Removal of facial expression wrinklesBotulinum toxin is primarily used to manage the following problems:
The application of botulinum toxin is very simple, effective and elegant. The principle of the method is weakening the activity of facial expression muscles involved in the formation of wrinkles. Correction of facial expression wrinkles with botulinum toxin is popular with both women and men.
When to start with botulinum toxin?
The occurrence of wrinkles is genetically determined and is caused by senile skin atrophy and presenile atrophy caused by chronic effects of UV radiation, gravity, lifestyle and activity of the facial muscles.
Facial wrinkles may occur even at an earlier age, in which case botulinum toxin is applied preventively to avoid deepening of the wrinkles. The preventive use of botulinum toxin provides long-term prevention of facial expression wrinkles and lines.
The type A botulinum toxin used for therapy was prepared in 1979 and approved by the FDA as a safe drug in 1989. The first study on management of facial wrinkles was published in 1991.
The procedure is very easy for the patient. Botulinum toxin is applied with a thin insulin syringe and needle to the facial expression muscles at the place of wrinkles we want to iron out. It is most often applied to the wrinkles at the base of the nose, on the forehead and around the eyes. In these places, the procedure is considered safe and cosmetically effective. Botulinum toxin is less commonly used to treat wrinkles in the upper lip, neck and décolletage (neckline) region.
The onset of wrinkle smoothing takes about 2 weeks. The duration of the effect is usually 4 to 6 months. After repeated applications, the effect is prolonged.
If the wrinkles are very deep and the skin shows other signs of aging, it is advisable to combine this method, for example, withskin implants
Botulinum toxin application will not reduce your ability to work. The area of the procedure is limited to the injection site and heals very quickly. The procedure has only a minimal risk of side effects.
Prices for the removal of expression wrinkles with botulinum toxin
|Initial consultation with a physician||CZK 400|
|Price for treatment according to the location: wrinkles between eyebrows||CZK 2 300 - 2 875|
|Price for treatment according to the location: forehead wrinkles||CZK 1 725 - 2 875|
|Price for treatment according to the location: wrinkles around the eyes||CZK 2 300 - 4 600|
All prices are inclusive of VAT.