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Primary and adjunctive use of botulinum toxin type A (Botox) in facial aesthetic surgery: beyond the glabella.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11248863     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The use of Botox for the treatment of hyperkinetic facial lines and furrows is another effective primary, adjunctive, or prophylactic therapy to offer cosmetic patients in the spectrum of treatment options for full facial rejuvenation. Unwanted side effects can be minimized, and beneficial effects can be maximized with a thorough understanding of the facial soft-tissue anatomy, proper patient selection, and administration of the lowest effective doses with minimal volume of delivery. Most often, Botox injection does not replace surgery, skin resurfacing, soft-tissue augmentation, or skin care; however, it is useful when used alone or with the various treatment options to give selected patients the most effective and comprehensive solutions for a more youthful appearance.
S Fagien; F S Brandt
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinics in plastic surgery     Volume:  28     ISSN:  0094-1298     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Plast Surg     Publication Date:  2001 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-03-15     Completed Date:  2001-05-03     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0424767     Medline TA:  Clin Plast Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  127-48     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Blepharoplasty / methods
Botulinum Toxin Type A / administration & dosage*
Face / surgery*
Reconstructive Surgical Procedures / methods*
Rhytidoplasty / methods
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Botulinum Toxin Type A

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