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Botox – What Women Want to Know

Cost, product safety top list of concerns about BOTOX Cosmetic Many women are familiar with the brand name BOTOX® Cosmetic (onabotulinumtoxinA), but the results of a recent study revealed some of what they really want to know. In a survey of more than 2,200 women, 54% wanted to learn how much Botox costs. The survey Continue Reading

Facial Rejuvenation Benefits from Long-Term Maintenance

Skin products, sunscreen, injectables and laser treatments can delay surgical facelift need Aesthetic experts say that a paradigm shift is occurring in how plastic surgeons address facial aging. A panel of aesthetic plastic surgeons recently agreed that the best way to address facial aging is to establish a long-term maintenance plan that takes advantage of Continue Reading

ArteFill – Beauty That Lasts

Distinctive in the world of injectables, ArteFill provides both immediate and lasting results ArteFill collagen dermal filler is an exceptional aesthetic treatment that is FDA-approved for the correction of wrinkles known as smile lines. What makes ArteFill different is a unique mixture of bovine collagen and biocompatible microspheres. The collagen goes to work at once, Continue Reading

Hedden Plastic Surgery Offers Juvéderm Voluma XC

New filler from the Juvéderm family replaces lost volume in the cheeks The selection of volume-enhancing dermal fillers available at Hedden Plastic Surgery & Spa Greystone now include Juvéderm Voluma XC injectable gel, the latest member of the Juvéderm family of fillers. This new product is ideal for patients in the Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama area who Continue Reading

Cosmetic Injectables for Facial Rejuvenation

Botulinum Toxin, Soft Tissue Fillers soften wrinkles, add youthful fullness to the skin People today want their outward appearance to match the youthful energy they feel inside. That’s why more men and women are choosing treatments with Cosmetic Injectables to achieve a more youthful and refreshed look without surgery or downtime. Whether you have wrinkles Continue Reading

Botox Cosmetic Approved to Treat Crow’s Feet

Botox has been used off-label for years to smooth the appearance of crow’s feet and other fine lines on the face. Now, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved BOTOX Cosmetic (onabotulinumtoxinA) to temporary improve the appearance of moderate to severe lateral canthal lines at the sides of the eyes, known as “crow’s feet,” Continue Reading

What’s the Best Injectable for You?

Popular options for facial rejuvenation smooth wrinkles, add skin volume Wrinkles that show up on the face and forehead are often some of the first visible signs of aging. Not only does the skin begin to lose support and elasticity as time goes by, but repetitive movements of facial muscles can cause the skin to Continue Reading

Celebrating 10 Years of BOTOX Cosmetic

Botox was approved in 2002 to treat frown lines The year 2012 marks 10 years since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved BOTOX Cosmetic to temporarily improve the look of moderate to severe frown lines between the brows in people ages 18 to 65. A decade ago, this approval made headlines because it Continue Reading

FDA Approves Restylane for Lip Augmentation

Restylane becomes first Hyaluronic Acid Filler approved for lips Medicis, the makers of Restylane Injectable Gel, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved its application to expand the approved use of Restylane to include lip augmentation. Restylane’s approval for lip enhancement means that significant testing has been conducted, including a recent study Continue Reading

First Signs of Aging Often Appear on the Face

The way you look can have a lot to do with the way you feel A change on the outside can change the way you feel on the inside when the telltale signs of aging start to appear or for people who are unhappy with a facial feature. Feeling more attractive can allow your self-confidence Continue Reading