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Tag Archives: Botox

What, When, and Why I Use Fillers and Toxins?

Published on June 6, 2012

Dr. Laurie A. Casas is presenting at the 2012 Vegas Cosmetic Surgery symposium on a wide range of topics. Her lecture on Friday, June 8th, 2012 is titled: What, When, and Why I Use Fillers and Toxins? Anatomically Based Agent

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Dr. Laurie A. Casas quoted in Crains Article

Published on March 26, 2012

Dr. Laurie Casas is quoted in Crain’s Article about Chicago executives who seek to “turn back the clock” through the use of plastic surgery. “There was a time when the only men coming in were men 45 to 50 wanting

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Can Squint Lines Be Erased Without Surgery?

Published on March 26, 2012

Question:Im wondering about sun squint lines, going horizontal on the top part of my nose and then up and down lines just between my brows, which create darkness and make me look like I’m mad or something….can these be “erased”

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Botox: Does it affect your brain?

Published on March 26, 2012

There have always been a number of questions regarding the safety of Botox and possible side-effects. Now with the recent report released by the Journal of Neuroscience on April 2nd, which studied side effects of botulinum toxin (an active ingredient

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If you can only do one thing…

Published on March 23, 2012

At Casas Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, our goal is to help you find your best solution! There are so many options these days, with a wide range of prices, that it is easy to feel overwhelmed, or unsure about what steps

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Botox® & Dermal Filler: Accepted in Mainstream America?

Published on March 23, 2012

It’s safe to say that trends are shifting and injectable treatments are now “accepted” options for everyday women! The Aesthetic Surgery Education & Research Foundation (ASERF) released results from a recent survey illustrating just that fact. “In a similar survey

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Are Facial Fillers Safe and Reliable?

Published on March 23, 2012

Question: Are facial fillers safe and reliable, and how do I know which one is best for me? Answer: Excellent question. Yes, they are safe if performed by a qualified surgeon who has evaluated you in a safe environment such

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Dr. Laurie A. Casas interviewed by TalkingMakeup.com

Published on March 23, 2012

Dr. Laurie Casas shares her insight and tips about injectable treatments like BOTOX Cosmetic & Juvederm & her answer to this question: Why patients are no longer keeping their injectable treatments a secret? Dr. Casas says, “People no longer feel

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What Proposed 5% Cosmetic Tax Means to the Consumer?

Published on March 23, 2012

Have you heard of the cosmetic surgery tax which was part of the recent Senate Health Reform bill? At the 11th hour, a cosmetic surgery tax provision was slipped in the Senate Health Reform bill. The proposal asks for the

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Your Voice is Needed: Oppose The Cosmetic Surgery Tax

Published on March 23, 2012

ASPS has launched a hotline for our members and their patients to contact their Senators on the 5% cosmetic tax. Senators say they are not hearing from you and your patients. ASPS has spoken publicly against the addition of this

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