New Study Finds Botox May Have Long-Term Skin Benefits

After 4 months, 43 women who received Botox injections saw a significant improvement in their skin's elasticity.
1:49 | 05/22/15

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Also in our heat index a possible botox breakthrough. We already know what it can do to wrinkles over a course of a few months, a new study finds that it could also have long-term benefits for your skin. ABC's Mara schiavocampo has that story. Reporter: Botox is medicine's secret weapon. I'm very, very, very, very upset about this. You don't look upset. Oh, it's the botox. I can't show emotion for another hour and a half. Reporter: While Cinderella's story pokes fun at potential side effects a new study out of Canada suggests that botox may have more benefits than thought. It may actually be more than just a quick fix. And could possibly provide long-term benefits. A potential real-life fountain of youth. Elasticity is a sign of youth. When you're in your teens, 20s and 30s, you have a lot of elasticity. Reporter: But a new study partly sponsored by allergan 43 women received botox injections, they saw significant improvement in their skin's E list. When you treat patients with botox, you get back to that more youthful skin. Reporter: She has been getting botox for the past four years says she's seen amazing results. I think it brightens up my face and makes me look more relacked. Reporter: A small study and the first of its kind it could mean a big breakthrough in beauty science. For "Good morning America," Mara schiavocampo, ABC news, new York.

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