Category Archives: Cosmetic Injectables

16

Oct

CAN BOTOX BE USED FOR A FOREHEAD LIFT EFFECT?

Published: October 16, 2011

Question: Would injecting BOTOX around the brow line create something that looks similar to a forehead lift? Answer: Botox or Dysport injected in the glabella (the area between the brows) and just above the brows in the muscles that cause the vertical creases, into the crow’s feet and into the lateral area of the brows … Continue reading CAN BOTOX BE USED FOR A FOREHEAD LIFT EFFECT?

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27

Sep

WHICH IS BETTER: RADIESSE OR RESTYLANE?

Published: September 27, 2011

Question: I want to maximize the results of my injectable treatment. Does Radiesse or Restylane provide longer lasting smoothing of facial wrinkles? Answer: Radiesse probably lasts longer then Restylane, but I believe that Restylane is better tolerated. I have not seen any complications from Restylane. Inflammatory nodules are described after Radiesse injection. For this reason, … Continue reading WHICH IS BETTER: RADIESSE OR RESTYLANE?

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24

Sep

WILL I EXPERIENCE MORE WRINKLE REDUCTION FROM A TRUE FACELIFT OR FROM BOTOX INJECTIONS?

Published: September 24, 2011

Question: Will I experience more wrinkle reduction from a true facelift or from Botox injections? Answer: Facelift surgery and Botox and Dysport perform different functions. Botox and Dysport relax the muscles that are causing wrinkles while surgery lifts and tightens the facial soft tissues. In my experience, the results from surgery are more dramatic then … Continue reading WILL I EXPERIENCE MORE WRINKLE REDUCTION FROM A TRUE FACELIFT OR FROM BOTOX INJECTIONS?

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17

Sep

WOULD FILLERS LIKE JUVEDERM AND RESTYLANE MAKE MY FACIAL SCARS LESS NOTICEABLE?

Published: September 17, 2011

Question: I have a few depressed acne scars on my face. Would fillers like Juvederm and Restylane make the scars less noticeable? Answer: I would have to see you or photos of you to give you a good idea of what would work best. Restylane or Juvederm are certainly a possibility. I use my Fraxel … Continue reading WOULD FILLERS LIKE JUVEDERM AND RESTYLANE MAKE MY FACIAL SCARS LESS NOTICEABLE?

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