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Shaping of the Eyebrows with Botox

  • David F. Horne
  • Thomas E. Rohrer

Abstract

By rebalancing the forehead and periocular muscles, Botox injections can improve the shape and position of the eyebrows. It is even possible to induce a modest “chemical brow lift” and help correct intrinsic or iatrogenic asymmetry of the eyebrows. Reports by Carruthers1 as well as Frankel and Kamer2 have shown that the majority of patients experience a modest elevation of the brow.

Keywords

Frontalis Musc Modest Elevation Corrugator Supercilii Brow Lift Medial Depressor 
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References

  1. 1.
    Carruthers A, Carruthers J. Botulinum Toxin. Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2005.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Frankel AS, Kamer FM. Chemical browlift. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 1998;124:312–323.Google Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • David F. Horne
    • 1
  • Thomas E. Rohrer
    • 2
  1. 1.New York Presbyterian Hospital, Department of DermatologyCornell UniversityNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.SkinCare Physicians of Chestnut HillChestnut HillUSA

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