American medical journal Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery has published evidence of effectiveness of the use of Botox and other products based on it (Bonta) not only for the treatment of cosmetic defects. The review analyzed the results of plastic surgery, during which the used Bonthe.
The study's author, d. MN Marie Noland, said: "The use of botulinum toxin caused a revolution in plastic surgery, ranging from the elimination of facial wrinkles and ending the treatment of skin diseases with a minimum amount of treatment options."
Bont (botulinum neurotoxin) is a purified bacterial protein. Introduced into the skin, it acts on the nerve endings are located in the muscle tissue, and blocked (paralyzes), acting as a neuromodulator. There are two types of products: Bonta-a (known under the brand names Botox and Dysport) and Bonte-b (Mioblok).
The review indicated eight skin conditions, under which the plastic surgeons Bont proven effective. The FDA has approved the use of Bonthe, and for the treatment of wrinkles located on the forehead, and Bonta-b is great for eliminating the "crow's feet" around the eyes.
Today Bont-A injections are the most common cosmetic procedure. Furthermore, the botulinum toxin can be used to treat movement disorders faces or facial nerve, and also disorders associated with excessive work lacrimal glands or sweat.
It proved that Botox effectively eliminates expression of hyperhidrosis on the palms and jitter (tremor) Hand. Although it does not affect the very cause of the disease. It is also used in the treatment of spasticity with cerebral palsy.
We found no evidence that Botox reduces the number and intensity of migraine attacks, and also helps in the treatment of neuropathic pain, diabetes, and in the case of nerve damage. "The use of neuromodulators has to go in the right direction and at the correct dosage, while they are safe," - concludes Dr. Rohrich.
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