Articles Tagged: Botox in Los Angeles

 

A Bit of Botox Can Treat a World of Problems

Posted on January 29, 2018 by Ella Fedonenko

Few cosmetic treatments can rival Botox extraordinary ability to reverse the signs of aging and rejuvenate the skin. Serums and creams often fall short of expectations to noticeably reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles because they only address what’s on the surface of the skin. Botox, on the other hand, targets the issues deep within the skin that cause wrinkle formation.

 

Dynamic wrinkles form as a result of repetitive movements in the expressive zones of the face. We can treat and prevent these types of wrinkles from forming by incorporating Botox into our beauty routines. This injectable rejuvenation treatment works by interrupting the communication between nerves and the muscles that control facial expressions.

 

Although most people turn to Botox for its beautifying effects, it can also be used to treat a wide range of conditions caused by overactive muscles. The FDA has approved Botox injections for treatment of chronic migraines, excessive sweating, and involuntary muscle spasms.

 

Your Laser Skin Care in Los Angeles specializes in Botox and Fillers injections, laser hair removal and IPL among many other services. Please call us at (323) 525-1516 or visit us online at www.yourlaserskincare.com to schedule a free consultation.

 

 

Reduce Pain from Teeth Grinding and Jaw Clenching with Botox

Posted on January 8, 2018 by Ella Fedonenko

Teeth grinding and jaw clenching may lead to numerous health issues including muscle soreness. Traditionally, dentists recommend mouthguards for people struggling with these conditions. Unfortunately, these dental appliances frequently don’t resolve symptoms of teeth grinding completely. Luckily, there are a number of alternative treatments available, Botox injections being one of the most effective ones.

Botox is typically thought of as a way to treat wrinkles, however, it can be used to treat a broad array of muscular disorders. In fact, it’s FDA approved to treat upper limb spasticity.

A trained clinician injects small amounts of Botox into jaw muscles, which reduces muscle activity associated with teeth grinding and jaw clenching. Patients typically experience less pain and soreness after their treatment, and Botox works best if the treatment is repeated every three to four months.

Your Laser Skin Care in Los Angeles specializes in Botox and Fillers injections, laser hair removal and IPL among many other services. Please call us at (323) 457-8740 or visit us online at https://www.yourlaserskincare.com to schedule a free consultation.

 

 

Study Finds Botox May Help Patients Suffering from Psoriasis and Eczema

Posted on December 6, 2017 by Ella Fedonenko

The winter months bring in the joyous holiday season, but the cold weather can also wreak havoc on our skin. Indoor heating adds warmth to homes, but unfortunately it makes our skin feel dry and tight. The dry air can be particularly detrimental for those suffering from psoriasis and eczema because the lack of moisture can trigger flare-ups

Psoriasis and eczema are two chronic skin conditions that result in rough, red, and scaly patches developing on various parts of the body. The lesions are notoriously hard to treat, but researchers are currently investigating if Botox can offer relief to the millions who suffer from these conditions. Recent studies have explored if Botox can inhibit the chemical messengers that trigger inflammation in psoriasis and eczema patients. The test subjects involved in these studies experienced an improvement in the appearance of psoriatic plaques, and Botox also seemed to reduce the feeling of itchiness in eczema sufferers. Although these studies have produced promising results, there is more research needed before Botox becomes widely accepted treatment modality for these diseases.

Botox already has FDA approval to treat fine lines and wrinkles, and it is one of the most effective ways to visibly improve the appearance of aged skin. The prescription medicine smooths the skin by inhibiting the communication from nerves to muscles which is an underlying cause of wrinkle formation. The treatment is injected into the expressive zones of the face, and patients can expect to see a more relaxed and refreshed appearance after their first treatment. The treated muscles will maintain their beautiful and youthful qualities for a period of three to four two months, and then the skin may need to be freshened up with additional treatments.

