Depressed? Botox might be the key to happiness


May 4, 2015 | Julie Revelant

"Picture this: your appointment with your therapist is coming to a close and instead of writing you a prescription for an antidepressant, he gives you an injection of Botox and sends you on your way. This, experts say, could be the future of treatment for depression. Currently used off-label for depression, Botox is in phase 2 clinical trials for FDA approval. “Once it becomes FDA-approved, hopefully we will have mental health professionals using it,” said Dr. Eric Finzi, a board-certified dermasurgeon in the Washington, D.C. metro area who pioneered the treatment and trains psychiatrists to use it." Read More