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Don't Let Acne Control You: Control Your Acne

Acne can produce troubling social stigma at all stages of life to the point that acne patients may become withdrawn or afraid of social interactions. Teenage girls and women can apply makeup to cover most concerns, but in many cases acne cannot be…

Read more | Comments (0) | Aug 22, 2011

The Artfull Filler

So often we see our friends having visited their neighborhood day spa in Orlando or their plastic surgeon only to come back looking odd. Why does this happen?                                                    

Read more | Comments (0) | Jul 05, 2011

BOTOX® Friend or Foe?

  A recent article in the New York Times, entitled "Looking Good, Feeling Less" implies that people getting BOTOX® have less ability to empathize with others, since their frozen faces make them unable to mirror the faces of those they are watching.

Seriously? First of all, the interpretation of BOTOX creating a frozen face is not accurate. BOTOX properly used softens expression leading to…

Read more | Comments (1) | Jun 22, 2011

What's In Your Skin Care Products?

I once ventured thru a very high end department store with one of my nurses on a fact finding mission. The young ladies at the cosmetic counter were elegantly adorned and well made up, some with flawless skin.

They recommended…

Read more | Comments (0) | May 11, 2011

Lip Enhancement in Orlando... Luscious or Ludicrous?

We've all seen it ... Goldie Hawn's infamous lips from The First Wives Club ruining an otherwise attractive face,…

Read more | Comments (2) | Apr 29, 2011

Bootleg BOTOX®

Use of counterfeit BOTOX® is on the rise, being produced in countries such as China, Iran, and India. Many of these products make their way into the US via the Canadian border. To date only BOTOX Cosmetic and Dysport™ are the only botulinum-based wrinkle treatments that are FDA approved and widely used throughout the United States.

How to Avoid a Bad Batch of "BOTOX"

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Read more | Comments (0) | Apr 20, 2011
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