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botox armpits

What is botox armpits injection? The use of botox armpits was approved by the Food and Drug Administration in 2004 for patients whose hyperhidrosis is inadequately managed with topical agents. Prior to administering BOTOX, many clinicians perform a Minor’s starch iodine test to document the extentand severity of hyperhidrosis in each axilla. This can then be used to mark the skin with a grid of evenly spaced injection sites . The approved dose of BOTOX is 50 U1 per axilla, injected intradermally in 0.1- to 0.2-mL aliquots per injection site using a 30-gauge needle. In the pivotal trials, 100 U were diluted with 4.0 mL of nonpreserved saline. Discomfort with the axillary injections is min- imal, and the placing of ice …

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botox cosmetic

What is botox cosmetic? The appropriate use of Botox requires an understanding of the art of facial aesthetics and the science of this unique molecule. No two patients are exactly the same,and patients commonly present with baseline asymmetries. Cookbook approaches should be avoided. The mechanism of action of botox cosmetic is to decrease muscular activity by inhibiting the release of acetylcholine, which is necessary for neuromuscular transmission. To practice the art of facial aesthetic , botox cosmetic , knowledge of the facial musculature is essential. This includes the thickness and pattern of muscle fibers as well as differences in the sex and race of the patient. Men, in general, require higher doses per treatment area. Thin muscles, such as the …

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