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“DIY” Botox

DIY Botox, Do it yourself Botox, Botox injections. how much does Botox cost?I recently came across an article about DIY Botox… and if you are thinking “DIY” stands for “Do it Yourself”, you are correct!

It’s pretty easy to find super cheap DIY Botox kits online, but trust me, its not as great as it sounds! Not only are these kits illegal in the United States, most of them do not even contain real Botox!!

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Men are having more cosmetic surgery!

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According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, more and more business men are having cosmetic procedures to stay ahead of their competition in the workplace.

Both surgical and nonsurgical procedures are increasing in popularity with men, but Botox and Injectible Soft Tissue Filler treatments, such as Juvederm, Restylane, Radiesse, and Sculptra, are standing out from the crowd. There is a growing group of men who believe that looking younger and healthier gives them a competitive advantage in making sales deals, obtaining a promotion, or securing a new job.

According to New York Plastic Surgeon Dr. Nicholas Vendemia of MAS, “About 90% of the people having cosmetic procedures are still women, but the percentage of men having Botox and Fillers has almost doubled in recent years, and continues to rise very quickly. It’s obvious that having a little help in looking good isn’t just for women any more.”

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“More is Less” with Botox

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According to a recent study, men and women who get Botox regularly (every 3 months) for a period of two years may be able to increase their time between injections. After a period of two years, Botox may begin to last longer, so injections may be able to be spaced out up to every 6 months. Plus, keeping up with your Botox is the best way to PREVENT wrinkles before they become permanent fixture in the surface of your skin. Think about it… more seems to be less when it comes to Botox!

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Bridal Beauty Blast! Save $500 on Lips, Botox and a MAS Magnifique Facial!

wedding beauty tips, Botox New York, Plastic Surgery, New York Plastic Surgeon Dr. Nicholas Vendemia of MASIt’s every bride’s dream to look her best on her wedding day, and to take the most beautiful pictures ever!

MAS wants to help brides everywhere make this happen! Stop into our office anytime between now and July 31st to take advantage of our Bridal Beauty Blast special. Save $500 on the following 3 ultra-popular bridal treatments:

  1. Plump your ‘pout with Juvederm
  2. Erase stress and wrinkles with Botox
  3. Brighten and tighten your skin with a MAS Magnifique Facial

Three treatments… one visit… priceless pictures on your wedding day!

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Office: 1175 Park Avenue, New York City

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Bristol Palin’s “Jaw Dropping” Plastic Surgery

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Bristol Palin was reported to have jaw surgery recently to move her entire lower jaw forward and down in an effort to improve the alignment of her teeth and the overall look of her face.

Bristol is very happy with the procedure since she feels like she looks “older and more mature”, which we agree with. “She definitely looks more mature, especially in profile, and her face is in better proportion with her newly positioned jaw”, says New York Plastic Surgeon Dr. Nicholas Vendemia.

Dr. Vendemia adds, “For the most part, I think Bristol’s surgery was a success, but there are alternatives to having such a big operation with an extended recovery like Bristol’s procedure.”

Keep Reading to find out what other less invasive options Bristol may have had to re-contour her chin and jaw…

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Botox for Migraines. My experience…

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Anyone who suffers from migraines, will agree that there is nothing worse!

The sensitivity to bright lights and loud sounds, nausea, inability to concentrate… I could go on forever. There are a wide variety of medications and treatments available to those who suffer from chronic headaches, many of which I have tried, and many of which have terrible side effects. However, the FDA recently approved a new treatment for migraines… BOTOX!

I’ve been getting migraines since I was in 5th grade, and I’ve literally tried everything from acupuncture to medications (Topamax, Imitrex, Midrin, Maxalt, Axert, etc, etc, etc) in an attempt to prevent and treat them. Topamax was the only medication that actually helped, but the side effects were worse than the headaches themselves. Afters years of searching for the right medication, I started to wonder if I would ever be able to get rid of my headaches… I didn’t know what to do or if there was anything else I could try. That’s when I started looking into Botox for migraine prevention.

There has been extensive research on this topic, and last year FDA approved Botox for treatment of chronic migraines. And although it varies from person to person, most of the study results showed a significant improvement in headaches after Botox. In fact, one study compared Botox and Topomax, and they found that there was similar improvements in frequency and intensity of headaches.

I was a little skeptical, but I gave up on the meds and decided to give Botox a try. I got a total of 45 units of Botox injected into my temples, forehead, between my eyes, and base of my neck, none of which hurt!

Within 3 days, I noticed a difference. Not only did I love the cosmetic benefit (I swear my eyes look more open and awake), but I was no longer getting my daily headaches! A huge improvement, with none of the side effects I had with the medications.

Two weeks after my first treatment, I (unfortunately) have I gotten a couple of headaches, but they are much less intense, and don’t happen as often! Before the Botox, I got a headache just about every day, and now I get a much milder headache once or twice a week. Even when I get one, I don’t feel like I need to lie down in a dark room anymore.

I have realized over the years that my headaches will probably never stop completely, but Botox is the first treatment that really made a difference without bad side effects. I will definitely be keeping up with the Botox treatments in the future.

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Does Botox Prevent Wrinkles?

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As we age, wrinkles appear because of the repetitive contraction of facial muscles. Botox works by relaxing these muscles and decreasing stress on the deep layers of the skin. We all know that Botox is the best treatment for wrinkles, frown lines, and crow’s feet, but can it actually prevent those stubborn lines in the first place?

Read on to find out…

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