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Botox ‘n’ Boobs: An Unlikely Pain Relieving Pair

Botox has established a reputation for its incredible wrinkle-reducing properties. However, you may not know that America’s favorite Botulinum toxin has purposes beyond blasting fine lines and wrinkles from the face.



Botox? More Like Bro-Tox: More Men Now Getting Botox

Botox is officially on the rise among members of the less-fair sex. Short for Botulinum Toxin, Botox temporarily paralyzes the facial muscles, minimizing the appearance of forehead wrinkles, crow’s feet and other fine lines. According to a report by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, an impressive 385,000 men underwent Botox last year alone.



Is Botox Really Safe? Study Says Yes!

Filling in and plumping up is the newest non-surgical facelift with little to no risks. The American Medical Association’s monthly peer-reviewed journal JAMA’s recent study states “cosmetic procedures such as Botox, facial fillers and laser skin treatments are very safe and have a very low rate of minor side effects.”



Beyond Beauty: Botox Injections Help Two-Year-Old Take First Steps

Most of us know Botox as the revolutionary treatment for those fine lines and wrinkles that accompany the aging process. However, a new development suggests that Botox has exciting applications beyond the cosmetic.



Improve Your Mood with Breakup Botox!

For what seems like the most superficial reasons, 25-year-old Amanda Pucci had a Botox treatment after her boyfriend cheated on her with a younger woman.



Botox Bandit: Stealing Good Looks One Procedure At A Time

Striking good looks is one thing, but stealing good looks is another. Branded the “Botox Bandit,” an unknown man in the San Francisco Bay area duped Plastic Surgeon Larry Flynn for $6,000 in Botox, fillers and laser treatments, NBC reported.



Botox Lunch Breaks: The Newest Mini-Beauty Trend

I would like a cobb salad with fat-free cheese, a diet coke and some Botox please. Botox on your lunch hour is the latest buzz in the plastic surgery world, with women all over using their afternoon break for beauty matters.



On Trend: The Wall Street Wrinkle

It’s no secret that people of both sexes undergo Botox in the United States. However, not everyone approaches the treatment with the same end goal in mind. Whereas the majority of women who seek this treatment want to appear young and wrinkle free, an increasing number of men are looking for something known as the “Wall Street Wrinkle.”



How Young is Too Young for Botox?

Thinking of getting Botox or another dermal filler? Want to learn more about Botox from the experts?



Better Than Botox? Exploring Dermal Fillers

Doctors Alison Telfer and Tapan Patel can quickly discern the difference between Botox and fillers. Telfer, with the Glasshouse Clinic, and Patel with PHI Clinic, discuss the distinction between Botox and dermal fillers in a recent Marie Claire interview, and according to the two doctors from high-end London salons, there is something to be said for both formulas.



The Botox Business: Actavis Acquires Allergan

Actavis, an Ireland-based drug manufacturer, announced recently that the company is planning to change its name. The decision follows the company’s acquisition of Allergan, a health care company that produces the cosmetic drug Botox.



Hooked on Botox: One Woman's Life-Changing Experience

Christine Barberich will never look back after trying Botox. The 45-year-old wrote a Refinery29 column, sharing her feelings before and after the anti-aging serum injections.



Their Lips are Sealed When It Comes to Botox

Really, we are going to start being ashamed of Botox when all we have done is boast about the magical age-defying serum for several years now? According to Cosmopolitan’s Nicole Catanese, not only has she lied about it for the last five years, but there is a whole Secret Botox Society out there keeping their injections hush.



If Antiperspirants Aren't Doing the Job, Try Botox

For wrinkles yes, but perspiration? Botox can be used for hyperhidrosis, an excessive sweating condition that causes severe stress.



Mythbusters: Botox Edition

They call him the “The Michelangelo” of Botox. And according to Dr. Dan Dhunna, there are eight facts every woman should know about Botox, as reported in Get the Gloss.



