Types of facial wrinkles

Types of facial wrinkles

Types of facial wrinkles

Facial wrinkles are divided into two groups:

  • 1. Active wrinkles which is created due to the presence of muscle below them. These lines are the result of years of laughing, frowning, and changing the shape of the face muscles.
  • 2. Non-active wrinkles which is created due to aging and changes in the skin's contents.
  • 3. Note: For active wrinkles which have direct relationship with muscle movements, such as: "Horizontal forehead wrinkles, frown wrinkles between eyebrows and around the eyes, use of the Botox is very effective."

Fillers injection such as hyaluronic acid should be used to treat deep wrinkles such as laugh lines; Botox injection is non-effective in this cases.
We will answer the questions people are asking about Botox injections;

1. What is Botox?

Botox is a thin and pure type of botulinum toxin that is very effective in loosening muscles. There are several commercial names in the market for this drug which most valid brand are BOTOX and Dysprot.

2. How wrinkles are eliminated by Botox?

A certain amount of Botox is injected into the muscles below the wrinkles by a fine needle, which disables the wrinkle generating muscle, so the active wrinkle will fade out. That's why Botox is excellent for removing wrinkles (between two eyebrows), forehead lines, and lines around the eyes.

3. What areas is reserved for the Botox treatment?

Beauty application of Botox is used for removing wrinkles between the eyebrows, the forehead lines and the lines around the eyes.
In addition, Botox injections are used to raise and form the eyebrows, eliminate the lip lines, lift the corners of the lips and tip of the nose, reduce the depth of the chin hole, improve the orange peel syndrome on the chin skin and to eliminate cross and vertical lines of the neck.
Note: Apart from beautiful applications, Botox can be used to treat excessive sweating of the palms, legs, underarms, and even the treatment of migraine headaches.

4. Does Botox have side effect?

Botox injections have been used since 1990, but so far no serious complications have been observed for Botox. The most commonly complication is eyelids droop which If the injection is made by a specialist, the probability of this disorder is negligible.
Note: Botox injection is done at the doctor’s office and the patient immediately returns to work.

5. What are the benefits of Botox injections?

Botox injections are one of the best and most effective treatments for skin beauty today.
Removal of wrinkles by this method is so quick and effective that it starts to work within 7-2 days after the Botox injection, and the wrinkles are removed.
By Botox injection, the more wrinkles will not appear in the form of laughing, frowning and changing the facial form. For pregnant and lactating mothers as well as mental patient, Botox injections are prohibited.

6. What are the effects of Botox injections?

The effects of Botox injections, depending on the number of previous injections, range from 9 to 4 months. Botox injections will be gradually increased the subsequent injections, which means result in longer effects with less Botox injections.
Note: In general, Botox injection is the best and most reliable non-surgical procedure for skin rejuvenation.

7. Do the fillers move after injection?

Fillers are materials that are used for restoration and beauty of the skin. In recent years, the use of filler agents has been widespread to treat facial scarring, blurring of skin lines and volume the parts of face.

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