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Botulinum toxin promotes the reduction of expression wrinkles which appear in areas that are rich in muscles, such as the forehead.
Since the first use of this toxin in aesthetic dermatology, a lot of progress has been made, resulting in improved techniques and results. Side effects remain very rare, making botulinum toxin a very popular product.
Where does botulinum toxin come from and how does it work upon wrinkles? Who can use it, or rather who can’t?  What are the expected results from injections of botulinum toxin? Here’s an overview.

What is an injection of botulinum toxin?

Botulinum toxin is a molecule naturally secreted by the bacteria Clostridium botulinum, which is toxic for the nervous system. Indeed, it is capable of blocking communication between the nerve and mus...

Injections of botulinum toxin, who are they for and why ?

Injections of botulinum toxins are primarily recommended for people who wish to reduce their expression wrinkles.
The best uses for this type of injection are:

horizontal forehead wrinkles
frown line...

Before and after a session of injections of botulinum toxin

Although injections of botulinum toxin are deemed to be risk-free and almost without any side effects if any, that still does not mean that no precautions should be taken.
What should you do before th...

Procedures with similar results

Injections of botulinum toxin are not the only solutions for the treatment of expression wrinkles.  There are others available.
It is possible to choose injections of products which are not...

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