Category Archives: Botox

Your Quick Guide to Xeomin

Botox may be the queen of injectables, but its sister, Xeomin, should not be overlooked. In July 2011, the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) approved the injectable for improving the appearance of the unattractive elevens between the brows. So how does Xeomin compare to other muscle relaxants like Botox and Dysport? Xeomin differs in terms […]

Three Easy Steps to Slow Aging

There’s no way to stop aging. Even Ponce de Leon would agree on that. And it can be confusing to sort through the hundreds of products out there that claim to prevent the premature appearance of wrinkles — from crow’s feet to lip lines to the dreaded turkey neck. At Lumier Medical, our approach to […]

Lip Lines Are Not Sexy

Like everything else, your lips are not immune to the effects of the passage of time. Volume loss in the lips is one of the classic signs of aging. Dwindling collagen levels brought about by aging not only lead to thinning lips, but also make it easier for fine lines around the mouth to become […]

Can Botox Really Stop Underarm Sweating?

If there were one product that deserves to be referred to as the modern fountain of youth, it would have to be Botox. This popular injectable has become the standard choice in softening the appearance of wrinkles and creases particularly in the upper third of the face — from the dreaded elevens to unsightly crow’s […]

Facial Lines and Wrinkles Are Not Created Equal

The words lines and wrinkles are often used interchangeably in describing signs of facial aging. Yet those words actually refer to two different things. In fact, lines and wrinkles have two distinct causes. What are facial lines? First of all, facial lines are not necessarily a result of aging. They are formed due to repetitive […]

Botox – How Can It Help Me?

Wrinkles come with age. As we age, our skin loses its moisture and some of its elasticity, allowing wrinkles to form. Facial expressions such as squinting and laughing repeat muscle contractions that also cause wrinkles. And the sun takes its toll, as well. In the past there had been few options, short of a facelift […]