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Do you know the difference between dynamic and static wrinkles?

As you know, wrinkles are modifications of the skin’s surface that are associated with cutaneous aging, sun exposure, and several other factors. They often present as lines, folds, and creases, and they are commonly seen on the face, neck, and hands. The number of wrinkles a person has tends to increase with age.   There is currently no official or definitive classification of wrinkles. Commonly adopted classifications are based on anatomic, dimensional, and etiologic criteria, as w ... READ MORE

Botulinum Toxin (BOTOX) Risks and Benefits

Introduction Botulinum toxin (BT) is a therapeutic ingredient isolated from a rod-shaped, gram-positive bacteria Clostridium botulinum. Several BT serotypes have been identified, 2 of which (type A and B) have clinical significance. The use of botulinum toxin type A on the upper face was first documented in the late 1980s. It was later approved by the US FDA for cosmetic use and is now considered as one of the most important contributions to the approach of anti-aging. Types of Botulinu ... READ MORE

Prevent and Treat Wrinkles with Soft Tissue Fillers

Soft tissue fillers, also known as dermal fillers, or wrinkle fillers, are gels or viscous suspensions that are injected underneath the skin to soften the appearance of wrinkles, fill hollow areas in the face, and enhance the lips. Regardless of the type of filler used, repeat injections are often required to maintain the result or correct undesirable effects. As people moved away from permanent fillers like liquid silicone because of higher risks and more incidence of unwanted results, te ... READ MORE

Botox For Migraines and Headaches: Costs and Treatment Review

Headaches are one of the most common nervous system disorders and a major cause of disability worldwide, affecting 47% of adult population in the United States alone. According to the International Headache Society, a headache is classified as a primary headache disorder if the headache itself is the illness and there are no other causes diagnosed. The most common primary headache disorder in clinical practice is migraine. Up to 15% of the world’s population is afflicted with the deb ... READ MORE

Botox vs Dermal Fillers Like Juvederm & Restylane: Complete Guide

Botox contains botulinum toxin and dermal fillers like Juvederm and Restylane are made of hyaluronic acid. Botulinum toxin and hyaluronic acid-based fillers are anti-aging treatments with high safety profiles and proven effectiveness. Although both can rejuvenate the face by erasing lines and wrinkles, they work differently. It’s important to remember that Botox is an effective treatment for dynamic wrinkles or those that are caused by repetitive facial expressions, making it a good preven ... READ MORE

3 Reasons You Shouldn’t Buy or Inject Botox Without A License

Botulinum toxin A has the potential to help address a variety of medical and cosmetic conditions. Since its inception, Botox has had a dramatic clinical impact. Drug safety should always be the top priority for health-care providers and patients. Individuals seeking botulinum toxin A injectables should be educated on where to obtain treatment and on the dangers of receiving Botox from unlicensed practitioners. Botox was approved by the FDA for cosmetic indications in 2002, and it has since beco ... READ MORE

What Are Chemical Peels? Safety, Scar Treatment & Peel Types

What is a chemical peel? A chemical peel is a type of skin resurfacing technique that involves the application of a caustic solution or chemical peeling agent to visibly improve the structure of the treated tissue and the overall appearance and health of the skin. Depending on the level of peeling required, the chemical solution destroys different layers of the skin, causing it to peel off, thereby revealing a new layer with improved texture and surface characteristics. Roughly, 1.4 million c ... READ MORE

The 5 Types of Wrinkles Explained: Dynamic, Compression, and More

Classification of Wrinkles   Wrinkles can be classified into 5 types, depending on their cause and location on the body: Compression wrinkles Athrophic crinkling rhytids Dynamic expression lines Permanent elastic creases Gravitational folds   Here is a quick overview on each of these type of wrinkles:   Compression Wrinkles   Compression wrinkles form during sleep. They are caused by facial distortion and are more commonly found on those who sleep face down. ... READ MORE

Ways To Prevent & Treat Wrinkles: Botox Injections, Quit Smoking?

Top 5 Tips To Prevent Wrinkles Through Your Lifestyle   Spend less time in the sun. The sun is at its peak from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Try to avoid outdoor activities during these hours. Always wear protective clothing and apply sunscreen with a minimum of SPF30 if sun exposure is inevitable. Apply an antioxidant-rich moisturizer or cream every day, even if you have oily skin. Consult a dermatologist to find out which type of wrinkle prevention cream suits your skin type, such as ZO Skin H ... READ MORE

Difference Between Botulinum Toxin Type A and Type B

Botulinum toxin type A and type B are the only two serotypes approved for cosmetic purposes. As you may know, botulinum toxin is a biological agent that has been isolated from the Hall strain of Clostridium bacterium and adapted for cosmetic and clinical use. In addition to their composition, botulinum toxin type A and B differ in the way they are prepared for use thus dilution, injection procedure, their particular mechanism of action, results duration treatment cost and other factors. This a ... READ MORE

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