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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

04/24/2015
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The “Selfie” Causing Rise in Cosmetic Procedures

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It is not unusual for patients to bring photographs of their favorite celebrity to their cosmetic or plastic surgeon to request a nose, bottom, lips or some other feature similar to the admired star, but recently more people have been bringing in pictures of themselves to help convey the after image they’re most hoping for. As the ever-popular “selfie” picture has become a daily occurrence for many people, the plethora of filters available for touching up the image has caused many of those behind the lens to see themselves in

04/24/2015
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The Age of Profile Photos and Selfies

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Many of us have lived through our fair share of fads and trends, but one hot activity that doesn’t seem to be ending any time soon is our need to take photos, and selfies. The cosmetic surgery field is heavily influenced by this trend, as our image-driven society is getting even more demanding. With the ease of access to the internet, and simple cosmetic procedures, which can be kept low-key, people are always trying to get more beautiful. The Laser Lipo and Vein Center is happy to give you a

04/1/2015
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Number of Women Considering Cosmetic Surgery on the Rise

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A recent 2015 survey conducted by RealSelf.com determined that one out of five women are either actively planning or seriously considering cosmetic surgery and 85% of women aged 55-64 years of age admitted to being unhappy with at least one part of their body with plans to improve the area. An overwhelming 90% of women polled who fall within the 18-24 age range admit to feeling dissatisfaction with at least one body area. Cosmetic treatments and surgical procedures continue to be on the rise, and it’s not just the young