Stomach Botox is the start of a new era in weight loss to fight against obesity with a non-surgical method. This treatment procedure was approved by Norwegian scientists in 2004, and it is now applied in Turkey and Europe, and the US. Botox is commonly used to eliminate aging effects on the skin is also used for specific neurologic health problems. Now, there is a new application field of Botox: weight loss.
After examinations, if there are no conditions that will prevent the treatment, stomach Botox will decrease appetite, amount of consumed food, increase the sense of fullness and makes weight loss easier. This treatment is applied with endoscopic methods, and it takes 20-30 minutes. After spending 2 hours under observation, patients can go back home. Patients can go back to their everyday lives the next day. The healing period of this treatment is concise. When this treatment that shows effects in 3-7 days is supported with a personalized diet program, patients will start to lose weight in 1 month, and this process will continue for six months.
Stomach Botox can be applied for up to 3 sessions.
is effective for up to 6 months, and depending on the patient’s weight; this treatment can show the desired effect in one session. Under certain circumstances, if the patient desires to lose weight further, a second application can be completed six months later. Treatment can be applied for up to 3 sessions according to literature findings. For multiple sessions, each session can be used every six months.
The most crucial factor that affects the operation’s success is how much Botox is applied to the stomach and the surgeon’s experience. Botox must be applied to a large section of the stomach to show desired effects. Therefore, Botox used for stomach Botox is 100 times more than skin rejuvenation. The amount of Botox used in cheaper operations has limited products.
* In Estetikland, stomach Botox operations are completed by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ali Durmuş. Durmuş is a General Surgeon. He completed his mandatory service in Okmeydanı Education and Research Hospital, and he worked in Nişantaşı University in 2015. Later, he has his Assoc. Prof. degree from American International University.
Effects of stomach Botox
Botox is applied to stomach muscles, and it is effective on smooth muscles of the stomach. Muscles with Botox have decreased contraction capacity. For example, since the contraction of stomach muscles that process food in 2-3 hours and discards this processed food in 4-4.5 hours slow down, this process can take up to 10-12 hours. With the help of injection to the stomach part where the hunger hormone ghrelin is segregated, the level of this hormone is significantly decreased. This way, the patient’s appetite can be considerably reduced, and a sense of fullness can be maintained for a long time.
Patients who are afraid of surgical interventions and experience problems with diet programs can achieve a new diet habit and lifestyle when stomach Botox is combined with the diet program. It is possible to weigh 4-20 kilos in 6 months when stomach Botox is combined with regular exercise and diet program.
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