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Archive for September, 2011

I have excess sweating in my underarms. Is it possible that Botox can help me?

Question: I have excess sweating in my underarms. I am 27 and work out at the gym regularly. I would really like to do something about this embarrassing problem. I’m local to Virginia Beach and have heard that you’re the specialist in Botox for hyperhidrosis, do you think Botox will help? Answer: Yes. Botox is an […]

I have severely dry skin and wanted to know if a chemical peel would then be a bad choice for me.

Question: I’m in my late 30’s and am considering a chemical peel. I have severely dry skin and wanted to know if a chemical peel would then be a bad choice for me. Answer: Having dry skin is not an absolute contraindication for chemical peels. What is more important is your skin type. For most fair […]

Will a chemical peel help prevent skin cancer?

Question: I live in Arizona where the sun shines every day. Unfortunately that means I need to load up on the sun screen since I have a family history of skin cancer. I recently read that a chemical peel may be effective in removing pre-cancerous cells. Is this true? Answer: Chemical peels are mostly acidic solutions […]

Alternate uses for Botox

Question: I know Botox can be used for frown lines, but can it be used for anything else or any other wrinkles? Answer: Botox can be used to treat a condition called hyperhidrosis or excessive sweating. Botox is very effective in keeping your underarms dry for up to 6 months. The procedure takes less than 10 minutes […]