The facial muscles move and wrinkles form in reaction to movements such as laughing, getting angry, sad, crying, surprised, and squinting. As a result of the repetition of these movements over the years, the wrinkles become permanent. These wrinkles occur in varying degrees depending on one's habit of using their facial expressions, the duration of sun exposure, skin and muscle structure, age and gender.
The substance used in the application of Botox is a protein secreted by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. This substance temporarily blocks the electrical transmission from the nerves to the muscles and temporarily weakens or counteract the function of the muscle in the applied area.
When the muscle loses its function and cannot contract, the wrinkles formed on the skin also decrease or disappear. During the Botox effect, these mimic muscles are paralyzed. For this reason, most of the expressions of joy and sadness on the face, especially the expressions of surprise and anger, are lost. During this period, the skin finds the opportunity to recover itself.
Botox is injected into the muscle from several points with very fine-tipped special needles. During the application, there is no pain complaint that irritates the patient.
The effect of Botox starts 3-7 days after the application and this effect continues for three to four months. As the number of applications increases, the effect of Botox may continue for up to 12 months.

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