May 22
The Science of BOTOX® Cosmetic
22 May, 2014. 0 Comments. Latest News. Posted By: AliciaB
BOTOX® Cosmetic (onabotulinumtoxinA) is a purified protein derived from the bacterium Clostridium botulinum.1 Botulinum toxins have been studied for more than 100 years. In the late 1890s, scientists first identified C. botulinum as a cause of food poisoning (botulism). Scientists continued to study its effects, exploring its therapeutic uses in the late 1960s.2 By 1989, BOTOX® (onabotulinumtoxinA) was approved for medical use.3 The same product with dosing specific to glabellar lines was approved as BOTOX® Cosmetic in 2002. The BOTOX® Cosmetic formulation In nature, the botulinum neurotoxin associates with complementary nontoxic accessory proteins to produce protein complexes.4,5   Approved Uses BOTOX® Cosmetic (onabotulinumtoxinA) is a prescription…
Dec 13
A New Year with New Skin!
13 Dec, 2013. 0 Comments. Latest News. Posted By: AliciaB
Approaching a New Year with New Skin Having fabulous skin at 40 with the help of a Portsmouth spa Written by: JEANETTE ST. PIERRE, The Bay Every January as we enter a new year, we resolve to improve ourselves. Be it diet, exercise, organization or professional goals, we pick a habit we want to change and make a promise to do so. Come February, we have more excuses than motivation. It’s so cold anyway, so the (fill in the blank with your resolution here) will just have to wait. I’m turning 40 in February, so my resolutions – and ability…