Why Are Doctors Injecting Kids with Botox?

Playing Kids Getting Botox?

Kids and Botox? This might seem like an unlikely combination and The Doctors explain why children as young as 8 are getting injected.

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Researchers at the University of California Irvine have been injecting kids with Botox to treat chronic migraine headaches. The study, which is the first of its kind, has found that Botox has helped minimize the effects of the painful headaches in kids.

The researchers have found that the frequency, duration, and intensity of their migraines decreased with the injections in their study.

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Plastic surgeon Dr. Andrew Ordon says the use of Botox has been studied and has been found to be safe and explains that doctors have found numerous applications for the injection beyond using to treat wrinkles.