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Dynamic vs. Static: Understand Your Wrinkles and How to Best Address Them

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk May, 05/20/2020 - 05:14 PM

Wrinkles can appear on almost every part of the body, but our patients are typically focused on addressing facial wrinkles. Fine lines and age-related blemishes can make you look much older, so it’s important to understand the different types of wrinkles and what you can do to reduce them. Wrinkles can be categorized into two […]

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Preventative Botox: The Lowdown on Getting Injectables in Your 20s

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk November, 11/18/2019 - 02:53 PM

Maintaining a healthy appearance is important to everyone, regardless of their age. This is why injectable treatments have been gaining popularity over the last few decades. While many people believe that Botox and other non-surgical treatments are only ideal for older patients, that couldn’t be farther from the truth. Dr. Rizk, a New York double-board […]

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The “BOTOX” world is poised for some major changes

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk March, 03/08/2019 - 03:19 PM

Get ready for another wrinkle-relaxing option beyond Botox, Dysport, and Xeomin because a new injectable called Jeuveau recently received FDA approval for vertical lines between the eyebrows—and plans call for a significantly lower cost. Slated for a Spring 2019 launch, this product from Evolus is approved strictly for aesthetic use, unlike Botox, which has myriad […]

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Botox for Scars? New Research Suggests the Toxin May Help Improve the Appearance of Surgical Scars

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk March, 03/22/2018 - 06:53 AM

New research suggests that we can add surgical scar improvement to the long list of conditions that Botox can help improve. We know the wonder toxin can erase wrinkles. It also improves chronic migraine headache, puts the brakes twitching eyelids, stops extreme sweating, corrects crossed eyes, and may also have a role in treating depression […]

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New Nod for Botox for Forehead Lines

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk November, 11/30/2017 - 03:48 PM

And then there were three. Approved uses for Botox Cosmetic, that is. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) greenlighted Botox Cosmetic for the temporary improvement of moderate to severe forehead lines in early October 2017. It is already approved for moderate to severe crow’s feet and moderate to severe frown lines in adults, among […]

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