Ah, the age-old question asked when that first fine line or wrinkle appears on your forehead or around your mouth, “When do I need botulinum toxin (Botox or Dysport)?” The honest answer is there’s no one right or wrong way to tell if you need botulinum toxin. It’s a personal decision that has to do with a number of factors from health to confidence levels. The best thing you can do is educate yourself about the aging process, how it works, and decide when the time is right for you! So, let’s start learning, shall we?
This month (April 2015), the FDA issued an alert to health care practitioners and the public that a counterfeit version of BOTOX was found in the US and may have been sold to doctor’s offices and medical clinics nationwide. With the alert, the FDA took action against this illegal importation by an unlicensed supplier not authorized to ship or distribute drugs within the United States. The counterfeit products were seized by the FDA’s Office of Criminal Investigations. Continue Reading Illegal Botox, Does It Matter?
For men who choose cosmetic procedures (about 8 percent of all patients, according to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery), botulinum injection is a favorite treatment to refresh an aging appearance. In our youth oriented culture, looking fresh and vital can offer a competitive edge in the job market. Men, like women, appreciate that forehead lines, crow’s feet, and the lines between the brows can be minimized with a few injections in the doctor’s office, without surgery or down time.Continue Reading More Men Are Choosing Botulinum Treatments (Botox®, Dysport®)
Have you started noticing that frown or forehead lines linger longer than they used to? Do you notice new wrinkles even when your skin is relaxed? It may be the time to consider small doses of botox so that small wrinkles don’t gain hold and etch permanently into your skin.Continue Reading When Do I Need Botox?
As holiday decorations transition from Halloween to Christmas and Hanukah, we realize that the holiday season is just around the corner. If you want to look your best for work and social events or special photographs, here is a list of procedures that can bring out your holiday glow.Continue Reading Let the Festivities Begin! 10 Procedures to Brighten Your Holiday Season
If you don’t recognize the person in the mirror anymore, here are the top 5 plastic surgery procedures millions of people just like you choose to look great and feel better about themselves:Continue Reading 5 Plastic Surgery Procedures that grow in popularity