Botox

This is a collection of posts related to Botox and that mention Botox.

Botox can treat a gummy smile. A gummy smile is a smile where the upper gums show when smiling.   When most people smile, very little if any of the upper gums show.  However, people who have a gummy smile tend to show a lot of gum when they smile. Cosmetically, some consider a gummy [...]

Before ever trying Botox, many patients ask if their wrinkles will get worse if they try Botox but then decide not to continue doing treatments.  The answer to that question is absolutely not! If you try Botox, or do it for a period of time, and then stop, Botox will not make your wrinkles worse than [...]

The appearance of crepey skin under the eyes can be one of the most distressing features of aging. It happens as we age and our skin loses collagen and elasticity. As a result, our skin develops fine wrinkles. Fortunately, there are treatments that can help. The least invasive treatments available are creams. A good skincare [...]

Botox cost Los Angeles

The cost of Botox depends on two primary factors: how many units of Botox are used during the treatment and how much each unit costs. The amount of Botox used is measured in terms of “units”.  There are either 50 or 100 units per bottle of Botox depending on what size bottle is used.  Botox [...]

Myths About Botox

Since its discovery that it could reduce facial wrinkles over 10 years ago, Botox has revolutionized aesthetic medicine.  It has helped millions of people look and feel better, and it is now a household name. Despite how many people know about Botox, I am always surprised to hear the myths patient’s have about it.  In [...]

Can Botox treat hot flashes?

Hot flashes are the most common symptom of menopause.  A recent study published in Dermatologic Surgery in November 2011 found that Dysport, a medicine very similar to Botox, did reduce the intensity, frequency, and sweating associated with hot flashes in women.  We already know that Botox treats excessive underarm sweating. In the study, 30 menopausal [...]

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