Category Archives: Botox
Alternatives to Plastic Surgery
Alternatives to plastic surgery such as BOTOX® Cosmetic and dermal fillers are becoming increasingly popular in Dallas. These nonsurgical cosmetic treatments are capable of reducing the visibility of fine lines and wrinkles from nearly every area of the face. Some options can even produce a softer and fuller look as well. While these treatments cannot […]
Top Plastic Surgery Trends of 2013
According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2013 marked the fourth consecutive year in which the number of plastic surgery procedures performed increased. Leading this growth trend were procedures such as: Neck and facelift Buttock augmentation Blepharoplasty Reconstructive surgery Leaders from previous years, including liposuction, did not see the same rapid growth. However, there […]
Is BOTOX® Cosmetic Safe?
BOTOX® Cosmetic is the most popular nonsurgical facial rejuvenation treatment in the world. With BOTOX® Cosmetic, Dallas plastic surgeon Dr. Vasdev Rai can immediately reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles throughout your face. BOTOX® Cosmetic also has a number of non-cosmetic uses including the treatment of excessive armpit sweating, Frey’s Syndrome, and migraine […]
Can Certain Foods make you look Older?
Sometimes, surgical interventions like a facelift are the most effective way to combat the signs of aging and turn back the clock, so to speak. A recent slideshow in Huffington Post suggests abstaining from certain foods may also improve the appearance of your skin, although diet cannot eliminate any sagging skin on your face. According […]
Facial Fillers and BOTOX: Rejuvenation in time for the New Year
Facial fillers and BOTOX have the advantage of producing rapid results. Certain plastic surgery procedures require you to plan time for your recovery, including taking time off from work and social events. If you were hoping for a refreshed look for the New Year, facial fillers and BOTOX let you restore facial volume and reduce […]
Texas Medical Board Considers New Regulations on BOTOX® Cosmetic Injectors
On June 3, the Texas Medical Board met to discuss, among other things, whether to regulate who can inject BOTOX® Cosmetic and other injectable treatments like Restylane or Juvéderm. Currently, there is no regulation about who actually performs the injections, only on who can purchase and prescribe the medications. On the agenda was the possibility […]
Why the Facelift Will Never Go Away
Although some procedures, like breast augmentation and tummy tuck, have grown significantly in popularity since 2000, others, like the face lift, have seen a significant decline. Facelift popularity dropped by 23% from 2000-2009, even though the overall number of cosmetic procedures has increased by almost 70%. In part, this is due to the increasing popularity […]
Empty Nest Plastic Surgery: Is It for You?
For many parents, sending the kids off to college causes mixed emotions. On the one hand, it is sad and hard to finally let the children go. It is difficult not to worry about the child who will no longer be checking in at night, who cannot ask you for help when he or she […]
Fraudulent Plastic Surgery Patients
News reports have been coming out for years about occasional plastic surgeons found to have defrauded the public, but more recently, there have been stories about patients defrauding their plastic surgeons. A recent example is a woman in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, who received a BOTOX® Cosmetic treatment and cheek and lip fillers from a Dr. […]
Cosmetic Surgery or Not?
Joan Collins is a British television actress who has won various awards and had a long career. She started at the age of 18 and became famous when she starred in the soap opera Dynasty during the 1980s. She is now 77. Collins is in the news today for making an unbelievable claim. She says […]