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Introducing the Concept of “Age Freezing”

The nonsurgical aesthetic industry has finally hit an important milestone. Using a combination of techniques, cosmetic physicians are now able to halt, and even reverse, the age-related changes which occur to one’s face. In the past, technologies would allow for turning back time for a few years but eventually, the inevitable and undeniable signs of …

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The Latest Trend “Prejuvenation” – Preventative Rejuvenation

It’s been touted for years by the aesthetic physicians – “Prejuvenation” – starting maintenance treatments in one’s late teens or early twenties.  The Kardashians have popularized these minor cosmetic tweaks to stay youthful and refreshed with visits to their Beverly Hills physician, documented regularly on “Keeping Up with the Kardashians”. There is increasing pressure to …

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The Top 5 Procedures for a Youthful Appearance

There is so much information available on the internet that is becomes extremely confusing to the average person as to what is the right thing for them to do. While genetics, race, and lifestyle play a role in how one ages, there are many universal features of the aging face which are inescapable. While it …

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What Differentiates Dr. Weiner from the Majority of Other Filler and Botox/Dysport Providers

Dr. Weiner is Board Certified in Facial Plastic Surgery and is an expert on the anatomy of the face. He trained, and was a faculty member, at the number one rated Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Department in the country at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. He started injecting Botox in 1994. His initial uses for Botox …

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All Botox Providers are NOT the same. Choose carefully!

Botox injections are the most popular cosmetic procedure performed worldwide.  Millions of patients are injected each year with the wrinkle fighting drug.  Its popularity is attributed to: There is minimal downtime – 15 minutes of bumps from the injection The procedure is highly effective in improving wrinkles Discomfort is usually minimal Side effects are few …

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Slimming Ones Facial Appearance with Botox/Dysport

The ideal shape for an aesthetically pleasing face has been referred to as “an upside down egg” or heart-shaped.  It is desirous to have the upper face wider than the mid/lower face.  It brings more attention to the eyes, the center of beauty.  Widening of the lower face can give a female a more masculine …

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Revance (RVNC) RT001 is Going to Improve Crows Feet and Sweating WITHOUT Needles

Revance RT001 is a topical treatment that is a neurotoxin or “neuromodulator”.  This means that it decreases the muscle activity, similar to Botox Cosmetic, Dysport, and Xeomin.  However, unlike the current FDA neuromodulators, Revance RT001 can penetrate through intact skin, whereas all the others require needle injections.  Although the Botox injections are fairly quick and cause …

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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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What are realistic expectations for noninvasive cosmetic procedures?

As the number of physicians providing noninvasive cosmetic services increases, there is a tendency for many to make unsubstantiated claims as  to what outcomes can be expected.  This ultimately can lead to unhappy patients and certain procedures can be tarnished in reviews or in the press for not living up to what was promised.  Patients …

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