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Botox is no longer only for A-list celebrities. Every year millions of men and women choose Botox to safely and temporarily reduce wrinkles, frown lines and crow’s feet, taking years off their looks. Is Botox really safe? Are there any unwanted consequences? Relax, because…
Botox, or Botulinum toxin, is derived from Clostridium botulinum. When used in limited doses, Botox is safe, and even life saving. From managing children with cerebral palsy to treating headaches, Botox can be used to safely treat more than 20 different medical conditions. Quantities used for injections (less than a few billionth of a gram) are neither dangerous nor harmful. A paper published in the JAMA Dermatology journal found that procedures involving the use of Botox caused side effects in l in 3,333 cases they studied. Botox treatments are a short-term alternative to surgical treatments like facelifts or brow lifts. No general anesthetic. No recovery time.
Botox is safe as long as experienced physicians perform the procedure. Practitioners need to know where to inject and how much to inject to ensure that patients lose their facial expressions. Before you try Botox, look for a doctor who has been performing Botox injections for at least several years, and also check to see if your doctor is board certified in plastic surgery. Make sure that the Botox used is 100% authentic and full strength—ask to see the bottle! There should be a hologram on it. Due to its popularity, Botox is offered by ob-gyns, dermatologists, dentists and even in beauty salons; We do not recommend opting for treatment by anyone unless it is a doctor with years of experience.
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Dermal fillers are one of the top cosmetic procedures for restoring a youthful complexion without having to undergo surgery.Juvederm Los Angeles and Restylane are two popular dermal fillers available on the market. Both products are FDA-approved. As the skin ages, collagen and elastin break down underneath the surface, which can cause fine lines, deep wrinkles, folds, […]
Glabellar Lines, also known as frown lines or the “elevens” (because they can resemble the number) are the lines or wrinkles that form in the area of your face in between your eyebrows — the “Glabella.” What Causes Glabellar Lines? People who tend to frown or squint when they focus during work or other […]
Here at Sunset Cosmetic Surgery we pride ourselves on keeping up with the latest and greatest developments in medical technology and bringing the benefits of these new treatments to our patients as soon as they’re available. And without a doubt, one of the most exciting (and most talked-about) new developments in the world of cosmetic […]
Wrinkles and age are seemingly inseparable. Depictions of senior citizens, intended to emphasize their longevity, almost always focus on visible creases and lines around a thick pair of glasses. But for all their association with the accumulation of decades, wrinkles often have their roots in a person’s younger years. They also have a tendency to […]
Rhinoplasty and septoplasty are both surgeries that target the nose, but though the procedures are related, they accomplish different goals. A better understanding of how these two facial surgeries work—their similarities and their differences—can help patients partner more effectively with their surgeon to select the appropriate procedure for them. When it comes to rhinoplasty, the […]
For the last decade and a half, Dr. Steven Svehlak and Dr. Daniel Yamini have fused their individual knowledge and skill to provide their patients with highly effective and customizable cosmetic treatments in a safe and welcoming environment. As double board-certified plastic surgeons, Dr. Yamini and Dr. Svehlak prioritize patient safety and satisfaction above all […]