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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Lanzl, I; Merté, RL 
Title:
[Treatment of wrinkles with botulinum toxin] 
Abstract:
The use of botulinum toxin A for the treatment of wrinkles is increasing. Botulinum toxin A inhibits exocytosis of acetylcholine from 3 to 12 months, depending on the target tissue. Low-dose botulinum toxin A is used to smooth hyperkinetic facial lines. This is especially successful in the upper facial parts, since the target muscles (procerus, corrugator supracilii, frontalis, orbicularis oculi) all directly overlie the osseous structures of the face. This is not the case for the lower facial p...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Ophthalmologe 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
104 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
777-82 
Language:
de 
Print-ISSN:
0941-293X 
TUM Institution:
Augenklinik und Poliklinik