Month: December 2014

Botox® advantages

Dr Singh who runs his botox clinic in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, in his latest blog shares his thoughts on the advantages of using botox.

Help with Migraines:
Doctors from the FDA have approved that those adult individuals suffering from chronic migraines, Botox® treatment will decrease the frequency of the headaches. You should be aware to have this particular Botox® treatment; you will be required to have 31 injections in each session in 7 different areas – face, head and next every three months.

Correct Crossed-Eyed:
Botox® injections can be used to help crossed eyes (strabismus), blurred vision (diplopa) and eyelid spasms (blepharospasm). The Botox® treatment will help relax the eye muscles so that they are not working against each other, this will enable to eye muscles to heal.

Helps with excessive sweating:
Botox® injections can also help with adult individuals who suffer from excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis). The Botox® treatment can keep sweating at bay for up to two years.

Increase Self – Esteem:
Many people have said that having the Botox® injections have made them feel more confident about themselves and felt it increased their self-esteem and self-worth.

Wave goodbye your seasonal sneezes:
It has recently been discovered that Botox® treatment can help fight allergies, such as hayfever, potentially reliving the symptoms for up to three months. The Botox® is injected into the nasal cavity; this will block the nerve endings in the nasal passage and reduce the inflammation.

Botox® will help the neck line:
For individuals who have bands around their neck. Botox® injections can be used to minimize the sign of aging in the neck area by softening the look of the bands. However the treatment will not lift the sagging but give it a softer look.

Relief jaw pain:
Many people who have suffered from TMJ (temporomandibular joint disorder) or Jaw pain have found great relief from having Botox® treatment. The Botox® injections are injected into the jaw to relax the muscles therefore relieving the pain and symptons.

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Botox® for migraines

Botox® can and has been be used to help people suffering from Chronic Migraines, having 15 or more headache days per month, at least half of which have migrainous features. Each of these headaches is lasting for more than four hours.
Botox® has been licensed specifically for the treatment of chronic migraine in July 2010 by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA). Botox® is the only FDA-approved preventive treatment proven to reduce headache days every month. Tests have proven that Botox® treatment can prevent up to 9 headache days a month.
How does the Botox® Treatment work?
The Botox® Injection and or treatment block the chemical change on the nerve endings. The Botox® is injected into the muscles of the forehead, the side and back of the head. The Botox® injection is also injected into the neck and shoulder to produce a partial or temporary chemical nerve ending change of the muscles (also known as ‘denervation’). Once Botox® is injected it causes the muscles to be too weak to contract. The dosage used for this treatment is extremely low.
Who can inject Botox®?
Currently, only very few specialist whom have received the appropriate training, certification and registered can inject Botox® for chronic migraines.
Is Botox® treatment for Chronic Migraines available on the National Health Service (NHS)?
In June 2012 The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) recommended Botox® be available on the NHS as a preventive treatment option for adult patients suffering from Chronic on going migraines. This only applies to the NHS services within England and Wales.

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Botox® in the lower face

Botox® in the lower face.

Botox®  injections are normally associated with frown forehead and lines around the eyes. More advanced treatments can now also treat other areas such as bunny lines around the nose and lip wrinkles such as smoker lines and to lift the corners of the mouth.
Botox® injections into the lips will not compare to the favored creams, gels and fillers primarily used for lip plumping. However, it is a great solution for someone seeking line or wrinkle removal close to the lip, which will in turn plump the lips and cause them to appear fuller. The benefit of these botox injections is they do not cause any of the ill side effects such as redness, rash, and swelling more commonly associated with conventional dermal filler injections. Patients who receive anti-wrinkle lip injections can go about their daily activities immediately following the procedure.

A very small dose of botox will be used initially as it can have a small affect on a person’s speech this normally takes a few days to get used to. Most people will not notice any change.

The botox is injected into the lips using a very fine needle, targeting the lip muscle group, often several times for best results.
Although the idea of injecting a small needle into the lip may seem painful, the procedure is relatively quick and painless. Expect the procedure to last anywhere from five to thirty minutes. The results of the botox treatment can take up to 2 weeks to fully show. Patients should notice a gradually smoothing effect.

Botox® lip injections can be repeated as often as necessary, as they are only temporary. Expect that your plump pout will begin to return to normal within two to four months.

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Botox® basics

Dr Singh who runs his botox clinic in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, in his latest blog shares his thoughts on botox basics.

Botox® treatment and or Botox® injections are used to soften and smooth out wrinkles and fine lines which can have a positive mental benefit for many people such as, increase in self-confidence and self-esteem.

Botox® has fast become one of the most sort after effective non-surgical treatments to give people a younger, glowing, line free appearance. The youthful appearance takes between three to seven days to appear. The effects of the Botox® treatment will last between four to six months. For best results, it is advised that Botox® Injection re-application is required 3 to 4 times per year. Botox® injections are predominately used for: Wrinkles Fines lines around the eyes or month Frown lines Botox® is injected into the specific muscles with a very fine needle; this blocks the signals from the nerves to the muscles. The Botox® injected muscles can no longer contract, causing the specific facial muscles to relax; this in turn softens the facial lines.

Having the Botox® treatment is safe, quick and there is minimal discomfort however all Botox® treatments must is conducted by a professional, qualified and registered nurse. The Botox® treatment takes around 30 minutes depending on the area being treated and does not require any anaesthesia. The advantages of having Botox® treatment are that there are very little side effects.

The most common side effect of having the treatment is headaches, these resolve within 24 to 48 hours, however this is extremely rare. A small number of people following treatment have developed dropping eyelids. This occurs because when the Botox® moves around, you are advised to not touch the treated area for 12 hours or more after the treatment. This will usually resolve itself within three weeks.

NOTE: Those considering becoming pregnant or are pregnant, breastfeeding or have any form of neurological disorder should not use Botox®.

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