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The difference between Botox and facial fillers

The difference between Botox and facial fillers

Sick of deep lines on your face? Wishing you could get a quick fix for the signs of aging around your mouth and eyes? You may think that Botox is your only option, but in fact there are other injectable cosmetics that plastic surgeons use to treat some lines on the face.

Categories: Cosmetic Medicine News, Dermal Fillers, Injectables
February 15, 2013
Talking with your doctor about Botox safety

Talking with your doctor about Botox safety

The number one way to make sure your plastic surgery goes well is to speak with a board-certified plastic surgeon.

Categories: Anti-Aging News, Cosmetic Medicine News, Injectables, Plastic Surgery News, Patient Safety
February 12, 2013
Botox helps boy with cerebral palsy

Botox helps boy with cerebral palsy

Botox isn't just a cosmetic medicine that can erase facial wrinkles - for some, it's a necessity. The injectable cosmetic can be used for many different purposes aside from reducing the signs of aging, as shown by a recent story from Indiana's News Center.

Categories: Cosmetic Medicine News, Injectables, Plastic Surgery News
February 7, 2013
UK plastic surgeons seek higher standards, more regulation

UK plastic surgeons seek higher standards, more regulation

The Royal College of Surgeons (RCS), a British group of plastic surgeons, recently released a statement calling for some changes in the rhetoric of the plastic surgery industry in the UK. The announcement could serve as a reminder for both patients and cosmetic surgeons here in the U.S. that it's essential to focus on realistic results and safety.

Categories: Cosmetic Medicine News, Injectables, Plastic Surgery News, Patient Safety, Psychological Issues
February 1, 2013
Botox gets green light for overactive bladder treatment

Botox gets green light for overactive bladder treatment

Most people probably know Botox for its ability to stave off wrinkles in the face, but the FDA recently approved the injectable cosmetic as a viable treatment for urinary incontinence, otherwise known as an overactive bladder, according to HealthDay.

Categories: Cosmetic Medicine News, Injectables, Plastic Surgery News
January 29, 2013

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