Since 2002, Botox has been used in facial cosmetic clinics worldwide to effectively smooth out fine lines and wrinkles. Its popularity has grown exponentially due to the dramatic changes that can be achieved to rejuvenate facial features in just a few injections. Botulinum toxin type A is a medical product containing a small amount of purified protein derived from bacteria. It is used to treat 21 different medical conditions in 80 countries. Allergan, the company that manufactures Botox, continues to collaborate with scientists and research teams around the world to continue studies on this amazing drug. It has successfully treated so many medical conditions, that they believe Botox has the potential to be used to alleviate other physical problems.