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Botox is an injectable drug made from botulinum toxin type A. This toxin is produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. Botox is used for three main purposes: muscle spasm control, severe underarm sweating and cosmetic improvement for wrinkles etc. The human lethal dose of botulinum toxin is 2000~3000 units/time. General cosmetic injection should be controlled within 200 units/time. Generally, wrinkle removal for 1 part require 10-20 units, and the full-face wrinkle removal is within 100 units. For leg slimming will require a larger amount, it is recommended to do it in stages and not more than 200 units each time, the interval should be more than 3 months. As long as the dosage is strictly adhered to the regulation and the treatments are done is proper practice or hospital, botulinum toxin injection is safe.


 Botulinum toxin face slimming, as an intramuscular injection, has no significant side effects and has more advantages than traditional surgical methods. After injecting botulinum toxin, the local adverse reactions mainly include excessive weakness of the masseter muscle, and muscle soreness during the initial stage. Some people will have higher cheekbones after injection. Doctor should determine whether patient is suitable for face slimming from an aesthetic point of view.


7-15 days after the injection, the face gradually began to slim down; it reached its peak at 3 months, which can reduce the masseter muscle by about 30%; at 6 months after the injection, it can be injected again according to the situation. Stop injection it will only cause the facial shape return to normal.


 Generally, 100 units on 2 sides of the face is sufficient to show effect. No more than 200 units at a time for full body.


 Botox face-lift is safe, and it can also achieve good results. But one must ensure that the product is genuine, the other is that it cannot be over-injected, and thirdly, it must be properly operated by a qualified doctor. If it is illegally operated by amateurs in a beauty salon or studio, it may damage the facial nerve and cause even more serious facial paralysis.


The main difference is the method of drug purification, drug purity and dispersibility: 1. Imported botulinum toxin, the component used is human blood protein, close to the human tissue composition, high safety; China brand use porcine gelatine, which is a foreign protein, easily causes an immune response; 2. After injection of imported botulinum toxin, the dispersibility is smaller (radius) 5mm; and for China brand’s injection, the dispersibility is larger (radius) 10mm; when fine injection is needed, such as the treatment of frown lines, the dispersion need to be smaller, the better the effect and the lower the adverse reactions; of course, their price difference is also relatively large.


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