Furthermore, since Botox is such a highly effective tool at inhibiting cellular communication it has inspired scientists to study if the drug can be used to treat other ailments of the body. Their experiments have led to new and FDA approved medical breakthroughs in the treatment and prevention of chronic migraines and severe underarm sweating. We are excited about the research being done to prove that Botox can improve the lives of patients suffering eczema and psoriasis, and we hope that we can tap into more potential benefits from this powerful treatment.

Your Laser Skin Care in Los Angeles specializes in Botox and Fillers injections, laser hair removal and IPL among many other services. Please call us at (323) 525-1516 or visit us online at www.yourlaserskincare.com to schedule a free consultation.

 

Baby Botox: Taking Baby Steps with Botox Treatments

Posted on October 20, 2017 by Ella Fedonenko

Fine lines and wrinkles give a tired appearance to the skin. The decision to start Botox treatments can be a difficult one for many people. Many are worried if Botox is too strong, and if the treatment will make their face look like it’s frozen. Botox is a very powerful medication, but with the experienced doctor injecting it you should not have problems expressing your emotions after the treatment.

Baby Botox is the moniker used to describe treatments that use fewer units of Botox than what is considered a norm. The practice of injecting only small doses of Botox is a conservative approach that can yield amazing results. During a treatment, the practitioner injects small amounts of Botox into forehead hyper-dynamic lines, which results in a softened appearance without jeopardizing patient’s ability to show their emotions. Baby Botox will require more frequent treatments, but you should expect each session to be priced substantially lower because Botox is priced per unit.

Your Laser Skin Care in Los Angeles specializes in Botox and Fillers injections, laser hair removal and IPL among many other services. Please call us at (323) 525-1516 or visit us online at www.yourlaserskincare.com to schedule a free consultation.

 

Botox: What are the Best Areas to be Injecting it?

Posted on October 5, 2016 by Ella Fedonenko

Over the past decade, Botox has become one of the most popular cosmetic treatments available. Research proves that it is safe and effective, and countless patients who have had great results with it prove that Botox really is the secret for youthful and beautiful skin. But while Botox can have a major impact on your appearance, it is only effective in certain areas of the face. Let’s take a look at the best Botox injection sites. (more…)

 

Botox is Safe and Effective Treatment of Migraines and Other Neurological Disorders

Posted on June 6, 2016 by Ella Fedonenko

The same drug that smooths out your skin can help soothe your headaches if you suffer from chronic migraines. Severe, recurrent headaches significantly affect patient’s quality of life. Botox, consisting of botulinum toxin type A, decreases frequency of migraines in some patients.

Botox for Migraines

Botox is prescribed for people who have severe debilitating migraines. It is not approved for use in adults who suffer fewer than 14 headache days every month. Each headache episode must last at least four hours.

American Academy of Neurology 

American Academy of Neurology recently updated its guidelines and approved the use of Botox for migraines and certain other neurological disorders. These include:

  •  blepharospasm –  a condition causing a disabling eyelid closure
  •  cervical dystonia – involuntary contractions of the neck and upper shoulder muscles
  •  adult spasticity
  •  stroke
  •  spinal cord injuries.

While the FDA approved Botox for chronic migraines in 2010, American Academy of Neurology did not include Botox treatments for migraines in its guidelines until April 2016. Scientists aren’t exactly sure how Botox works in reducing chronic migraine, although research indicates it may inhibit pain by reducing pain pathway expression involving specific nerve cells.

The Procedure

The injections are performed on certain areas of your neck and head. Patients receive injections roughly every three months for about a year. As a result, most patients enjoy significantly more pain-free days.

Botox has not yet been scientifically proven to work on tension, cluster or other types of headaches.

Your Laser Skin Care 

Your Laser Skin Care offers a range of professional skin care services. Please call us at 323-525-1516 for a free consultation, or email us at info@yourlaserskincare.com.

 

Botox Treatment for Cancer Patients with Peripheral Neuropathy

Posted on May 23, 2016 by Ella Fedonenko

Botox, which is a brand name, has become the generic term for wrinkle elimination treatment. It’s actually so much more than that. Patients with various medical conditions have found relief through Botox treatments, and new studies find the medication helps cancer patients suffering from peripheral neuropathy. (more…)