Botulinum toxin is a special toxin obtained from the bacteria called Clostridium botulinum. It causes temporary relaxation in the muscles by preventing the release of a substance called acetylcholine secreted from the nerve endings in the applied area.
In which diseases is botulinum toxin used?
Botulinum toxin, with two commercially known commercial names (Allergan and Dysport), is used in the treatment of sweating, various muscle diseases and some ocular disorders, apart from its cosmetic use.
How long does botulinum toxin effect last?
In the case of regular botox, its effect is longer, but its effectiveness is available for an average of 4-6 months.
Neurotoxin Effect Time
After the application, social life continues. The effect starts 48 - 72 hours after the procedure and the effect is fully manifested in about 2 weeks. Its effect lasts for 4 or 6 months on average. If you continue the application at certain intervals, this period will be longer.