Botox Cosmetic is the only approved treatment for both moderate to severe frown lines and crow’s feet. Botox is a safe, quick, and affordable way to minimize fine lines and wrinkles. Today many women and men are receiving Botox Cosmetic injections. Botox Cosmetic, also known as Botulinum toxin type A, is a neurotoxin that originally comes from a bacterium that causes muscle paralysis. This toxin has been used for many years for the treatment of various conditions that involve muscle spasm.
How Does Botox Cosmetic Work?
The muscles of our face are responsible for facial expressions like frowning or smiling. As we age, the repeated contractions of these muscles along with other changes in the skin result in the wrinkles that we see. Botox is injected into a muscle, resulting in that specific muscle relaxing and becomes unable to contract temporarily for four to six months thereby eliminating its pull on the skin and softening the wrinkles over this muscle. With continued treatments of Botox, new wrinkle formation is also prevented as repetitive muscle contractions that deepen facial lines over time are blocked. Aside from treating wrinkles, Botox can be used to reshape and rejuvenate facial features by altering the balance of muscles. Continue reading
During the fall season, New England becomes one of the most scenic places in the country. However, the pollen can cause your allergy symptoms to run wild. No one looks forward to being stuck inside the house. Below are three of the top tips for allergy sufferers to keep in mind.
Take Your Allergy Medications
Symptoms of fall allergies include stuffy, runny, itchy nose, sneezing, itchy eyes, wheezing, coughing,and headache. Take your allergy medications before exposing yourself to the pollen-filled environment. The medication will give you an extra sense of security. It is a good idea to start taking your allergy medication as soon as possible because many allergy formulas take a while to build up in the bloodstream. It is also a good idea to consult your doctor. Not all allergy medications work for every person. Continue reading
A nose job, or Rhinoplasty, is a procedure performed to improve the overall aesthetic of this central facial feature. There are a number of common complaints people have about their nose, from overall size in proportion to the rest of their facial features, bumps and indentations, the width of the nose, the positioning of the nostrils, nasal tips that are hooked, bulbous, or upturned, and issues with asymmetry.
Through a rhinoplasty procedure, all of these issues are typically resolved very successfully. In addition to these aesthetic issues, sometimes the function of the nose is improved through rhinoplasty as well.