The beauty of practicing dermatology is that you actually can see and feel a patient getting better, says Houston-based dermatologist Dr. Suzanne Bruce. Practicing since 1985, Dr. Bruce is a graduate of Rice University and Baylor College of Medicine, where she also completed her dermatology residency training. As the founder of Suzanne Bruce and Associates, board-certified Dr. Bruce cares for men and women, old and young, and addresses cosmetic and medical skin problems using the latest, cutting-edge technology. In addition to running her own practice, she is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and a member of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Texas Dermatological
BOTOX is what the ‘Housewives” of BRAVO swear by and what some celebrities admit to when they are suspected of having had much more work done. It is best known for its ability to erase frown lines and crow’s feet, although there is a growing list of other areas that it can treat from migraines to sweaty palms. Botulinum toxins work by blocking the nerve impulses to the wrinkle producing muscles to soften contractions. The result is that skin appears smoother and lines and wrinkles are reduced temporarily. The treatment is simple, effective with almost no discomfort, and you can go back to the office or dinner immediately. The effects lasts from three to six months in mo
Merz Pharmaceuticals receives US FDA approval on Xeomin® (incobotulinumtoxinA) botulinum toxin type A for the treatment of adults with cervical dystonia or blepharospasm.
The FDA approval of XEOMIN is based on the results of two pivotal U.S. clinical trials involving adult patients diagnosed with either cervical dystonia or blepharospasm. XEOMIN is the only botulinum toxin that does not require refrigeration prior to reconstitution and it will be available in 50-unit and 100-unit vials. XEOMIN is also free from complexing proteins. More than 84,000 patients have been treated with XEOMIN worldwide since 2005. The U.S. is the 20thcountry to approve XEOMIN for the treatment of cer