Fillers

Aging causes loss of facial volume, descending soft tissue and decreased skin elasticity. The loss of facial volume is a result of diminishing dermal collagen, hyaluronic acid and elastin as well as fat atrophy and even skeletal bone loss. Facial contours change with age from high cheeks and a small chin to flattened cheeks and […]

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Botox

Botox is composed of botulinum toxin A, derived from Clostridium botulinum bacteria. When injected into a muscle, it functions to temporarily paralyze or weaken that particular muscle. For this reason, Botox is used for cosmetic purposes to improve “hyperdynamic wrinkles”. These are wrinkles formed by muscle movements as in smiling, frowning and raising the eyebrows. […]