Botox


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Synonyms for Botox

a neurotoxin (trade name Botox) that is used clinically in small quantities to treat strabismus and facial spasms and other neurological disorders characterized by abnormal muscle contractions

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INDICATION BOTOX (onabotulinumtoxinA) is a prescription medicine that is injected into muscles and used to treat increased muscle stiffness in elbow, wrist, finger, and thumb muscles in people 18 years and older with upper limb spasticity.
Botox treatments contain active ingredients that attach to areas with damaged keratin [hair fiber protein] then seals gaps and breakage.
The Harley Medical Group, one of the UK's largest cosmetic treatment organisations, said last year it saw an 18% surge in demand for botox.
HB Health told the ASA it had removed the reference to Botox from its home page and replaced it with the term "wrinkle softening treatment", but added that references to the product were extremely common within the beauty industry and many clinic websites contained similar content.
Although Botox generally lasts for three to six months, most problems will start to look better after six weeks or so.
Botox can improve the symmetry of the face and reduce muscle contractures and spasms.
Botox injected into the bladder muscle relaxes the organ and increases its storage capacity thus reducing incontinence, according to the FDA.
On the basis of our findings, I would not recommend gastric Botox injections to people who want to lose weight.
Michelle Thew, BUAV Chief Executive said: "It is shocking that despite a UK and EU ban on the use of animals in cosmetics testing, every year thousands of mice have continued to be subjected to shocking poisoning tests to satisfy the craze of using botox for cosmetic purposes.
Il est imperatif de consulter d'abord le specialiste qui, seul, pourra vous dire si vous avez reellement besoin du Botox ou non.
Good news for the needle phobic - a cream version of botox is coming in the next three years.
Most teens are wrinkle-free and Botox does not prevent natural ageing.
So now Botox Mom is saying she was paid to say all the things for which she is now being criticised.
The woman who reportedly injected her 8-year-old daughter with Botox now swears under oath that she made up the entire story for money.
Botox treatment, one of thetop 5 non-surgical cosmetic procedures, has shown a steady increase in consumer use over the years.