Botox injections are injections of botulinum toxin formed in the anaerobic process in canned food. This toxin is a type of protein neurotoxins (toxins that attack the nerve). This toxin ever results in death due to secondary causes such as respiratory failure due to heart muscles paralyzed.
On Botox injections for beauty purposes, the intended target are the muscles in the face (the face is the most commonly injected botox). Its function is to relax the muscles of the face. If the muscles are relaxed (dilated) it will reduce wrinkles on the skin surface.
Their work area only 1 cm from the point of injection, so it will take several injections if the target is broader. In contrast to vitamin C injections, botox injections is only done by a plastic surgeon or dermatologist. Dosage and administration was adjusted to the conditions of the individual who will use it.
Here is a side effect that can be caused by Botox injections:
- respiratory infections
- Blepharoptosis Syndrome (drooping eyelid)
- facial redness
Even derma filler is not widely known by people, but the practice has been performed by many plastic surgeons in the United States. Derma is injection of hyaluronic acid filler that will improve wrinkles in the face to face becomes smooth without wrinkles.
Derma filler or also called soft-tissue injectables or fillers only work in accordance with the facial shape. This filler fills the area under the skin (soft tissue). There are several kinds of products are available for the purpose of charity filler, there are natural, some are synthetic.
However, both types of filler is working with improving the appearance of skin that has undergone the aging process in the following ways:
- Filling wrinkles, fine lines, and creases in the skin
- Fix defects in the skin such as scars, pockmarks, etc.
- Fill the thin or wrinkled lips so that it more volume and smooth
- Raising the cheek
- Forming jaw line and other areas of the face