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For cosmetic purposes, BOTOX® or botulinum toxin injections are used to relax the muscles that cause unwanted wrinkles or lines. As we smile, frown, laugh or make any facial expressions, the muscles around the eyes, lips and eyebrows compress...

the skin forming furrows and wrinkles. These wrinkles become more prominent with age and tend to persist even when the muscles of the face are not forming any expression. BOTOX® interferes with the ability of muscles to contract and, when injected into these problem areas, can reduce or eliminate wrinkles. While the effect is not permanent, BOTOX® injections can lead to a very noticeable and desirable reduction in wrinkles, making the face appear more youthful and softer. BOTOX® is one of the most popular aesthetic procedures because of its relative safety, cost and ability to “turn back the clock,” if only temporarily.

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