The difference between Botox and fillers and their results

Botox and Fillers – Know the Difference

The popularity of wrinkle treatments has skyrocketed greatly in the last decade. For people interested in having treatments to lessen and reduce wrinkles, there are many options available to them. You can go with over-the-counter treatments and products or you can go with a longer-lasting treatment from your healthcare provider. Botulinum toxin type A (or Botox) and dermal fillers are two examples of treatments that can provide the desired reduction ...

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Learn about the side effects of Botox and how to treat them

Botox Side Effects Explained

Botox is a drug that weakens or paralyzes muscles in the treated area to prevent muscle contractions from occurring. When used in small doses, it can help to reduce skin wrinkles that give a person an older look. As a cosmetic treatment, Botox injections can give a person a younger and smoother look to the face. In addition, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved it as a treatment ...

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Younger looking with help of botox

Botox Benefits – Learn how it Turns Back the Clock

Botox is a refined form of botulinum that is used to rejuvenate the appearance of the face of patients. Botox is injected into targeted areas in the face to refresh the look of the face through the reduction of wrinkles and fine lines. Certain muscles are targeted on the face of the patient and the Botox is injected into those targeted areas. Neuromuscular blockers limit the amount of muscle contraction ...

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Meet "Dr. Lipjob" that is guilty of illegal Botox injections

Botox Nightmare: “Dr. Lipjob” Found to be Illegally Injecting Botox

A woman from Abbotsford, British Columbia has narrowly avoided going to jail after she continued to inject people with dermal fillers and Botox even after she was prohibited from doing so by a court order. Rajdeep Kaur Khakh, a woman also known as “Dr. Lipjob” was given a 30-day suspended sentence. She was also given two years of probation after she was found guilty of contempt of court after she continued ...

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Botox injections for full body relief

Learn Where Botox is injected in Beverly Hills for Full Body Relief

Most people believe Botox is a treatment mainly used for improving or removing facial wrinkles on women. However, Botox is also used to treat certain medical conditions such as muscle spasms, migraines, jaw tension and excessive sweating. Botox is a neuromuscular blocker which can limit the muscle contraction in the treatment area. The interference allows the muscle to relax, and the skin to smooth out, while improving the patient’s condition. ...

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Which is right for me botox or fillers?

Choosing Between Botox and Fillers

Choosing between Botox and dermal fillers involves examining the problematic area. Both treatments can improve wrinkles and fine lines but each works in a different way and under different circumstances. Therefore, choosing between Botox and dermal fillers can be determined by learning a little about how the skin changes as you age. Changes with the Skin as You Age As you age, your body slows down the production of natural collagen and ...

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Botox Immunity

Can You Build Up an Immunity to Botox?

When fine lines and wrinkles begin to appear on the facial area, many people turn to injectable treatments such as Botox. Botox is a neurotoxin which works by temporarily paralyzing the facial muscle causing the wrinkles or fine lines. Botox is injected into area such as: The forehead between the eyes where frown lines appear The crow’s nest at the corners of the eyes Below the eyes The marionette lines ...

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Lip Enhancement with Botox

Can Botox Be Used to Plump the Lips?

Botox is used by doctors to eliminate fine lines and wrinkles as well as treat conditions such as chronic migraines, overactive bladder and severe underarm sweating. While Botox works well to improve smile lines, frown lines between the eyes and crow’s feet along the sides of the eyes, can it also be used to plump the lips of patients? Lip Injections Before having Botox to plump the lips, it is important to ...

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Botox popularity

Why is Botox so Popular?

Although Botox was first identified as toxic bacteria in 1897, it has come a long way since then. Between the 1920s and 1940s, a new discovery was made and developed which turned Botox into a beneficial entity. Botox could be purified in crystalline form and used, in small doses, to relax overactive muscles or muscle spasms. Botox was approved by the FDA in 1987 for medicinal use and, by 2002 ...

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