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Botulinum toxin

What is Botox and when is it indicated?

Botoxis the trade name for botulinum toxin.
Its indication in aesthetic medicine was discovered by chance more than 30 years ago when it had been used for a long time in medicine for the treatment of muscle spasms, torticollis and certain strabismus.

ContraindicationsBotox are rare (certain neuromuscular diseases, pregnancy, breastfeeding)

Botulinum toxin injections are performed in the office. They are virtually painless and only take a few minutes. The result begins to be seen after 3 to 5 days and lasts approximately 6 months.

Dr. Sophie Martella Favre is a plastic surgeon and knows precisely the anatomy of the muscles of your face.

She will examine you carefully and take the time to fully understand what is bothering you and what you want to improve in your face.

As a plastic surgeon, she will know how to adapt botulinum toxin injections to the shape of your face and your wrinkles so that you obtain a natural and harmonious result.

Botulinum toxin is a poison that works by blocking muscle contraction.
Properly used, it reduces wrinkles due to excessive muscle contraction, particularly in the area of frown lines (glabella), forehead and crow's feet (corner of the eyes).
In small doses it contributes, often coupled with hyaluronic acid, to the reduction of lines of bitterness and wrinkles on the neck.

Rate :

  • 400€

She will be keen to harmonize your face in a natural wayand will advise you if necessary other treatments.

Botulinum toxin is a very effective substance but which is, in certain situations, even more so when associated with hyaluronic acid or a peeling.
In some cases, a small intervention such as a blepharoplasty, can also perfect the result.

Sometimes the combination of different treatments including Botox, a peeling or an intervention such as a blepharoplasty makes it possible to perfect the result.

In summary :

  • Avoidtaking aspirin, anti-inflammatories and vitamin E for 8 days before the injection

  • In-Office Injections,as often as possible directly after the consultation

  • Painless injections.application of anesthetic cream for certain areas or for the most sensitive patients

  • Duration of treatmentvariable between 15 and 30 min

  • It is possible to reapply makeup immediately after the treatment, but avoid sport and sun exposure for 48 hours

  • I'efficiency processingbegins to show 48 hours after the injections and is optimal after a week.

  • No social eviction

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