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When Do BOTOX Side Effects Go Away?

Botox® Cosmetic is a temporary muscle relaxer that paralyzes facial muscles to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Side effects from this treatment are usually minor and mild, but occasionally more serious side effects can occur. In today’s beauty blog, I’ll be answering this important question: “When do Botox side effects go away?” …. read more


Is BOTOX Dangerous?

I perform thousands of BOTOX injections each year, so I would like to clear up one of the most common questions I get: “Is BOTOX dangerous?” I get asked this all the time, mostly from first-timers who are concerned about the safety of injecting this toxin into their muscles. At first, it would seem logical …. read more


How Many Units of Botox Do I Need?

BOTOX® Cosmetic is an effective neurotoxin muscle relaxer that temporarily paralyzes facial muscles so that wrinkles are less noticeable. The solution contains botulinum toxin A (onabotulinumtoxinA) in a purified form, which is safe for injecting into facial muscles for anti-aging purposes. Dr. Aeria Chang is an Allergan Platinum Injector of BOTOX® Cosmetic, which means that …. read more


How Long Does it Take for BOTOX to Work?

Many of my patients think that BOTOX® Cosmetic works right away to temporarily paralyze facial muscles. In order to help bust this myth and provide some solid medical information, I’ve put together this article. What is BOTOX Made From? BOTOX and BOTOX Cosmetic contain a purified form of the toxin that comes from the bacteria …. read more


What is Aesthetic Medicine?

You asked, and I’m answering! For today’s Beauty Blog, I’m covering everything from A to Z on aesthetic medicine and how it can help you look and feel your best. My name is Dr. Aeria Chang, and I’ve been practicing aesthetic medicine since 2008 in San Diego, CA. Over the years I have continually added …. read more


How Safe is it to Go for Dermal Fillers?

If you’re considering dermal fillers for anti-aging treatment or to address facial scars, then this information is for you. Read on to learn more about the safety of dermal fillers as well as some additional cosmetic injectables that can help you look your best. Dr. Aeria Chang specializes in cosmetic and aesthetic treatments to help …. read more


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Patient Stories Dr. Chang has an eye for symmetry and aesthetics. I went in for a consultation to have fillers under my eyes. Instead I was educated on my facial anatomy. I agreed to some fillers in my forehead and cheeks instead and could not be more pleased with the outcome.