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
WELCOMING THE NEXT GENERATION OF PAINFREE FILLERS
By Wendy Lewis
This week marked a major breakthrough for women (and men) in search of ageless looks. First Juvederm® XC from Allergan announced its FDA approval, followed shortly by Restylane® and Perlane® with Lidocaine from Medicis. These fillers are the next three hyaluronic acid gel derived filler choices available to Americans, after Prevelle® Silk from Mentor and Hydrelle®, which is now marketed by Coapt Systems.
Some may balk at this news because their doctors are already using lidocaine with their injections, however, this indeed marks a dramatic advancement in the next generation o