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Daily Archives: November 20, 2009

Are “off-label” Botox treatments OK?

It’s long been a tradition in medical practice to use FDA approved therapies in new, “off-label” ways. Is this safe? Botox, a treatment so prevalent as to have become¬†synonymous with cosmetic medicine, is approved to treat four problems: muscular eye disorders, muscular neck disorders, excessive sweating (hyperhydrosis), and frown lines or wrinkles between the eyebrows. Yet, it is common practice … Read more

The “Mommy Makeover” Craze

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Many young moms I see for surgical consultations are using the catchy terminology, “mommy makeover”. A Mommy Makeover¬†generally refers to a combination of surgeries, including an abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) and a breast procedure.¬†Some patients opt for a breast augmentation, while others need a breast lift or even a breast reduction at my Denver practice. The combinations of these procedures can … Read more