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Clinical Dermatology Research Journal.ISSN: 2576-1439

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Commentary, Clin Dermatol Res J Vol: 6 Issue: 2

Cosmetic and Medical uses of Botox

Anuhya Sabbineni
Department of Pharmacy, Malla Reddy collage of pharmacy, Hyderabad, India
Corresponding Author
Anuhya Sabbineni
Department of Pharmacy, Malla Reddy collage of pharmacy, Hyderabad, India
E-mail: anuhyamary17@gmail.com
Received: March 03, 2021 Accepted: March 17, 2021 Published: March 24, 2020

Abstract

Botox is a protein produced using Botulinum toxin, which the bacterium Clostridium botulinum produces. This is the same toxin that causes botulism. Botox is a toxin, however when we use it effectively and in little dosages, it can have benefits. It has both cosmetic and medical uses.

Keywords: Botox, Botulinum toxin, Food and Drug Administration

Introduction

Botox is a protein produced using Botulinum toxin, which the bacterium Clostridium botulinum produces. This is the same toxin that causes botulism. Botox is a toxin, however when we use it effectively and in little dosages, it can have benefits. It has both cosmetic and medical uses. As a restorative treatment, Botox infusions can decrease the presence of skin wrinkles. Likewise, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have endorsed it as a treatment for different medical problems, including eyelid fits, unnecessary perspiring, some bladder issues, and headache.

Cosmetic Uses

The essential utilization of Botox is reducing the presence of facial wrinkles. Botox infusions are the most well-known restorative system from one side of the country to the other. In 2016, more than 7 million individuals had Botox medicines. The impacts are brief, enduring 3 a year, contingent upon the sort of treatment. Individuals regularly demand the infusions in the accompanying regions of the face: •

• Wrinkles between the eyebrows, called glare lines, glabellar lines

• Wrinkles around the eyes, known as crow's feet

• Level wrinkles in the temple

• Lines at the edges of the mouth

• "Cobblestone" skin on the jaw

In any case, the FDA have just endorsed the infusions for use around the eyes and on the temple. Examination has not shown whether Botox could improve dark circles under the eyes. Learn more here. A few group likewise attempt Botox to improve the presence of their hair. There is little proof that this works, notwithstanding. Discover more here.

Medical Uses

Medical care experts likewise use Botox to treat an assortment of ailments, a large portion of which influence the neuromuscular framework. The FDA have affirmed Botox for the accompanying employments. Except if in any case indicated, the endorsement is for use. • Upper appendage spasticity, in anyone older than 2 years • Crossed eyes, or strabismus, in those older than 12 years • Severe underarm perspiring, or hyperhidrosis • Preventing headache in individuals whose headache migraines last in any event 4 hours on at least 15 days of the month • Reducing side effects of an overactive bladder because of a neurological condition if anticholinergic prescriptions don't help • Eyelid fits, or blepharospasm, due to dystonia • A neurological development issue called cervical dystonia that influences the head and causes neck torment Some people also have Botox injections for off-label, or unapproved, uses, including as treatments for: • Alopecia • Sialorrhea, which includes creating a lot saliva. • Psoriasis • Dyshidrotic skin inflammation, which influences the palms of the hands and bottoms of the feet • Anismus, a brokenness of the butt-centric muscle • Post-herpetic neuralgia • Vulvodynia, torment and uneasiness in the vagina without an unmistakable reason • Raynaud's infection, which influences course • Achalasia, an issue with the throat that makes gulping troublesome.

Conclusion

Botox has cosmetic and medical uses. It can reduce the appearance of wrinkles and help treat certain disorders related to the nervous and muscular systems. If someone wants to try Botox, it is a good idea to speak to a healthcare provider about the risks, costs, and other considerations.

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