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Botox for Bladder: Treatment, Effects, and Results

The anatomy of the bladder The urinary bladder is a hollow and distensible muscular sac that is located at the base of the pelvis just above and behind the pelvic bone. The bladder can be divided into the following four major structures: The apex: Also known as the vertex or summit of the bladder, it is the superior portion of the bladder and is located opposite to the fundus.   The body: The urine gets collected in the body of the bladder until the urge to urinate occurs. The ... READ MORE

Restylane for Cheeks: Why Doctors Use Restylane for Cheeks

Anatomy of the cheek The cheek is the fleshy region that extends inferiorly to the margin of the mandible, superiorly to the zygomatic arch, posteriorly to the ear, and anteriorly to the corner of the mouth. A large portion of the facial fat tissues, which are also known as malar fat pads, are located just underneath this area. These tissues give a plump and healthy appearance to the cheek. However, this fleshy region tends to lose its volume due to aging, which leads to unattractive sign ... READ MORE

Lip Augmentation Part 2: Best Fillers for Lip Augmentation

Best Fillers for Lip Augmentation Many patients who are unhappy with the shape and size of their lips choose to undergo non-surgical lip augmentation procedures that offer near instantaneous results with minimal side effects and minimal recovery times. The success rate of these aesthetic procedures is influenced by the expertise of the physician, injection technique, type and volume of filler injected, and the patient’s unique anatomy. The article below will explain in detail the ... READ MORE

Treating Masseter Hypertrophy: Professional Tips

What is the use of botulinum toxin? Botulinum toxin (BTX) is a powerful neurotoxic protein that is produced by Clostridium botulinum bacteria, a type of microorganism that is found abundantly in soil and untreated water throughout the world. Though the BTX is highly toxic to humans, the toxin is now used widely in the medical industries to successfully treat various medical conditions caused by excessive muscle tone and uncontrollable muscle contractions, including blepharospasm, strabism ... READ MORE

Synvisc vs Cortisone: Osteoarthritis Treatment

Treating Osteoarthritis: Synvisc vs Cortisone What are the treatment methods for osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis (OA) is a long-term inflammatory disease that affects the synovial joints. This degenerative disease is usually seen in patients who are overweight, have a family history of OA, have weak thigh muscles, and/or have had previous joint injuries. Under normal circumstances, the synovial joint is made of two bones that are covered with a tough and protective articular cartilage. Thi ... READ MORE

Reducing Forehead Lines with Botox

Botox is a popular cosmetic injection that contains botulinum toxin type A as the active ingredient. Botox acts on one very simple principle: decreasing muscle activity. On a cellular level, Botox is able to block the signaling process between motor nerve cells, thereby causing muscle paralysis. Through its binding to the nerve cell terminals, Botox inhibits the release of acetylcholine, which is a neurotransmitter that controls muscle contraction. As a result, partial denervation oc ... READ MORE

Tips for Professionals: Treating Glabellar Lines with Botox

Glabellar lines reduction with Botox tips Available in more than 78 countries around the world, Botox is a botulinum toxin injectable that has diverse clinical and cosmetic uses. In many countries in South America and Europe, Botox has been indicated for the treatment of medical conditions such as blepharospasm, excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis), urinary incontinence, cervical dystonia, overactive bladder, and spasticity. In addition, Botox has been used by doctors to treat acne and TMJ. ... READ MORE

Synvisc vs Synvisc One: What is the Difference?

What is a viscosupplement? A viscosupplement is a hyaluronic acid-based injectable gel that is designed to alleviate painful symptoms associated with osteoarthritis (OA). Patients are diagnosed with OA when the performance of at least one of their synovial joints has deteriorated due to wear-and-tear of the protective articular cartilage. This tough membrane sheathes the bones within the synovial joint and secretes the lubricating synovial fluid, which allows smooth and flexible joint mov ... READ MORE

Treatment with Restylane for Acne Scars

What is acne scarring? Acne, which is an inflammatory skin disorder, can be exceptionally frustrating, especially when it leaves unsightly scars behind. These scars could be atrophic or hypertrophic depending on the net loss or gain of collagen tissues during the skin recovery process. Patients with atrophic acne scars like rolling, ice pick, and boxcar can undergo dermal filler injections for smoother and more radiant skin. How does Restylane help to correct acne scarring? Restylane ... READ MORE

Restylane® for Chin

The chin—sometimes known as the mental region—is the area under the lower lip. A well-shaped chin helps to balance proportion of the face. Unfortunately, some patients are affected by various aesthetic imperfections like wrinkles, recessed bone contour, and an unrefined jawline. These imperfections can be corrected using either surgical procedures or dermal filler injections. The latter is usually chosen by patients due to its efficacy, simplicity, ease of reversibility, and shorter r ... READ MORE

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