Remembering Dr. Brandt's Commitment to Beauty Through Botox and Fillers

Whether song or art, Brandt was forever expressing beauty that brought hundreds to the Lincoln Center for his funeral.



Allergan Turns its Focus to Botox and Juvederm

The 6 billion dollar United States-based pharmaceutical company Allergan is best known for using neurologic Botox to remove facial wrinkles and lines and treat multiple muscle disorders



Can Botox Help To Fix an Irregular Heartbeat?

Recently, researchers have learned that Botox can help to reduce cluster headaches and stop eye spasms. And now, a recent study has concluded that Botox can help to normalize an irregular heartbeat.



Does “Organic Botox” Actually Work?

How does Biotulin actually work and is it anywhere near as effective as the original Botox?



Can Botox Help You to Sweat Less?

An increasing number of men and women are turning to Botox to help with another problem: overactive sweat glands.



Botox: The Wonder Drug?

Botox’s path has had a long, convoluted path to the title of Miracle Drug.



Migraine Sufferers Praise Botox Injection Treatment

Although getting an injection of Botox may sound like an odd treatment option, migraine sufferers, who have had the treatment performed, say that Botox has greatly helped with their headaches.



Does Jennifer Garner Spend $5,000 a Month on Botox?

While the rumors about the state of Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck’s relationship may be hard to corroborate, this Botox rumor can be examined based on logic and photographic evidence.



Recent Botox Trends Have Some Experts Worried

As Botox usage has become more ubiquitous, experts have started to notice some trends that may be cause for concern. Specifically, plastic surgeons are worried about the number of young women that are seeking non-invasive cosmetic enhancement.



The Inside Scoop: Everything You Need to Know About Botox

Before you opt into the world’s most popular procedure, make sure you fully understand the Botox process.



Younger Women Getting Botox as Preventative Measure

Recently, Botox's popularity has led to younger women in their 20’s and 30’s undergoing injections as a way to stave off the signs of aging. But can Botox really be used as an anti-aging solution and is it healthy for women that young to get injections?



Botox: 8 Things You Didn't Know

Check out these eight things about Botox you probably didn’t know!



Botox: The Key to Saving Your Knees?

According to recent research, one in eight people suffer from LPOS, or lateral patellofemoral overload syndrome. Doctors have announced that Botox may put an end to the pain.



Non-Surgical Solutions to Improve Your Skin

As an alternative to cosmetic surgery, more and more people have been turning to non-surgical options to help them retain their youthful appearance.



Botox 101: How the ‘Wonder Drug’ Helps Dystonia Patients

Botox (also known by its scientific name, Botulinum Toxin) injections can stop the excess muscle activity that is frequently attributed to dystonia.



Botox Use Among Millennials Surging in China

Conversely, the majority of people who receive Botox injections in China are under the age of 35, and this generational shift represents a major opportunity for cosmetic surgeons and medical suppliers in the country.



Botox: For More Than Just Wrinkles?

If you’ve suffered from a migraine headache, you can only imagine how debilitating chronic migraines must be.



A Few Things to Know About Botox

If you’ve had enough of frown lines, deep wrinkles and crow’s feet, consider scheduling an appointment with a dermatologist for Botox treatment. It’s the most common cosmetic procedure in the skincare industry, with a good safety record.



Four Ways to Stop Crow's Feet in Their Tracks

Even though crow's feet are a natural part of getting older, there are ways to diminish their appearance or stop them from forming altogether.



The Dangers of Botox: Spock Eyebrows

Over the last several years, Botox has emerged as one of the most popular, versatile cosmetic enhancement products on the market.



Can Botox Injections Help You Lose Weight?

In many ways, Botox is a miracle drug. It not only smoothes lines and wrinkles, but can treat chronic headaches and aid people with bladder and eyelid disorders. Now it appears that injecting Botox directly into the stomachs of very fat people may help them lose weight, according to a recent Norwegian study.



