How to make Botox last longer? Triple the dose!

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Patients often ask me how they can make their Botox last longer. In other words, how can they make their facial wrinkles stay away for more than three to six months. And not just the typical lines treated with Botox like in between the eyebrows. But also the forehead lines and crow’s feet. Well, here’s the answer, sort of. A study was performed with a...
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What are the dangers of Botox injections?

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Non surgical treatments to stay looking young are all the rage right now, in the past and future. And of those non surgical treatments, Botox to reduce wrinkles, is the most popular. But what are the dangers of Botox injections? And when referring to Botox, this includes all so-called neuromodulators like Botox, Xeomin, Dysport and Jeuveau (aka #newtox or Evolus – still not sure which...
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Botox or Xeomin to the crow’s feet and under eye wrinkles

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Many know of the benefits of Botox/Xeomin for several facial areas like here, here and here. And while many consumers are familiar with treatment of the crow’s feet (the lines to the outside of the eyes), they’re not as familiar with the under eye wrinkles. Even if you’re young, these lines can show age even more than the 11’s or forehead wrinkles. But it’s important...
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Injecting fillers with a dental block and blunt cannula to minimize pain and bruising [video]

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I recently gave a training for a group of healthcare providers on behalf of Merz. As a paid consultant, I teach doctors and nurses how to use three Merz injectables: XEOMIN® (similar to Botox for reducing wrinkles), Radiesse® and Belotero® (fillers) to fill in superficial or deep lines due to a loss of collagen.   When it comes to fillers, there are a couple drawbacks...
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This Gummy Smile Treatment is Amazing!

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One of the more unknown benefits of Botox is for gummy smile treatment. A gummy smile is the result of smiling that moves the upper lip enough to reveal the gums, more than one would like. In addition to lifting the upper lip, the lip also thins out, further revealing the gums.   Gummy smile treatment There are two typical treatments of a gummy smile....
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We love #TheCrunch

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This statement probably doesn’t make any sense unless you get Botox or Xeomin for facial wrinkles. Both of these products work in exactly the same way to relax muscles that cause wrinkles on the forehead, in between the eyebrows or the crow’s feet.   What’s #TheCrunch? Botox or XEOMIN® both contain botulinum toxin. This toxin, when injected, relaxes muscles. And not just muscles that cause...
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Let’s talk about anatomy [video]

Doctors-in-training spend the first 6 months of medical school learning about anatomy. Dissecting this tissue from that tissue on people that were generous enough to donate their bodies to science. However, doctors must recognize that our patients did not attend medical school. So there’s a knowledge gap. And to bridge that gap, we must ensure we’re educating patients adequately so we’re all using the same......
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This is your best chance to look like Christie Brinkley!

If Christie Brinkley uses XEOMIN®…   …so can you! Even supermodel Christie Brinkley uses XEOMIN® (similar to BOTOX® Cosmetic) to treat the wrinkles like the 11’s between the eyebrows, the crow’s feet and the wrinkles on the forehead.   We’re not promising you’ll look like Christie Brinkley after your XEOMIN® treatment on Thursday October 12th, from 5pm to 7pm (that’s this Thursday evening), but you certainly won’t......
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Now that Kylie is pregnant, can she still get lip fillers and Botox?!

Do you think it’s ridiculous that I’m writing about Kylie Jenner? Or that this is the second time I’ve written about Kylie Jenner?! Well, before you answer that question, ask yourself why are you reading this post! But I will tell you why I’m writing about the fact that Kylie is pregnant. It’s because it’s a human interest story. It’s sort of scandalous and simply......
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Angelina Jolie and Bell’s Palsy…and maybe Botox! [video]

Bell’s Palsy is a condition that results in a sudden onset of paralysis/droop to one side of the face and affects 40,000 Americans every year. It’s believed to be caused by the same herpes virus that causes a cold sore. It’s also considered idiopathic – which is just a fancy term for we’re not totally sure what causes it. Now it’s getting more notoriety because......
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