Botox Facts & Features

  • BOTOX was introduced to the world in the late 1980s by ophthalmologists, who began using it to treat optic muscle disorders.
  • The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved BOTOX for the treatment of moderate to severe wrinkles in 2002, and its popularity has soared ever since.
  • BOTOX is consistently one of the top five nonsurgical cosmetic procedures performed each year.
  • BOTOX blocks the body’s chemicals that cause facial muscle contractions. By preventing the contraction, you also prevent the wrinkle that comes from it.
  • BOTOX is a drug made from a toxin produced by the bacterium “Clostridium botulinum.”

Effect of Botox

Botox Effect