Botox Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is Botox? Botox is a purified form of Botulinum Toxin Type A. This is a neurotoxin that causes a temporary paralysis of the muscles being treated. 2. How does Botox works? Botox blocks acetylcholine from binding with its receptor. This prevents the nerve impulse from signaling a muscle to contract. When the muscle […]

Chemical Peels Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is a chemical peel? A: A chemical peel is a skin-resurfacing procedure used to peel away the top layers of the skin, stimulating collagen production. New collagen allows the skin to look smoother and younger. 2. What are chemical peels used to treat? A: Chemical peels heal damaged skin caused by acne, sun […]

Juvederm Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is JUVÉDERM®? A: Juvederm is an injectable gel that is used to correct and smooth moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds including parentheses lines, vertical lip lines, corner lines and marionette lines. 2. What are parentheses lines? A:Parentheses lines are the lines that form around the sides of the nose. They are […]