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Tag: Botox Dysport & Other Relaxers

Is it better to do Botox before or after Thermage?

Since the purpose of Thermage is to tighten a little, maintain the jawline and eyebrow position, and build collagen, the timing of Botox with it really isn’t important.   But, if...

Can Botox cause a problem with keloids?

Dear Fran –   Good question.  Fortunately, the answer is no (or let’s just say 99.9% no) is doesn’t cause keloids.  There are several reasons for this.  First, we get less...

Is there a solution for lines on the chest?

Okay so I have to do a bit of guessing here.  I’m guessing you’re over 40 and have some sun damage on your chest.  Without seeing you, it’s a bit...

Watered down Botox?

It’s a crazy world out there, isn’t it?  Why someone (and a doctor??) would do this, is beyond me since the results won’t be as good .  It’s like "shooting...

How long should Botox and fillers last?

Thank you –  I LOVE doing this blog!   Something seems odd to me.  In  18 years of practice, I’ve never seen anyone go through so much product, unless you are...

How does Botox usually wear off?

Good question.   The first time, I bring my patients back at 3 months but tell them it will wear off slightly before that.  Then, each time it will last a...

Is there a serum that might mimic Botox?

It’s an interesting technical challenge because serums and creams only penetrate so far (not far) into the skin.   A serum or cream would need to traverse the skin, subcutaneous fat...
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