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Botox for hyperhidrosis: Treatment, Results, Cost & Benefits

Botox for hyperhidrosis: Treatment, Results, Cost & Benefits
Treating Hyperhidrosis with Botox Commonly used for wrinkle reduction, Botox is a high-performance injectable that consists of botulinum toxin. It visibly diminishes crow’s feet, glabellar lines between eyebrows, and forehead lines, helping to create a younger-looking skin. Many people do not realize that Botox can be used for other clinical indications. This includes overactive bladder (OAB), spasticity, blepharospasm (associated with dystonia) cervical dystonia, and urinary incontinence (due to detrusor overactivity associated with neurologic conditions e.g. multiple sclerosis). Apart from that, Botox has shown remarkable effectiveness in the management of hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating). What is hyperhidrosis? Hyperhidrosis is condition characterized by abnormally excessive sweating that is not related to exercise or heat.  The heavy sweating caused by hyperhidrosis significantly exceeds normal sweating caused by a hot environment or stress. In patients wi ...

Radiesse Treatment for Cheeks: Effects & Benefits

Radiesse Treatment for Cheeks: Effects & Benefits
About Radiesse for cheeks Radiesse is a type of dermal filler made of calcium hydroxylapatite microspheres. It is mainly indicated for the treatment of facial fold and wrinkles (e.g. nasolabial folds). Plus, Radiesse has shown remarkable results in the restoration of facial volume, helping patients to combat signs of aging. Being approved by FDA in 2015 for hand augmentation, the filler can be used in the backs of the hands to correct volume loss caused by aging. At the same time, the highly versatile dermal filler can be used on other areas for contouring and augmentation. When injected into the lips, Radiesse helps to create extra volume, giving patients a voluptuous pout. Using Radiesse on the cheeks Apart from the lips, Radiesse can also be on the cheeks for volume enhancement. Due to the natural aging process, the volume of the cheeks inevitably decreases, resulting in a gaunt appearance. Radiesse effectively adds volume to sunken cheeks that lack volume, thereby ...

7 Important Tips You Should know to Extend the Results of Botox

7 Important Tips You Should know to Extend the Results of Botox
It is likely that you have heard about Botox, the revolutionary botulinum toxin injectable that visibly reduces moderate to severe lines and wrinkles. This includes crow’s feet, forehead furrows, and frown lines. Quick and painless, Botox treatments are the perfect alternative to the conventional aesthetic procedures, which tend to be invasive in nature. In this article, we will discuss the mechanism of action of Botox, criteria of a good candidate and, most importantly, how to make Botox last longer. How Botox works Botox is an injectable that consists of botulinum toxin type A (a type of neurotoxin). Once administered, Botox attaches itself to cholinergic nerve endings to prevent the release of acetylcholine. Acetylcholine (ACh) is a type of neurotransmitter that controls muscle contractions. Simply put, Botox exerts its anti-aging actions through temporary relaxation of the facial muscles that cause lines and wrinkles. Due to its unique mode of action, Botox is ...