Hair Regrowth Treatment Botulinum Toxin A Face lift / Neck lift Body Reshaping / Contouring Hair Fall / Loss Treatment Laser Hair Reduction
Dr Ravindra Dargainya

Dr. Ravindra Dargainya

Dermatologist, Cosmetologist, Trichologist, Allergy Specialist, STI/AIDS Consultant.

Dr Prachi Dargainya

Dr. Prachi Dargainya

Physiotherapist & Nutritionist

Skilled in Orthopaedic injuries, Aches and Pain, Bell's Palsy, Paralysis, Ante/Post natal Consultation.

What is Botulinum Toxin A?

Botulinum Toxin A is a simple and quick, minimally invasive non–surgical treatment that delivers dramatic results.

  • Natural, purified protein.
  • Relaxes wrinkle-causing muscles.
  • Creates a rejuvenated and more youthful appearance.
  • Where can Botulinum Toxin A be used?

    Botulinum Toxin A is used widely to remove:

  • Frown lines between the eyebrows.
  • Crows feet around the eyes.
  • Horizontal forehead wrinkles.
  • Bunny lines
    These lines may give an impression of anger, anxiety, sadness and “tiredness.”
  • Other Cosmetic Uses of Botulinum Toxin A

  • Eye brow lift to shape the brow and open the eyes.
  • Lip lines (smoker’s lines).
  • Neck bands and horizontal lines.
  • Nasolabial folds between nose and mouth.
  • Chin dimpling and creasing.
  • Excessive Sweating-Palms and underarms.
  • Migraine.
  • What is the treatment like?

    Botulinum Toxin A is administered in a few tiny injections that relax the muscle by blocking nerve impulses that trigger wrinkle-causing muscle contractions.

    Will that hurt?????? Is the treatment painful?

  • The pain is minimal – often described as like an ant bite sting for a few seconds.
  • You can resume normal activities immediately.
  • What are the precautions to be taken just after the procedure?

  • Do not lie down for 3-4 hours after the treatment
  • Frown, smile etc. as much as possible.
  • Do not bend down or do strenuous exercises.
  • Do not rub or massage the area.
  • How long does it take to show effect?

    It takes effect after2-3 days, with full effect 7-15 days post treatment.

    How Long Does it Last?

  • 4-6 months or longer, patient dependent.
  • Repeat as you wish.
  • May last longer with repeated treatments.
  • Result will wear off progressively (not sudden).
  • Botulinum Toxin A is temporary, why should I use?

  • Botulinum Toxin A is one of the most long lasting non-surgical treatment available.
  • Simple procedure and can be administered in few minutes unlike other facial treatments.
  • One sitting.
  • Will my lines worsen if I discontinue Botulinum Toxin A?

  • NO
  • Eventually, wrinkles will return as before Botulinum Toxin A.
  • Is it Safe?

  • Similar to penicillin coming from a mold, Botulinum Toxin A is extracted from bacteria and refined into a medication that has been used safely and effectively in hundreds of thousands of patients over 20 years.
  • Botulinum Toxin A is also approved for use in children over 2 years of age with cerebral palsy.
  • Has Botulinum Toxin A been used for a long time?

  • Botulinum Toxin A therapy for wrinkles became the most popular cosmetic procedure in America in the past year according to the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. There were 498,204 procedures in 1999 and over 1 million Botulinum Toxin A procedures in 2000.
  • Botulinum Toxin A is the only product of its kind with proven 20 years safety record and effective use in hundreds of thousands of patients worldwide.
  • What are the side effects?

  • No long-term side effects in the 20 years of use.
  • Most common side effect is tenderness and bruising at the site of injection.
  • There are no known permanent side effects.
  • What is the cost of the treatment?

  • The cost varies from patient to patient and depends on the areas treated and extent of lines.
  • Every patient would need different number of units
  • Average cost per indication will be Rs........... (5000-7000/-?).
  • Who should not use Botulinum Toxin A?

  • As with many drugs, Botulinum Toxin A should not be given to pregnant or breastfeeding women or patients who have a neuromuscular condition.
  • Who can perform Botulinum Toxin A?

    Only trained doctors.

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