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Category: Cosmetic Injectables

The BOTOX® Breast Lift?

Posted November 18, 2014

What is this BOTOX® breast lift that’s been creating so much buzz? Well, it’s an unconventional treatment that uses BOTOX® Cosmetic to relax chest muscles with the goal of lifting breast tissue. If that sounds like a stretch, it is. While some patients have achieved minor lift with this treatment, injecting BOTOX® Cosmetic into the chest is, largely, a waste of money. And it may also prove dangerous. There is a risk that injections placed in the chest can migrate, causing issues as diverse as breathing problems and difficulties rotating the arms.

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Plastic Surgery Continues to Grow in Popularity

Posted April 07, 2014

There was a three percent increase in plastic surgery procedures performed between 2012 and 2013. This increase is consistent with a four year growth trend in both surgical and nonsurgical cosmetic treatments.

According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), the largest increase was seen in eyelid surgery and facelifts. Breast augmentation, particularly with silicone implants, saw an increase as well.

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Can BOTOX® Cure Migraines?

Posted August 15, 2013

For many years now, it has been widely known in the cosmetic and plastic surgery world that BOTOX® injections are used to treat the signs of aging, including helping to remove forehead wrinkles, crow’s feet, and lines between the eyebrows. However, not many people are aware that these facial rejuvenating injections can also be used […]

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The Many Uses of Botox®

Posted July 30, 2013

Since its introduction into the world of cosmetic surgery in the early ’90s and its FDA approval in 2002, the demand for BOTOX® Cosmetic injections has skyrocketed. Originally, BOTOX® Cosmetic was intended to smooth out forehead lines and improve the appearance of crow’s feet. However, within the last few years, dramatic improvements have been seen from many […]

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Top Plastic Surgery Options for Men

Posted May 13, 2013

Plastic surgery has always been a popular service among women. However, in the last few years the amount of men seeking plastic surgery has also increased. The procedures that men are undergoing the most include: Liposuction According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), this procedure is the most popular form of plastic surgery […]

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More Dads Looking to BOTOX® Cosmetic

Posted March 12, 2013

It is not uncommon for people to think of nonsurgical facial rejuvenation as something only women consider. However, according to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, over 320,000 men received BOTOX® Cosmetic injections in 2012, indicating that men, as well as women, are interested in looking their absolute best.

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Is Your BOTOX® Cosmetic from the USA?

Posted February 20, 2013

The US Food and Drug Administration recently urged plastic surgeons and other physicians to make sure the BOTOX® Cosmetic they are treating their patients with is purchased from the USA. This past December, the FDA issued a warning to 350 medical practices that they may have received BOTOX Cosmetic from foreign countries, which would mean the BOTOX was unapproved by the FDA.

In the US, drugs and medical devices are regulated by the FDA. When the FDA approves something like BOTOX, it means:

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How Long Does Botox Last?

Posted November 09, 2012

As unfortunate as it sounds, good things don’t always last forever.  This is true when it comes to eating a delicious ice cream cone, a great discount sale, and yes, the results of some cosmetic procedures. BOTOX® Cosmetic, one of the most popular cosmetic procedures performed, is used to reduce the look of wrinkles, fine […]

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