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Can Plastic Surgery Hinder Politicians?

The Washington Times has a very interesting article about plastic surgery and politicians.  Some good examples include Nancy Pelosi (she appears to have had a facelift and eyelid lifts) and Joe Biden (his alleged Botox’d eyebrows in the VP debate with Sarah Palin was almost as comical as Palin’s debate performance). Can Botox hurt a […]

  • Posted on: Nov 14 2011
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FDA Approves XEOMIN, a Type of Botulinum Toxin, for Cosmetic Use

Is the third time the charm?  This month the FDA approved Xeomin® (incobotulinumtoxinA) for the treatment of moderate to severe wrinkles in the glabellar region (frown lines).  This is the third botulinum toxin to be approved by the FDA for cosmetic use (following Botox and Dysport).  Merz Aesthetics plans to release Xeomin for use in the Spring […]

  • Posted on: Jul 28 2011
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Mom Injects Eight Year Old With Mail Order Botox – Are You Kidding Me?

Crazy story out of the Sun.  A San Francisco mom admits to regularly injecting her eight year old daughter with mail-order Botox!  According to the article, the mom stated: “What I am doing for Britney now will help her become a star. “I know one day she will be a model, actress or singer, and […]

  • Posted on: Mar 28 2011
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Can Botox Get You Out Of A DUI?

A strange Botox-related story has been recently published on MSNBC.com.  A Canadian woman, Patti Ann Moore, was recently pulled over by Canadian police for allegedly drinking and driving.  When the police officer attempted to perform a breathalyzer test on her, she huffed and puffed but just couldn’t get her lips around the breathalyzer.  She was […]

  • Posted on: Nov 5 2010
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FDA Approves Botox Competitor Dysport / Reloxin!

BIG news in the plastic surgery field. The FDA approved the drug Dysport (otherwise known as Reloxin) today for the treatment of fine lines in the glabella (between the brows). This is the first bona-fide competitor to Botox, as it is also a Botulinum Toxin Type A. I’ve mentioned Reloxin in this blog before, as […]


Botox for Breast Augmentation?

Will its applications never end? Some doctors have found a new use for Botox: Breast Augmentation. According to nbc10.com, some plastic surgeons are injecting Botox into the muscles of the chest in an attempt to straighten a woman’s posture and thereby enhance her bust line. Click here for the article. I’ve never performed this procedure […]