Botox Story NYC - (212) 644-6454 - New York, NY

New York Dermatology 30 East 60th Street (Park/Madison) 8th Floor Suite 805 New York, NY

  • Botox and Wrinkles
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  • When Botox is injected into a muscle that causes a wrinkle in the overlying skin when it contracts, paralysis of that muscle prevents the wrinkle from forming. 
  • When the signal gets to the neuromuscular junction a chemical called acetylcholine is released from the nerve side of the junction and binds to the muscle side of the junction causing more chemical reactions that make the muscle contract. 
  • 2001 - Type A & B approved for treatment of cervical dystonia 2002 - Type A approved for the cosmetic treatment frown lines between the eyebrows only How Botox Works The medical term for the action of Botox is selective muscle denervation. 
  • Normally, to make a muscle contract, a nerve sends a signal to the muscle. 
  • Injection of Botulinum toxin type A, or Botox, is the most common non-surgical cosmetic procedure performed in the United States.
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