Archive for the ‘Botox’ Category

The 9 Things You Really Wanted to Know about Botox® and Dysport

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

Frown lines and crow’s feet are familiar signs of aging that can be easily erased with a simple Botox® or or Dysport treatment.  These procedures are so common that you likely know at least one person who is enjoying a more youthful appearance thanks to Botox® or Dysport. They are safe and can give you [...]

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The Many Uses of Botox

Friday, June 14th, 2013

Botox has been approved for several very different uses since receiving its first FDA approval to treat eye muscle disorders in 1989. Although it’s most famous for smoothing forehead wrinkles, the cosmetic injectable is surprisingly versatile. Botulinum Toxin Type A (Botox Cosmetic) is a protein complex produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum, which contains the [...]

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The Real Housewives of NYC Confess Cosmetic Surgery Secrets

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

It all began with MTV’s The Real World. Now, reality television has taken over as one of the leading forms of TV entertainment, from singing and talent competitions, to cooking battles, to wealthy housewives in some of the richest cities in the nation. In the past couple of months, members of the cast of The [...]

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Botox for Chronic Migraines

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

Over the past 30 years, Botox has maintained a consistent, solid safety record. While most of us associate the cosmetic injection with its powerful wrinkle-eliminating powers, this groundbreaking treatment has also been used to treat excessive sweating, and is now FDA approved for reducing migraines. On October 8, 2010, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration [...]

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Cosmetic Surgery Wish List for Women Over 40

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

A recent study found that women ages 40 and up are increasingly interested in cosmetic and plastic surgery to receive the benefits of a more youthful appearance. The survey by Superdrug found that one fifth of women between the ages of 40 and 65 said, if money were no object, that they would receive a [...]

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Botox on the Rise for Women Over 50

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010

An increasing number of women over the age of 50 are opting for non-surgical cosmetic injectables to reduce the signs of aging. The most popular among baby boomers are Botox injections, dermal fillers and laser treatments, as medical professionals are reporting a 68 percent increase in women over the age of 50 seeking these treatments, [...]

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A Less Invasive Approach to Cosmetic Enhancement

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

Since the debut of the infamous injectable Botox, patients seeking cosmetic enhancement have begun opting for less invasive alternatives to surgery. Dermal fillers, injections and laser treatments offer many noteworthy advantages over traditional plastic surgery. According to the 2000/2008/2009 National Plastic Surgery Statistics report issued by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, minimally-invasive cosmetic procedures [...]

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