Botox

What is the Difference Between Botox and Dermal Fillers?

Interested in all the anti-aging injectables available at South Coast Plastic Surgery - but not sure which one is right for you? No worries! We can help you determine which injectable can deliver the best results for your particular aging symptoms. Whether you suffer from crow’s feet or you’re losing youthful volume in your cheeks and lips, you’ll find an injectable that takes years off of your appearance. In general, most anti-aging injectables can be divided into two categories: Botox and dermal fillers. These make up the majority of the anti-aging injectable market, and for good reason: they’re highly effective at minimizing the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines, as well as counteracting other common aging symptoms. Let’s dive deeper into the differences between Botox and dermal fillers: [...]

By | 2018-09-04T08:06:32-07:00 August 10th, 2018|

Can Botox Be Injected Under the Eye?

You’ve lived a happy life – and you wouldn’t trade it for anything in the world.  But that doesn’t stop you from wishing those crinkles under your eyes would just go away.  Whether they make an appearance when you smile or are always visible, you’re ready for smooth, line-free eyes. You may know that Botox can help smooth away wrinkles and creases around the corners of your eyes – but can it actually help those creases underneath your eyes as well? The answer just may surprise you. Botox Under the Eye – Doable, with the Right Professional Normally, Botox is only meant for use on the crow’s feet and forehead areas.  Botox relaxes the muscles underneath the skin, which helps minimize the appearance of stubborn wrinkles.  As these facial areas are subjected to repeated and exaggerated [...]

By | 2015-08-24T17:42:11-07:00 April 27th, 2015|

Botox Treatments for Excessive Sweating

Botox”, what’s the first thing that pops into your mind? Maybe you envision someone getting rid of stubborn wrinkles and fine lines.  Maybe you picture a smoother forehead.  Hey, maybe you even imagine Hollywood celebrities with their glowing and practically flawless skin. But did you ever picture using Botox to cure excessive sweating? Hyperhidrosis and Botox: What You Need to Know Excessive sweating isn’t just something that happens when you’re out in the sun for too long.  When excessive sweating occurs in situations where you’re not active or hot, it’s known as hyperhidrosis.  It’s not exactly known why hyperhidrosis develops; some medical experts believe it’s genetic, while others have pointed out that it can be an acquired trait developed later in life.  Puberty can also exacerbate hyperhidrosis symptoms, which include: Excessive sweating of the underarms Excessive [...]

By | 2015-08-24T17:43:29-07:00 April 23rd, 2015|

Interested in Botox or filler injections?

At South Coast Plastic Surgery, you will be greeted by a smiling physician (Mark Song MD) with years of injection experience whose goal is to provide you with the answers to all of your questions and other pertinent information.  Any anxiety that you have will be allayed by knowing that you are in the most capable hands of a physician who has years of treating all of the various facial issues from forehead wrinkles to volume loss in the cheeks and everything in between. Once you arrive in our beautiful new office, you will asked to complete a medical history and a Facial Enhancement Questionnaire.  You will then be taken to our photography room and 5 photos from various angles will be taken of your face and neck.  Our physician will escort you to a private [...]

By | 2015-08-24T17:47:30-07:00 April 8th, 2015|
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