The type A botulinum toxin, or Botox, was initially developed to be used in other fields of medicine, yet it is nowadays one of the most popular rejuvenation treatments.

Does the type a Botulinum toxin, or Botox®, work?

The type A botulinum toxin, or BOTOX®, produces a weakening of the muscles that cause expression wrinkles due to their contractile action, mainly on the area next to the eyes. This is the area on which the toxin has its best effect, because it will relax the orbicular and frontal muscles that are responsible for the so-called ¨crow's feet ¨ and the wrinkles of the forehead, respectively. It will also be useful in the treatment brow wrinkles.

Is BOTOX® a safe procedure?

Dr. Escobar, as a specialist in facial plastic surgery, has the necessary training to perform the procedure with all the guarantees for your security.You can be certain that the type A botulinum toxin or BOTOX® is applied in a minimum concentration, which makes it completely safe.  The procedure lasts a few minutes, and after it is finished the patient can carry out normal activities.

Is the application of BOTOX® painful?

It is usually not necessary to apply local anesthesia before the procedure; in cases of greater sensitivity it is enough to apply cold minutes before its application.

How long does the effect of BOTOX® last?

After 4 days the effect of the toxin will already be notorious, lasting for around 3 to 4 months. How natural the effects of the procedure look will depend upon the training of the specialist that applies it.