The Convoluted History of Botox

Botox has a convoluted and interesting history dating back to the early nineteenth century. In the 1800s, the Botulinus bacteria was discovered to cause food poisoning in humans. After a series of studies were completed, seven strains of botulinum toxin were identified and labeled A through G. Four… Read More »The Convoluted History of Botox

Botox: Uses, Recovery, and Results

Quick Facts About Botox injections are derived from botulinum toxin, a purified neurotoxin that temporarily relaxes muscle movement, smoothing out wrinkles in the process. Botox Uses Aesthetic: crows feet, forehead wrinkling, and fine lip lines are all improved by Botox injections. Therapeutic: migraine headaches, temporomandibular joint pain (TMJ),… Read More »Botox: Uses, Recovery, and Results