Monthly Archives: October, 2013

Voluma is the latest filler to be FDA approved – What makes it different? Dr Steve Weiner explains

Juvederm Voluma was approved by the FDA today for treatment of age related volume loss in the cheek area.  This is the first filler to be approved for this purpose.  Its main component is Hyaluronic acid which is also found in Juvederm Ultra, Restylane, Perlane, and Belotero, all FDA approved fillers.  Juvederm Voluma is a …

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Dr. Steven F. Weiner answers questions about Botox

Q: Shouldn’t 30 units of botox be sufficient for glabellar 11’s? (Photo) A: Movement persists after 30u of Botox – several reasons Someone with a very strong glabella can’t expect to have complete movement cessation with Botox. There is a scale 0-4 and you can expect 1-2 drops in the scale with proper placement and …

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What’s new in Botox Treatments, MicroBotox, and the Upcoming “Botox Cream” by Revance Theraputics

Dr. Weiner answers questions about Botox Botox was originally FDA approved for treating stabismus (lazy eye) and blepharospasm (spasms of the eyelids) in 1989.  When treating around the eye, patients and doctors were noting the wrinkles around the eyes were improving and brows were elevating.  Studies were then initiated by Drs. Jean and Alastair Carruthers …

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Don’t Forget The Hands and Decolletage When Thinking About Your Cosmetic Refinements!

Most of the procedures advertised and touted have to do with rejuvenating and beautifying the aging face and neck.  This blog is to bring attention to the often ignored areas:  The Decolletage (chest) and The Hands.  There are some simple, quick, and little to no downtime procedures that can be performed to bring these areas …

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