Posts Tagged: botox

New Clinic on Harley Street…

Harley Street is a street in the City of Westminster, and is one of the most famous in all of London for enjoying a world-wide reputation since the 19th century as a centre of private medical excellence. There are around 1,500 medical practitioners in and around the area, and an extensive choice of specialist clinics private hospitals providing services from… Read more »

Botox: Can Changing the pH Level Decrease Injection Pain?

A study has found that injection pain can be reduced by changing the level in the acidic solution of botulinum toxin type B (BTX-B). Botox is a drug made from a neurotoxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum called botulinum toxin. It is used medically to treat certain muscular conditions and cosmetically remove wrinkles by temporarily paralysing… Read more »

The Rise of the ‘Botox Bar’

The trend for walk-in injectable clinics is spreading across the US. Originating in California, the design of these clinics is based on a bar, with a shot menu and a ‘happy hour’. Bar stools accompany the reception desk and patients can book ‘Botox parties’ in either their clinic or their home. The concept originated in… Read more »

Illegal Botox Treatment Calls For Increased Regulations…

The Irish Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ISAPS) has warned that the recent conviction of a beautician performing illegal Botox treatments has highlighted the need for more regulations. “How many times must we ask for more regulation before there is a fatality?,” asked the ISAPS in response to the news. Dr Margaret O’Donnell, president of… Read more »

Botox – The BEST Treatment For Stomach Cancer?

According to scientists from New York and Norway, Botulinum toxin (Botox) could be used as new treatment for stomach cancer as it has been discovered that the anti-wrinkle treatment slows tumour growth. Botox is most commonly used to improve facial aesthetics, and is often applied to wrinkles. The study, published in the journal Science Translational… Read more »