Botox Relieves Heavy Underarm Sweating

If you suffer from severe hyperhydrosis – the formal term for heavy underarm sweating – a drug most often used to eradicate facial lines and wrinkles can also eliminate that constant perspiration.



Botox and Other Celebrity Youth Secrets

Perhaps it’s not exactly a secret that celebrities keep their youthful appearance via a regimen of Botox and other fillers, but the exact treatment remains unknown. While each facial recipe varies by the individual, a Hollywood nurse billed as “the skin scientist to the stars” gives us an idea of what products are currently hot among celebs.



What You Need to Know Before Using Botox

Botox can take years off your face, but getting injections isn’t a decision to make lightly. It is expensive, and you’ll need injections every three to six months. Because the neurotoxin in the product paralyzes wrinkles, your face can become less communicative. On the plus side, getting rid of wrinkles can really lift your spirits.



When is Too Young for Botox?

Increasingly, those still in the bloom of youth are turning to Botox. Is it a good idea, and is it ethical for a doctor to administer Botox to someone who hasn’t reached her 30th birthday?



What You Need to Know About Your First Botox Appointment

You’re tired of those lines and wrinkles announcing your age on your face. A series of Botox injections can turn back the hands of time for a while, with little downtime on your part.



Tips for Men Considering Botox

Men are increasingly taking the plunge into the world of cosmetic fillers, and their experience may differ somewhat from women.



Taking the Botox Plunge

If you’re on the fence regarding cosmetic procedures – but like all of us, aren’t getting any younger – consider taking the Botox plunge.



Botox in Your 20s: Pros and Cons

It seems startling that a product designed to reduce wrinkles is sometimes used by people too young to experience such lines.



Botox Resolves Sweating Issues

While Botox is synonymous with line and wrinkle eradication, it has uses far beyond cosmetic purposes. If you suffer from excessive sweating, Botox may be the answer to your perspiration issues.



Can Botox Be Used to Treat Urinary Incontinence?

Over the past several years, Botox injections have proven to be one of the most versatile medical treatments on the planet.



Responding to Botox Taunts

Social media is a double-edged sword. It allows celebrities and ordinary people to post photos of every event in their lives, but it often provokes serious backlash.



Botox for Migraines

If migraines take a toll on your life, try some Botox injections.



A Beauty Tip from a Future Queen to a First Lady

Kate Middleton - the Duchess of Cambridge and wife of second-in-line to the throne Prince William - and First Lady Michelle Obama need to look terrific at every one of their myriad public appearances.



Botox Can Help Chronic Neck Pain

There’s a reason any annoying person or thing is referred to as “a pain in the neck.” Chronic neck pain makes life miserable.



Botox for Heel Pain Gets You Dancing for the Holidays

There’s no question high heels are sexy. There’s also no question they’re really not healthy for your feet. If you suffer heel pain from wearing stilettos – or the pain occurs from other sources – that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy yourself at parties over the holidays.



Botox May Relieve Depression

Botox is best known for its wrinkle-reducing properties, but that’s far from the most medically useful application of this pharmaceutical.



Botox: The Wonder Drug

More and more people are receiving Botox injections, but not to get rid of wrinkles. Botox is becoming one of the wonder drugs of the modern era.



The Millennial Botox Boom

The Baby Boomers’ battle cry was “Don’t trust anyone over 30.” Their kids, the millennials, have apparently decided never to look older than 30.



Could Botox Keep You From Squinting?

Doctors have found yet another use for Botox: it can widen the eyes of serial squinters.



Wrinkle Free and Don't Need to Pee: Botox for Wrinkles and Urinary Incontinence

According to some estimates, more than 60% of women over the age of 20 suffer from urinary incontinence. Although that percentage does increase with age, several studies have found that nearly 50% of women between the ages of 20 and 40 report some degree of incontinence.



Can Botox Be Used to Treat Migraines?

