Your Questions on Botox

A Quick Botox Primer Here are the most burning questions you’ve always wanted to ask about Botox.  Dermatologists provide the answers. What is Botox and how does it really work? Botox is made from botulinum toxin, a protein  that freezes the facial muscles. It binds to the receptors on the muscles, blocking the signals that make the muscles contract. Hence, you won’t be able to make movements linked to wrinkles between your eyebrows, crow’s feet, and forehead lines. However, Botox...

2020 Predictions for Top Injectable Facial Treatments

Botox and More on the Rise  Aesthetic treatments used to be hushed topics in years past, but now, it's no big deal to dish about your injection appointments. People of all generations are using Botox and Juvéderm, whether they’re 25 or 65 or older. There’s a major shift in trend in 2019 when younger adult patients were going for treatments. In the year previous, people under 40 were potentially looking into preventative options. Let’s see here what the pros are...

What are the Best Non-Surgical Anti-Aging Treatments?

Top Treatments That Actually Work  Fine lines and wrinkles are due to the loss of subcutaneous fat which is what happens as the human body ages. It’s also due to sun damage that leads to skin discoloration. While it’s not possible to eradicate or stop wrinkles and lines from forming, eating a healthy diet and keeping hydrated by drinking water every day can go a long way.  However, there are other anti-aging non-surgical treatments that can be used to keep...

The Amazing Non-Wrinkle Benefits of Botox

Botox: A Medical Wonder Par Excellent Did you know that Botox, that ultra popular anti-wrinkle cosmetic compound has other amazing uses in the medical world? Here are some lesser known benefits of the anti-wrinkle wonder. Botox for Eyelid Spasms Known as blepharospasms, it’s a movement disorder of the eyelid muscles. Persons are not able to control the excessive twitching and as a result eyelids can droop affecting daily activities. If severe one will be unable to see properly, less so...

Botox Brings Hope to Migraine Sufferers

Better than Other Drugs for Migraines? There have been studies claiming the effectiveness of Botox in reducing migraine frequency, and hence the popular product has garnered approval. Nonetheless the studies have mixed results, and now a new review of studies are claiming that the compound have only few benefits and side effects, though both are significant. There were 17 studies in a meta-analysis of prophylactic treatment for migraine that were analyzed by researchers, involving more than 3,000 participants, 86% were...

Botox May Prevent A Serious Heart Surgery Complication

Saving Lives with Botox A couple of studies showed that Botox, that cosmetic compound that can reduce wrinkles and enhance lips has another very special use, a life-saving one. From the SMG Arrhythmia Center at the Summit Medical Group in Short Hills, N.J., Botox injections were given during surgery to temporarily freeze nerve bundles in the heart, preventing the dangerous complication called, atrial fibrillation, or a-fib. Atrial Fibrillation is a common, often deadly, post- operative complication of heart surgery; it...

Rosacea and Botox: Red Face No More

Studies Bring Hope of Relief Studies say that at least one in ten people suffer from Rosacea, a condition which manifest as red areas on the center of the face - forehead, cheeks, chin and nose. What exactly is Rosacea? Rosacea is a rather common skin condition that causes redness and visible blood vessels in the face. It’s persistent swelling and redness. Many may have swollen red bumps that can look like acne, and sometimes contain pus. It usually affects...

A New Type of Botox Discovered

Different Types of Botox Botulinum toxin type A, known commercially as Botox, has had a number of therapeutic applications over the past 20 years. It’s been used for treatment of migraines, overactive bladders, excessive sweating, and cardiac conditions. Botulinum toxin Type A, as we know, is a neurotoxic protein with the ability to remove wrinkles yet cause food poisoning. Derived from Clostridium botulinum and its relatives, this protein is often found in soil and untreated water. This time a new...

New Study: Facial Surgical Scars No More

Botox Treatment After Facial Surgery? If you are to undergo a reconstructive surgery of the face, it is not unusual to worry about possible facial scarring. If it happens, what are you to do? Comes now a welcome solution out of a clinical trial published in the issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). The study claims that with botox or botulinum toxin A (BTX-A), the compound known as...

Botox-Treated Scalp Trend

Botox Injections to the Scalp? Don’t women want to work out in the gym and still have their alluring, blown-out hair style on? Or don’t women want to keep their salon-treated blow dry hair for longer at the office without worrying that they have to blow dry again and again? According to Us Weekly, there’s this beauty trend that will keep your style longer. What is just needed are Botox injections to the scalp. It’s called ‘Blotox’, a procedure that...