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In addition to the dizzying array of available hyaluronic acid injectable fillers, the means in which they are injected continue to expand as well. Although a pointy needle may be the first tool that comes to mind for injecting fillers, it’s worth getting familiar with the cannula. This alternative injection tool is a thin, flexible tube with a blunt tip that is inserted into an entry site created with a needle, and then used to place the filler. Many physicians prefer a cannula for filler injections because this tool slides through the skin more easily, potentially reducing the trauma that can lead to swelling, bruising and other issues—and Allergan/Abbvie’s Juvéderm’s Voluma XC is the
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Confused by all of the different terms for wrinkles? Why does your doctor call them ‘Crow’s feet”, yet all the magazines call them something else entirely? It’s hard to keep it all straight.
We’ve got your back with the Official Beauty In the Bag Guide to Wrinkle Slang.
Canthal lines. This is the medical name for the clusters of tiny wrinkles and fine lines that form around the outer corners of the eyes. They are also called crow’s feet, laugh lines and character lines.
Crow’s feet. These are clusters of tiny wrinkles and fine lines that form around the outer corners of the eyes. They are also known as laugh lines and character lines.
Most people today start the process online. The Internet is a primary source for all things medical. However, it’s also loaded with a wealth of information and misinformation, often contradictory and not usually policed by any official source. There is a plethora of commercial web sites that offer referrals to doctors and financing programs, deals, coupons, and all sorts of gimmicks to lure you in. Individual doctors’ websites are a good place to learn about their training and hospital affiliations, and get a sense of whether you feel comfortable with the doctor. After all, this is a human relationship. You don’t have to fall in love with your surgeon (although some women develop a l
Got lines? This week’s GORGEOUS GIVEAWAY offers a great alternative to injectable fillers for plumping lines and wrinkles. We have 3 of the new Exuviance Targeted Filler T5 by NeoStrata (a $75 value) as a beauty giveaway to give to our lucky winners. Perfect for all skin types, this topical treatment helps to smooth lines, nasolabial folds, and other visible signs of aging with a triple boost formula that includes three patented peptides.
It works by stimulating the skin’s own natural collagen and strengthening the support structure directly beneath deep lines. This helps build your skin’s natural volume, thereby plumping and filling in laugh lines, forehead creases and crow’s fee