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Scared to have Botox?

Blog post   •   Dec 03, 2013 11:17 GMT

Botox,Bad Press

In the wake of a string of negative press, together they worked hard to dispel anxiety around Botox injections, and Dermal fillers.

As the stresses and strains of daily life take there toll on our youthful appearance, it's becoming far more acceptable to have more drastic beauty treatments, in combating the signs of ageing.


With horror stories of facial paralysis , and scandals like PIP (Breast implants made from industrial fibers ), started to unfold, the government seemed poised to legislate the industry better. An look to who should be allowed to carry out more simpler procedures, such as Botox and Fillers. Although this is proving not such a simple task, an the UK government continue to research on how best to legislate.In a sign,that MEP's are keen to act,the European Government, brought in new regulation,To increase standards by measures such as spot checking medical device manufacturers.

So how do you go about finding someone who you can trust in getting the results you desire?

Offering great advice, Mr Rajiv Grover ,who is President of The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons ,Suggests "Go by recommendation, from friends or colleagues. I also recommend to go for temporary Injections, as I've never treated a case yet, of a adverse reaction to temporary injections, mainly because there are reversible drugs for the Dermal Filler

 injections."

Are we becoming obsessed with looking good? And at what cost?

Dr Jonquille Chantrey, (specialist in Asthetic Medical procedures,) talked about her experiences, treating clients. Dr Chantrey clientele is said to include the typical Cheshire set of high profile sports people and high net worth clientele.

Dr Chantrey said 'I'm seeing a significant increase in men having facial cosmetic procedures, it now accounts for 20% of my client base."

Asked what treatments they are going for?"I'm treating men for chemical peels and Botox, but by far the most common treatment men opt for is Dermalp fillers"
When pressed on why she thinks this is, she went on "There seems to be a lot of pressure on people to look good at meetings, and I think this has driven the trend to hold onto your looks for longer in more men"

It's fair to say Botox, has taken quite a lot of heat over the years, for cosmetic use. On the upside, the medical benefits of Botox have finally been recognised, recently becoming approved on the NHS to treat migraines.

Patients are injected in the skin between the eyes, as research has shown the frowning of muscle s in the forehead area can cause the migraine to form.

As well as the medical and cosmetic benefits of Botox, Indirect benefits reported by Botox and Demo filler patients include: feeling more positive (caused by the feeling they have achieved the look they want)

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