Botulinum toxin temporarily paralyzes the muscles where it is applied, which reduces or disappears the wrinkles that appear with movement. Botulinum toxin allows a natural rejuvenation without losing natural facial expressions since it is applied on the muscles responsible for wrinkles respecting those in charge of facial expression. It is applied at the doctor’s office. Results can be seen on the 4th day reaching its full effect after 15 days. Effects may last 4-6 months. After this, it is not mandatory to apply it once again after a specific period of time, each patient can decide when to reply it without worrying about adverse effects. Botulinum toxin can be applied starting the age of 25 to eliminate wrinkles and prevent them from becoming deep.

Botulinum toxin can also be used in patients with hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) since sweat production ceases between the second and fourth day of the infiltration, with excellent results lasting up to one year.


It is not necessary. A local anesthetic or cold cream can be applied where the filling will be placed.

It is usually done twice a year.

It takes about half an hour.

Yes, you can sunbathe.

Yes, you can work and live a normal life after performing the treatment

Do not scrub injection sites two hours after application.

After the application of botulinum toxin, a small redness, swelling or bruising may appear in the injected area, which can be easily covered with makeup.

Can be combined with hyaluronic acid filler application

Dr. Alvis Jimenez applies Botulinum Toxin (Botox, Dysport, Xeomeen) in the clinics in Mexico City at Hospital Ángeles Lindavista and in Tijuana at NewCity Medical Plaza.





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