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Botox in Austin is Common in Men

Among men getting Botulinum Toxin Type A (Botox® Cosmetic, Dysport®), there has been nearly a 314% increase from 2000 – 2012 with approximately 390,000 men receiving Botox®/Dysport® treatments in 2012 according to the American Society of Plastic Surgery.  This is not just a national trend—we have seen a similar increase in Botox users at our Austin plastic surgery practice.  Why the increase?  The pressure to look young while job hunting may be one reason why men are choosing to get … Continue Reading

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Sunscreen is Important in the Winter

During the recent Formula-1 race here in Austin, the weather was incredible.  Sunny skies, cool, breezy – our typical fall-winter weather for Central Texas.  One of the commentators remarked that sunscreen should be worn on a weekend like this- when the weather is remarkable.  I have to say that I agree, but I also think that sunscreen should be a part of everyone’s daily routine and not just used on days when it is sunny!  It is during the overcast … Continue Reading

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My Non-Negotiables When It Comes to Your Skin Health

Frequently, my patients, friends, family and even strangers ask me what should they be doing for their skin with regards to anti-aging skin care in Austin.  How do they prevent further aging? How do they reverse the signs of aging?  It is actually more straightforward than you may think- so here it goes… 1)  Growth Factors– Repair and Regenerate.  Growth factors have shown statistically significant improvements in skin radiance, skin smoothness, skin tone, fine lines and the overall photoaged appearance … Continue Reading

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Improve Your Skin Health Using Growth Factor Therapy

Foreskin in a bottle?  Okay…wait a second, now that I have your attention let’s talk growth factors.  Did you know that your body naturally produces growth factors to heal the skin?  Well, when you are a child and you scrape your knee your body heals itself within a matter of days.  One of the reasons it takes longer for us to heal quickly as we get older may actually be due to the decreased production of growth factors that are … Continue Reading

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