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Gummy Smile

If you’re self-conscious about your gummy smile, you’ll be grinning from ear-to-ear when you discover that there are several cosmetic treatments available to address the issue. Most people incorrectly assume that the only options to correct excess gum tissue are surgical procedures performed either by a periodontist, a cosmetic dentist or an oral surgeon. However, there are less invasive and…

History of botox

Every year, over 1.5 million Botox injections are carried out in the United States. This number is rising with no sign of slowing down anytime soon. It might seem hard to imagine there was ever a time before Botox, but this classic injectable is actually newer than you probably think. Botulinum toxin A has only been used for cosmetic purposes…

Botox cost

Botox costs about $12-$20 per unit. The cost of treatment depends on the details of your procedure and your geographical location. There are similar brands on the market that might be more cost effective in some situations. Botox is one of the most popular cosmetic treatments on the planet—and for very good reason. Not only is it an effective treatment…

Botox vs. Fillers

Botox and dermal fillers can both be used to treat wrinkles, but the way they work is very different. Botox is generally used to treat dynamic wrinkles, while fillers are more effective for static wrinkles. Fillers tend to last longer than Botox, but are usually more expensive. Botox and dermal fillers are non-invasive cosmetic procedures that can be used to…

The Nefertiti Lift is a non-invasive rejuvenation treatment for the neck and jawline. Using Botox injections, it provides an easy alternative to more invasive procedures. The treatment costs $200-$600 on average, and produces results that last three to four months. The Nefertiti Lift is named after the Egyptian Queen Nefertiti, who lived during 14th Century BC and was well known…

Get rid of Crows Feet

Wrinkle creams don't work, and surgery seems too drastic. Thankfully, there are many other treatment options to consider that can help you prevent and reduce the appearance of crow's feet. What are crow's feet? As we age, our skin loses its ability to stretch and rebound. Sun damage, dehydration, smoking, and even some prescription medications can all contribute to this loss of elasticity.…

Hyperhidrosis

Hyperhidrosis is a skin disorder characterized by excessive sweating which normally begins during adolescence. The condition can be effectively managed by both non-invasive and invasive treatments. 15.3 million people in the United States suffer from hyperhidrosis, or about 4.8% of the U.S. Population. What is hyperhidrosis? Hyperhidrosis is a condition that results in excessive sweating caused by an overstimulation of…

botox side effects

While side effects can occur in anyone, regardless of age or other health risks, Botox remains overwhelmingly safe. There have been no reported cases of people contracting botulism from Botox injections used in professional clinical situations. No one has ever died from Botox for cosmetic purposes. Patients with certain medical conditions including specific allergies, skin conditions, or urinary tract problems…

botox under eyes

Botox is sometimes used to treat wrinkles that appear under the eyes. There are some significant risks associated with this treatment. Botox cannot treat dark circles or puffy eyes. As you get older, your skin and facial muscles undergo a number of changes that can affect the appearance of your eyes. Lines and wrinkles start to appear, and you may…

Are you tired of people saying you look tired even when you got a full night’s sleep? Do your eyes show the world how over-worked and under-rested you really are? Whether due to genetics, fatigue, or the natural aging process, under-eye bags and a tired appearance are among the most common cosmetic concerns. What Causes Under-Eye Bags? Puffy or swollen…

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