Botox Unit Dance

Botox Unit Dance

Published on May 18, 2015 by

The cost of Botox is on the rise. Sure, there was a price increase by Allergan recently. However, we notice that the number of units recommended is creeping ever upward. What is behind the trend? Is Botox no longer working, or perhaps are there ever more indications than before? Well as one plastic surgeon, Botox […]

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Too Much Botox: Is There Such a Thing?

Published on November 10, 2014 by

Botox it seems is everywhere. And it is not just Botox, but others, Dysport and Xeomin. And it seems too, that everyone is doing it everywhere. Our philosophy has always been treatment oriented, just the right amount, for just the right effect. Many calls and questions we receive today about Botox are more about the […]

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Is your Botox really a Bargain?

Published on October 3, 2012 by

Botox it seems is everywhere. Plastic surgeons and dermatologists have been very good at developing treatments and medication applications which have pushed Botox and now others like it, such as Dysport, into the top spot for most requested nonsurgical cosmetic procedures. With the success of botulinum toxin for dynamic wrinkles, there has been a trickle […]

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Botox and Juvederm, what is the difference?

Published on September 17, 2012 by

With the extreme popularity of both products in our office, Botox and Juvederm, we continually have to sort out confusion between the two, and what each can accomplish. Just today on the Twitter stream the issue was raised. Do you need one, or the other, or will you need both? In order to set the […]

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Cosmetic Surgery Horror Stories are on the Rise

Published on March 9, 2012 by

With the changes imposed by the national healthcare transition, it seems that more physicians are making a transition into cosmetic surgery, often with very little training. Under current practice in Illinois, any physician in the state may call themselves a cosmetic surgeon, or open offices featuring cosmetic medicine. We are entering the wild west of […]

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Botox versus Dysport

Published on February 28, 2012 by

Botox has been a standard in our practice for the control of frown lines or ‘eleven’s’, softening crow’s feet by the corner of the eye, lip lines, and let’s not forget forehead lines that build up over time. We have had excellent results by mapping each treatment and have our followers in a consistent program […]

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