Botox vs. Filler (such as Juvederm)

Do Botox and injectable fillers do the same thing? They most certainly do not. Botox (the brand name for onabotulinumtoxin A) is a highly purified chemical that blocks muscle activity. Fillers such as Juvederm, Restylane, etc. are naturally occurring compounds that, when injected, occupy space. When Botox is used, the goal is to limit muscle […]

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Do I need an upper eyelid lift or a browlift (or both)?

What is the difference between an eyelid and a brow lift? Do I need only an upper eyelid lift, or both? An upper eyelid lift (blepharoplasty) will address the problem of excess skin hanging over the upper eyelid. This often gives the eyelids an aged appearance. A brow lift addresses the problem of the eyebrows […]

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