Some Helpful - Hints & Tips Are you Botox a first timer?
If it’s your first treatment ask your doctor to give you the minimum amount, returning a month later if you need to. Courthouse Clinics always offer a complimentary top-up, since the amount of injections required varies between patients.
Don’t neglect your skin!
Good skin care is vital for delaying the arrival of forehead lines. Anti-wrinkle injections are a great treatment, but don’t forget to look after your skin to get it looking as ...Read more
Botox - We Tell All This treatment causes droopy eyelids – FICTION
Any stories about this in cheap magazines are just gossip. The only way you can get droopy lids from injections is if your doctor gives you too much or puts it in the wrong place. Blame the workman, not his tools. You’ll never be left “expressionless” – FACT
The injections work on the muscles where it is injected, it can’t float around freezing other muscles in your face. It’s important to see a ...Read more
Next month sees Botox's birthday: it will be 12 years since it was approved for the treatment of lines between the eyebrows. It's a huge market. By 2018, it is estimated that the anti-ageing procedure will be worth $2.9bn globally. In America there's been an increase of over 700% in treatments since 2000, and the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery recently attributed the rise of the "selfie" in contributing to our fixation with our faces. The Guardian wrote "the main ...Read more
The cosmetic surgeon of timeless beauty Cindy Crawford has spoken about the best way to achieve natural, effective Botox by revealing his own guidelines for treating the supermodel. Waxen foreheads, permanently startled eyebrows and smiles that don’t reach the eyes make “botox zombies” an article online says. Dr Jean-Louis Sebagh explains, though, that these problems arise when it is administered improperly. In the right hands Botox leaves you looking more relaxed, like a more youthful version of yourself. He says, “You have to ...Read more
It seems every week there’s a story in the press about a new medical use for botox, this week stroke patients are the ones seeing benefits. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence have licensed the muscle-freezing drug for the treatment of limb problems, after a trial with 120 patients who had post-stroke ankle injuries. By having botox in the affected area, it was found that sufferers were able to regain control and movement. Strokes affect over 150,000 people in the U.K., ...Read more
Reports today suggest that Premiership footballer Wayne Rooney has undergone botox injections to smooth out his forehead. In a recent television interview, Rooney’s brow appeared noticeably wrinkle-free, an indicator of the anti-ageing treatment. His spokesperson denied the claims. If he has been treated, then the news is unsurprising to us at Courthouse Clinics. Since 2011 we’ve seen an incredible 216% increase in the number of male patients who’ve had botox, with men now making up over 6% of all botox treatments. Botox use ...Read more
Australia’s 'The Biggest Loser' star Michelle Bridges has said in an interview that she is not against botox, saying that if anybody feels like they need help looking as young as they feel then it’s simply an addition to a beauty routine. The author and trainer stopped short of saying she uses botox herself though, and cites her biggest secret to a fresh face as being sleep. “I sleep like a bear and will take it anywhere I can get it as ...Read more
Dr Leah Totton has gone on record to say that she will probably never have botox or plastic surgery, it is reported today. The Apprentice winner recently launched her inaugural cosmetic treatment clinic, the self-named Dr Leah, with a £250,000 cash injection from her mentor Lord Alan Sugar. At only 26 years old, Dr Totton has little Botox experience herself, being relatively newly qualified within the field. A former British Association of Aesthetic Medicine (BAAPS) chairman suggested that her business is like “putting ...Read more
Leah Totton, Lord Sugar’s Apprentice darling, has launched her first Botox clinic today. After winning the BBC1 series, Totton saw a £250,000 investment into her business plan for Dr Leah, a hub for facials, skin peels and botox. With the first branch in Moorgate, London, opened today, Dr Leah had Apprentice aide Karen Brady by her side as she pledged to abide by the strict medical rules of the industry, helping us all to uphold the high standard non-surgical procedures should have. That is, ...Read more
The Advertising Standards Agency has banned botox adverts from two leading aesthetic companies. Dermaskin and HB Health of Knightsbridge have both been penalized for online ads that violate ASA regulation. The action comes after The Independent Healthcare Advisory Service filed complaints against some of the claims both websites featured. Four years ago a crackdown was launched on misleading adverts, spearheaded by Liberal Democrat MP Jo Swinson. Because Botox is only available to doctor’s on prescription it is not allowed to be marketed promotionally. ...Read more