Later haters! The latest XEOMIN® Campaign

later haters
Merz, the makers of the BOTOX® Cosmetic competitor, XEOMIN®, released their later haters campaign recently. It’s a pretty interesting spin on the whole empowerment movement.   Later haters! In the past, getting botulinum toxin (ie Botox), was considered taboo. Women were embarrassed for friends and family to know they were getting treatments to minimize wrinkles.   Fast forward to today. Not only are women not...
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This Gummy Smile Treatment is Amazing!

gummy smile treatment
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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Two Myths about Botox and Xeomin

botox an xeomin
With every new patient I see, whether they’ve had Botox or Xeomin elsewhere or they’re “virgins,” they always reference the same myths about Botox. It’s not their fault. When patients read the same bad info online or hear the same bad info from their friends, it’s not surprising they start to believe it.   Myths about Botox and Xeomin 1) The Botox might move It...
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We love #TheCrunch

#thecrunch
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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5 things Botox patients say

We recently held a Botox/Xeomin party at a local clothing boutique in town. The owner provided us with a few pearls regarding the benefits of Botox or Xeomin. So here are 5 things botox patients might say. You won’t find these in a scholarly journal!   The things Botox patients say!   These comments reflect the perceived benefits of Botox and Xeomin. Some may be......
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Botox for camels!

A couple years ago, I wrote this article about clickbait – the use of eye-grabbing titles to capture a reader’s attention but then directing them to an article that’s less interesting or totally unrelated. My article was entitled, “Trending: Zookeepers Performing Cosmetic Surgery on Zoo Animals?!” It was just a joke and intended to simulate clickbait. Well, this clickbait came true! Some camels were recently......
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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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