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What Comes First: Neurotoxins or Fillers?

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You’re open-minded about dealing with your inevitably aging skin, but do you know where to start? Neurotoxins, like Botox, Dysport and Xeomin, can help with fine lines by immobilizing the muscles, and fillers can help to restore volume but which should come first? We asked Greenwich, CT, dermatologist Henry Gasiorowski, MD, to explain.

Loss of volume and fine lines can often occur simultaneously, he says, but starting with neurotoxins can be a smart start. “We ...

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Pairing fillers with Botox for better results

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Pairing fillers with Botox for better results
If you’re planning to undergo an injectable treatment with a hyaluronic-acid filler such as Juvederm, and it’s
within your budget, you may want to consider asking your doctor about including Botox or Dysport in the procedure.

Studies have shown that filler results may last longer when used in tandem with Botox. Many doctors believe that by reducing muscle contractions, Botox and Dysport help slow the breakdown of the filler due to ...

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The Latest in Fillers: Your Own Blood?

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The Latest in Fillers: Your Own Blood?

We first told you about Selphyl, a type of facial filler made from your own blood, in April 2010. At the time, the procedure sounded promising, but results were yet to be seen. Now, doctors across the country are reporting great outcomes as more and more of them add it to their arsenal of anti-aging strategies.

For those looking for something more natural than a neurotoxin or synthetic filler to ...

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The Magic of the Cannula

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A REVOLUTIONARY NEW DEVICE THAT PERFECTS FACIAL INJECTABLES A major change in the way anti-ageing ‘fillers’ are being administered means that the risk of bruising and swelling from facial injectables is becoming a thing of the past. As members of the British Association of Cosmetic Nurses learned at their Second Annual Conference that the manufacturers of several leading dermal fillers are proposing cannulas instead of needles for certain treatments. The benefits are numerous – including an easier injecting process that ...

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Joker Face

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Why do fillers frequently look so false?

Close-up of a Woman's Lips Receiving Cosmetic Surgery from a Syringe (Digital Vision)Getting to the bottom of why fillers often look fake is tricky (Digital Vision)

You’ve seen this face – it’s everywhere. There’s something muzzle-like about the nose and mouth. The lips are taut and bulbous, and a little wonky when she smiles. In ...

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