One of the most popular cosmetic treatments in the world today is the endotoxin botulinum toxin type A, sold under the names Botox, Xeomin or Dysport. These products are so popular that more than 10 million vials have been sold since 2002, and there were 7.2 million botulinum toxin type A injections performed in the United States in 2017. Why are these minimally invasive injectables so popular? Find out in this blog from Innovations Medical.
What Is Botulinum Toxin Type A?
Botulinum toxin type A is a pure form of the botulinum toxin protein. It is used to temporarily paralyze the facial muscles to stop them from moving and making the facial expressions that cause wrinkles.