Loure Lessons: Botox vs Fillers
Many of our patients are brand new to the Aesthetic world and one of the biggest questions we get is… What is the difference between Botox and Fillers? Let’s break it down… 1. Wrinkle Relaxers . Botox, Dysport, Xeomin and Jeuveau are some of the most common brands that are available. We use Botox and […]
Do Silicone Patches Really Work?
LOURE LESSONS: Silicone Patches for wrinkles I have had quite a few patients ask my opinion on silicone wrinkle patches. Silicone is a rather benign substance that will not cause much skin reaction and has properties that promote collagen production when worn daily, best is overnight. That being said, the real mechanism by which […]
Loure Lessons: Wrinkle Relaxers 101
Wrinkle Relaxers, like Botox and Dysport, block signals from the nerves to the muscles. Kind of like when you tune out your spouse or your kids or your barking dog… the muscle is still working, the nerve is still working, they just aren’t listening to each other. The injected muscle can’t contract., which makes wrinkles […]