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Dangers of the Botox Bar

Dangers of the Botox Bar

There are many news stories about people getting injured or bad outcomes at “Botox Bars” recently.  One must keep in mind that these injectables can be administered by physicians or nurses and that most of the time you are paying for the material being injected (which...
When Can I Apply Makeup After….

When Can I Apply Makeup After….

Not a day passes that we don’t get asked, “When Can I Apply Makeup After…”.  Since we spend an inordinate amount of time talking about this at Nuance Facial Plastics, I decided to make an exhaustive list in this blog post so that our current and future patients have a...
The Lip Flip

The Lip Flip

The Botox Lip Flip The lip flip has been a frequent topic of discussion in my office for the past 6 months. I spend more time than I would like explaining what it does, and why I don’t do it.  Before I explain the latter part of that sentence, let’s go into some...
Cannulas vs. Needles

Cannulas vs. Needles

Filler Injection with Micro-Cannulas   Fillers at Nuance Facial Plastics are done with cannulas when possible.  There are multiple ways to have fillers done, and the most important thing is getting the best results.  The next highest priorities are to minimize pain,...
Smoker’s Lines, Part II: Improving Lip Lines

Smoker’s Lines, Part II: Improving Lip Lines

Stepwise improvement in lip lines addresses the anatomy of lip lines without trying to relax, or paralyze the orbicularis oris muscle, using Botox.  The appearance of lip lines is due to the presence of the muscle inserting into the skin around the mouth (so that the...