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作者: Sophia Man|2024年3月16日

Botox is a medication that can weaken or paralyze muscles. If taken in small dosages, Botox can help in reducing wrinkles and treat some medical conditions. A bacterium called Clostridium botulinum produces a chemical toxin known as Botulinum. Botox is derived from this particular toxin. This is also the same chemical which can cause botulism (a unusual but deadly condition that affects the nerves of the body, causing problems in breathing, bodily paralysis, and, in extreme cases, fatality). But, when doctors use it correctly in small amounts, it does have benefits. Botox has both beautifying and clinical uses. Botox injections are used worldwide to reduce the appearance of wrinkles on the skin. The Food and Drug Administration approved Botox as a treatment for many health-related problems that include eyelid contractions, extreme sweating, certain bladder illnesses, and migraine.


Botox: What Is It?

Botox is made from bacteria found in many natural sites, including soil, lakes, forests, and the intestinal tracts of mammals and fish. C. botulinum bacteria and spores are generally non-dangerous. Problems arise when the bacteria produce botulinum toxin, a deadly neurotoxin responsible for botulism. During some point, the toxin begins to produce more cells that can form clusters and produce botulinum toxin, which can lead to botulism. This toxin produced by the C. botulinum bacteria is dangerous. Scientists have calculated that 1 gram of the crystalline form of botulinum toxin has the power to kill 1 million people, and a few kilograms can kill each individual in the world. But if used carefully, they do have benefits. Still, you do have to keep in mind the side effects that may occur, according to the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology. Manufacturers produce Botox injections with less amount of Botulinum toxin. The medication can momentarily disable muscles, which can be helpful for individuals suffering from many muscle or nerve ailments.

Commercial preparations of botulinum toxin include:

  • Onabotulinumtoxin A (Botox)

  • Abobotulinumtoxin A (Dysport)

  • Incobutulinumtoxin A (Xeomin)

  • Rimabotulinumtoxin B (Myobloc)

  • Prabotulinumtoxin A (Chivo)



What Are the Side Effects of Botox?

Between 1989 and 2003, only 36 reports of adverse effects connected with cosmetic usage were reported to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Thirteen of them might have been triggered by an underlying ailment rather than the medicine itself. Given this, some experts suggest that cosmetic products pose less danger than medical Botox injections since the dosages are often significantly lower. According to one well-cited 2005 study, unfavourable effects were likely seen during therapeutic usage. This might be due to an underlying ailment, or more significant dosages are required to address the problem. According to a 2021 study review, some individuals who received Botox injections experienced:

  • superficial reddening of the skin

  • additional skin pigmentation issues

Most of these negative impacts are minor and only last a short time. Botox is generally regarded as safe; however, we must remain cautious as Botox injections can induce minor side effects such as:

  • injection site soreness, inflammation, or bruising

  • headache

  • fever

Some harmful effects stem from the site of injection. For instance, if you do get shots in your eyes, you may experience:

  • drooping brows and eyelids

  • skewed brows

  • dry eyes

  • tearing excessively

Injections near the mouth might cause a "crooked" grin or drool. Most adverse effects are brief and should disappear within a few days. However, sagging eyelids, salivating, and asymmetry are all induced by the toxin's inadvertent effects on muscles around the drug's target sites. As the poison wears off, these adverse reactions might require many weeks to improve. Botulism-like symptoms may occur in rare circumstances, and during that time, you must seek emergency medical assistance if you have any of the following symptoms:

  • trouble speaking

  • trouble eating

  • trouble breathing

  • visual difficulties

  • lack of bladder control

Botox injections should always be administered by a board-certified dermatologist or cosmetic surgeon. If your injections are not prepared according to FDA regulations or are administered by an unskilled healthcare provider, you are more prone to experiencing unpleasant side effects. If you are pregnant or nursing, you should postpone getting Botox.


Are There Long-Term Effects from Botox?

Because the benefits of Botox injections are only brief, most patients require many treatments over time. However, persistent efficiency and safety data are minimal. 2015 research looked at the impact of Botox injections semi-yearly to assist patients with bladder issues. The observation period was limited to two years by the researchers. They eventually decided that the probability of negative consequences did not rise with time. Those who had multiple doses also showed improved therapeutic outcomes over a long period. However, according to the findings of a 2015 study, harmful effects may develop after the tenth or eleventh injection. For example, in the 2005 study mentioned above, researchers monitored 45 patients over 12 years. Botox injections were administered regularly to participants. During this time, there were 20 reports of severe effects such as:

  • trouble swallowing

  • sagging eyelids

  • neck fatigue

  • sickness

  • vomiting

  • distorted vision

  • overall or significant weakness, trouble chewing

  • hoarseness

  • edema

  • speech problems

  • chest pains

More research is required to determine the long-term consequences of Botox.



