Archive for the ‘ Botox ’ Category

Dr. Niamtu performs a “Botox Browlift”

Botox for Brow Lifting Botox or Dysport can be used to produce a small amount of brow lift.  Despite what some doctors claim, Botox will not lift the brow as dramatically as a surgical brow lift.  It can, however, produced a noticeable lifting of the brows.  By relaxing the muscles that pull the brow down, […]

Dr. Niamtu on CBS discussing bogus Botox

Dr. Niamtu discusses bogus Botox on CBS news

Dr. Niamtu and Botox/Dysport Education

Dr. Niamtu is very involved in publishing and teaching Botox and Dysport techniques to other doctors.  The following are some of the articles Dr. Niamtu has published on Botox and other neuromodulators. Dr. Niamtu J.  Neurotoxin waste from drawing product through the vial stopper.J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2014 Jun;7(6):33-7. Dr. Niamtu J.  Facial rejuvenation using […]

Botox for the Gummy Smile

Some patients show excessive teeth or gum (gingiva) when they smile.  This is usually from excess downward growth of the upper jaw and is called vertical maxillary excess.  This is classically treated by oral and maxillofacial surgery and orthodontics.  The surgeon shortens the upper jaw so it is in a more natural position and the […]

Non Surgical Brow Lift with Fillers and Botox

Surgical brow lifting is one of my favorite procedures and is the only true way to treat moderate to severe upper facial aging in a natural and lasting manner. I perform this surgery endoscopically and in a “mini open” technique as well. Many patients do not require surgical brow lift and can benefit from injectable, […]

“Faux-Tox? Fraudulent Versions of Botox Found in the United States

As a member of the top 1% of Botox Cosmetic users in the United States (and the largest solo injector of Botox cosmetic in the State of Virginia), I have always purchased my Botox from a single company and that is Allergan Inc.; the only legitimate produce of Botox in the USA. In this day […]

Doctor; the Botox made my eyelids Droop!

This is a complaint that all providers of Botox, Dysport or Xeomin will hear from an occasional patient.  It is both true and false but in reality false. There is a very rare complication of true eyelid ptosis and this results from the neurotoxin getting into the muscle that raises the eyelid (levator palpabrae superiorus).  […]

Non Surgical Brow Lift with Botox and/or Fillers

Surgical brow lifting is one of my favorite procedures and is the only true way to treat moderate to severe upper facial aging in a natural and lasting manner. I perform this surgery endoscopically and in a “mini open” technique as well. Many patients do not require surgical brow lift and can benefit from injectable, […]

Diamond Again

For the 5 year in a row, I am extremely proud to have been honored as the only Diamond Level Botox in the Central Virginia region.  This means that I am the largest solo Botox injector in the State of Virginia (of any specialty) and in the 1% of Botox injectors in the USA as […]

Turning the Frown Upside Down

One aging change that is particularly bothersome to women (and men) is the turned down appearance of the corners of the mouth with aging.  This often creates a sad or angry look  and no one likes that.  Although numerous factors contribute to this, the main causes include sagging facial skin and jowl formation pushing down […]