The correction of wrinkles of expression

Wrinkles are folds of skin that arise at the places of increased activity of the muscles of the face. The most characteristic symptom of a place of appearance of the expression wrinkles - the forehead and between the eyebrows, as well as the area around the eyes and mouth. Unlike the musculature of the body, the facial muscles have the particularity – at one end are attached to the bones of the skeleton of the face, and the other woven into the skin. During contraction, the muscle, dragging along the skin, in response to one or another emotion.

The correction of wrinkles of expression

The intensity and the depth of the wrinkles of expression is dependent on two factors, the degree of the severity of the facial activity and the age of the skin.

The appearance of wrinkles you can't always just explain the age of the skin, quite often, they are present and in young patients (25-30 years), they have the habit of frowning, raising the eyebrows and wrinkling the forehead.

With age, as a result of the decreased elasticity of the skin, marks of wrinkles remain even when relaxation of the muscles. When expressed in facial activity of the wrinkles can become deep enough, which makes them visible in the resting state.

Injections of botulinum toxin type A is the only technique that allows to reduce considerably the severity of the wrinkles of expression, and when the therapy to get rid of them completely. It is the basis of a method of correction of wrinkles of expression, without which follow-up treatment methods will not be successful. For more than 20 years, the injection of the botulinum toxin is one of the most common forms of cosmetic procedures in aesthetic medicine.

How it works the botulinum toxin?

When injected into the muscle, the botulinum toxin blocks the release of neurotransmitter acetylcholine, which is necessary for the application of neuromuscular transmission. As a result of the reception of the relaxation of the muscles related to expression lines smoothed. In aesthetic medicine in russia used several types of products that contain botulinum toxin.

The production of the different drugs has its technological characteristics – use of different strains of bacteria, different methods of cleaning and stabilization. For the measurement of the activity of the drugs, we used different biological examinations, in this sense, the unit of activity that may be different. For example, for the correction of wrinkles between the eyebrows it is necessary 13-20 ED medication Botox and between 30 and 50 UNITS of a medicine disport. That is to say, the total amount entered by the procedure of the drug, the outcome and the cost will be approximately the same, with the units of measurement for each drug was their.

The procedure of

Who shows the correction of wrinkles of expression of the botulinum toxin?

Injections of the botulinum toxin is applied for the correction of wrinkles, forehead wrinkles, wrinkles on the bridge of the nose, around the eyes ("crow's feet"), in the area of the forehead, above the upper lip, as well as in the area of the neck and the neckline. Injections of Botox or dysport recommended not only to patients with formed wrinkles, but also to the young people of working age facial or body. Timely correction helps to cure the patient of the habit of committing active lines of movement, which allows you to delay the appearance of wrinkles, and which regularly carried out the procedures completely prevent its occurrence

Who is contraindicated therapy botoksom?

  • Pregnancy and lactation
  • The exacerbation of the chronic infections
  • The allergic history
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Increased sensitivity to the injection processes
  • Inflammatory diseases of the skin of the face
  • Get antibiotics from the group of the tetracyclines, makrolidov, aminoglycosides, no later than 2 weeks before the procedure
  • Hypersensitivity to the components of the product
  • The excess of fabric and a hernia in the area of the eyelids

How the procedure is performed of botulinum?

The medication, as well as the amount of units for the correction of one or another area, you pick up the doctor from the data of the inspection face of the activity and the preferences of the patient

The recovery after the procedures and recommendations of

After the procedure botulinum may notice some pain at the injection sites, may appear small bruises. These phenomena are by themselves in a few days and do not require additional treatment.

Recommendations after the procedure

  • Make active the expression lines of the movement in the area of administration of the drug (frown, wrinkle the forehead) within 1 hour after the procedure
  • Exclude the consumption of alcohol within 1-7 days
  • Exclude the visit of baths, saunas, within 1-7 days
  • Do not touch, do not flex the place of the introduction of the drug in the period of 1-3 days
  • Excluding the physical assets of the cargo during 1-7 days

The result and the multiplicity of procedures


The drug is an aqueous solution, which is injected with a syringe into the area of projection of the facial muscles, the activity in which you must loosen. As a general rule, the procedure does not require the use of anesthesia and tolerated by patients with quite easily.

The effect of the drug begins approximately 3 to 5 day procedure and is manifested in the decrease of the activity of the muscles in the treatment area. The patient takes note of the difficulties, when frowns or scrunch the forehead. The lifting of the hyper-muscle tone, occurs to smooth the wrinkles of expression, in some cases, disappear completely. The result of the procedure is estimated at 10 to 14 days, in some cases, it is necessary the introduction of small doses of the drug.

When deep creases may need correction procedure, such as laser resurfacing or plastic mask. All of these procedures, preferably in the background of the decrease of the face of the activity, that is to say, the procedure of botulinum should be is primary.

The effect of the drug lasts for 3 to 8 months, after this period, the working muscle fully recovers. As a general rule, the procedure of insertion of a medication Botox or dysport is repeated 2-3 times a year.