Botox/Cosmetic Injectables

Juvaderm® the Collection of Hyaluronic Acid Fillers

What is JUVÉDERM®?

JUVÉDERM® is an injectable dermal filler that contains hyaluronic acid, a substance that can be found in the human body and has the unique ability to draw and bind with water molecules. Once injected this soft gel creates a fuller, plumper appearance at the surface of the skin. By precisely assessing a client’s face and placing the appropriate JUVÉDERM® product in just the right place we can achieve a decreased appearance of deep lines and folds, fine ...

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Cosmetic Dermal Fillers: What are they and how do they differ

History of Dermal Fillers

You may have wondered about how dermal fillers, such as Juvéderm® and Restylane®, came to be. It all started with fat transplants which are still used today. In 1893, Dr. Neuber was the very first doctor to attempt transplanting fat from a patient’s arm to fill out facial defects. By the mid 20th century, silicone started to be investigated. Silicone was used from the 40s through the 50s, but patients often developed granulomas, small nodules, ...

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Frequently Asked Questions About BOTOX®…get the SKINny

What is it really?

Allergan, the manufacturer of BOTOX® Cosmetic, was the first to offer an anti-aging product to the market containing minute amounts of a highly purified botulinum toxin (a protein) derived and refined from the bacterium, Clostridium botulinum. BOTOX® in its cosmetic application is used to target the facial muscles that cause us to squint and frown which after years of animation create the permanent frown lines (also known as Eleven’s or the Mean Mommy), crow’s feet, nasal squint lines ...

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