The use of Botox to treat glabellar rhytids

Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am. 2003 Nov;11(4):453-6. doi: 10.1016/S1064-7406(03)00074-9.


Many areas of the face benefit from Botox. The deep vertical and horizontal creases between the eyebrows or glabellar area are the best known to cosmetically improve with Botox injections. As with almost any cosmetic procedure, adequate evaluation and pre-operative assessment can lead to a good outcome and a satisfied patient.

MeSH terms

  • Botulinum Toxins, Type A / administration & dosage*
  • Botulinum Toxins, Type A / adverse effects
  • Cosmetic Techniques* / adverse effects
  • Forehead*
  • Humans
  • Injections, Intramuscular / adverse effects
  • Neuromuscular Agents / administration & dosage*
  • Neuromuscular Agents / adverse effects
  • Skin Aging*


  • Neuromuscular Agents
  • Botulinum Toxins, Type A