Unfortunately for the 37 million migraine sufferers in the United States, there is no quick and easy path to relief. Over-the-counter painkillers almost never do the trick, and doctors will often prescribe anything from blood pressure medicine to antidepressants to try to alleviate their patients' migraines.



The Kardashian Effect: Khloé's Looks Reportedly Artificially Enhanced

Usually Kim and Kylie are the subjects of speculation when it comes to Botox and other procedures, but with Khloé Kardashian's looks currently in question, it seems the sisters may be sharing some cosmetic secrets.



What Does Botox Feel Like? Ask Carson Daly

In a weeklong plastic surgery series, Today Show anchors Savannah Guthrie and Carson Daly stood in, or rather laid down, and took a needle for the team so they could tell viewers exactly what it feels like to be injected with Botox.



Should You Consider Preventative Botox?

It’s important to remember the potential positives of Botox and consider the good that it could do for you.



The Dangers of Getting Botox Too Early

Though Botox being one of the biggest beauty tactics in shaving a few years off from the brow and eyes, getting injections too early is not advised.



Can Botox Cure Cluster Headaches?

A recent study may have uncovered a new type of cluster headache remedy, and it comes in an unexpected form: Botox injections.



Botox Treatments Help Burn Victim

Successful administration of the injectible for a burn victim represents amazing advances in non-cosmetic Botox use.



Is Botox giving you a 'Spock brow?'

Could Botox be giving you a weird eyebrow arch, causing you to look a bit too much like Mr. Spock from the Star Trek series? lastic surgeon Anita Mandal, M.D. describes this shocked look as the 'Spock brow' and recommends way to avoid the unfortunate eyebrow arch with proper Botox injection techniques.



More Men Buying Botox

Botox has always been a popular cosmetic treatment among women, whether to simply enhance their looks or for anti-aging purposes. Now, more men than ever are receiving Botox injections, boosting sales for a leading skin care clinic in the United Kingdom.



Can Some People Experience Botox Immunity?

The miracle anti-aging drug could be losing its touch. It seems that modern society's over-use of Botox is changing women's bodies and actually making them resistant to the wrinkle-freezing drug.



Pregnancy Did Not Stop Kim Kardashian from Receiving Botox, Reports Say

Television media personality and tabloid darling Kim Kardashian is nationally recognized for her perfect skin and full lips, but how much of that impeccable look is natural? Kardashian’s physical appearance and trashy TV exploits may have provided her with celebrity status, but certain inside sources contend that her beauty may not be completely natural.



Botox Assists in Treating Irregular Heartbeats

Doctors in the United Kingdom have recently discovered that Botox injections may help patients who suffer from an irregular heartbeat



Doctor Treats Leg Pain with Botox

A Wyoming-based doctor injected Botox into a patient’s legs in order to treat pain in the limb



Long Term Botox Treatment for Urinary Incontinence Safe and Effective in MS Patients

Researchers have found long-term treatment of urinary incontinence with Botox to be safe and effective in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients.



Eight Lesser Known Uses for Botox

Botox can be used to treat a variety of problems from overactive bladders to involuntary facial movements. Check out eight of the lesser known uses for Botox.



Botox Trends: 'Mummy Makeovers’ Increase when Kids Go Back to School

One in five mothers claim that they feel pressured to look good when taking their kids to school, according to a report.



Study shows Botox could Fight Obesity

Botox has long been used to eliminate facial wrinkles, but a recent study shows that Botox could be used as an alternative to expensive dangerous operations for treating obesity



Botox Could Treat Prostate Cancer

No longer just for freezing wrinkles, Botox injections could combat prostate cancer, according to a recent clinical trial



Botox Can Treat Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder

According to 'The Daily Mail', Turkish doctors successfully treated two persistent genital arousal disorder (PGAD) sufferers with single Botox injections



Botox Approved to Treat Post-Stroke Ankle Ailment

The United Kingdom’s Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has approved Botox (botulinum toxin type A) as a treatment for post-stroke ankle problems.



