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Surgical Technique
May 2005

Treatment of Periorbital Rhytids With Botulinum Toxin Type AMaximizing Safety and Results

Author Affiliations
 

Author Affiliations: Departments of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery and Plastic Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Mass.

Correspondence: Jeffrey H. Spiegel, MD, Departments of Otolaryngology–@Head and Neck Surgery and Plastic Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine, 88 E Newton St, Suite D-616, Boston, MA 02446 (Jeffrey.Spiegel@bmc.org).

Arch Facial Plast Surg. 2005;7(3):198-202. doi:10.1001/archfaci.7.3.198
Abstract

Botulinum toxin type A is widely used for treatment of facial rhytids, often in an “off-label” fashion. Important mechanisms of action and safety concerns for such treatments are presented along with recommendations for treatment of periorbital rhytids.

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