Nasolabial folds are a naturally occurring phenomenon where the lines on the side of your mouth become more apparent with age. Also known as laugh or smile lines, even younger patients can have pronounced nasolabial folds depending on their lifestyle. Cosmetic treatments have been the tool of choice to manage these muscles, with some treatments working better than others.Continue Reading → Share
Botox remains one of the most popular cosmetic procedures short of plastic surgery, but it isn’t a permanent treatment. It can last for quite some time (around 6 to 18 months), but that’s largely dependent on the injection area. Because our bodies constantly heal and adapt to any changes, cosmetic treatments like Botox or dermal fillers will eventually wear off.
But what happens when Botox wears off? Your body’s natural regenerative properties will take over, causing wrinkles and ...Continue Reading → Share
Dermal fillers like Botox are one of the most popular minimally invasive cosmetic procedures on the market, with over 7.7 million procedures performed in the United States in 2019. However, Botox isn’t an entirely painless experience: some patients report bruising, swelling, and acute pain after Botox injections.
So how do you prevent bruising after Botox treatments? You can combine home remedies and over the counter medications to help manage swelling. Alternative ways of applying botox ...Continue Reading → Share
Botox is one of the most popular outpatient cosmetic procedures done in the United States, but it’s simply one brand in a market full of skin rejuvenation therapies. While Botox undoubtedly remains the most popular choice, there are several alternatives that dermatologists can recommend for their patients.
Which leads to the question: is there a “generic” Botox cosmetic? You can consider botulinum toxin (the base form of Botox) as its generic form, but that does not guarantee that ...Continue Reading → Share
One of the common signs of aging is the development of wrinkles. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, facelifts and other related wrinkle-reducing treatments rose by 2% in 2019. Most people usually get work done on areas like the forehead and on the side of their nose, where wrinkles like bunny lines form.
But is there a “best” way to treat bunny lines aside from an extensive facelift? Minimally invasive procedures such as ...Continue Reading → Share
Botox is one of the most popular solutions for treating aging faces, but many are unaware that this substance can be used to treat serious medical conditions as well. Patients suffering from muscle spasms, an overactive bladder, or excessive sweating can benefit from regular Botox injections. Botox also works well on certain types of headaches.
So which type of headache can Botox injections treat best? Botox is an FDA-approved solution for chronic migraines. Chronic migraine is defined as ...Continue Reading → Share
People with visible marionette lines tend to look sad or dissatisfied, which is why patients attempt to erase them with different cosmetic treatments. If you want to get rid of the marionette lines and nasolabial folds on the skin, Botox and dermal fillers are two of the most popular treatments to choose from.
So which between Botox and dermal fillers is the best treatment for marionette lines? Botox is useful for relaxing the muscles that pull down the corners of ...Continue Reading → Share
Some people are naturally born with thin lips, but for others, it is an unpleasant sign of aging. For those looking to add that youthful plump to their lips, there are a variety of safe lip enhancement treatments offered by cosmetic clinics. Among these procedures is the new lip trend called “Botox lip flip.”
So does the Botox lip flip live up to its hype? Botox lip flips are an effective and safe alternative to lip fillers. It’s also a great ...Continue Reading → Share
For many years, the face of Botox has always been middle-aged women. However, times are changing, and the way Botox is marketed today has taken a new approach. Doctors and clinics now see the value of marketing towards younger women and even some men when it comes to Botox.
So how is Botox being marketed towards millennials? Allergan, the company that produces both Botox and Juvederm, has been concentrating their efforts to promote Botox as a preventive measure to aging in ...Continue Reading → Share
Cosmetic procedures like Botox can erase your wrinkles and fine lines, but unfortunately, they are rarely ever permanent solutions. Some treatments last longer than others – with Botox, patients might need a few extra steps if they want their younger-looking appearance to last for several years.
So how can patients make the Botox results last longer than a few months? Aside from finding a trustworthy Botox provider, they should also take proper care of their body and avoid too much ...Continue Reading → Share