Botulinum Toxin A for Upper Thoracic Posture and the Appearance of a “Breast Lift”

  • Kevin C. Smith
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Abstract

The author (KCS) and others1 have suggested that injection of BTX-A could, in selected patients, produce a pleasing change in upper thoracic posture and consequently in breast presentation such that the patient would obtain a “BOTOX® Breast Lift” (more properly termed a “BTX-A upper thoracic posture lift”). This could result if muscles responsible for a “head forward” posture were relaxed with BTX-A, so that opposing muscle groups responsible for erect upper thoracic posture could work with less opposition.

Keywords

Placebo Depression Estrogen Prolactin Benzyl 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kevin C. Smith
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  1. 1.Niagara Falls Dermatology & Skin Care CentreNiagara FallsCanada

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