Category: Botox and Fillers

Keep Your Eyes Peeled for Fake Botox

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FDA advises consumers on spotting the difference One of the things that makes Botox so popular with patients is how quick the procedure can be to undergo, and to recover from, compared to more invasive alternatives. But Botox is not quick or easy to produce, no – the product is made according to rigorous specifications… Continue Reading »

The Ouchless Needle Featured on Rachel Ray

Dr. Anthony Youn recently appeared on Rachel Ray demonstrating the “ouchless needle” for Botox injection. The ouch less needle is a product made by BellaNovus, which delivers a stream of cooling vapor to the treatment area prior to injection. After a quick spray of the coolant, Dr. Youn covers the patient’s eyes and then performs… Continue Reading »

5 More Non-Cosmetic Uses for Botox

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Last month, I wrote about the role of Botox in the physical rehabilitation of a British girl who suffered a stroke at the age of 15. But what are some of the other non-cosmetic uses for Botox? A quick refresher: Botox Cosmetic is a popular nonsurgical alternative to facelift. Like Dysport, Botox is made from… Continue Reading »

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A stroke at any age is a traumatic experience. At the age of 15, however, it’s almost unthinkable. That’s what happened to Mel Strzebrakowska, a British girl who suffered a stroke while celebrating her father’s birthday at home. It may come as a surprise to many that Botox injections have proven to be an important… Continue Reading »

When my patients ask how long their Botox results will last, I usually tell them between three and six months. How long Botox will last naturally varies from person to person – depending on their skin type and physiology. But can your Botox results be extended through the use of dietary supplements? A small clinical… Continue Reading »

Men & Botox: Bro-tox Is A Growing Trend

“Bro-tox” is the name for the latest cosmetic surgery trend, which has seen an increase in men getting Botox injections, according to ABC News. Actor Johnny Markoudakis told ABC that he got Botox injections in his forehead and around his eyes, and a week later people told him he looked more refreshed. But Bro-tox patients include… Continue Reading »

Facial injectables can also be used to smooth lines on the chest area, according to ABC News in New York City. As a woman ages, the skin between her neck and chest may become crepey and wrinkly. Some cosmetic surgeons are using Botox or Dysport to battle cleavage wrinkles. “If you look at princes and… Continue Reading »

New Topical Botox Has Promising Results

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Popular wrinkle filler Botox may one day be available in gel form, according to U.S. News & World Report. Early research suggests the topical Botox gel is effective at reducing crow’s feet. The gel contains botulinum toxin, which is Botox’s active ingredient, and results last about four months — similar to the results from Botox… Continue Reading »

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The benefits of fighting wrinkles with Botox may not be greatly diminished by decreasing the frequency of treatment, according to a study by the Oregon Health & Science University’s Casey Eye Institute that looked at how often to get Botox. When looking at a group of 50 women, aged 30 to 50 who were being… Continue Reading »

Botox & Its Effects on Empathy

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Does getting Botox inhibit our ability to read others’ facial emotions? It might, according to a new study published in Social Psychological and Personality Science that found that people who had Botox injections were significantly less accurate at reading others’ emotions in photos compared to those who had Restylane injections. Despite the findings, it’s important to note that… Continue Reading »

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