Wild West of Injectables, November 2012

In the hands of a licensed, expert injector, wrinkle treatments like Botox and Dysport or a Hyaluronic Acid Filler like Juvederm or Radiesse could help you rejuvenate and refresh your look. However, in the increasingly competitive plastic surgery market, there are also an alarming number of unlicensed, unqualified individuals trying to pass themselves off as plastic surgeons. 

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Laser Treatments for All, March 2012

In a study published in Aesthetic Surgery Journal last year, patients indicated that in a tough economy they were looking for less-costly nonsurgical treatments even though they wanted something that had more long-lasting effects like a facelift. As a stand-in for surgery, laser treatments are gaining in popularity because not only can they treat a myriad of skin conditions and improve your overall look, but they are less invasive than surgery and have a relatively low downtime.

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