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I found the answers provided by the Dr. Vidula Kamath to be knowledgeable, very helpful, thorough, well-reasoned and prompt. It was very helpful
Dear Sir/Madam, I'm using propygenta NF cream from past 2 years for improving my fairness. Recently I came to know it is used for reddish treatment. I did not find any side effects and even I became much fairer after using the cream. Is it safe to use the cream? Can I go for laser treatment for permanent solution to become fairer. Please advice.
Hi all, I am sales manager, so I use to roam outside most of the time. So mine is oily face. So one of my friend suggested me to use Panderm cream to my face. And asked me to apply daily night before sleep. So please help me to know about this cream whether it will be safe or not. Thanks, Gopi.
I do not have skin problem but want to make my skin permanent white from medium brown skin Without side effects Suggest any pills or cream.
How do we find out which SPF cream 10, 20.30. Etc should be used for tan? Is it depending on the age or on the amount you spend your day outside?
My forehead got suntanned or sunburned when I was 12 now i'm 17. I want to remove this tan/burn from my forehead.
My friend said to me, if we shave our head hair will regrow, I would like to shave my head. If I shave head will hair regrow.
The quest to look and feel young is never ending. Almost everybody feels they could look a couple of years younger with a few wrinkles less and firmer skin. While this was within access of only celebrities who could afford the various plastic surgical procedures a few decades ago, times have changed now. Scientists and doctors are doing researches to find more affordable and non-surgical ways of getting to look younger.
Botox was one of the wonderful results of this search. Clostridium botulinum causes food poisoning and produces a toxin known as botulinum. In extremely minor amounts, this toxin can paralyze muscles and this property of it is used to treat facial wrinkles and fine lines.
How Botox works
The muscles react when they receive a message from the nerve through chemicals known as neurotransmitters. Acetylcholine is one such chemical, which is present in the face and sends messages to the facial skin from the nerves. What Botox does is prevent the release of acetylcholine and so the muscle does not receive any message, and so does not contract. This reduces the amount of wrinkles and fine lines.
Botox is one of the most powerful toxins identified to date. About 2 kg of the toxin is sufficient to wipe out the entire human race from Earth. That being its potency, the dosage and administration should be done only under experienced medical supervision.
For cosmetic purposes, they are most frequently used to reduce wrinkles on face and fine lines under the eyes and on the forehead. The wrinkles appear softened after the use of Botox, producing a younger, firmer skin. Aside from its cosmetic use, there are various other conditions for which Botox is medically approved for a number of medical ailments like
1. Chronic migraines
2. Blepharospasm (spasm of the eyelids)
3. Chronic neck spasms
4. Excessive sweating
5. Overactive bladder (resulting in frequent urination)
6. Spasticity resulting from stroke
7. Crow's feet (outer corner of the eyes)
8. Urinary incontinence
9. Lazy eye (strabismus)
10. Bruxism (tooth grinding)
11. Esophageal motility disorders
The list is only set to get longer as more indications for Botox are identified. However, as mentioned, being an extremely toxic substance, it should be used only under complete medical supervision.
Side effects: Needless to say, there are side effects to this too, but when administered properly, it is an extremely safe procedure.
However, these are very transient and will subside in a couple of days, by which time the effect of Botox will be visible. Have a thorough discussion with your doctor before going for it. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Dermatologist.