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What is Toxin?


What is Toxin?

What is Toxin?

Dermatology Specialist Dr. Abdullah Ünal spoke for the readers of YeniBirlik.

Dermatology Specialist Dr. Abdullah Ünal made the following statements about Wrinkle Treatment.

Toxin; It is an agent obtained from bacteria under laboratory conditions. Toxin is one of the methods defined as "Non-Surgical Aesthetic Procedures". It is one of the most widely and easily applied applications in the world, with high patient satisfaction, and the results of which are seen in a short time. However, it should be administered at appropriate doses by experienced specialist physicians to suitable patients.

It is a method applied to lighten or eliminate the mimic lines that become apparent with age. Medicine; It is injected into the muscle in the desired area, causing muscle relaxation and improvement in the wrinkles on the muscles. Especially for the forehead, eye edges (crow's feet), frown lines and other wrinkles, a young look and beauty is provided. Depending on the patient's request, a more raised and feminine or flatter masculine eyebrow structure can be shaped.

Could you tell us about the Excessive Sweating Treatment?

Excessive sweating negatively affects the daily life of the person due to the overwork of the sweat glands. Stress, medications, hyperthyroidism, menopause, hypoglycemia and obesity are among the main causes of excessive sweating. When sweating is too much under the arm, it can also cause odor. Toxin provides very successful results in the treatment of Hyperhidrosis. The effectiveness of the application continues for 6 months and re-application increases the effectiveness of the treatment.

How does the toxin work?

Most of the wrinkles on our face are caused by excessive work of our facial muscles. medicine; It acts by causing changes in the nerve endings that cause the muscles to contract. As a result, our wrinkles are reduced or erased.

Who Can Apply Toxin?

It can be applied to all patients who have wrinkles on their face as a result of the movements of their mimic muscles and do not have a medical contraindication.

Who does the toxin not apply to?

Patients in pregnancy and breastfeeding, people with neuromuscular diseases such as Myasthenia gravis, Lambert Eaton syndrome, multiple sclerosis, those who use aminoglycoside antibiotics, patients with active skin infections, those with a known allergy to the content of the drug, and those with coagulation problems.

How is the toxin applied?

Anesthetic cream is applied to the face before the application. After cleaning the application area, appropriate doses of toxin are administered intramuscularly with fine needles. The application session takes approximately 10-15 minutes.

What is the duration of the toxin application?

The effect of the application is 2-3. It starts as of the first day and lasts for 4-6 months. In addition, the metabolism and lifestyle of the person to be administered toxin can change the duration of the procedure.

What should be considered after toxin application?

On the day of application, bending forward for a long time, sports, bathing and alcohol consumption should be avoided. It is recommended not to stay for a long time in hot environments such as solarium and sauna, which may shorten the effect of the application.

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