Currently, type A botulinum toxin preparations are becoming more widespread in aesthetic medicine. The most famous of them are certified in the Russian Federation: Botox (USA), Dysport (France), Xeomin (Germany), Lantox (China), Relatox (Russia). Injections of these drugs are a safe and highly effective method for eliminating wrinkles.
What is the mechanism of action of type A botulinum toxins?
The principle of action of type A botulinum toxins is to block the neuromuscular transmission, which leads to temporary muscle relaxation. This process occurs due to the penetration of botulinum toxins into the presynaptic nerve ending and impaired release of acetylcholine, a neurotransmitter, from which the Continue reading