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Annales de Dermatologie et de Vénéréologie
Volume 136, n° S4
pages 89-91 (mai 2009)
Doi : 10.1016/S0151-9638(09)74534-X
Controverse : la toxine botulique prévient-elle le vieillissement cutané ?
Controversy: does botulinum toxin prevent cutaneous aging?

A. Cohen-Letessier
35, rue de Ponthieu, 75008 Paris 


En bloquant la contraction musculaire, même si cet effet est réversible, la toxine botulique injectée en prévention du vieillissement, précocement et régulièrement, modifie les traits du visage et peut entraîner une atrophie musculaire et cutanée. En effet, l’information mécanique est indispensable à la survie cellulaire et conditionne la fonction de synthèse fibroblastique.

Le vieillissement ne se résume pas aux rides d’expression ; la toxine botulique ne pourra pas prévenir les autres paramètres de l’âge, comme le dessèchement, les troubles de la pigmentation, les troubles vasculaires et la perte de volume.

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By blocking muscular contraction, even if this effect is reversible, botulinum toxin injected early and regularly to prevent aging modifies the facial traits and can result in muscular and cutaneous atrophy. Mechanical information is indispensable to cell survival and conditions the function of fibroblastic synthesis.

Aging cannot be reduced to the facial lines; botulinum toxin cannot prevent the other parameters of age such as drying, pigmentation problems, vascular problems, and loss of volume.

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Mots clés : Toxine botulique, Vieillissement, Rides

Keywords : Botulinum toxin, Aging, Facial line

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