What is Botulinum Toxin Injection?

Botulinum toxin injection or commonly referred to as "Botox" injection is a purified protein and neurotoxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum.

What conditions use BOTOX as a mode of treatment?

The Botulinum Toxin Injection is used for variety of conditions. At Waterbury Neurology, our physicians use BOTOX for:

How is the procedure performed?

The area is disinfected and a small pre-determined amount of the toxin is injected using a hypodermic TB needle.

Is this procedure painful?

Our physicians are well trained and use a very small needle, therefore keeping pain to a minimum.

Will my insurance cover BOTOX injections?

Medically indicated Botulinum injection is usually covered by your insurance company. Rigorous pre-authorizations are required from your insurance company before therapy can be provided. Arrangements can also be made for private payment of botulinum toxin therapy for cosmetic use. Our staff is successful in obtaining pre-authorization with the help of the patient.