What Is a Better Option for Skin Tightening?

At Perfect Laser Clinic, we recommend one of our best non-surgical skin tightening treatments, The Ultra V Lift Pro 2nd Generation. This injection-free, effortless treatment uses clinically rated ultrasound waves to pierce into the skin. This call of action promptly stimulates many collagens to renew, thus achieving ultimate face lifting effects compared to a Botox facelift.


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Pros of the Ultra V Lift Pro 2nd Generation

Tightening and elevating

The Ultra V Lift Pro 2nd Generation is a well-known anti-aging and plumping therapy. The therapy uses clinical ultrasonic waves to painlessly infiltrate the epidermis and reach the dermis and fascia. The ultrasonic energy rapidly contracts the body's tissues and muscles while boosting the production of collagen in the area. The result is a firmer, elevated, tightened, wrinkleless face that outperforms standard Botox.

Collagen regeneration is triggered

The clinical-grade ultrasonic frequency can immediately trigger the collagen production and regroup the collagen inside the dermis. The collagen structure inside the dermis grows denser and neater. In proportion, the quantity of collagen also rises. As an outcome, the facial skin appears tighter and more supple. New collagen also produces tinier pores, smoother complexion, and fewer facial creases.

Quick outcomes

After just one session, you will notice an immediate improvement in the smoothness of your skin. Your face grows harder and firmer with each session. After completing the procedure, you will have removed entirely saggy skin and regained a young, elastic, and firm facial structure. The Ultra V Lift Pro 2nd Generation’s effects might last three to five years.

Pain-free and non-threatening

The overall process is painless; you will experience a pleasant, slightly warm sensation. This therapy is far less dangerous and enjoyable than regular HIFU, surgical thread lifting, and Botox injections. The Ultra V Lift Pro 2nd Generation will cause no damage to the skin or sores. This treatment will also not require any recovery time.



What Is the Procedure for Ultra V Lift Pro 2nd Generation?

Our cosmetic professional will explain all the treatment aspects and discuss the therapy's dangers before the treatment. Please do not hesitate to ask our doctor about any concerns you might encounter. If you have skin conditions and severe ailments such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, serious eczema, or lupus, you need to notify the therapist to ensure the therapy is safe. This medication is also not permitted for pregnant or nursing women. The doctors will administer a skin test to you. Before the therapy, they will also inspect the device and frequency depth. By utilising the patented TDT™ Thermal Diffusion Treatment Technology, ultrasonic frequency is absorbed deep into the skin, near to 3.5mm. The ultrasonic frequency reaches the SMAS layer (Superficial Musculoaponeutic System) of the skin, approximately 4.5mm. Heat energy stimulates collagen synthesis and renewal, resulting in the development of new collagen fibrils. The fibre cells press forward, lifting and tightening your droopy face from beneath. Collagen regenerates as the therapy continues, and the skin appears tighter, more supple, and free of wrinkles.


Final Takeaway

If you're looking for a non-invasive and painless way to achieve the same results as Botox injections, we recommend our Ultra V Lift Pro 2nd Generation. This treatment requires no downtime after surgery, and no surgical methods are used during the treatment. So if you want to look younger without any side effects that come with Botox injections, choose our Ultra V Lift Pro 2nd Generation today!


Who is this treatment suited for?

The Ultra V Lift Pro 2nd Generation treatment is suited for people with saggy skin, wrinkles, fine lines, and double chin. This treatment can be undergone by people over 20 years of age.

How many treatments do you recommend?

The entire treatment plan for the Ultra V Lift Pro 2nd Generation encompasses 3-6 sessions. Our beauty experts at Perfect Laser Clinics will have a detailed consultation with you before proceeding to design the best treatment plan that caters to your need.

How long do the effects last?

The Ultra V Lift Pro 2nd Generation's effects last 3-5 years.

What do I need to do to ensure the effects last longer?

You must not have any contact with excessive sunlight; instead, apply SPF30+ sunscreen to your skin. It would be best if you did not have another high-power treatment on the day of your Ultra V Lift Pro 2nd Generation appointment. For at least a week, you also should prevent going for Botox treatments and hyaluronic acid. Use moisturisers and facials to nourish the skin and boost collagen formation; temporarily discontinue skin cleaning and whitening products to avoid skin inflammation.

What do I do if I encounter any issues?

Not to worry, as our team of expert consultants will follow up on your conditions after completing the treatment and plan possible future treatments.


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