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Why did this woman almost die from botox?

Front-page news: Botox injection nearly kills woman. Yesterday's Hamilton Spectator trumpeted the news.Does this mean that everyone who decides to smooth out a few wrinkles is risking a brush with death? Not at all.Let's look at what happened: Francine Giacomelli, a 25-year old woman who lived confined to a wheelchair because of severe cerebral palsy had [...]

By |June 26th, 2009|Categories: botox, wrinkles|3 Comments

A Botox competitor is coming

Reloxin is another compound of botulinum toxin A, the active ingredient in Botox, that should be available soon.The good news is that having a competitor for BOTOX® Cosmetic should help to bring down prices.But if you're thinking that every Botox-injector is going to immediately switch over to the newer product, think again. Reloxin doesn't behave exactly [...]

By |March 25th, 2009|Categories: botox|0 Comments

Less surgery, more medspa services

The Financial Post is reporting that people are turning to non-surgical cosmetic treatments in the current economic climate.According to recent surveys by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), more patients are opting for non-surgical procedures instead of expensive surgery due to costs and the risks of taking [...]

By |March 23rd, 2009|Categories: botox, dermal fillers|1 Comment

A man’s Botox experience

More and more men are trying medical cosmetic treatments like Botox. As the competition becomes fiercer in business, men want to appear more relaxed, healthy and vital.I came across this article from the British Times Online where a man describes his own experience of having Botox for forehead creases and frown lines.Despite being in my early [...]

By |March 19th, 2009|Categories: botox|2 Comments

How to shop for Botox® Cosmetic

Here is an educational piece that we provide to people who are shopping for Botox. It outlines the factors people should take into consideration and the questions they should ask before signing the consent form for Botox. We’ve created the following guide to help you decide on the best Botox® Cosmetic treatment option for you. We [...]

By |March 11th, 2009|Categories: botox, wrinkles|0 Comments

Stress got you grinding your teeth? Here’s help

I came across this press release from a cosmetic surgery group in the UK called Transform. They are describing a 50% increase in the number of people requesting treatment for Bruxism, which is the medical term for excessive teeth-grinding.Transform can reveal that it's Britain's men, aged 35-45, living in London who are most likely to request [...]

By |March 6th, 2009|Categories: botox|0 Comments

Jenny McCarthy likes Botox

Jenny McCarthy is interviewed in Michigan Magazine and I found an excerpt on the Access Hollywood website.She is someone I admire for her work on autism. The sense that I get of her in this interview is that she is comfortable in her skin. She doesn't apologize for where she's at and what she does or [...]

By |March 6th, 2009|Categories: botox|0 Comments