Botox 101: Everything You Need to Know About This Cosmetic Procedure

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Since it's the most popular cosmetic treatment out there, Botox is certainly something many people have heard of, though they might associate it more with depictions seen in film and television than with first-hand experience. Still, each year more than a million Americans receive Botox injections — and not all of them are seeking cosmetic support.

While it's true that most people get Botox injections in the hopes of reducing or preventing wrinkles on their face, there are other medical reasons a patient might seek this treatment. For example, in more recent years those who suffer from migraines have tried to benefit from Botox injections, too. So, whether you're considering the procedure yourself or just curious about its many medical (and cosmetic) effects, here's everything you need to know about Botox.