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Neurotoxins & Dermal Fillers

Neurotoxins include Botox, Dysport and Xeomin. Neurotoxins act to block the nerves from activating the facial muscles. When injected into the face, the targeted muscles are unable to contract normally. When the targeted facial muscles stop contracting, they stop pulling on the overlying skin and therefore creases, wrinkles and fine lines smooth out. Neurotoxin injections […]

Men: What’s Under That Beard?

It could be skin cancer, says Ali Hendi, MD, a dermatologist and skin cancer specialist in the Washington, DC, area. And because they’re hidden, these skin cancers often aren’t detected early, when they have the highest chance for minimal treatment and a cure. While a super-dark and bushy beard might deflect a few rays, it’s […]