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

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

Want to erase facial lines fast?

I've complained in a previous post about a product advertised on the msn homepage that promised to transform a very wrinkled face to a smooth one so I felt a little funny writing the title of this post.However, SkinMedica has a new product (to Canada at least) called TNS Line Refine that really works. This is [...]

By |December 11th, 2008|Categories: wrinkles|0 Comments

Chemical peels on the body: My latest favourite thing

Medical grade chemical peels work. They increase the turnover of cells, making the skin smoother and more dewy. They reduce pigment in the skin. Certain peels hydrate. They can smooth out wrinkles. If you have acne, peels are great for reducing blemishes and improving the appearance of your skin.However, to tell you the truth, I don't [...]

Facial tightening and body recontouring with radiofrequency

Radiofrequency treatments are a great way to tighten your skin, smooth cellulite and reduce volume.I have the Accent Radiofrequency machine from Alma Lasers. It features 2 handpieces: unipolar for deep heating and bipolar for superficial tightening.The energy from the unipolar handpiece penetrates several centimeters below the skin, causing deep heating of the tissues. The immediate result [...]

Sculptra Results

Many of you are familiar with our lovely Michele, an esthetician here at Advanced Rejuvenation but you may not know that Michele at one time was challenged with aging skin.Let's look at Michele in July 2007:I hope you can see this image as clearly as it appears on our computers here at the clinic.What I see [...]

By |February 16th, 2008|Categories: anti-aging, wrinkles|2 Comments

Exciting News

When I first heard about this product, I thought it was amazing, a totally different approach to restoring youthfulness to the face. I attended my first training course on it one year ago in the US. I've been waiting patiently for it and now I finally have it.This is a product that stimulates your own body [...]

By |February 12th, 2008|Categories: anti-aging, wrinkles|0 Comments

Fear Factor: BOTOX®?

"I love what Botox does for me but I've been hearing the reports in the media and I don't think I should use it any more."The call came in yesterday but I've been hearing similar comments recently from various sources. What's going on? Why are people afraid of BOTOX®?Here's the buzz in the media:Botox and a [...]

By |February 12th, 2008|Categories: botox, wrinkles|0 Comments