Our skin is one of the first things that begins to show signs of aging, especially in the face. Because our skin loses collagen and elastin through the years, along with the added formation of expression lines, our facial skin can cause us to look older than we really are. Today, there is a selection … Continue reading The Differences Between Botox and Fillers
Botox continues to be the most common cosmetic procedure performed today because of its proven effectiveness and quick process. However, the only thing that has changed over the years is that its users are getting younger. The idea of “preventative Botox” has gained popularity recently with users as young as their twenties. How Can It … Continue reading Botox for the Under 40 Crowd
When the average person thinks about Botox injections, they may envision a blonde Hollywood starlet visiting her plastic surgeon monthly to eliminate all wrinkles from her face. However, Botox is losing its stigma of only being for the famous, and more and more patients in the Maryland, PA area are opting for the treatment. This … Continue reading The Rise of “Brotox” for Men
The short answer is yes and no. While there are dozens of procedures that can change your structure and shape to look more like a celebrity—see below for specifics—there are many factors that contribute to how a person looks, including diet, genes, and grooming. Yahoo! Health reported on the most requested celebrity assets made to plastic … Continue reading Can You Get a Celebrity Body with Plastic Surgery?
The short answer is that there is no exact number that can be prescribed to each nonsurgical procedure because everybody’s body is different. Have you noticed there are some 60-year-olds who naturally don’t look a day over 40, and some 30-year-olds who look ten years older? Nonsurgical treatments can help return age and youthfulness to … Continue reading How Long Do Nonsurgical Cosmetic Procedures Last?
One of the most powerful new weapons in the war against aging is a toxin produced by a tiny organism. The toxin is commonly known as Botox and is short for botulism toxin. Injection of minute amounts of this toxin is now commonly being used to treat facial wrinkles. And yes it is a toxin produced … Continue reading Botox – Pretty Poison
By Lawrence Rosenberg M.D. Cosmetic surgery once available to only the affluent is now commonly available to a much wider population. According to the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASPRS) over one million people underwent cosmetic surgery in 1998. This is more than double the amount since 1992. Of those 1 million patients, … Continue reading Cosmetic Surgery – No Longer Just For the Rich and Famous