Cosmetic Uses of Botox®
Doctors have been using Botox for years to successfully treat wrinkles and facial creases. Botox is a brand name of a toxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. There are also other brand names, such as Dysport and Xeomin. The cosmetic effects of Botox were first noticed by Canadian duo Dr Jean and Alex Carruthers , in treating patients for strabismus( squinting) they noticed a marked reduction in dynamic wrinkles which led to further research and FDA approval in 1984 .