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Definition(s):

  • (n) a neurotoxin (trade name Botox) that is used clinically in small quantities to treat strabismus and facial spasms and other neurological disorders characterized by abnormal muscle contractions; is also used by cosmetic surgeons to smooth frown lines temporarily

Usage(s):

  • There's a new wrinkle on headache cures: botox.

News

  1. Meg Ryan Has Large Joker-Style Lips (Picture)

    Meg Ryan's lips drew quite a bit of attention at the Taormina Film Festival in Sicily, Italy on Thursday. The actress appeared to have had some botox and/or collagen treatments, in addition to her several layers of red lipstick. The "Sleepless in Seattle" star is only 51, but her joker-like smile seemed to add years. While Ryan's lips were plumper that usual, the rest of her was thin. According ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Opposing Views

  2. Only in South Florida: Cosmetic procedure turns into 'Y Lift party'

    Forget the Tupperware party. In this beach-front region of buffed bodies, where Botox parties and medi-spas are all the rage, image-conscious South Floridians aren't getting together over plastic containers or Avon cosmetics.        
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Sun-Sentinel

  3. The Top 3 Medical Uses of Botox

    Despite being well-known for curing wrinkles, Botox has important therapeutic uses, too.        
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Motley Fool

Quotes

  1. "I've tried Botox but it scares me. Plastic surgery is really scary, but as long as you don't use these things to change your face, I think it's OK," the 44-year-old told Ladies Home Journal. "I don't expect to look the way that I used to,...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Cindy Crawford Source: Musicrooms.net

  2. "I don't use Botox or Restylane, and I've never had any surgery, no matter what you've read," Hatcher said in the March issue of the British edition of Glamour.
    on Feb 7, 2007 By: Teri Hatcher Source: ABC News

  3. "Do I have big fake boobs, Botox and big lips? No," Parker said. "Do I fit some ideals and standards of some men writing in a men's magazine? Maybe not."
    on Mar 20, 2008 By: Sarah Jessica Parker Source: FOXNews

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