Botulinum Toxin


Botulinum Toxin

We human beings are born and, like every living being, our life comes to an end. Throughout our lives, our health, our physique, our appearance, especially our face, changes over the years and our facial expression differss.Wrinkles appear in every face and we look unhappy and angry even though we don’t want to, unfortunately, our heavy face skin  pulls down over the years, and sometimes, even if we are young, the facial expressions we make cause horizontal lines in the corners of our eyes, crow’s feet, horizontal lines on our forehead, and a  deep vertical wrinkles between the two eyebrows.




Botulinum Toxin is a protein obtained from bacteria called Clastridium Botulinum used in the process.


Botulinum Toxin is a method of temporarily stopping the function of the muscles in the area where we apply it.


Botulinum Toxin is the common name of seven neurotoxins, the most powerful neurotoxin is botulinum.


Botulinum Toxin dates back to 1817-1822. Tested in monkeys in 1973 (Scott A type Botulinum Toxin)


Botulinum Toxin is the most toxic and expensive substance known in the world. The Botulinum Toxin used today has been purified to a level that does not harm the body.


Officially in 1980, Ophthalmologist Jean Carruthers applied Botulinum Toxin to his patient with uncontrolled eye twitching, his patient said that the wrinkles in the corners of the eyes he complained about disappeared, and after that day, Dr. Jean Carruthers turned Botulinum Toxin into a professional cosmetic surgeon. Now his most popular patients are those who have Botulinum Toxin application on the face, neck, forehead and around the eyes. Until today, Botulinum Toxin is used in many areas in both cosmetics and disease.

Frequently Asked Questions

Below you can find answers to the most curious questions about Botulinum Toxin.

  • In migraine and Tension headache.
  • In the treatment of facial paralysis
  • In neurological diseases
  • Essential tremor
  • Cardiovascular Dysfunction
  • Anal Fissure
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Bruxism (Teeth Grinding and Squeezing)
  • Vaginismus
  • Muscle Spasms (Muscle Cramps)
  • Hyperhidrosis (also called excessive sweating)
  • Writer's Cramp
  • Strabismus (Crossed Eyes)
  • Eye Twitching
  • Pre-Surgery Anxiety
  • Crow's feet
  • Glabellar lines or glabella lines
  • Square Face
  • Sad Emotions We Wear On Our Face
  • Horizontal Forehead Wrinkles
  • Resting Bitch Face
  • Lip Wrinkles
  • Eyebrow Lift/ Shaping
  • Neck Lines
  • Chin Tip Surgery and Nasal tip lifting operation
  • It is applied around the mouth.

Before the application, Local Anesthesia cream is applied and waited for 15-20 minutes and applied to the predetermined area using a fine-tipped injection. It is painless and shows its effect in about 3-4 days.


It is durable for a period of approximately 4-6 months.


When undergoing the procedure, it is recommended to ask for compliance with FDA Standards and to be performed by specialist physicians.


Botulinum Toxin vaccine is used by men. Men generally prefer this application to remove deep wrinkles on forehead and thick bags under eyes .

  • Just try not to lean forward or back for 3-4 hours.
  • Sports or heavy physical strain should be avoided 24 hours after treatment.
  • Alcohol should not be consumed.
  • We should not use Vitamin E (before)
  • We should not take aspirin for about a few days (post)
  • We should not use calcium-containing foods for a few days (after)
  • We should not lie face down (for postoperative period)
  • We should not do the bathroom, sauna and hairdressing procedures right after..
  • The area where the procedure is applied should not be massaged.
  • Skin care and cleansing should be done with light and delicate movements  for 4-5 days.
  • Dysphagia (Difficulty Swallowing)
  • Muscle Weakness and Fatigue
  • Fever, chills
  • Temporary paralysis of nearby muscles
  • Visual impairment, double vision
  • Mild pain and redness, bruising in the treated area
  • Nausea
  • Dysarthria, stuttering
  • Shortness of breath
  • Urinary incontinence
  • These side effects are rare.


NOTE: In case of these and similar complaints, If these changes occur go to the nearest emergency department.

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