New to aesthetic medicine? Start here.

New to aesthetic medicine? Start here.

New to aesthetic medicine? Never fear. Botox hand-holding is here!

We’ve all been a “Botox-newbie” afraid and nervous at some point. And like most of us, you probably have questions and concerns before having your face “worked on” or your lips “done.” It can be confusing to know just where to begin. So we created a quick-start guide to hold your hand through the process and help you make an informed decision about choosing your first aesthetic treatment. Continue reading

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Shopping for Botox: When Cheap Botox Isn’t Better Botox

Shopping for Botox: When Cheap Botox Isn’t Better Botox

Sometimes cheaper isn’t better.

Let’s imagine you were checking out the reviews of a restaurant you were hoping to celebrate your wedding anniversary at, and every single review said “It’s cheap, but the chef is average and the food mediocre”, would you immediately think, “Well, that’s THE place to celebrate our love!” Probably not. You’d want the best you could find. Shouldn’t the same be true when shopping for Botox?

If there’s ever a time to avoid cheap, it’s when you’re getting a medical procedure performed on your face.

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Aesthetic Medicine True Confession: How a Macho Guy Became a Botox and Dermal Fillers Believer

Aesthetic Medicine True Confession: How a Macho Guy Became a Botox and Dermal Fillers Believer

AN AESTHETIC MEDICINE TRUE CONFESSION:
How a Macho Guy Became a Botox and Dermal Fillers Believer

Even though I live in the city, I’ll never be a metro-man.
I’m a Texas boy. Give me the pace of Fort Worth and the music of Dallas. Better yet, give me the outdoors and ocean.

I’m also not one of those guys to go for the overly-coiffed manscaping. You know what I mean – eyebrows plucked to the point of girl-envy, not a stray hair to be seen. Continue reading

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9 Reasons We’re Convinced Botox is Better than Chocolate

9 Reasons We’re Convinced Botox is Better than Chocolate

Did we just say, “Botox is better than chocolate?”

We can hear you already:

“Blasphemy! There’s nothing in this world better than chocolate.”

How can Botox be put in the same category as the confectionary that lights up the office vending machine (not to mention the emergency stash you keep in your bottom drawer)?

We’re not denying that chocolate is scrumpdillyicious. Of course it is! But it still doesn’t have a thing on Botox. Not convinced? Read on to learn just how much better Botox really is. Continue reading

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Eight Reasons Juvederm is the Jazz Music of Aesthetic Medicine

Eight Reasons Juvederm is the Jazz Music of Aesthetic Medicine

Is Juvederm the Jazz Music of Aesthetic Medicine?

Like Jazz music, Juvederm is a great selection when you want to relax, slow down, bump up the smooth factor of a room and turn on the sexy.

How so?

Glad you asked.

In this post, we’ll let you in on the eight reasons Juvederm is a smooth groove you need to hear about. The best part? No speakeasy secret word is required to get in the know. Continue reading

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14 Myths about Botox and Dermal Fillers Debunked

14 Myths about Botox and Dermal Fillers Debunked

Myths, Lies and Misunderstandings

We’ve all encountered a terrible Facebook photo of ourselves  – tagged by a friend who obviously doesn’t understand the rules – that makes us look ten years older. Before you know it, you’re in front of the mirror, stretching and pulling at your skin, trying to imagine what you’d look like if you had worn sunscreen every day since birth while bathing in coconut oil.

Despair sets in when a quick Google search reveals that time travel still hasn’t been invented and you’re not returning to your thirties (or any other age for that matter) anytime soon. But then you realize that anti-aging skin care is advancing by the minute, and there’s a doctor somewhere who knows how to take years off your face with a simple injection. Of course, as with all advancements in medicine, there are always doubts, rumors and stories.

Does it actually work?

Will I turn into a terrifying caricature of myself?

What in the Vegas-world did Carrot Top do to his face and can I get the opposite of that?

Most of the horror stories surrounding Botox and Dermal Fillers are just that – storiesBefore you decide to get an aesthetic injection or if you’re already indulging, you should find out which stories are true and which are pure myth. Continue reading

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