July 5th 2018 - General Public
Sweaty pits can cause an uncomfortable clammy feeling. What’s worse, visible sweat marks can attract unwanted stares, causing a great deal of embarrassment. No one is immune to armpit sweating. It may occur due to a number of factors such as heat or exercise. Other triggers of underarm sweating include excess weight, anger, anxiety, and smoking. In some cases, armpit sweating is caused by underlying diseases such as axillary hyperhidrosis.
There are 2 major types of sweat glands, namely apocrine glands and eccrine glands. Found primarily in regions such as the groin and armpits, apocrine glands are the main source of body odor.
Some people tend to sweat more than others through these glands, but they don’t necessarily have an underlying disorder. Botox is commonly used to stop the normal sweating process under the arms.
How to tell if I have axillary hyperhidrosis?
Being a form of primary hyperhidrosis, axillary hyperhidrosis is characterized by profuse s ...
July 4th 2018 - General Public
Some men may be reluctant to receive a penis enlargement surgery due to the high risk of complications, but they still may feel self-conscious. Dermal fillers offer a less invasive way of enhancing the penis, helping to increase the girth of the head and shaft. Most patients only think of the length when it comes to penis size. Contrary to popular belief, it is the width of the penis (not its length) that brings the most pleasure during intercourse. Based on a research by the University of Texas, about 90% of partners prefer an increased penile width. In contrast, only 10% of them prefer an increased penile length.
Juvederm injectable gel can be administered into the glans (and the penile shelf) to increase the size of the penis. For many years, penis enlargement using dermal fillers was widely performed in Asia, delivering dramatic, visible results. After obtaining FDA approval in 2004, the procedure become increasingly popular in the US. Taking around an hour to comp ...
July 3rd 2018 - General Public
Indicated for the treatment of moderate to severe facial folds and wrinkles, including nasolabial folds, Radiesse is an FDA-approved filler that contains calcium hydroxyapatite (CaHA) gel microspheres. In addition to nasolabial folds, Radiesse also have a number of off-label uses. This includes cheek augmentation and correction of marionette lines. Juvederm, on the other hand, is approved by FDA for cheek augmentation, amongst various other aesthetic indications.
FDA approval vs off-label use
An FDA-approved product indicates that it has been granted approval for a specific indication. At the same time, the results from the manufacturer’s testing have been reviewed and the findings validated. In contrast, an off-label use refers to the use of a product for an indication that has yet to be approved by FDA. This does not necessarily mean that off-label uses are unsafe.
Radiesse or Juvederm?
1. Lifting effects
The degree of lifting produced by fillers is greatly i ...