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12/26/2018
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5 Places on the Face for a Botox Injection

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Botox is one of the most popular cosmetic procedures on the planet; very few people have never heard of it. Botox is used to help smooth wrinkles and fine lines around the face, helping you appear younger. What may be unknown to those looking into receiving Botox is where on the face the injections can be made at. Here are five places for a botox injection that can achieve smoother skin: Between the Eyebrows One of the most popular injection sites for Botox is between the eyebrows. Vertical lines between

02/26/2018
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Botox Alternative

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For years, Botox has been the go-to for injectable treatments that combat against wrinkles, frown lines, and crow’s feet. After so many years of Botox leading the cosmetics world, a new option is coming from Silicon Valley biotech company Revance. This new drug, RT002, is also a neuromodulator similar to Botox, but has amazing results that last for six months. Most neuromodulators typically show clinical results for three to four months. Most patients looking to receive treatments for wrinkles receive neuromodulators such as Botox, Dysport, or Xeomin; each of these

01/8/2018
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Top Alternatives to Breast Lifts

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Sagging or drooping breasts can take away your self-confidence and sex appeal, leaving you to spend the summers in pants and long-sleeves instead of enjoying that bikini on the beach. Breast lifts, or mastopexies, were initially the only option around to help make your breasts appear perkier and youthful, but they leave you with visible scars. Now, with today’s state-of-the-art surgical procedures, you can have the perky breasts you have been craving without all the scarring. Here are some of the safest and most reliable options to get younger looking

11/30/2017
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How to Have a Timeless and Youthful Look

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Age-defying technology is no longer a myth, and today’s noninvasive procedures can help make you look several years younger. Dermatological procedures and in-office, noninvasive procedures are now more common than ever for those wanting to look and feel younger. Two unique procedures have been relied upon by supermodels such as Christie Brinkley to help keep their youthful complexions: Xeomin and Ultherapy. Xeomin, a botulimun toxin, is used in a similar fashion as Botox Cosmetic to relax frown lines in-between the eyebrows. Ultherapy is another noninvasive treatment that uses ultrasound waves

08/18/2017
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Facial Procedures: What’s Best for Me?

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If you are considering a facial procedure to fend off those early signs of aging, or you just want to improve the look of your face, you know there are many different procedures and treatments available. You are probably bombarded daily by the media with advertising about all the procedures that can help you achieve your goals. So how do you know what’s actually relevant to you? Determining What Your Needs Are You first need to look at what your face is doing as you see the signs of aging.

07/20/2016
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Boosting Self-Confidence Through Plastic Surgery

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A recent study conducted by Allergan found that people who undergoing plastic surgery such as injectable fillers are often using these treatments as a way to get rid of wrinkles as well as to boost their self-confidence. The study indicated findings of women stating they sought the treatments to boost self-confidence and improving their looks equally. The study also stated that nearly 74 percent of the study participants indicated they made the effort primarily for themselves, with partners and friends having significantly less influence. General beautification was a larger motivator

05/27/2016
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Botox, Xeomin, and Dysport Can Treat Crows Feet

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Crow’s feet are those little wrinkles that form around our eyes as we age. Often called “laugh lines,” they are created when the skin loses its elasticity through the reduction of collagen, elastin, and hyaluronic acid in the skin. While not a medical condition, may wish to treat crow’s feet and eliminate these lines and wrinkles to regain a more youthful look. Botox, Xeomin and Dysport Are Effective Treatments Three different injectables — Botox, Xeomin, and Dysport — are very effective treatments for eliminating the appearance of crow’s feet. All

05/20/2016
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Increasing Numbers of 20-Somethings Seeking Botox

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You might be surprised at some recent findings that 20-somethings are getting Botox treatments in increasing numbers. Many of us may be thinking, “What?! Botox at such an early age?!” When thinking about Botox, older women who may be trying to regain a youthful look usually come to mind. It just doesn’t sound like something that the younger, 20-something set would seek. What is Botox? Botox, a popular cosmetic procedure, was first approved by the FDA in 1991. Botox is a prescription drug that is injected into the muscles of

02/10/2016
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Social Media Making Cosmetic Procedures Popular

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The selfie is king in today’s popular social media trends. We’ve all seen various celebrities posting photos on various social media platforms including Facebook and Instagram, with the latter being particularly popular. The cosmetic surgery industry has also experienced an uptick in the requests for procedures that can help patients gain celebrity features and looks. Currently, there has been a trend that sees women using edited selfies as a way to present a better image or look. Photo Filters Driving Industry According to a recent study by the American Academy

09/30/2015
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Xeomin Shows High Efficacy in Treating Upper Facial Lines

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According to a recent study1, Xeomin was found to have significant efficacy when treating three areas of upper facial lines. One hundred and fifty six healthy adults with moderate to severe lateral periobital (around the eyes) lines, horizontal forehead lines, and glabellar frown lines (areal between the eyebrows and above the nose). The study was conducted as a randomized trial with 105 patients being treated with Xeomin (incobotulinumtoxinA), while 51 patients received a placebo. The 105 patients had a mean age of 47.4 years and 80.5% were women. The placebo

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