Purtox is a botulin toxic type A fine needle injection treatment. It is often referred as the purer form of Botox. The cosmetic benefits of Purtox are to reduce facial wrinkles and enhance the facial shape. Studies show that Purtox is very effective at smoothing skin and reducing lines and wrinkles.
Reduces Laugh Lines and Frown Lines
This type of injection treatment corrects facial wrinkles, such as laugh lines, by smoothing out the skin. Purtox reduces frown lines by restricting muscle movement.
Reduces Wrinkles and Crow's Feet
This injection blocks and numbs nerve endings, preventing them from contracting together. This process reduces the possibility of more lines and wrinkles forming, allowing it to be more natural in appearance. After only a few days to a few weeks of treatment, lines begin to reduce.
Lifts the Brows
Purtox can also be used as a more advanced technique for the lifting of the brows.
Corrects Bands in the Neck Area
Another possible advanced technique use of Purtox is to correct the bands in the neck area.
Treats Cervical Dystonia
Purtox is an intramuscular injection that could be used for the treatment of spasmodic diseases and cervical dystonia, a disease where neck muscles contract involuntarily.
Relieves Symptoms of Parkinson's Disease
This botulin type injection has the ability to paralyse muscles for approximately three months. It is believed that it may be beneficial for Parkinson’s disease.
Millions of people in the United States and other countries suffer from hyperhidrosis or “excessive sweating.” Purtox may be beneficial for severe primary axillary hyperhidrosis. Tiny injections could be given in the underarm areas to block the signals that produce sweat.
Another possible health benefit that Purtox may contribute with, is a medical condition called blepharospasm. Blepharospasm is an involuntary twitching of the eyelids. In some cases, this type of condition can be so debilitating that it can force the eyes to close and cause blindness.
Other Health Issues Purtox Treats
Purtox may be a future treatment for Strabismus or what is often referred to as “crossed eyes.” As it paralyzes underlying muscles for a period of at least three months, it may be a solution for individuals experiencing chronic pain.
Chronic pain can lead to depression. Although certain medications are necessary such as thyroid and heart medications, there are certain illnesses that are sometimes treatable with other means. Studies indicate that a decrease in pain will often contribute to a decrease in depression.
Pain can sometimes be decreased by an injectable treatment not involving complicated surgery. If pain is reduced, often sleep will improve. Reports indicate that anxiety is often associated with distress from pain and decreased mobility. Purtox may help to ease pain and improve mobility, which in turn can minimize anxiety and stress-related disorders.
Reports show that because Purtox may be a purer form of Botox, as it may appear more natural and may last longer; however, other studies indicate that Botox may be more effective. As with any medical procedure, always consult a qualified health care practitioner for a consultation and botulinum treatment.