North York Lemore Clinic

Botox

Botox is composed of botulinum toxin A, derived from Clostridium botulinum bacteria. When injected into a muscle, it functions to temporarily paralyze or weaken that particular muscle. For this reason, Botox is used for cosmetic purposes to improve “hyperdynamic wrinkles”. These are wrinkles formed by muscle movements as in smiling, frowning and raising the eyebrows. […]