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Comparing Neurotoxins: Botox, Dysport, Jeuveau, and Xeomin
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How Do Neurotoxins Work? Neurotoxins are a group of substances that destroy nerve tissue. They paralyze the ability of nerve cells (neurons) to transfer signals via the synapses. As a result of neurotoxins intoxication, a human being loses control of the body parts, and can even die. Neurotoxins are very dangerous for humans in high concentrations. The most frequently used neurotoxin is alcohol. However, in small doses neurotoxins can be used to help. For example, a microdose of neurotoxin can relax a muscle spasm and calm down the migraine. In the beauty industry, people use microdoses of botulotoxin. With age, people have got wrinkles on the moving parts of the face: near the external eye corner, between and above the eyebrows, and so on. Underskin injections of botulotoxin paralyze the facial muscles, they stop moving and the wrinkles get smoother, and the face looks younger. What Do Winkle Relaxers Have in Common? There are several popular wrinkle relaxer brands on the market. T [Read more]
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Dermal fillers are the hit on the beauty market in 2022. The gel with natural or biodegradable substances is injected under the skin on the face and other body parts. In this way, a filler pumps the skin, gives a younger look, fixes the asymmetry, and increases self-confidence. In this article, you will find the most popular procedures with dermal fillers, types of the fillers by the active substance, the best dermal filler brands in 2022, and the list of frequent side effects. Types of Dermal Fillers for Face All dermal fillers for the face are synthetic substances that bind water under the skin, stimulate natural collagen production, and plump the skin around the injection spot. The best dermal filler types are: Hyaluronic acid (HA) Hyaluronic acid occurs in the human body and the bodies of animals naturally. This substance is an essential part of the natural hydration cycle. It keeps moisture in body tissues. However, with age, the natural production decreases, and the body tiss [Read more]
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Orthovisc Injections are viscosupplements injected into the knee to alleviate pain, joint inflammation and discomfort caused by osteoarthritis. Viscosupplements are hyaluronic acid-based viscoelastic gels that are administered via injection to knees that are affected by osteoarthritis. Orthovisc contains hyaluronan, which mimics the naturally occurring substance in our joints that facilitates movement and rotation to reduce pain, swelling, and inflammation. Orthovisc injections are offered to patients when traditional treatments for osteoarthritis such as physical therapy, acetaminophen, and exercise does not alleviate the patient’s conditions. Knowing the side effects associated with Orthovisc injections sets proper expectations for its uses. What is Orthovisc? Orthovisc is one of the most trusted viscosupplement brands that has been used by thousands of patients for over 20 years. Orthovisc is an ultra-pure, high molecular hyaluronic acid based viscosupplement that provid [Read more]
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While the rise of noninvasive cosmetic treatments has dramatically increased men’s interest in dermal fillers since the 90’s, a lot of men are still concerned with the possible ‘feminization’ of their features. Dermal Fillers for men are specifically tailored to provide the prominence and definition of the masculine structure. The goal is to look ageless with defined, chiseled characteristics. Biology lays the foundation for the difference between a man and woman’s physique. This causes an obvious distinction in the way aging manifests in men and women’s bodies. This is the reason why the cosmetic treatments of men and women are not the same, because their treatments cater to different purposes. Dermal Fillers for Men The aim of dermal filler injections for men is to maintain the defined, muscular features that can be attributed to the physical characteristics of men in their prime. This involves reinforcing the man’s prominent facial feat [Read more]
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Botox is an undeniably effective treatment for facial wrinkles, folds, and lines. It has been proven to significantly reduce the formation of new lines and wrinkles become with sustained injections. In addition, Botox has several long-term effects that contribute to the overall self-satisfaction by patients who choose to undergo this treatment. It is important to gauge how long Botox lasts to prepare for how often maintenance treatments are necessary, to preserve and extend its effects. What is Botox? Botox is a brand of neurotoxin injectable used to reduce signs of aging by inhibiting and suspending targeted muscles from contracting and forming lines, wrinkles, and folds. It is also known as Onobotulinum toxin A, derived from the neurotoxin Clostridium botulinum. Despite being dubbed as the deadliest toxin in the world, this particular type of botulinum toxin has numerous medical and scientific applications. In 2002, it was approved by the Food and Drug Administration to be a saf [Read more]
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The role of PPE or Personal Protective Equipment has taken a drastic change in recent times. What was once used solely in workplaces with a certain degree of safety hazards is now an undeniable necessity in ensuring our health and protection. Personal Protective Equipment acts as a barrier between the skin and harmful contaminants or impact hazards from the environment. In this current age, it is what stands between the unprecedented transmission of the highly infectious COVID-19 and our safety. With the virus being transmitted through direct and indirect contact, mere physical proximity amongst each other can pose as a serious threat.  While we slowly work to resume necessary social activities, we must take necessary precautions to mitigate the harms.  Everyone in the workplace should wear PPE and understand what it is for. What is PPE? Personal Protective Equipment is an apparatus or accessory worn over the body to protect against injury, contamination, impact, and exp [Read more]
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  • Juvederm
Juvederm is one of the most widely used brands of injectable dermal fillers used to smoothen facial wrinkles, shape facial contours, add volume to the lips, fill facial scars, and lessen signs of aging. The Juvederm line of products target specific areas of concern on the face, focusing on delicate areas such as the cheeks, lips, and around the mouth. Each Juvederm product varies in formulation and quantity; therefore, the exact cost of Juvederm treatments depends on which specific Juvederm product(s) will be used. Juvederm treatments are non-surgical, minimally invasive procedures that are not covered by medical insurance. Knowing what to expect is key to gauging and preparing for the costs of a Juvederm treatment. What is Juvederm? Approved by the FDA in 2006, Juvederm is a brand of HA based-injectable fillers inserted deep into the skin to correct moderate to severe facial lines, wrinkles, and folds. HA stands for Hyaluronic Acid, which is a substance that naturally occurs in ou [Read more]
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Synvisc and Supartz are two different brands of viscosupplementation treatments used to treat osteoarthritis of the knee. Viscosupplementation is the administration of hyaluronic acid-based viscoelastic gel via injection to joints affected by osteoarthritis. Hyaluronic Acid (HA) restores lubrication and prevents further joint degradation by replenishing and increasing the production of the native hyaluronic acid in the body. This stimulates the synovial fluid, which is responsible for lubrication, mobility, and shock absorption of the joints. Osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis is a progressive, degenerative disease that attacks the joints, particularly in the knee. This is caused by the gradual breakdown of the joint cartilage due to repetitive movements, stress, and wear and tear. The cartilage between the joints eventually wears out which may cause the bones to come in contact with each other. The subsequent rubbing against one another causes pain, stiffness, swelling, and inflamm [Read more]
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