In the News: Smooth IPO for Topical Gel Developer Revance

The Newark Botox developer Revance Therapies enjoyed a successful debut on Wall Street February 6 after raising nearly 100 million dollars for its initial public offering (IPO).



Robin Wright Spills on Botox, House of Cards, Love and More

Robin Wright, who recently won a Golden Globe for best actress in a television drama series for her role in the American remake of House of Cards, spilled to The Telegraph on everything from Botox to re-marrying.



Treating Crows Feet with Botox

Allergan, Inc., recently announced that the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has awarded a license for Botox to be used for the temporary improvement of the appearance of moderate to severe canthal lines, more commonly known as crow’s feet.



Lift that Frown: Botox Treats Depression

New research shows that paralyzing certain facial muscles with Botox prevents patients from frowning and, in turn, treats depression.



Robin Wright Says 'No' to Botox and Cosmetic Surgeries

When given the choice of paper or plastic, Robin Wright says neither, and that goes double for cosmetic surgery options. The star of “House of Cards”, Forrest Gump, Moneyball and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, and countless other films recently sat down in an exclusive one on one chat with Town and Country, the monthly American lifestyle magazine.



Ten Botox Celebrities

Here is a list of ten celebrities who have taken advantage of Botox



JWoww's 'Pillow Face' Pregnancy Weight or Plastic Surgery?

A former 'Jersey Shore'cast member Jenni "JWoww" Farley has reportedly received more plastic surgery.



Botox, Headbands, and Aged Cheese: 3 Ways to Expel Migraines for Good

Migraine sufferers know that even the best medicines sometimes fail to get rid of the pain



Andy Murray's 'Mum' Talks Botox, Dating, and Fashion

She claims she decided to have Botox after finding she had more spare time now that her sons were in serious relationships.



Andy Cohen Talks Botox: A Tribute to Joan Rivers

Andy Cohen, who is perhaps best known for hosting the Bravo nightly series “Watch What Happens: Live,” is also an esteemed producer and former head of development for Bravo for over 10 years. According to Cohen, he had developed a show for Joan River and the two entertainers were pitching it to studios all this summer.



Mergers & Acquisitions: Is Botox Being Re-Labeled?

Considering cosmetic enhancement for those stubborn lines and wrinkles? The next time you visit your local medspa, you may discover that the popular wrinkle-reducer Botox has a new owner.



Botox Booming Among Men, But They'll Never Tell

Recent research reveals just how many men who receive Botox deny having had treatments. Instead of giving credit where credit is due, they simply chalk it up to good genes and diligent skin maintenance.



Botox Banishes Wrinkles and Improves Skin's Elasticity

We knew it wiped away wrinkles, and now it’s been found to improve skin’s elasticity. Yes, it’s Botox to the rescue once again, with reports that botulinum toxin A has yet another great side effect, according to a JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery study.



It's NOT a Myth: Pore Shrinking Possible with Micro Botox

Yahoo Beauty writer Erika Stalder asked herself a very important question before her first Botox treatment: “If your quest for a natural-looking boost puts you in the hands of a practitioner who is shot up to cartoonish proportions, is it acceptable to run?”



Heat Map Study Evaluates Effects of Botox

According to experts, more than four million Americans receive Botox injections every year. Altogether, those injections add up to a staggering combined price tag of over two billion dollars. That’s a lot of money by any measure, but is it being well spent?



Botox Injections Block Smokers from Inhaling

With each passing day, new ways to use Botox are changing the lives of millions of people, including migraine suffers and hardcore smokers, according to a USA Today report.



Actavis Becomes Allergan: Botox Maker Changes Brand Name

It’s all in the name, or at least that’s the case with Botox maker Allergan, which acquired Actavis in order to promote and further grow the pharmaceutical brand, according to Forbes.



Trucker Dad Gets Botox to Impress at Daughters' Weddings

John Sharman made for an unlikely Botox candidate, but the New Jersey truck driver found that a little went a long way.



