Botax Injection Essay

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Summary of “Botox Injects” Botox Injects is described in June Borazjan article “Botox Injects” as an injectable toxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. Botox also causes food poisoning. According to Chriss, getting rid of wrinkles has just got easier, all you have to do is get inject with poison. Botox is used to care for muscle spasms of the neck. It is also injected into the muscles that regulate eyeball movement to treat lazy eyes or crossed eyes. Botox is also injected into the eyelid muscles to treat uncontrollable blinking or twitching caused by abnormal muscle contractions. Botox is also used cosmetically to treat facial wrinkles and creases and decrease signs of aging in patients 65 years of age and younger (Longe). When people think of Botox injections, they just think of it as being most often used on wrinkle lines on the forehead, lines around the eyes, and frown lines between the eyebrows. Botox is not effective for wrinkles caused by sun damage or those caused by the effects of gravity. It may also be used to treat severe underarm perspiration (hyperhydrosis) that has not responded to other treatments. Other uses for Botox are currently being investigated including use for prostate symptoms in men with enlarged prostate and for treating symptoms in patients with migraine headaches. There is essentially no recovery period and little or no bruising, bleeding, or pain after the procedure. Normal activities can be resumed without interruption. Rarely headache may occur for a few hours after the procedure and last for a day or two. There may be tenderness at the injection site(s). After the procedure, patients are encouraged to repeatedly use face muscles that were injected to attract Botox to the intended area(s). The patient should refrain from touching or massaging the injection site(s) for twelve hours or lying down for three or

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