When many people think of botox, they think of the cosmetic uses of the product. While this is probably the most common use, there are other reasons for people to use it. In fact, your primary care physician may recommend trying it for a condition or problem you are having. Here are a few things botox can help with that are not related to wrinkles on your face. Strabismus Strabismus is an eye problem in which one eye is out of alignment. [Read More]
What Is Mohs Surgery And What Can Be Done To Prevent Skin Cancer?
Mohs surgery is a surgical procedure named after a doctor by the name of Frederic E. Mohs, MD. This procedure is a technique in which the skin is numbed with anesthetic, then the area in question is shaved off with a scalpel down to the skin and the portion that was shaved is then tested for cancerous cells. Lab work is performed on the portion that was shaved off to test for cancerous cells using a mapping method to detect the cancerous cells. [Read More]
What To Expect After Spider Vein Treatment
If you have spider veins, then you know that it can be an embarrassing and frustrating problem. Spider veins are unsightly, but they are also painful. They often make your skin sensitive to the touch or itch when they come in contact with clothing. If this sounds like something that is affecting your life negatively, then don't hesitate to seek treatment for spider veins. Here's what you can expect after spider vein treatment. [Read More]
3 Reasons to Get Dermal Fillers
Dermal fillers are gaining popularity as a cosmetic treatment because they are not nearly as invasive as surgery, have very little downtime, and yet can dramatically improve your appearance. Dermal fillers involve getting a small amount of a soft, gel-like substance injected into your target areas. Popular places to receive fillers include the lips, under the eyes, the cheekbones, and even the chest area. Here are three reasons to try dermal fillers: [Read More]