Botox Treatment – Cosmetic Procedure for
Wrinkle Removal could have Lower Doses, be Safer and more Effective
April 5th, 2006
the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, California have found a way
to increase the potency of botulinum neurotoxin (Botox) which would be
safer and could last longer.
combination of Botox could lead to lower price per dose because it would
be a lower dose. Lower doses of the botulinum neurotoxin could help to
avoid a complication that can occur with the immune system. The
scientists also say the new combination of botulinum neurotoxin cosmetic
treatment of wrinkles could last longer too.
neurotoxin is one of the most deadly poisons and considered a possible
bioterrorist weapon. However in the medical world, it has helped treat
migraine headaches, lazy eyes, and excessive sweating. People treated
for these other conditions had a side effect of wrinkles disappearing.
This happened because of the neurotoxin caused a paralyzing effects on
the muscles. That is when Botox came to be well known for the treatment