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Basu Aesthetics + Plastic Surgery: C. Bob Basu, MD
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Basu Aesthetics + Plastic Surgery: C. Bob Basu, MD
1200 Binz Street, Suite 950
Houston, Texas 77004
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Category Archives: Botox & Fillers

Can BOTOX Help with Depression?

It’s long been known that BOTOX gives you a younger appearance by smoothing the fine lines and deeper wrinkles on your face. But some studies suggest that getting BOTOX may also relieve the melancholy that is a telltale sign of depression. Read on to learn more. How May BOTOX Help Relieve Depression? Try this exercise: …

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What Are My Nonsurgical Facial Rejuvenation Treatment Options?

Are you frustrated with visible signs of aging on your face and skin, but are not yet ready to pursue cosmetic facial rejuvenation surgery? If so, you might benefit from undergoing one of the many nonsurgical facial rejuvenation treatment options that are available at Basu Aesthetics + Plastic Surgery. Keep reading to find out more! …

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Galderma Makes Billion-Dollar Offer to Acquire Restylane-Maker Q-Med

Galderma SA, the Swiss maker of Cetaphil skin care products, recently offered Q-Med AB, the Swedish maker of the Restylane family of injectable fillers, a hefty 7.45 billion kronor ($1.08 billion) to acquire the company in hopes of expanding its own cosmetic treatment product offerings. Galderma plans to make its offer public in January, and …

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New Uses For Botox Discovered By British Scientists

A new refinement technique that improves Botox and expands its uses for pain management and treatment of neurological diseases was recently discovered by British scientists at the Medical Research Council’s Laboratory of Molecular Biology. The technique, which essentially involves joining and rebuilding Botox molecules, may also improve the production process for Botox-based medicines, including the …

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U.S. Plastic Surgeons Perform Millions of Body Contouring Procedures In 2009

Global plastic surgery statistics recently released by the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery suggest that last year, U.S. plastic surgeons performed more surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures than plastic surgeons in any other country. In 2009, plastic surgeons in the U.S., Brazil and China performed more than 1 million procedures each, with U.S. plastic …

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Xeomin To Join Botox, Dysport In U.S. Doctors’ Offices

A new injectable wrinkle relaxer called Xeomin was recently FDA-approved and is expected to arrive at doctors’ offices across the U.S. by late September 2010. What is Xeomin? Developed by German pharmaceutical company Merz, Xeomin is a new formulation of the botulinum type A neurotoxin that has been used to treat neuromuscular conditions, as well …

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New Lip Implant Made With Neck Tissue and Muscle

Grafts taken from the sternocleidomastoid muscle and its adjacent tissues can be used to reduce the appearance of aging lips, says a recent study in Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery. The muscle and tissue creates as an implant that can increase lip projection and fullness. Twenty-five participants in the study saw an average increase of …

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Would You Use Botox as a Migraine Treatment?

The popular wrinkle treatment Botox Cosmetic could be prescribed as a headache treatment in the future. New research published in Archives of Dermatology shares information about the recent clinical studies of Botox as a headache treatment, finding that certain patients experienced less frequent migraine attacks: “Patients who responded to Botox reported their migraines were reduced …

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How to Start 2010 With Fewer Facial Wrinkles

In Houston, we all like to start the New Year on a positive note. Many of us take stock of what we’ve accomplished and focus on aspects of our life we hope to improve. If time has etched lines, wrinkles and grooves into your face, finding a solution may be near the top of your …

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