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The Elixir of Youth: An Outline of Botox’s Popularity

The Elixir of Youth: An Outline of Botox's Popularity 6.3 million Botox Estimated 11 million people procedures in 2013 worldwide have used Botox $2,402,040,800 Total Expenditure for 2013 Top Five Cosmetic Minimally Invasive Procedures of 2013 Botulinum Toxin Type A 6.3 million Chemical Peel Soft Tissue Laser Hair Microderma- Fillers Removal brasion 2.2 million 1.2 million 1.1 million 970.000 The Background on Botox How does Botox work? What is Botox made of? • Weakens or paralyzes certain muscles • Blocks certain nerves Made from the same toxin that causes botulism - food poisoning When was Botox first used? 1980, it was first tested on humans to treat "crossed eyes" and "uncontrollable blinking" What medical conditions can Botox treat? • Severe underarm sweating • Cervical Dystonia [Neurological Disorder] • Blepharospasm (Uncontrollable blinking] • Strabismus (Misaligned eyes) • Chronic Migraine • Overactive Bladder When will you see improvements cosmetically? Lines continue to improve Results can last for up to for up to 30 days First results within days. 4 months The Popular Procedure Based off of the % of total procedures in 2013 Botox Injection by Gender Botox Injections by Ethnicity • 94% Women • Caucasian • 6% Men • Hispanic • African-American * • Asian/Pacific Islander • Other Botox Injection by Age 5,321,160 total procedures 55 and 13 - 19 20 - 29 30 - 39 40 - 54 over 17,978 Total 94,865 Total 1,119,798 Total 3,637,545 Total 1,450,974 Total Botox Injections by Region WEST SOUTHWEST NORTHEAST MIDWEST SOUTH 28% 24% 20% 14% 14% Botox has come a long way from treating crossed eyes and is growing in popularity. Make sure to educate yourself before making any surgical decisions. plasticsurgery.org | botoxcosmetic.com | doctoraz.com | nim.nih.gov en.wikipedia.org | ucsfhealth.org Brought to you by: In Partnership With: HEALTH PERCH GHERGICH&Co. Up 3% from 2012 Up 13% from 2012 Up 3% from 2012 1 %Et 1%8 Down -4% from 2012 %Z'01 No change

The Elixir of Youth: An Outline of Botox’s Popularity

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Chances are, you or someone you know has had Botox performed. www.northwestpharmacy.com has created an infographic entitled “The Elixir of Youth: An Outline of Botox’s Popularity”, explaining th...

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