Botulinum Toxin or Botox is not just meant for cosmetics. Find out more
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How does Botox Work?
Risk Factors 
Swelling or bruising at the site of injecting
Excessive tearing or dry eye, drooping eyelids, cockeyed eyebrows if injected around the eye
It takes only a few minutes to carry out the procedure; anaesthesia is usually not required.
Botox is injected into the targeted (affected) muscle using a fine needle.
Full effect can be seen in 3—5 days
The effect lasts for 4—6 months
- Muscle weakness on the entire body
- Difficulties in swallowing or speaking
- Difficulties in vision
- Difficulties in breathing
- No bladder control