Botox (botuilnum toxin A) is a protein used to eliminate or reduce facial wrinkles. Botox acts by temporarily reducing the action of the underlying muscles. This results in a reduction in facial movements which consequently reduces the wrinkling. The areas in the face best treated by botox are the horizontal lines in the forehead, the vertical lines between the eyebrows and the lines radiating away from the eyes (crow’s feet). Botox is highly effective for these lines, however it does need to be repeated every 4-6 months.