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A neurotoxin by these other names can still do the job

August 22, 2019

You’ve heard of Botox, but what happens when you’re offered Dysport or Xeomin to treat wrinkles? Don’t be confused by the various names, because though they have different manufacturers, they basically offer the same kind of results. Botox, Dysport and Xeomin These are all popular and proven injectable “neuromodulators,” formulated from bacterium Clostridium Botulinum, also …

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A tummy tuck can give you more than a flatter stomach

August 22, 2019

You might not have realized it, but the skin in the stomach area can be as sensitive to the signs of aging and weight gain/loss as the face, appearing loose and saggy in ways that no amount of exercise can fix. A tummy tuck can be the solution, and it is for many these days. …

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Quick fixes for your face

August 22, 2019

These are the days of instant gratification – fast food, same-day deliveries — and that includes how quickly we want results from our cosmetic procedures. And there actually are many treatments that target common skin problems and provide nearly instant results. If you want to see improvements in your skin on the fast track, here …

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Men and plastic surgery

August 22, 2019
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Over the last five years or so there’s been a whopping increase in the number of people undergoing cosmetic plastic surgery. If your mind immediately goes to women, you’d be missing an important member of that statistic: Men. In fact, according to statistics from the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), the number of …

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Leave the Spiders to Marvel

August 22, 2019

Spider veins. If you didn’t really know what they were, you might be tempted to think they were the domain of Peter Parker, aka Spiderman. After all, you can’t go to the megaplex these days without half the available movies being about superheroes. If they were only that exciting. The reality of spider veins is …

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The Eyes Have It — Eyelid Surgery

August 22, 2019
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The “ayes have it” may be a fixture of parliamentary procedure, but in the human world, the eyes have it. Why? When asked, most people say the eyes are the first thing they notice when looking at another person, particularly for the first time. Unfortunately, the skin around the eyes is some of the first …

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What are your hands signaling about your age?

August 22, 2019

The popularity of cosmetic treatments, surgical and non-surgical, has allowed us to practically turn back the hands of time. Our faces look smoother and fuller, and even our bodies are benefitting from today’s many effective procedures. Yet, even as we take steps to stay looking more youthful, we’re forgetting one of the first places where …

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How old is too old for plastic surgery?

August 22, 2019

What’s the right time to have cosmetic surgery? The answer depends on the individual. Same goes for, “How old it too old?” These days, older people are choosing to have procedures more frequently than ever, as Baby Boomers continue to fight the signs of aging. Old enough to know what you want According to the …

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The right breast implants can keep your secret

August 22, 2019
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Admit it. We’ve all worn a pair of shoes or pants that were too small or too big. Maybe the item was something we just had to have, but it didn’t come in our size, and we didn’t care – until later when we realized how uncomfortable we felt and how wrong we looked. The …

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The news about Botox just keeps getting happier

August 22, 2019
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Most of us already know that Botox helps get rid of frown lines. But new research is suggesting that Botox can also help treat some of the reasons we frown. The study looked at the correlation between Botox and depression, and results were just published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. Botox …

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