Botox is a drug that originally was used by ophthalmologists to treat disorders by blinking. It was later discovered that this therapeutic agent derived from Botulinum toxin type A, has other properties which can be exploited in the field of dermatology: to inject small doses of this substance in certain facial muscles, they relax and go well wrinkles caused by successive contractions of those muscles.
The most characteristic features are eliminated with this technique are:
• The horizontal creases of the forehead.
• The lines marked on the forehead (the two lines that appear between the eyebrows).
• The crow's feet, wrinkles that form around the eyes and the ends of the eyebrows.
• In some cases, is also injected into the neck to clear the lines of that area.