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It was early in her training days that oculufacial surgeon Julie Woodward, MD, knew she had found her true calling. “Art always brought me so much joy. The idea of helping patients see better to also enjoy beautiful things in the world was always very exciting,” says Woodward, who is now the chief of oculoplastic and reconstructive surgery service at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, NC.
Woodward received her MD at the University of Texas Medical School in Houston, and completed her ophthalmology residency at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. It was here that hosted an art show and sold every last painting. After residency, Woodward did a fellowship in Oculo
In the realm of BOTOX battles, there is still no clear winner. Merz Aesthetics, a division of Merz North America, recently announced positive results from a clinical trial designed to evaluate the efficacy of Xeomin® (incobotulinumtoxinA) in the treatment of glabellar lines, when compared to BOTOX® Cosmetic (onabotulinumtoxinA).
XEOMIN® Aesthetic (incobotulinumtoxinA) is a prescription drug that is injected into muscles and used to temporarily improve the look of moderate to severe frown lines between the eyebrows (glabellar lines) in adults. Results last about 3-4 months in most people and possibly longer.
It may sound like comparing Coke to Pepsi to most of us, who are more in
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Summer is coming to an end, a lot quicker than most of us want it to. Although we still have the hot, humid, hazy days of August to get through, summer 2014’s days are decidedly numbered.
Extend your summer beauty regime well into fall and beyond with our top picks for transitional grooming for skin, hair, body, legs, eyes, and nails.
1.SKIN-SISLEY PHYTO-TOUCHE ILLUSION D’ETE ($115):
This luxurious bronzing powder-gel will keep that sunkissed glow well into the autumn in a single brush stroke.Apply where the sun naturally hits your face for the most natural look—cheekbones,forehead,nose,chin,decollete,shoulders.
2. HAIR – PHYTO SUBTIL ELIXIR INTENSE NUTRITION SHINE OIL ($38):-
Your eyes see a lot of action. Between squinting and smiling and crying and a thousand and one different expressions there’s a lot of movement going on. Combine that with loss of collagen due to aging and sun damage and you’re looking at eyes that look older than they need to—sometimes a lot older!
Your dermatologist or cosmetic surgeon can offer you options to remedy the situation, but there are also some amazing eye masks that smooth lines, lighten, brighten, de-puff, and help you look rested (even when you’re not).
Give yourself a gentle pressure massage using your fingertips on the bones around your eyes to help stimulate circulation and reduce excess fluid.