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Archive for February, 2011

I read recently that Botox can be used to treat excessive sweating

I read recently that Botox can be used to treat excessive sweating. How effective is it as a treatment, and does your office offer these services? Using botox can treat sweaty under arms or axillary hyperhidrosis. Approximately 50 units of botox are used under each arm. The technique is very effective and lasts up to […]

When performing rhinoplasty on African American patients

When performing rhinoplasty on African American patients, do you more commonly use an open or closed approach and why? It depends on what the patient needs. African American nose has certain features such as flat dorsum, wide tip, flaring nostrils and thick skin. Most of my patients request dorsal augmentation, tip refinement and narrowing of […]

I have uneven pigmentation on my face and the texture is rough

What type of chemical peels do you use? Does it depend on the individual? I have uneven pigmentation on my face and the texture is rough, perhaps from the sun. Choe Center performs all types of chemical peels. Chemical peels can be divided into 3 categories: superficial, medium, and deep. The type and strength of […]