Liposuction Safety In Choosing Tumescent Technique

Liposuction, the surgical removal of unwanted fat, is one of the most popular cosmetic procedures performed in the United States today. There are many new liposuction techniques being touted like Laser Lipo and Smart Lipo, however, the safest and most efficient form of fat removal is Tumescent liposuction performed under local anesthesia. Tumescent liposuction was developed by dermatologic surgeons in the Continue Reading

How Does Ultherapy Work?

Ultherapy® is a completely safe, non-surgical, ultrasound treatment meant to turn back the hands of time and reverse the signs of aging skin. Ultherapy will counteract the effects of time and gravity on your skin using tried and true ultrasound technology to tighten and lift skin. Using the body's own regenerative processes, problem skin (on the eyebrow, under the chin, Continue Reading

Depressed? Botox just might help you feel better

Nothing helped with her debilitating depression. Not massage therapy, not physical therapy and not aqua therapy. And then, Vivian Cooke found Botox.  

NBC Washington Botox for Depression

Dr. Eric Finzi and Sarah Bergman, a Botox for depression study patient, were interviewed by WRC-TV news anchor Barbara Harrison on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 about his latest study findings published in the Journal of Psychiatric Research in May 2014.

Botox as a Treatment for Depression? It’s Not as Crazy as It Sounds.

Clichéd as it may have become, there's still real wisdom to be gleaned from the phrase "fake it until you make it." Acting the part is often the first step to legitimately owning it. Wear the persona of a competent, confident manager and you may find you're on the way to becoming one.

Botox may beat back depression by paralyzing ‘frown muscles’ between the brows, study finds

It may raise a few eyebrows, but a new study suggests Botox, the muscle paralyzing wrinkle tonic, may also be a powerful antidepressant. Researchers who injected Botox into the corrugator and procerus muscles — the pyramid-shaped “frown muscles” between the eyebrows

Don’t Worry, Get Botox

In a study forthcoming in the Journal of Psychiatric Research, Eric Finzi, a cosmetic dermatologist, and Norman Rosenthal, a professor of psychiatry at Georgetown Medical School, randomly assigned a group of 74 patients with major depression to receive either Botox or saline injections in the forehead muscles whose contraction makes it possible to frown.

Aging Skin

Scientific research in the field of anti-aging continues to give rise to new and promising non-invasive treatment options to help you achieve healthy, youthful-looking skin. Come in for a complimentary consultation with our dermatology team so that we may examine your skin, discuss your...


People aren't exactly upfront about receiving Botox therapy for facial wrinkles. Maybe it seems a little vain, in a world full of problems, to focus on erasing a few wrinkles from your face. Could there possibly be anything gained, aside from a youthfully smooth brow, by taming the ability of our faces to fully express our inner thoughts?

A Shot at Happiness

The North Potomac woman, who had suffered from clinical depression for most of her life, was being invited to participate in a study that would investigate whether botulinum toxin, better known by the trade name Botox, alleviated symptoms of clinical depression.

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