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Botox is the overachiever of injectables. Besides being used to treat wrinkles and frown lines, it can also be used on everything from migraines to gummy smiles to excessive sweating and more. In fact, one of its latest uses is treating those with a broad jawline who are seeking a slimmer one.
Beverly Hills-based double board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Nima Shemirani has been using Botox this way. He says, “The jawline is an important focal point that visually balances the face. A broad jawline may give the wrong impression of additional weight.” Apparently, if it is right for you, it’s an easy fix. But…is it right for you?
BITB asked, and Dr. Shemirani was more than happy to shar
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Gary D. Breslow, MD, FACS is a board certified plastic surgeon on a mission. Having trained at some of the most prestigious universities in the country, and growing a successful cosmetic surgery practice in New Jersey, he recently founded a tech company. In 2015, Dr. Breslow and his best friend, dentist Craig Abramowitz, launched an innovative consultation platform called Zwivel.com.
Dr. Breslow is a graduate of Brown University and received his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine. He then spent six years training at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania’s Plastic Surgery Residency Program, and returned to NYU Medical Center to complete a Microvascular Re
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Las Vegas plastic surgeon Goesel Anson, MD, takes a holistic approach to beauty. She knows that while surgery and minimally invasive techniques can help rejuvenate an aging face, sleeping in the correct position and other important lifestyle changes can prevent some of the signs of aging from occurring in the first place.
A partner at Anson, Edwards & Higgins in Las Vegas, Dr Anson graduated from the University of Illinois School of Medicine, where she was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society and received the Warren Cole Scholar Award. She completed a general surgery residency at the University and Cook County Hospital, spending two years of her residency conducting surgi
The U.S. FDA has finally approved BOTOX® Cosmetic™ to improve the appearance of crow’s feet lines. To date, BOTOX is the only approved drug for crow’s feet, called “lateral canthal lines” in doc speak.
Crow’s feet are a common complaint and can show up as one of the early signs of aging skin—even in your 20s, if you squint, frown, or cry a lot, and don’t wear sunglasses to protect your eyelid area from UV rays. Crow’s feet are caused by muscle contractions, which is why they are considered dynamic wrinkles. BOTOX Cosmetic works by preventing muscles from tightening so wrinkles are softer and less noticeable.
In 2002, the FDA approved BOTOX Cosmetic for the temporary improv
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