Archive for September, 2011

Topical Botox Shown to Reduce Crow’s Feet in Trials

Early trials found that a topical Botox – no needles necessary – appears to be effective at smoothing crow’s feet, according to U.S. News & World Report. The gel contains botulinum toxin, which is Botox‘s active ingredient, and results last about four months – similar to the results from Botox injections. The study said that […]

Keep Your Skin Care Routine Simple, Says USA Today

Liposuction is an ideal procedure for those who have lost weight through diet and exercise, but who haven’t been able to slim down certain areas of the body such as the thighs, tummy or arms. Liposuction allows your cosmetic surgeon to target problem areas of fat. Below are answers to some frequently asked liposuction questions. […]

Questions to Ask When Choosing a Surgeon for Cosmetic Surgery

USA Today recently reported on a woman who died after having liposuction performed by a doctor who isn’t board certified in any medical specialty, bringing up questions about what qualifications a surgeon should have to perform cosmetic surgery procedures. It is important to research your doctor before undergoing any cosmetic procedure. Here is a checklist […]

FDA Affirms Safety of Silicone Implants, Recommends Dropping MRI Requirement

Last week, an FDA advisory panel met to discuss the safety of silicone implants, including discussions on how to improve safety studies for the implants and whether to drop MRI recommendations. Dr. William Maisel, of the FDA’s Center for Devices, said he had heard nothing to shake his faith in the safety of the popular […]