Botulinum Neurotoxins (BoNT-A) (Dysport®, Botox®, Xeomin®, Jeuveau®)

What are they? Proteins created to inhibit acetylcholine release in the neuromuscular junction. What does this mean? Without acetylcholine, there is no muscle contraction So what? This causes a relaxation of the target muscles, softening frown lines or decreasing muscle pull. Where can we use this (in aesthetics)? There are many uses for neurotoxins, in aesthetics specifically, the most commonly treated areas are between the brows for the angry “11 lines,” the forehead (to prevent …

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