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In the past some doctors tried to dye the patient hair dark so that more of the laser energy would be absorbed by the hair and thereby the laser would more effectively remove the hair. Unfortunately, it did not work because the dye did not reach the hair follicle.
The same laser that is used for hair removal, can get rid of toe nail fungus.
The light from a hair removal laser passes through the skin and is absorbed by the hair follicle. The laser energy is absorbed by the hair follicle and is destroyed. Since people have different skin colors, we need to have lasers with a variety of colors of laser light.
Just before the laser is fired, a jet of frozen air is sent to the skin to protect the skin from the laser energy and to decrease the pain.
Neurotoxins are medications developed from the bacteria known as clostridium botulinum. Researchers noticed that people infected with this bacterium had suffered muscle weakness. Dysport and Botox have been developed from this discovery.
A tan can absorb some of the energy of laser light and prevent the laser light from reaching the hair follicle. Do not get a tan before laser hair removal.
The word “Cosmetic” is derived from the Greek word “Kosmos” which means “of this world.”
The idea behind the CoolSculpt machine started after doctors noticed that children who sucked on popsicles lost the fat in their cheeks without damage to the skin. It is amazing what can develop from a simple observation.
In the 1450s, women would shave their pubic hair to get rid of lice. And then they would have a pubic hair wig made as a replacement.

Difference Between Dysport & Botox

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b-botox-dysportBoth of these medications are different forms of the Botulinum A molecule.  The Botulinum A molecule blocks nerves from stimulating muscles.  Without being stimulated the muscle becomes relaxed.  If you look at your face in the mirror and then watch it as you completely relax, you will notice the lines and wrinkles become softer, less defined and less prominent.

You can achieve this same result with Dysport and Botox.  The face looks younger and less distressed.  Frown lines resolve.  Crow’s feet become finer. Forehead lines lessen. Both medications are very safe and very effective.

Dysport is a smaller molecule and spreads farther than Botox and thereby gives a broader effect.  Dysport also probably has a little faster onset.  Both medications last about four to six months.  The price of both medications is comparable.    The most important consideration is to make sure your treatment is done by an experienced professional who will work with you to achieve the results that you desire.