Henry “The Fonz” Winkler Supports Medical Botox for Stroke Victims

After watching his elderly mother suffer from upper limb spasticity, the former 'Happy Days' star advocates using the dermal injectable on other post-stroke victims.



Cooler than Botox: ‘Frotox’ Nerve Hibernation

Cold Botox, or Frotox, takes wrinkle removal to the next level by eliminating the need for a "resting period"- it works immediately.



Can Botox Really Save Your Blowout?

Sweat is the natural enemy of radiant, flowing hair. And for many women, a trip to the gym is enough to completely ruin an otherwise perfect blowout.



Artiste Assisted Injections for Better Dermal Fillers

A new system uses a foot pedal to make injecting dermal fillers more consistent, less painful, and more predictable.



Age of the Botox Babe (Chicago Tribune)



Allergan's Botox® Cosmetic Receives Approval by the FDA for the Treatment of Glabellar Lines



Botox Alternative Xeomin Approved by FDA

Known as a "naked toxin," Xeomin may work for some wrinkle removal patients whose bodies rejected Botox or Dysport.



Botox as a Sexual Aid?

Add yet another unique usage to the list, as Botox has now proven effective in helping women suffering from vaginismus.



Botox at the Dentist?

A new trend finds dental offices adding Botox injections to their treatment offerings, creating a fascinating new resource for the wrinkle removal solution.



Botox Gel: The Future of Botox?

The next big step for Botox could be a new, at-home gel product capable of treating the same wrinkles and fine lines as the injectable version.



Botox Injection for Bladder Problems



Botox to Eliminate Animal Testing

Botox maker Allergan, Inc., has earned FDA approval for a new lab testing approach that will eliminate almost all animal testing of the drug in the years ahead.



Botox Treats Incontinence



Brotox: Rising Number of Men Seeking Botox Treatments

The popular wrinkle removal treatment isn't just for women, as new trends clearly show.



Can Botox Improve Your Mood?

Along with fighting wrinkles, hyperhidrosis, and even headaches, Botox is reportedly able to help in mood regulation, as well!



Dermal Fillers for Facial Asymmetry

Researchers say that having a symmetrical face improves a person's odds of finding a mate-- dermal fillers like Sculptra and Restylane can help.



Duke Health Briefs: Botox Results are Real, But Fleeting (dukemednews.duke.edu)



FDA Approval of Botox for cosmetic purposes



Interview with Dr. Jerry Popham; Oculoplastic Surgeon regarding Botox for treatment of facial lines(eyelinkmd.com)



Interesting Botox Stories



John Mayer Turns to Botox... for Vocal Chords?

The pop singer describes a unique form of Botox treatment he's undergone to help his ailing pipes.



Kim Kardashian Gets Botox, Experiences Side Effects

The reality star underwent a Botox treatment recently that also served as a helpful lesson on the mild side effects of dermal injectables.



Megan Fox Botox Pictures Court Controversy

The ex-Transformers actress tries to disprove Botox rumors with Twitter photos, but only helps spark new ones.



New Injectable Dysport Tops Botox in Study

A recent study on crow's feet treatments gave the edge to Dysport over Botox, but not everyone is on board with the findings.



Poker Face For Sale: Botox Jabs Now Being Marketed Toward Gamblers

A new technique called "Pokertox" utilizes the world's most popular injectable to hide tell-tale facial expressions in professional poker players.



Sculptra Claims More Gradual Results Than Botox, Other Injectables

Along with long lasting results, the makers of Sculptra promise a more natural skin rejuvenation process that some of its dermal filler competition.



20 Year Olds Getting ‘Preventative’ Botox

Some fresh-faced young people are beginning to utilize Botox as a way to prevent wrinkles, leaving skincare professionals divided.



Women Getting Dermal Injections for High Heels

Products like Botox may reduce the pain and discomfort caused by certain fashionable footwear.



Worries Over Botox Parties (news.bbc.org)