Category Archives: Skin Care, Botox and Fillers

FDA Advisory Committee Recommends Juvederm Voluma XC for Cheek Augmentations

Earlier this week Allergan, Inc. announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) General and Plastic Surgery Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee recommended Juvederm Voluma XC as a safe treatment option for cheek augmentations. The unanimous vote to recommend it by the Medical Devices Advisory Committee, while not binding, will be […]

Understanding the Latest Lunch Hour Treatments

Quick and Convenient Anti Aging Treatments Are you both time-strapped and bothered by wrinkles? We have injectable treatments that provide a quick and convenient solution for lines, wrinkles, and folds caused by aging. Botox and Fillers in San Antonio San Antonio Cosmetic Surgery offers some of the most popular injectable treatments. Botox® is the most […]

Looking Beautiful At Any Age WIth Cosmetic Procedures

As our bodies change as we age, so do are expectations about our appearance. These changing expectations are reflected in the most common procedures in various age groups, according to a new info-graphic from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS). Getting The Appearance You Want Through Cosmetic Procedures For women between the ages […]

Lip Augmentation, Making A More Youthful Smile

Lip augmentation is a quick and easy procedure that is hard for other people to tell that work has been done. This cosmetic procedure uses injectables to add volume to a patient’s lips and reduce signs of aging around the mouth. Signs of aging around the lips and mouth include decreased lip volume and lip […]

Allergan’s Botox and Breast Implants Endure European Austerity

Sales in Botox and breast implants are accelerating in Europe despite the continent’s economic crisis, according to the chief executive of US pharmaceutical company Allergan. Despite high rates of unemployment and widespread austerity measures, it seems that southern Europeans in particular place cosmetic enhancement high on their priority lists. Recent statistics released by the International […]

“Preventative” Botox Among Patients in their 20s

Botox is among the most popular cosmetic procedures in America, but it seems that its wrinkle-reducing properties aren’t just limited to people 35 and older. A recent article on the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASPS) website indicates that a growing number of people aged 19 and 34 is pursuing “preventative Botox.” While there […]

More Seniors Seeking Nonsurgical Cosmetic Procedures

Traditionally, cosmetic procedures have been considered suitable pursuits of the young and middle-aged, not the elderly. However, with the aging of the baby boomer generation and a greater variety of minimally invasive procedures, there has been a rising number of seniors consulting with plastic surgeons and pursuing medical rejuvenation. Based on statistics released by the American Society for […]

Which Laser Therapy is Right for Me?

Facial rejuvenation once required patients to undergo dermabrasion and similar treatments. While many people benefit from these procedures, they aren’t right for everyone. Fortunately, with the advent of new laser therapies, skin treatments can be accomplished with nothing more than focused bursts of light. From wrinkles and spider veins to blemishes and scars, lasers have […]

Less Frequent Botox Can Still Be Effective

After a period of two years undergoing Botox treatments, patients may reduce the frequency of treatments to every six months and achieve the same benefits, according to a study by the Oregon Health & Science University’s Casey Eye Institute that looked at how often to get Botox. When looking at a group of 50 women, […]