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Isn't Botox Only For Women?

"Isn't Botox only for women?"  A gentleman who had presented for a consultation recently asked this question, in pretty much these exact words. His wife had encouraged him to get Botox, especially to treat very...

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Fraxel Decreases Skin Cancer Risk

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States.  More than 3 million people are diagnosed with non-melanoma skin cancers every year. Factors that can increase the risk of skin cancer include age, prior history of...

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Fraxel Found Superior In Improving Long-Term Sun Damage

Sun damage, also known as photoaging, is characterized by hyperpigmentation (i.e. age spots), broken capillaries, skin roughness, and loss of skin elasticity.  Several recent studies in the Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy highlight the...

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Botox Has the Numbers

Even though Botox Cosmetic has been in the marketplace for over 20 years at this point, Allergan Aesthetics, the creators and distributors of Botox, continues to research it on an ongoing basis.  The Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology recently...

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PDO Threads Are Here!

Based on the title of this blog post, your first question may be: What are PDO Threads?  They are surgical, dissolvable sutures (i.e. stiches) that have been used in medicine and surgery for decades, but have been adapted to...

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The Mane Event - How We Can Help Reduce Hair Loss and Increase Regrowth

A recent article in New Beauty magazine highlighted the issue of hair loss and its stigma.  While many commercials for shampoos and conditioners promise thick and lustrous hair, the reality is that about 40% of women experience...

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Is There Really a Lunchtime Laser?

The term "lunchtime laser" has entered the popular lexicon recently.  The name implies that there is a quick and easy laser treatment that gives a person enough time to go from their place of work when their lunch break begins,...

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Why Botox is Still #1!

The United States Food and Drug Administration officially approved Botox just over 20 years ago.  Botox was in the forefront of a whole new category of medicines known as neuromodulators. Neuromodulators are medications that help doctors...

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Too Young for Botox?

“Do I need to be over 40 to start using Botox?" A 32-year-old woman who has a very stressful job and busy home life asked us this question.  She had very deep scowl lines between her eyes and very prominent forehead lines,...

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Botox Day is Coming, but November Should Be Called Botox Month

It’s official and just announced that November 15, 2023 will be the 5th Annual Botox Cosmetic Day!  On that day, starting at Noon EST, if you are an Allē member and you buy one $50 Botox Cosmetic Gift Card, you will get another $50...

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Introducing Skinvive, the First and Only Injectable to Improve Skin Smoothness!

Allergan, the makers of Botox and Juvederm, has recently unveiled its newest product to improve skin care.  Skinvive is a smooth gel that will be injected as microdroplets just below the skin surface. Skinvive is not a filler in the true...

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New Product for Hair Wellness

Just like the rest of our skin, the scalp and hair follicles gradually lose collagen and elastin as we age.  After 30 years of age, we lose about 1% of our collagen every year. This collagen loss especially affects the scalp by decreasing the...

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Laser Breakthrough Treatments For Acne

Acne is the most common skin condition in America.  Over 50 million people suffering from its consequences every year. Beyond the physical appearance of acute acne breakouts, many are affected by the emotional scars and, later in life,...

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Low Maintenance Secrets to Beauty

A recent Wall Street Journal article outlined several time-saving ways to use beauty treatments to simplify morning routines and roll out of bed looking “more put-together”.  While at first it may seem like a splurge, we perform...

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Rejuvenating Under Eyes with PRP

The thin tissue under the eyes is most especially susceptible to the aging process.  As the skin ages, the dermis, which is the foundation layer of the skin, gets progressively thinner. New collagen production also decreases,...

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