Non-invasive Cosmetic Procedure
With age the skin loses its elasticity and thins, and wrinkles appear. A method for reducing frown lines is to inject small doses of highly diluted and puriﬁed botulinum toxin into the muscles surrounding the frown lines. This muscle relaxing toxin acts on the junctions between the nerves and muscles that have been treated, preventing the muscles from contracting. This treatments lasts approximately three to six months.
Traditionally the puriﬁed botulinum toxin has been used for Blepharospasm, a condition which affects the eyelid muscles, causing uncontrollable blinking. It is also useful for people who suffer with excessive sweating by injecting the toxin into the armpit area.