Are you afraid of looking “frozen” after getting Botox? Perhaps you are only in your 20’s and don’t need the full dose of traditional Botox quite yet. You’ll love the newest trend in facial injectables. MicroTox, commonly referred to as “Baby Botox”, relies on the effective skin-tightening science of traditional Botox, but at a smaller and more conservative dose. MicroTox is the perfect solution for patients who want to start slow with their Botox injections or take “baby steps” in their treatment plan for non-surgical facial rejuvenation. … Continue reading
When it comes to non-surgical treatment to reverse the signs of facial aging, Botox leads the industry. While Botox is a temporary solution, it can bring drastic improvement to deep lines and wrinkles that develop around the eyes and mouth. The downside to Botox, however, is that it cannot be immediately reversed or undone if you get poor results. … Continue reading
Everyone loves getting a good deal. However, you shouldn’t shop for Botox like you do a bargain sweater. It is critical that you carefully weigh the safety and qualifications of your Botox provider against the proposed cost when you are finalizing your facial rejuvenation decision. If the cost of Botox seems “too good to be true,” you should proceed cautiously and understand the serious risks that could be involved. … Continue reading
In the past several weeks, life has certainly changed for Americans. Following guidelines to stay home and avoid unnecessary errands and doctor visits can mean turning your routine upside down. Along with nail and hair appointments that are canceled during this time, many Americans are also forced to delay their Botox and filler injections. While this is certainly not life-threatening, it can be an aesthetic concern for those who have to be on virtual platforms that involve video chatting throughout the day. Not only are you presenting your face to others, but most systems involve seeing yourself up close and personal as well. Don’t worry; there are some ways to maximize your Botox and dermal filler injections so that your appearance doesn’t suffer while you work or connect virtually. … Continue reading
When the FDA approved Botox for cosmetic use in 2002, it quickly became the most widely-known facial injectable product across the nation. Instead of undergoing plastic surgery, aging patients now had the opportunity to treat forehead wrinkles, fine lines and “crow’s feet” with the simple and strategic injection of Botox. By 2009, however, Botox earned some competition in treating wrinkles as Dysport hit the United States market. … Continue reading
When it comes to the aging face, there are some trending areas of wrinkles and fine lines that we want to erase. Discussions are often centered around the “11’s” (vertical lines between your eyebrows), crow’s feet, smile lines, forehead lines and nasolabial folds. But what about bunny lines? Bunny lines refer to the horizontal or diagonal wrinkles we get on the side of the nose when we smile or scrunch up our nose. Bunny lines may sound cute, but just like crow’s feet or forehead wrinkles, they can be an unwanted sign of an aging face. … Continue reading
Facial injectables have undoubtedly become the most popular option for patients who want to turn back the hands of time without the incisions, anesthesia and downtime of plastic surgery. With a series of strategically placed injections, you can smooth out wrinkles, restore lost volume and add definition to your profile. It’s commonly called a “liquid facelift.” However, there are numerous types of facial injectables to choose from, and each product should be used for certain needs.
The two main categories of injections are Botox and fillers. Here’s a recap of the differences, including when and where to use these products. … Continue reading
Migraine is the third most prevalent illness in the world. In fact, nearly 1 in 4 U.S. households includes someone with migraine, according to the Migraine Research Foundation. These chronic daily headaches can be painful and highly disruptive to your daily life. Unfortunately, they can also be hard to treat for many patients. If your migraines have failed to respond to prescription medication, you may find your answer with a plastic surgeon. A plastic surgeon who administers Botox may be able to effectively reduce your migraine episodes.
You probably know Botox for its cosmetic benefits. However, Botox (or botulinum toxin) was approved by the FDA in 2010 to treat migraines. That’s right, the same injection that can reduce your Crow’s feet and frown lines may also be able to prevent your debilitating headaches. … Continue reading
It is common for people to use the terms “Botox” and “fillers” interchangeably. However, while they are both injected into the skin, they are two very different forms of treatment for specific facial concerns. Here is some help in distinguishing between the two and helping you determine which one you need: … Continue reading
You’ve decided to turn back the hands of time and try Botox. By now, you should’ve found an experienced, board certified plastic surgeon to carry out your treatment. This is the most important step, as not all “Botox providers” are created equal. In the hands of the wrong person, your Botox injections could produce far more harm than good, and/or be a waste of your time and money. … Continue reading