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Common Aesthetic Procedure Myths

If you’re considering a minimally invasive procedure, you may get cold feet when you hear a lot of the tall tales told about the procedures. Having said that, a lot of information about aesthetic procedures is wrong. Here are some common aesthetic procedure myths: Botox is Unsafe When botox is performed by an experienced doctor, it is very safe. However, there are always risks to any procedure, and botox is no exception. Some possible signs and side effects of botox are vision problems, muscle weakness all over the body, and trouble breathing, amongst others. Lifetime Warranty As much as people like to think that the results of any aesthetic procedure will last forever, they do not. Aesthetic procedures can help you turn back the hands of time, but these hands of time need to be turned back every so often. Plastic Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery, Aesthetic Procedures, Same Thing The distinction between these categories is confusing. Plastic surgery can be viewed as the umbrella term, because cosmetic surgery is a part of plastic surgery. However, plastic surgery also involves reconstructive surgery. Cosmetic surgery only focuses on beauty. Aesthetic procedures are different than both plastic and cosmetic, because while they focus on beauty, they are minimally invasive procedures. This means that no incision into the skin is required, while surgery involves making an incision. CoolSculpting is a Cure All CoolSculpting is designed for patients that are close to their ideal weight; the procedure wasn’t created as a way to treat obesity. On average, CoolSculpting can reduce body Read More >>

Aesthetics Aren’t Just for Women

Man Getting Botox

Caring about your aesthetics and getting aesthetic procedures are often associated with women. Society teaches women to be conscious of their appearance, so women take pride in looking and feeling their best. However, this is no longer solely a concern of the fairer sex–according to the Aesthetic Society for Plastic Surgery, aesthetic treatments for men increased 325% since 1997. In particular, three common aesthetics procedures at Aesthetics by Norden can help men: Botox It seems that women aren’t the only ones feeling the pressure of growing old in a young person’s society–men are making sure that they can keep up with their younger co-workers, and looking the part is half the battle. In 2015, over 4 million people had Botox (botulinum toxin) injected in order to relax the muscles that cause wrinkles, smooth lines between brows, and reduce or eliminate frown lines and forehead creases. Out of the 4 million Botox patients, 10% (over 438,000) were men. CoolSculpting Many men spend hours at the gym to get a “Superman” body, only to have those pesky love handles turn into their kryptonite. CoolSculpting freezes fat and naturally eliminates it from your body, and this helps guys improve that target body area that their core workout may not be able to fix. Over 160,000 people had a nonsurgical fat reduction procedure in 2015, and 17% of them were men. BBL Although men get a natural exfoliator when they shave, which improves their skin, their foreheads often are left untreated. Unfortunately, this is where a lot of men Read More >>

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