Cypress Office
Basu Aesthetics + Plastic Surgery: C. Bob Basu, MD
9899 Towne Lake Parkway, Suite 100
Cypress, Texas 77433
Phone: (713) 799-2278

Houston Office
Basu Aesthetics + Plastic Surgery: C. Bob Basu, MD
1200 Binz Street, Suite 950
Houston, Texas 77004
Phone: (713) 799-2278

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Give Dad (and yourself) a gift this Father’s Day

DEALS FOR DAD With Father’s Day approaching, Basu Center for Aesthetics & Plastic Surgery provides the perfect gift to give (yourself!) your husband or significant other for Father’s Day. Basu’s June specials will have dads (and all men) feeling refreshed and confident. Ladies, bring your significant other in for injections, and receive 20 free units …

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Growing Number of Teens Seek Plastic Surgery to Avoid Bullying

For teens who endure bullying because of their looks, parents, educators and experts are often at a loss as to the best way to handle the issue. However a recent report on Good Morning America suggests that a small but growing number of teens (and their parents) are turning to plastic surgery as a solution …

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Plastic Surgeons Predict Cosmetic Medicine Trends for 2011

According to a press release from the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), plastic surgeons predict that non-invasive body shaping and surgical facial rejuvenation treatments will be among the most popular cosmetic procedures in 2011. Weight loss, aging breast implants and the never-ending quest for the perfect posterior are also anticipated to motivate 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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Botox Eases Pain in Breast Cancer Survivors

Plastic surgeon Dr. Allen Gabriel recently completed clinical trials to determine whether Botox injections could provide relief for breast cancer survivors suffering from post-operative pain following mastectomy and breast reconstruction. Not only did the muscle-relaxing injections prove to make trial participants more comfortable, Chris Durst, a 58-year-old breast cancer survivor and one of Dr. Gabriel’s …

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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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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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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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