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Does Botox Improve Facial Scars?

  Botox is the miracle aesthetic drug of the past half century. Since its introduction as an FDA-approved injection for aesthetic indications for the treatment of undesired facial expressions and wrinkles, it has been applied to numerous other applications from migraines to anal fissures with positive responses. It seemingly is being tried for just about Read More…

The Effects of Botox Injections on the Jaw Angle Tissues

  Botox is a well known neuromuscular modulating agent that produces a temporary muscle relaxation effect. It is mostly known for its positive aesthetic benefits in decreasing wrinkles in the forehead and around the eyes due to its effect on the muscles of facial expression. While the facial muscles may have a diminished action, the Read More…

Technical Strategies – Botox Injections for a Brow Lift Effect

  One of the most common uses for the well known aesthetic drug, Botox, is injection into the forehead. While it is most commonly used to treat horizontal forehead lines and vertical glabellar rhytids, it is also used to create a chemical brow lift. While such injections can be very effective, it it not uncommon Read More…

Product Reviews – Botox for Forehead Wrinkle Lines

  Botox is the most popular form of injectable aesthetic therapt. It has an established history of success in managing problematic facial movements that cause undesirable facial expressions and ultimately skin wrinkles. It was formally FDA-approved well over a decade ago for the treatment of glabellar (between the eyebrow) wrinkles lines and has gone on Read More…

The Cause and Treatment of the Upper Lip Horizontal Crease

  The upper lip is subject to a variety of lines and wrinkles as one ages, particularly in females. The vertical lines of the upper lip are the most recognized and are due to the activity of the sphincteric orbicularis muscle. Another type of aging line is that of the horizontal upper lip crease. While Read More…

A Clinical Study of the Nefertiti Lift

Botox injections are the most common form of chemical neuromodulation of the face. Decreasing undesired facial expressions has become a mainstay of modern aesthetic facial management. Every conceivable undesired facial expression can be treated with usually satisfying effects. But decreasing adverse muscle activity can also extend down into the neck. The hyperactive platysma muscle that Read More…

Botox Injections Using Ultra Small Needles

  Botox injections into various areas of the face are tremendously effective at reducing specific wrinkle areas, particularly around the eyes and forehead. While effective they are not necessarily pain-free. Despite using a very small 30 gauge size needle, some discomfort still exists with Botox injections. This has led to a variety of pain management Read More…

Botox for Glabellar Lines

  The glabellar frown lines (between the eyebrows) are a top target for Botox injections. They are what the initial studies for FDA approval was based on and continue to be the number one wrinkle area treated by injection. Other than an occasional bruise or temporary soreness in the injected area there are few other Read More…

Xeomin vs. Botox Neurotoxin Injections

  Botox is the undisputed king of aesthetic neurotoxins since it was officially FDA approved in 2002. While newer neurotoxins from different manufacturers have since emerged (Dysport, Xeomin), they have not and likely never will topple the market share that Botox currently has. Most likely it will waver with modest changes back and forth very Read More…

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