Is Daxi the Longest-Lasting Neuromodulator of the Bunch?

Although it’s still not available nor FDA approved, Daxi (daxibotulinumtoxinA) is a new neuromodulator that will soon be available and believed to last twice as long as Botox. The injectable neurotoxin boasts a proprietary accessory peptide packed within the formula. As a result, it binds more effectively to cell receptors allowing it to last upwards […]

The best IV therapy and vitamin injections

IV therapy

As internal health and overall wellness continue to be top of mind, the number of supplements available to consumers shows no signs of slowing down. But not everyone wants to down a palmful of pills daily to get a dose of the vitamins, minerals, and nutrients they may be lacking. So instead, IV vitamin therapy […]

Is Topical Hyaluronic Acid Effective?

Hyaluronic Acid

Ever since hyaluronic acid became a mainstream beauty and skincare ingredient, it seems like it’s everywhere and in everything. Beauty giants formulate it into creams and serums, aestheticians load it up on the skin post-facial, and even supplements promise to increase hydration and moisture levels within the skin. Sure, hyaluronic acid, which holds 1,000 times […]

Can early plastic surgery affect how you age?

aging face

There’s no shame in starting your anti-aging game early, but can some plastic surgery procedures influence the way you age? It turns out that taking a surgical approach may be more beneficial than you realize.   Proactive patients who follow well-devised skin care and age-intervening routines are more commonplace than ever since most of us […]

Botox, Xeomin or Jeuveau during pregnancy and breast feeding

botox during pregnancy

First off, thanks to Professor Emily Oster for the inspiration behind this article. In over 1000 articles I’ve written for this site, I’ve never directly tackled the issue of botulinum toxin (the active ingredient in the popular anti-wrinkle injections behind BOTOX®, XEOMIN® and Jeuveau® (#newtox)).   I did write about this topic, albeit tangentially, in […]

When your cosmetic goals REQUIRE plastic surgery!

rectus plication

Every easy fix that floods our Instagram feed would equate to an equally good result in a perfect world. But nothing good comes that easy, and there is a time where the only proper fix involves something offered at your doctor’s office, be it a minimally invasive treatment or a surgical procedure. So rather than […]

How to fix undereye bags with Greg and Dr. Bae [video]

fix undereye bags

 Greg: Hey, this is Greg from Big Bay Mornings back with board certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Bae. What’s up Dr. Bae?   Dr Bae: I’m great, Greg. How you doing?   Greg: I am amazing.   Dr Bae: Well, you’re looking a little bit like, I wasn’t sure if I was with the Terminator […]

Facial fillers and the COVID vaccine

facial fillers and COVID vaccine

If you saw this article or others, you know by now there’s a potential reaction between facial fillers and the COVID vaccine. If you’re considering not getting the vaccine, this should not be the reason behind your decision. Read on.   Facial fillers and the COVID vaccine First off, it’s not usual to have a […]

Is Botox plastic surgery?

is botox plastic surgery

Is Botox plastic surgery? Plastic surgery is a wide ranging field. A plastic surgeon in training can enjoy one aspect of the field when they start, and go in a totally different direction when they finish training.   The major categories include reconstructive plastic surgery, pediatric craniofacial surgery and cosmetic plastic surgery. Cosmetics is further […]

All you need to know about lip implants

lip implants

Check out this TV story on lip implants with Dr. Kaplan! With the help of PermaLip implants, you have another option for plumping up your lips.   Until several years ago, lip fillers were the main option for lip augmentation. But now you have a choice.   Lip implants vs fillers Lip fillers are made of hyaluronic […]