Botox is the most common cosmetic procedure performed in the US, yet I find there are many misconceptions about it—what it is, how safe it is, and how it should be used. I would like to talk about the myths of Botox that I routinely encounter in my practice.
WHAT IS BOTOX®?
But first let’s talk about what Botox is.
Botox® is the Allergan brand name for the most popular and widely used botulinum product. It is a prescription medicine produced by a common bacteria and has been used in tens of millions of individuals worldwide for over 22 years for cosmetic and medical conditions.