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Botox

(bō′tŏks′)
A trademark for a preparation of botulinum toxin, used to treat blepharospasms, strabismus, and muscle dystonias and to smooth facial wrinkles.

Botox

trademark for a preparation of botulinum toxin, type A. See botulinum toxin.

botox

Botulinum toxin A, see there.

Botox

A brand name for a powder used to reconstitute a solution of botulinum A toxin complexed with haemagglutinin. This is used to treat a wide and increasing range of conditions. See BOTULINUM TOXIN.
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It is not known whether BOTOX is safe or effective to treat increased stiffness in upper-limb muscles other than those in the elbow, wrist, fingers, and thumb, or to treat increased stiffness in lower-limb muscles.
Hair botox treatment effects normally lasts approximately two months so customers can have longer periods of beautiful hair.
Famous faces talking botox HERE are some famous faces that have changed for the better, or worse, after botox treatment.
Dermaskin added that the use of Botox for facial lines and wrinkles was "both common and widespread amongst the specialists and doctors within the speciality".
Botox also is effective for platysmal banding - verticle lines that develop in the neck as a result of muscle contractions.
The FDA evaluated the drug's safety and efficacy for overactive bladder through two studies in which 1,105 patients were randomly assigned to receive injections of 100 units of Botox (20 injections of 5 units each) or placebo.
A previous study had indicated that Botox was a promising weight loss option.
The BUAV's campaign to end cruel animal tests for botox has been supported by a number of high profile celebrities including Ricky Gervais, Joanna Lumley, Joss Stone, Annette Crosbie OBE, Chrissie Hynde, and The Office star Lucy Davis.
Donc, un avis medical est obligatoire pour toute injection de Botox.
I tried botox, but I didn't like how my face looked afterwards.
We revealed this week how TOWIE star Harry Derbidge, 17, is having Botox jabs before appearing in panto.
Story of the Botox Mom, who says she got the idea from kiddie beauty pageants, created such a ripple that she was asked to appear on Good Morning America (GMA) and on Inside Edition.