A start-up Scottish firm is developing a natural botox product in association with a European medical device manufacturer. The firm, Burdica Biomed, will provide the base material for an injectable gel filler which can be used for lip enhancement and wrinkle reduction. It is expected that the registration of the product will be complete by 2009.

Highlights of the natural botox product
a. This material contains hyaluronic acid (HA), which occurs naturally in the body.
b. The effects of this product will be longer-lasting than most other such products in the market.
c. Physicians will also be able to control the dosage in a better manner.
d. It can be used for a number of applications like anti-ageing treatments to breast implants.
e. This product has not yet been trademarked.
f. It is likely to be distributed in Europe through a number of channels, including doctors and dentists.