Category Archives: BOTOX®

4 Myths That Still Persist About Facelifts

Facelift surgery in Scottsdale, AZ, is performed much differently today than it was 20 or 30 years ago. During patient consultations, I often receive similar questions from people who want to know if this procedure is right for them. Their questions frequently reflect information they’ve heard or read about that is no longer correct given …

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The Differences Between BOTOX® and Dysport®

BOTOX is not only popular in Scottsdale, but it has become a household name across the United States. With over 7 million procedures performed just last year, it is the number 1 minimally invasive cosmetic procedure. However, it has a kid brother that is beginning to grow in popularity as well: Dysport. So, how do …

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BOTOX® vs. Fillers—What Is the Difference?

Facial fillers and BOTOX at our Scottsdale practice have become increasingly popular to address fine lines, wrinkles, and other effects of aging in the facial area. These FDA-approved, minimally invasive treatments require no downtime and provide natural-looking results. At our office, either I or one of our qualified aesthetic nurses performs these nonsurgical procedures under sterile …

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How BOTOX® & Fillers Work Together

Injectable treatments such as BOTOX® Cosmetic and fillers like JUVÉDERM® are popular here in Scottsdale thanks to their incredible versatility and virtually zero associated downtime. While each of these products has a loyal fan base, the concept of combining them is gaining steam. Before we examine why that's a good idea for many people, let's …

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Popular Uses for BOTOX® Cosmetic

BOTOX and similar treatments (e.g., Dysport®) remain the most popular cosmetic procedures in the world. The numbers are pretty staggering: According to statistics released in March by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), the number of BOTOX, Dysport, and XEOMIN® injections topped 7 million in the U.S. alone last year. That was a 4% …

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What are Dynamic Wrinkles?

Improve Dynamic Wrinkles with Botox and Dysport

Botulinum toxin injections, commonly known Botox injections, have been FDA approved since 2002 and are a well-known treatment for the appearance of wrinkles. Botox has been so popular that the brand is now a household name and can be found in plastic surgery practices all over the world. In the past few years, another botulinum …

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Nonsurgical Methods for Facial Rejuvenation

Nonsurgical Methods of Facial Rejuvenation Become Increasingly Popular

The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Inc. anticipates another climb in nonsurgical cosmetic procedures in 2015. This is understandable seeing as these procedures are less or even non-invasive with great, lasting results. They may also be used for preventative purposes and stop skin aging in its tracks. What Types of Nonsurgical Methods …

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Dermal Fillers as an Alternative to Surgery

Dermal Fillers as an Alternative to Surgery

There are a number of ways that people try to fight the telltale signs of aging. Some alter their skin treatment while others dye their hair or update their wardrobe. To make themselves look younger, many people opt for dermal fillers or Botox. In 2013, Botox was ranked the most popular minimally invasive procedure and …

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Botox Cosmetic is Approved for Crows Feet! Finally!

Breaking News! Allergan Announces New FDA Approval! This week, Allergan has announced the Food and Drug Administration has approved Botox Cosmetic for use in moderate crow’s feet or smile lines at the corners of the eyes. This is certainly great news! As you know, we have been using this medication for this application for years …

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