Administered by a board certified physician, If your dynamic wrinkles make you look older than you are, there is now a way to erase these lines without surgery, scars and recovery time. Botox is the brand name for a form of botulinum toxin Type A, which is produced by the bacteria, Clostridium botulinum. Botox is an injection of minute doses into certain facial muscles to stop the muscle contractions, which cause lines and wrinkles.