Botulinum Toxin-Type A: Overview, History, Mechanism of Action

  • Skill Level
    beginner
  • Lectures
    1 Video
  • Enrolled
    77 students

What you'll learn

Botulinum toxins have revolutionized the treatment of various facial dystonia’s’, ophthalmic spastic disorders, and periocular wrinkles. read more »»

Injections with botulinum toxin are well tolerated with few side effects. Adequate knowledge and understanding of the facial muscles’ functional anatomy are necessary to correctly use these toxins in clinical practice to avoid any complications. In the future, the development of new potent toxins with increasing effectiveness and duration of effect will further aid this expanding and exciting field of chemo denervation. Learn more about Botulinum Toxin-Type A: Overview, History, Mechanism of Action in this course designed by Medvarsity and Dosily.

Who Should Attend?

  • Dermatologists
  • Cosmetic surgeons
  • General practitioners
  • Primary care physicians
  • Undergraduate medical students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate students in medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life science graduates
  • AYUSH students
  • Students interested in Biological sciences

Key concepts covered include:

“By the end of this course, you’ll be able to understand:

  • Botulism- Basics, History, Types
  • Method of injecting at different locations
  • What is Botulism?
  • Anatomical considerations and a lot more”

Instructor

Dr. Ayman El Attar

MD – Aesthetic Physician and Surgeon


4/5

Dr. Ayman El-Attar is a world-renowned Aesthetic Physician and surgeon. He is the President of the American Aesthetic Association. He founded Derma Laser Centers of New Jersey established in October 2002. He graduated from Alexandria Medical School with honors in 1987. He completed residencies in both General Surgery and Family Medicine and obtained a Master’s Degree in surgery in 1992. He was an assistant lecturer of Surgery at Alexandria University and a visiting instructor of Surgery at the Medical College of Ohio. He then finalized his Ph.D. thesis in 1998. Dr. El-Attar has described the TOPAL procedure for office tumescent power assisted laser liposuction in 2009. He has several publications in the most reputable medical and surgical journals. He had taught physicians both in the USA and in over 30 other countries about recent advances in aesthetic medicine and surgery. His professional memberships include:

  • Fellow American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery
  • Faculty American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
  • American Society of Liposuction Surgery
  • International Society of Dermatology
  • International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery
  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • American College of Phlebology
  • American Medical Association
For: beginners

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