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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


Do Collagen Powders, Creams, and Injections Reduce Wrinkles?

Collagen is a type of molecule in the skin that keeps it elastic and supple. Collagen is a protein connective tissue cell that helps the skin to “bounce back” after making facial expressions. This youth-giving component diminishes with age, making the skin look dull, dehydrated, and wrinkled. Estimates show that by age 25, people begin …. 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


What Is Liquid Facelift and How Long Does It Last?

A liquid facelift is a cosmetic procedure where injectable fillers and neurotoxins (muscle relaxers) are used to create a “lifting” effect of the face. Read on to learn about some specific facial areas that are usually enhanced during this procedure as well as how long each type of injectable product lasts. Address Volume Loss The …. 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.