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From Sun Magazine: Botox 2.0

From Sun Magazine: Botox 2.0

When Sandy Rosenblatt looked in the mirror, the striking brunette could see nothing but one big flaw — her eyes, which were sunken and seemed a little dark. So at 34 she had a plastic surgeon smooth them over. While she was there, she decided to have her long oval face made a little cheekier and her brows a little less creased. Since then the Sterling, Va., resident has had to return to her doctor in Baltimore several times a year for new applications of commercial fillers and wrinkle removers, a drawback of such products. But a biomedical engineer at Johns Hopkins is experimenting with a new material that is part biological, like the fillers, and part synthetic, like implants used...