Botox Basics

By: Dr. Burger - Hummingbird MediSpa

The Difference Between Botox and Injectable Fillers

March 13, 2019 - 11:09am Updated: March 13, 2019 - 12:12pm

Essential information for the discerning cosmetic injection client.

Botox™ is a manmade purified protein, mimicking Botulinum toxin A, manufactured by Allergan. It is not Botulism food poisoning nor an extract of it. Botox™ is injected in small doses into specific muscles and blocks the nerve impulse from the brain to the motor (activity) part of that muscle.