Category Archives: BOTOX

  1. 5 Common Post-Botox Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

    While Botox may seem like a magic eraser for wrinkles and fine lines, your choice of provider is essential to your satisfaction with your treatment. Issues such as asymmetry or an unnaturally “frozen” facial expression are uncommon when a skilled, experienced, and trained injector performs your treatment. However, some consumers may be drawn in by… Read More

  2. How Botox Has Improved Through the Years

    Researchers began to study botulinum toxin, a neurotoxin that weakens muscle, in the 1970s, and whether it could effectively treat muscle-related disorders. In the ‘80s, Vancouver-based ophthalmologist Dr. Jean Carruthers routinely used BOTOX to treat  eyelid spasms when one patient demanded an injection near her inner brow. Dr. Carruthers explained that her patient wasn’t spasming… Read More

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    3 Non-Surgical Ways to Rejuvenate the Face | Dr. Pugash

    3 Non-Surgical Ways to Rejuvenate the Face | Dr. Pugash Are you looking for ways to reduce the appearance of wrinkles, sagging skin, or frown lines? How do you know whether facial rejuvenation is right for you? Well, if you stand in front of a mirror in a well-lit room and notice any of the… Read More

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    How to Properly Give Botox as a Gift for the Holidays

    Are you looking for the perfect gift for someone close to you this holiday season? It’s becoming more popular for people to skip the jewelry and clothes they normally buy as Christmas gifts, in favor of more practical items such as aesthetic treatments. If you look at your Christmas list, you’ll likely find someone who… Read More

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    Procedures to Book Now for Great Results by Fall

    As summer comes to an end, many people are already filling up their calendars for fall and winter social events. The transition between summer and fall is the perfect time to get started on your ideal look for the next season. While more invasive procedures should be avoided until after summer, there are plenty of… Read More

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    Five Things to Expect After Your Botox/Dysport Treatment

    Botox and Dysport (Botulinium Toxin) treatments have become so popular that they have become part of our everyday vernacular.  The American Society of Plastic Surgeons reports that nearly 7 million Botox injections were performed in 2017. Botox and Dysport are neurotoxins that weaken muscle and smooth out facial wrinkles for a rejuvenated, refreshed appearance.  Botox… Read More

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    Which Injectable Treatment is Right for You?

    As injectables grow in popularity it is important for patients to understand how Botulinum toxin (brand names include Botox, Dysport and Xeomin) and dermal fillers differ in formulation and which problems they address. Patients tend to mix Botulinum toxin and dermal fillers into one category.  Understanding how these types of products address wrinkles, lines, and… Read More

  8. 5 Cosmetic Procedures for Younger-Looking Eyes

    Your eyes are what people first notice about you — for better or for worse. Bright, vibrant eyes can make you look young, energetic and alert. Dark under-eye circles, puffy eyelids and crow’s feet can make you appear tired or older than you really are. If you would like to brighten your eyes but are… Read More

  9. Five Skin Care Mistakes to Avoid

    Whether you are in your 20s or your 50s, unsightly signs of aging can make an appearance on your face. Wrinkles and fine lines can creep up around the eyes and forehead, while age spots or discolouration can affect your overall facial appearance. While some skin changes are inevitable over time, there are a few… Read More

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    Does “Preventative BOTOX” Stop Wrinkles Before They Start?

    Think having BOTOX in your twenties is absurd? Think again. More and more twenty-somethings are choosing to have “preventative BOTOX” to stop — or at least slow — the formation of facial wrinkles. But does BOTOX as a preventative measure really work? Getting BOTOX in Your 20s May Freeze the Aging Process — At Least… Read More