s to combat wrinkles in a targeted manner.

The prescription drug is largely harmless, provided the patient opts for treatment by a trained specialist. The name “Botulinum toxin” indicates that it is indeed a poison. However, it is dosed so low that no “symptoms of poisoning” need be feared.

The treatment of crow’s feet

Botox is injected under the skin and relaxes those muscles that are responsible for causing crow’s feet to appear in the first place. It makes the fine muscles that are located around the eye, so to speak. “freeze”. This works in that Botox blocks the messenger substance necessary for muscle contractions. This interrupts the transmission of stimuli that takes place between the muscle and the nerve. The result is a relaxed facial expression.

Small wrinkles can completely smoothed are smoothed. Deeper wrinkles, on the other hand, are only softened. The first treatment effect can be expected after 48 hours. The peak of the treatment result occurs after two weeks.

The patient can continue to open her eyes as usual. However, she sees clearly fresher and younger looks. Crow’s feet are a thing of the past – at least for the next three to six months. Then the effect wears off and the treatment should be repeated.

Side effects and contraindications

Bruising may occur at or near the injection sites. Slight redness, bruising and swelling. usually subside quickly and can be treated with ice packs or cold compresses. Sometimes patients also complain of a slight Headache, which can last for a maximum of four hours. However, the opposite was often observed. Headaches subsided after Botox was injected. Such “side effects” disappear without further medical treatment.

Pregnant or breastfeeding women should not be treated. Furthermore, various sedatives and antibiotics can have negative effects on the effect of Botox. The specialist treating you will explain which medications these include during the consultation.