This will add a new option for my patients who seek a smoother and younger appearance by temporarily minimizing the appearance of crow’s feet.
Park Ridge, IL (PRWEB) September 19, 2013
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has finally approved the use of Botox Cosmetic for temporary improvement of moderate to severe lateral canthal lines, also known as crow’s feet. Allergan’s Botox Cosmetic injection is the first drug approved to treat the wrinkles that form on the outside edge of the eyes, the FDA reports.
“My patients are often bothered by the lines that develop around the eyes," notes Dr. Sam Speron, board certified plastic surgeon and consumer advocate. “I am pleased that Allergan has conducted further research to receive approval from the FDA. This will add a new option for my patients who seek a smoother and younger appearance by temporarily minimizing the appearance of crow’s feet.”
Botox injections were originally approved in the U.S. as a treatment to cervical dystonia, a painful spasm in the neck and shoulder. In 2002, Botox entered its way in to the field of cosmetic surgery as an anti-aging regimen that eliminates the appearance of frown lines.
The treatment underwent clinical tests to establish its effectiveness and safety for improving lateral canthal lines. In all, over 800 adults with moderate to severe lines were assigned to get Botox Cosmetic or an inactive placebo. The test demonstrated that Botox Cosmetic was an effective treatment compared to the control group who did not receive the Botox treatment.
Botox injections are also FDA-approved for treating several medical conditions, including chronic migraine, severe underarm sweating and blepharospasm, also known as eyelid spasm.
Dr. Speron is the founder and medical director of Dr. Speron Plastic Surgery, SC. He is board certified with the American Board of Plastic Surgery and an active member of both the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS).
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