Cosmetic Surgery Blog

XEOMIN: A BOTOX alternative

Published on January 26, 2012 by

What is XEOMIN? Approved by the FDA in July 2011 for treatment of moderate to severe glabellar lines (frown lines between the eyebrows), XEOMIN is a BOTOX alternative comprised of the same active ingredient, botulinum toxin type A, as found in BOTOX. How does XEOMIN reduce the appearance of wrinkles and lines? Like BOTOX, XEOMIN […]

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Liquid Facelift: Turn back the hands of time

Published on December 22, 2011 by

Although the skin appears tighter after facelifts, balance and youthfulness can be lacking due to volume loss. The goal of volume replacement is to help patients look more like they did 10-15 years ago, not to make them look like someone else. The term “liquid facelift” refers to treatments that can be performed using injectable […]

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Treatment of Wrinkles and Scars

Published on December 1, 2011 by

Laser resurfacing uses heat induced by laser light to destroy and remove (vaporize) the upper layers of the skin. This causes new skin to grow. It is typically used to remove or improve the appearance of wrinkles shallow scars (from acne, surgery or trauma) and other skin defects. The laser sends out brief pulses of […]

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Vampire Facelift

Published on August 18, 2011 by

The Vampire Facelift From “Twilight” to “True Blood,” vampires have been all the rage for the past few years. And so are procedures that erase wrinkles from the face. Combine the two trends and you get the vampire facelift. Normal aging causes loss of skin elasticity and volume that encourages the formation of lines, wrinkles […]

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