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Botox vs Facelift

Facelifts vs. Botox: Getting the Results You Want

Botox vs Facelift

These days, when it comes to creating a more youthful appearance, there are non-invasive, minimally-invasive, and surgical options available to you. Two of the most popular methods for creating a younger-looking face are Botox injections and facelifts. While both of these options can provide dramatic results, there are some significant differences that may influence your decision.

Understanding the Facelift

Facelifts are surgical procedures, but there are some minimally-invasive endoscopic options available. Patients who want dramatic changes and long-lasting results often opt for facelift procedures because they can last for decades and offer far more visible results than other options. However, there are risks, particularly when it comes to anesthesia. Recovery times vary from patient-to-patient, and many are off work for two weeks or more. Finally, facelifts will result in some swelling, bruising, and discomfort, but surgeons do their best to manage this with anti-inflammatories and painkillers.

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New Job Botox

Starting a New Job? Why a Little Botox or Filler Can Give You a Boost in Confidence

New Job Botox

Starting a new job at any age can be quite stressful, but for anyone who’s in their mid-30s (or beyond) things are a little extra-stressful. You are entering a new environment filled with fresh, eager faces just out of college, and it’s up to you to keep up and make your voice heard. Botox and/or filler injections can help boost your self-confidence, and that translates into a job well done.

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Botox Injections

The Surprising Versatility of Botox Injections

Botox Injections

When you think of Botox, you probably think of women who go to their doctors to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. While this is, in fact, the number one most common use of Botox, it can have a tremendous impact on lives in several unique ways. Here are five of the most surprising uses of Botox in the medical world.

#1 – Eye Spasms

Believe it or not, those little ticks you feel in your eyebrows and eyelids never go away for some people. In fact, some have dealt with eye spasms of some sort for years, learning how to deal with it the best they can. While Botox is for aging these days, it was first approved by the FDA back in 1989 for the treatment of eyelid spasms and other problems related to eye muscles.

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Five Emotional Benefits from Botox

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Your face says a lot about you− which can be a good or a bad thing. Sometimes, visible signs of aging like fine lines and wrinkles show up ahead of schedule. These unwanted physical attributes can place a psychological burden on patients. No one wants to look older than they are.

Luckily, Botox can be used to treat this type of problem. Its benefits are tremendous. Fine lines and wrinkles are reduced or removed, and the psychological burden is lifted. Many patients report emotional benefits following a minimally invasive Botox procedure. The five most common are:

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What Is the New Super Botox Facelift?

Mesotherapy

Botox has been used for cosmetic enhancement for many years now, but a “new” treatment option may just take its place. Mesotherapy is not a new concept, but thanks to Hollywood A-listers who are discovering its full potential, it is sweeping the country and is undeniably the next big thing.

What Is Mesotherapy?

Mesotherapy was originally developed to promote fat loss and burn away cellulite with vitamins, minerals, and pharmaceutical ingredients. Traditionally, they are injected into subcutaneous fat and target adipose fat cells, causing them to rupture and die. Although the results are quite limited in nature, and it works better on some areas of the body than others, doctors are finding new ways to make the most of these miniscule injections.

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Botox Injections

Does Botox Have Longer Lasting Anti-Aging Effects Than We Thought?

Botox Injections

Botox injections are a cosmetic form of treatment that has come to be associated with lip plumping, breast augmentation and wrinkle reduction procedures. However, it has recently come to light that this substance may in fact be able to affect the overall structure of the skin in a positive – and even anti-aging – way as well.

Increasing Skin Pliability

A recent study found that, when used long-term, Botox injections have the ability to increase skin pliability and flexibility. One of the study’s authors, Dr. James Bonaparte from the University of Ottawa in Canada, stated the following in this regard, “Apart from just seeing the paralysis in the muscles that are treated, we are also seeing changes in the skin that are indicative of possible changes in fibroblasts.” These findings have suggested that Botox may not only have direct anti-aging effects on the skin; it may make the substance useful for scar treatments as well.

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