Botulinum toxin B: the new option in cosmetic injection

Spencer, J.M.

Journal of Drugs in Dermatology Jdd 1(1): 17-22

2002


ISSN/ISBN: 1545-9616
PMID: 12847750
Document Number: 8384
Botulinum toxin, one of nature's most toxic substances, is the unlikely source of one of cosmetic dermatology's most popular new injectable treatment options. This article describes the physiological and biological workings of the several structurally similar but antigenically distinct serotypes of botulinum toxin, and provides clinical studies comparing and contrasting the key ingredients in Botox, Dysport, and Myobloc (Neurobloc).

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Botulinum toxin B: the new option in cosmetic injection