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FDA Urges Docs to Buy Botox Made in the USA

FDA Urges Docs to Buy Botox Made in the USA

In a recent news article, we cautioned consumers about purchasing discount Botox from websites like Groupon and Living Social.

Categories: Cosmetic Medicine News, Injectables, Plastic Surgery News, Patient Safety
December 28, 2012
When laws fail, patients must play it smart

When laws fail, patients must play it smart

If you live in an urban or suburban area, chances are you've seen a medi-spa, even if you didn't know it.

Categories: Patient Safety
December 26, 2012
The FDA advises caution when it comes to discount injectables

If you love her, don’t gift her with discount Injections

During the holidays everything converges at once – shopping, cleaning, cooking and parties.

Categories: Cosmetic Medicine News, Injectables, Patient Safety
December 18, 2012
Whenever needles are used, there’s a possibility of infection

There’s no place like home for the holidays, but not for cosmetic procedures

A registered nurse in Perth, Australia, Tiffany Fraser thought she could start a cottage industry, injecting clients with Botox and Juvederm in the privacy of her home.

Categories: Cosmetic Medicine News, Dermal Fillers, Injectables, Patient Safety
December 14, 2012
Back alley fillers can lead to permanent scars

Back alley fillers can lead to permanent scars

Despite the many stories in the news about individuals who have had horrific experiences after seeking discounted injectable fillers performed by dubious, unlicensed practitioners, it seems that back-alley cosmetic medicine is still a problem.

Categories: Patient Safety
December 4, 2012

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