The unlikely story of how a poisonous toxin became the blockbuster wrinkle-smoothing treatment Botox
|11/28/2018||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- Botox, the pharmaceutical drug best known for smoothing out wrinkles, took more than a decade to reach its potential.
- Initially found to be a treatment for a tight eyelid condition, doctors started realizing that after treatment with botulinum toxin A, patients came out with “lovely, untroubled expressions.”
- Here’s the history of how Botox went from an understudied toxin to a blockbuster drug used by millions.
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