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Dr. Michele Green takes a closer look at various dermatology treatments. For instance, you can find out how Thermage works, details about laser skin treatments such as Fraxel, or info on what CoolSculpting is, all via our blog and get information from one of the best dermatologists in New York City.

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Is Daxi the new Botox?

A new injectable treatment to erase fine lines and wrinkles on the face has entered the market and has many asking: is DAXI the new Botox? DaxibotulinumtoxinA, known simply by the name DAXI, is a neuromodulator created by the company Revance Therapeutics, Inc. Similarly to other neuromodulators in the botulinum toxin type A family, such…

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Botox in a Bottle: What is Behind This Current Trend?

As we age, fine lines and wrinkles become etched into the skin. Dynamic wrinkles are one of the telltale signs of the natural aging process, and occur over time as a result of repeated use of the facial muscles. When you make a facial expression, such as smiling or furrowing your brow, fine lines and…

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Botox Vs. Dysport

When it comes to reducing the appearance of facial wrinkles such as forehead wrinkles and fine lines, there are a range of cosmetic treatments that are available. For individuals that are looking to improve their appearance quickly and effectively without the need for plastic surgery, the search can seem overwhelming at first. Yet, the good…

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Botox in Your 20s & 30s

As we age, the muscle movement caused by the facial expressions that we make etch fine lines and wrinkles into the skin. These dynamic wrinkles, or wrinkles caused by repeated contraction of the muscles, frequently take the form of glabellar lines, which form between the eyes as a result of repeated furrowing of the brow,…

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Botox Vs Xeomin

As we age, we naturally develop fine lines and wrinkles on the face. These fine lines can develop in one of two ways: either due to volume loss in the face or sun damage, which are wrinkles known as “static wrinkles,” or as a result of repeated muscle contractions, known as “dynamic wrinkles.” Dynamic wrinkles…

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Botox vs. Restylane

Over the last decade, injectable cosmetic treatments have become one of the most popular non-invasive skin rejuvenation techniques in the world of dermatology. Botox still remains the leading injectable treatment in cosmetic dermatology, but dermal fillers – particularly hyaluronic acid fillers – are not far behind. Whereas Botox is a neuromodulator designed to relax muscles…

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What are the Most Common Botox Side Effects?

Over the past two decades, Botox has become one of the biggest names in the world of dermatology, and for good reason. Botox has become an effective tool in cosmetic dermatology, helping to treat dynamic wrinkles and fine lines for optimal facial rejuvenation. Botox is an FDA-approved cosmetic treatment and also has a myriad of…

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Lip Flip vs Lip Fillers

Botox Lip Flip  – 1 syringe Even before Kylie Jenner first used non-invasive lip enhancement to create a luscious pout, voluminous lips have been an exciting option for patients seeking to create fuller lips and a more youthful appearance. In the world of dermatology, a variety of different cosmetic treatments have been developed to boost…

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Baby Botox is the Best Way to Baby Your Face in NYC!

   Cosmetic treatments like dermal fillers and Botox treatments have become a popular method of facial rejuvenation since they immediately effective and do not require any recovery time. The neurotoxin which is most tell known is traditional Botox, which is considered the biggest name in cosmetic injectables. Botox injections use a neurotoxin, botulinum toxin…

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Botox for Younger Looking Skin

Recently, many places have cited Botox as the key to younger looking skin? There has been so much talk about lasers and retinols and skincare products but between all of this Botox has made a comeback and is more popular than ever with the “under 30” crowd. Botox works by “freezing” the muscles of the…

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Botox vs Juvederm

In the world of cosmetic dermatology, dermal fillers and injectables have become one of the most popular ways to reduce the signs of aging, from fine lines and wrinkles to age-related volume loss. When considering a dermal filler or injectable treatment, many patients wonder, which one is right for me? Botox and Juvederm are two of…

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How Many Units of Botox is Normal?

If you’re considering rejuvenating cosmetic treatments like Botox or dermal fillers for the first time, you’ve probably already started your google research, taking a look at various beauty treatments to give you that youthful, revitalized look you’ve been dreaming of. You may now be wondering “how much is enough?” or “how much is too much?” –…

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How to Dissolve Sculptra Lumps?

Sculptra is one of the most popular dermal fillers in New York but one significant problem has been the lumps or bumps which can occur as a side effect of Sculptra injection. Unlike hyaluronic acid based dermal fillers, such as Juvederm and Restylane, Sculptra has been associated with the formation of granulomas, which cannot be…

Botox Under Eyes

Botox, often referred to as Botox Cosmetic, or its medical name “Botulinum toxin,” is a medication that when injected into the muscle weakens its contractions and causes wrinkles to disappear.  Botox is one of the most popular cosmetic procedures overall, and has been used for years a long time as a cosmetic skin care procedure…

What Causes an Eyebrow Droop After Botox

 There is a chance that rare complications can occur after Botox injections. A common example are droopy eyelids (also known as ptosis). The levator is the muscle that is responsible for maintaining the eyelids in their normal position. However, in some instances, Botox migrates from the injected treatment area and ends up in the…

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Getting Botox For The First Time

As we age we tend to get more fine lines, forehead lines and wrinkles appearing on our face. This tends to occur especially when we frown. There are preventative measures that can be done to stave off the signs of aging and a skincare routine that involves staying out of the sun and using sun…

Botox vs Newtox (Jeaveau)

Jeuveau (often referred to as “newtox”) by Evolus is the newest FDA approved neuromodulator and the new Botox alternative. Like Botox, dysport and xeomin, Jeuveau is also a non-surgical procedure used to treat wrinkles associated with facial expressions. Jeuveau is the first alternative form of Botox in the United States in nearly ten years. How…

Wedding Botox & Your Big Day

 Pre-Wedding Botox: How long before your wedding should you get Botox? With the excitement, thrills, pressures, and stresses that come with planning a wedding, many brides wonder if their skincare routines will hold up to their desired bridal beauty plans. Inspired by the glowing, celebrity selfie image often referred to as “Instagram Face”, many…

Can you exercise or workout after Botox?

Botox (known also as Botulinum Toxin) is a quick and great procedure and after having it you feel great.  However, even though you may feel great, it is not the time to exercise after having Botox injections, as this can potentially cause issues. With Botox or Dysport treatments or any neuromodulators such as Xeomin or Jeuveau,…

Dermatology Trends of 2018-2019 & Most Researched Cosmetic Treatments

When it comes to dermatology trends that become popular or fall out of favor each year there are always some interesting findings to see. One of the best sources for information is the RealSelf 2018 Aesthetics Trend Report which has been recently released, summarizing the cosmetic dermatology treatments and services that have become more popular…

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