Archive | Injectables



Everyone in the world, except maybe those in the wilds of Borneo, has heard of Botox. It is one of the world’s most famous brand names. But Dr. Lavey also offers another brand of the neuromodulator, Xeomin. Like Botox, Xeomin is made from the botulinum toxin type A. But, unlike Botox, Xeomin consists of nothing […]

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Three Volume Enhancers for Different Areas

You’ve probably heard of three popular injectables: Perlane, Sculptra, and Radiesse. Each is a little different than the other two, and each works well for specific volume enhancing needs. Perlane Perlane is a hyaluronic acid filler. Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring substance in the body whose job it is to plump and firm the […]

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How to Reduce Bruising After Injectable Treatments

The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery reported that roughly 2.5 billion dollars was spent on injectables alone in 2013. In fact, Botox and hyaluronic acid-based fillers ranked first and second respectively in the top non-surgical cosmetic procedures for the same year. At our Danville cosmetic surgery practice, we have also noticed an increasing number […]

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5 Crucial Things to Consider When Choosing the Right Injector

Although injectables may be considered to be not as dangerous and risky as surgical cosmetic procedures, it should not be the reason why one should not carefully choose their injectors. We noticed here at our Danville cosmetic surgery practice that a lot of people tend to downplay the risks associated with injectables because it does […]

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