How to do Botox injection by Dr. Zahra Gardashi
- May 11, 2022
Botox injections are usually done on the same day as your doctor’s appointment and do not take hours, and recovery will not take days.
Once you and your doctor have agreed on the right time and your wishes for the procedure, he or she will prepare the medicine for use and injection.
What are my options for injecting botulinum toxin derivatives?
In general, many products of botulinum toxin have been produced, some of which are used only for cosmetic and not therapeutic purposes, the most famous of which is botulinum toxin type A.
The first product of the botulinum toxin class A approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for cosmetic purposes and widely used today is Botox cosmetic.
Other brands, such as Dysport and Xeomin, are also produced today and have many of the properties of Botox, but may differ in dosage, mode of onset, onset, and duration of action.
The Botox injection site is cooled with an ice pack
To reduce the discomfort caused by the injection and sometimes the injection site is anesthetized with topical ointment 15 to 30 minutes before the injection and just before each injection, the injection site is cleaned with alcohol or antimicrobial solution.
The needles used for Botox injections are very short and narrow and cause minimal pain when injected.
Depending on your wishes and the surgeon’s findings, different amounts of injections are used for different areas.
Minimal pain and swelling and very slight redness are all you will experience after Botox injections.
Botox injections in the hands of an experienced doctor such as a plastic surgeon or dermatologist is a painless operation and you will have the least discomfort during the injection and the period after it. Danger is essential.
By injecting Botox, in addition to reducing the lines of frown and forehead, around the eyes and around the lips and neck, it is possible to shape the eyebrows and help raise the eyebrows, and to obtain appropriate and natural results in this case, more than before, with skill and understanding of the anatomy. The forehead is needed
It occurs due to the aging of the eyebrows, which causes a gloomy appearance on the other side and increases the excess skin of the eyelids. The eyebrows are raised and reach a maximum 1.5 to 2 months after treatment.
The effects of Botox injections are visible within one to two days and are completed within a few weeks and last for 3 to 4 months and may last for 6 months or more.
Dr. Zahra Gardeshi gives a list of both therapeutic and cosmetic conditions that botulinum toxin may be used for.
1- Correction of lines and wrinkles
2- Asymmetry in the face
3- Excessive muscle contraction
4- Spasm and contraction of eyelid muscle
Excessive sweating under the armpits and hands
6- Chronic migraine headache
7. Unilateral contraction of the neck muscle
8. Movement disorders
9- Neck bands
Your plastic surgeon or dermatologist will help you choose the best botulinum toxin product that is right for your particular problem.
Biography of Doctor Zahra Gardeshi
Zahra Gardeshi’s birth came as a blessing to her compatriots, who sought a professional doctor to visit when different diseases were attacking them. She was born on the 17th of May in 1987 and grew up in Iran, where she proved to be a natural scholar.
Dr. Gardeshi was fascinated by the human body and its functions from a young age. Her mother recalls mediating over friend disputes after Dr. Gardeshi took her friend’s dolls apart but could not put them together again. Her favorite game was operating, and she could soon name all the body parts it featured.
As soon as she could read, Dr. Gardeshi became curious about books concerning the body. She never developed a taste for fiction, preferring to devote herself to comprehending what makes people beat.
After graduating from high school and taking the Iranian University Entrance Exam, Dr. Gardeshi was among a few top students to be accepted to study medicine at the university.
It was not easy. She had to balance her studies with part-time work at a local clinic, where she volunteered. However, her hard work and sacrifice resulted in her graduating as an experienced general partitioner in 2013.
The newly graduated Dr. Gardeshi opened a GP office for diagnosing and examining in Shiraz, a city known for its perfect medical treatment.
She did not limit herself to mere working at her office; instead, Dr. Gardeshi participated in as many workshops as possible, including national and international conferences, mainly on beauty and health. The numerous certificates she gained reflect the high qualification of Dr. Gardeshi in a wide range of specializations as she spent a lot of time learning micro-needling, training of operation with IPL, RF, E-LIGH, and Cavitation, skincare, ART Amino Acid Replacement Therapy, Neurotoxin, and filler injections. It would take a lot of dedication and study, but she wanted to become unrivaled among her colleagues.
The next few years are challenging, but Dr. Gardeshi will remain focused on her dream. Today she is one of the country’s top GPs with a busy practice in Shiraz, Iran.