Many Uses for Botox

Botox injections are used in cosmetic surgery.

Botox is used to improve and eliminate fine lines and wrinkles.
Botox is used as a treatment to reduce or eliminate wrinkles and fine lines.

Botox is used to treat these various medical conditions:


Achalasia (an issue with the throat that makes swallowing difficult).
Allergic rhinitis (hay fever).
Anal fissure and anismus (dysfunction of the anal sphincter).
Blepharospasm (spasm of the eyelids).
Bocouture, Xeomin (IncobotulinumtoxinA or botulinum toxin type A)
Botox, Vistabel, Botox cosmetic (OnabotulinumtoxinA or botulinum toxin type A)
Botulinum toxin is also used off-label (not approved) for:
Botulinum toxin is sold commercially under the names:
Canthal lines (crow’s feet).
Cerebral Palsy.
Chronic migraine.
Detrusor (bladder wall muscle) overactivity – causing urinary incontinence.
Dysport (AbobotulinumtoxinA or botulinum toxin type A)
Glabellar lines (frown lines between the eyebrows).
Hemifacial spasm.
Idiopathic rotational cervical dystonia (severe neck and shoulder muscle spasms).
Laryngeal dystonia (forceful contraction of the vocal cords).
Myobloc (RimabotulinumtoxinB or botulinum toxin type B).
Oromandibular dystonia (forceful contraction of the jaw, face, and/or tongue).
Overactive bladder.
Post-stroke upper limb spasticity.
Severe primary axillary hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating).
Sialorrhea (producing too much saliva).
Sphincter of oddi (hepatopancreatic) dysfunction (causes abdominal pain).
Strabismus (crossed eyes).