Botulinum toxin injection for the treatment of facial wrinkles is the most frequently performed cosmetic procedure. Treatment of frown lines and crow's feet, which are the cosmetic indications, it is also indicated in the treatment of hypertrophy of muscles of jaw and case of facial palsy, scar treatment, and excessive sweating.
It has to be carefully administered by experts and qualified doctors, Patients with dynamic wrinkles demonstrate the most dramatic improvements from botulinum toxin injection and are ideal candidates for treatment but patients with static wrinkles will also show results but it will be slow.
Patients are recommended to avoid lying supine following treatment for four hours. They are also advised to avoid massaging or applying heat to the treatment area, and to avoid activities that cause flushing (such as exercising heavily, consuming alcohol) on the day of treatment. The procedure requires re-treatment after 4-5 months till the wrinkles are not visible again.