Juvéderm® and Other Fillers See a Rise in Popularity

The recent release of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons’ 2014 Cosmetic Plastic Surgery Statistics includes numbers on minimally invasive procedures, too. As noted elsewhere on this blog, Botox® proved to be the most popular such cosmetic treatment of...

ATX-101: Patients may be able to take their double chins to a dermatologist in Los Angeles

A new injectable known as ATX-101 could soon join the ranks of cosmetics that have been approved by the FDA after an investigation involving Dr. Derek Jones. As a dermatologist in the Los Angeles area, he has served as...

Botox® is No. 1 again

Dr. Derek Jones served as an investigator when the FDA was considering whether to approve Botox® to treat crow’s feet, so he knows better than most people what the cosmetic can do to restore a youthful smoothness to a...

More Women Would Choose a Youthful-Looking Face Over the Body

Botox® and Juvéderm® Voluma™ manufacturer Allergan recently reported the results of a survey given to women, age 21 to 65, across the United States: Nearly 60 percent of the respondents prioritized a youthful-looking face over a youthful-looking body. Dr....

Botox® is a simple, FDA-approved procedure, so you don’t have to hide your emotions

Recent global news stories have focused on a woman who decided to not smile or show much of any expression for 40 years in an effort to keep her face unlined and wrinkle-free. She calls the method more natural...