The Food and Drug Administration recently announced that all manufacturers of botulinum toxin, best known for the brand Botox, that there is a risk of paralysis-like symptoms from the distant spread of the toxin and carry a black box label. A black box label is the strongest safety warning that a medication can carry and… Read More
Dr. Shah’s landmark article on intradermal botulinum toxin was featured in Marie Claire. The scientific paper demonstrated effectiveness in reduction of oil production in the vast majority of a patients.
Botox (made by Allergan) has had a strong hold on the facial aging and line production market on the face. This has allowed it to charge any price it wanted. Now, however, there are 2 new competitors being released in the United States this year. With the release of any new product, it is usually better… Read More
The lastest botox alternative offering a needle free chance at aging gracefully is Freeze 24-7, and Freeze & Go. This product contains GABA a muscular relaxing agent which claims to soften your lines, highlight your bone structure and shrink pores. While it may indeed be a great product , any product which claims to work… Read More
A new procedure that patients are discussing is GFX. While recently FDA approved to relax the frowning muscles created by the brow and forehead. It works by applying low intensity stimulation to hyperactive muscles to deliver radio frequency to muscles. GFX is thought to last 12-18 months. While this technology seems appealing in theory, the… Read More