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Botox: It’s Not Just for Cosmetics

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 1/16/14 7:05 AM

botox_not_just_for_cosmeticsBotox is known, typically, for its anti-aging benefits. It helps prevent and stop the spread of wrinkles and eliminates creases that appear on your face over time. However, the popular and virtually pain free procedure also has many other medical benefits that can improve your life and wellbeing.

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Benefits of Using Botox as a Preventative Tool

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 9/25/13 7:06 AM

preventative botoxBotox is an extremely popular procedure, and it’s easy to understand why. It’s cost effective, quick, and utterly painless. As more people become aware of the benefits of Botox, the number of patients pursuing the procedure has increased. In terms of cosmetic surgery trends, Botox was the most frequently performed minimally invasive procedure in 2012 in the United States.  

If you’re considering Botox as a preventative tool, here are some benefits that come along with it. 

Prevents Wrinkles 

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Top U.S. Cosmetic Surgery Procedures Revealed

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 3/12/13 9:09 AM

flawless faceThe count is in and Botox has emerged at the top ranked cosmetic surgery procedure of 2012, according to 2012 statistics recently published by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). Minimally-invasive cosmetic procedures such as Botox and Restylane showed across-the-board increases over the previous year. Surgical procedures declined in some traditionally popular areas, such as breast augmentation, posting their greatest gains in facial procedures such as face lifts and eyelid surgery. (Click here to see an ASPS infographic of report highlights.) 

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Look Stunning in Holiday Photos with Help From Botox or Fillers

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 10/31/12 11:46 AM

Botox HolidayWhen holiday photos started popping up on your friends’ Facebook pages last year, did you cringe and wonder when you started to look so worn around the edges and – be honest with yourself – old? The signs of aging seem to creep upon us slowly. We grow used to the face that looks back at us when we stand in front of the mirror every morning to shave or put on our makeup. Starring at ourselves in the mirror in the middle of the morning rush, we don’t have time to notice early signs of aging. 

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Year-Round Skin Care is a Must for Protection from Sun Damage

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 9/28/12 11:32 AM

Year Round Skin CareSunscreen isn’t just for summer. Protecting your skin from sun damage takes year-round effort. Your skin is just as vulnerable to the sun’s damaging ultraviolet rays in the winter as it is in the summer. The earth is constantly bombarded by ultraviolet radiation from the run. The sun emits two different types of UV radiation, UVA and UVB, both of which damage the skin but in different ways. 

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Quick Fixes for Facial Wrinkles and Problems

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 9/19/12 11:35 AM

Wrinkle Free CoupleWe’ve come a long way since Hollywood’s early days when makeup artists used melted paraffin to smooth fine lines before applying makeup to the faces of yesteryear’s stars. Today, we have drawers full of products to hide facial imperfections and early signs of aging—if you know how. 

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Are Botox and Skin Fillers the New Face Lift?

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 8/27/12 2:34 PM

Botox Fillers FaceToday, women are turning to Botox and skin fillers to combat the facial wrinkles, lines and slight sags that accumulate as we age. Botox and fillers have become so popular that some people are touting them as “the new face lift” or “liquid face lifts”. Such claims or implications are misleading and can cause confusion among consumers who wish to improve their facial appearance, leading them to anticipate results that these cosmetic surgery products cannot deliver.

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Brotox: Botox Gaining Male Fans

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 7/16/12 1:56 PM

Cleveleand Botox for MenMen are tuning in to the benefits of Botox in such a big way that the media has tagged the male use of the wrinkle-removing cosmetic procedure “brotox”!

In 2011 more than 360,000 Botulinum Toxin Type A (Botox and Dysport) procedures were performed on men, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. While only 6% of the more than 5.6 million Botox/Dysport procedures performed last year, male Botox consumers have been increasing nearly twice as fast as their female counterparts. Between 2010 and 2011, Botox for men increased 8%, compared to 5% for women.

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Why Women and Men Are Choosing Botox and Fillers

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 6/26/12 1:18 PM

The word “Botox” has become associated with a facial treatment designed to rid you of unsightly lines and provide a smoother, more youthful, appearance. But a Botox treatment from a Cleveland cosmetic surgeon may actually just be part one of the procedure. Often a combination treatment with both Botox or Dysport and cosmetic fillers will better achieve the results desired.

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Who’s Having Cosmetic Surgery Done and When?

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 6/11/12 12:16 PM

Cosmetic surgery use is shifting from damage control to prevention. Women (and an increasing number of men) are embracing cosmetic procedures at younger ages to combat aging and prevent skin damage. It is becoming common for adults in their 20s and 30s to include regular non-invasive cosmetic treatments like Botox and fillers in their normal skin care regimens, although people between the ages of 35 and 50 still comprise the largest cosmetic surgery demographic in the U.S.

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