Will more competitors force Botox to lower it’s price?

This recent Wall Street Journal article highlights the increasing competition in the neuromodulator market. A neuromodulator is the fancy term for a chemical used to relax facial muscles, thereby reducing wrinkles, ie Botox! In most industries, when you have more competition, that benefits the consumer by forcing lower prices. Will these competitive forces cause Botox to lower its price? Don’t bet on it!   Why...
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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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How easy is it to treat a gummy smile?

BOTOX® Cosmetic and Xeomin are very popular injectable treatments that relax the muscles causing wrinkles in the face. But did you know these can also be used to treat a gummy smile like the patient above? The ‘before’ is on the left the after is on the ‘right.’ Thanks to this lovely patient for sharing her selfies with us!   How to treat a gummy smile? When......
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