The U.S. FDA has finally approved BOTOX® Cosmetic™ to improve the appearance of crow’s feet lines. To date, BOTOX is the only approved drug for crow’s feet, called “lateral canthal lines” in doc speak.
Crow’s feet are a common complaint and can show up as one of the early signs of aging skin—even in your 20s, if you squint, frown, or cry a lot, and don’t wear sunglasses to protect your eyelid area from UV rays. Crow’s feet are caused by muscle contractions, which is why they are considered dynamic wrinkles. BOTOX Cosmetic works by preventing muscles from tightening so wrinkles are softer and less noticeable.
In 2002, the FDA approved BOTOX Cosmetic for the temporary improv
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