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Some Relaxing News: Exploring How The Neuromodulator Landscape Is Evolving From Botox to Revance

Neuromodulators, also termed neurotoxins that are used in plastic surgery are derived from botulinum toxin A, a substance produced by Clostridium botulinum bacteria. Botox is the original product, with Dysport, Xeomin and Jeuveau also on the market in the United States.  I like the term relaxers for these medicines as it points out the muscle […]

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Understanding The FDA’s New Breast Implant Regulations And Black Box Warning

Breast augmentation is one of the most popular and frequently performed cosmetic surgery procedures in the United States.  Information about the performance and safety of breast implants has been systematically collected over the past 30  years.  Overall, implants  are used for cosmetic applications like breast augmentation 75% of the time.  Reconstructive uses like breast reconstruction […]

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Kiss and Tell: Revealing All The Ways Plastic Surgeons Can Beautify Your Lips

A Beautiful Lip Everyone wants beautiful lips, even though you may have been wearing a mask during the pandemic.  Lips are a central beauty feature on the face.  The most popular use of fillers throughout the US and around the world is for lip augmentation.  In addition to size boosting, reshaping or other modifications are […]

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The Power of One: Why More Isn’t Better When Picking A Plastic Surgeon Or Aesthetic Provider

I live and work in an environment in which many choose to have a different provider for their Botox treatments, laser therapy, injectable fillers and facelifting.   In addition, many are also seeing someone else for their skin care treatments and products.  I’ve always thought a different approach was simpler, more efficient, more productive.  The power […]

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Doctor Shopping: Why Cheap is a Disastrous Parachute with Your Face –Facelift, Laser, Botox, Injectable Fillers

Doctor Shopping: Why Cheap is a Disastrous Parachute with Your Face –Facelift, Laser, Botox, Injectable Fillers    How do you get the best results at the best price? This is something everyone wonder about when they make any purchase but especially important items like plastic surgery.  There are several typical pitfalls.  Sometimes services that have […]

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