3 Big Benefits of BOTOX
If you’re in your 40s, 50s, or 60s and exploring options to reduce the appearance of facial wrinkles, you may be a good candidate for BOTOX®. It’s one of the most common treatments that Dr. Manios provides to Pleasanton patients, in part because it is so well established as an aesthetic solution and in part […]
What Are Marionette Lines
Marionette Lines are lines that originate at the corners of the mouth and can continue down to the chin and jaw line. These lines can cause the corners of the mouth to droop and make patients look sad and/or angry. With age, elastin and collagen components in the skin begin to weaken. This allows the […]
Does Exercise Impact The Longevity Of Botox?
No one can evade the effects of aging, not even those who are in the best shape. Even if you spend hours at the gym to maintain your body and health, eventually years of sun exposure, age, and gravity will start to take their toll. When Pleasanton men and women visit Dr. Manios to discuss […]
4 Myths About BOTOX That You Shouldn’t Believe
Dr. Manios spends extensive time helping Pleasanton patients understand the benefits of BOTOX® Cosmetic, evaluating whether they are good candidates for the product, and answering questions they have about the process. Part of this conversation sometimes includes clearing up misconceptions related to treatment. Here are some of the most common misunderstandings about BOTOX and what […]
BOTOX: Advice for Before and After Treatment
BOTOX Cosmetic can help Walnut Creek patients significantly reduce the appearance of facial lines and prevent new lines from developing. Dr. Christopher Manios offers the following guidelines to help you get the most from your treatment and avoid complications related to your care. Before BOTOX Do Not Drink Wine for One Week Before Your Appointment […]
What are Nasolabial Folds or Smile Lines
Nasolabial folds, or smile lines, are defined as the lines that run from the edges of the nose to the corners of the mouth. These lines delineate the transition zone from the cheeks and mid-face above to the mouth and lower face below. As we age, these lines become more prominent due to the deterioration […]
Is There Downtime After BOTOX?
There is no downtime after BOTOX®. The treatment takes very little time, and after your appointment, you can return to your daily routine right away. Dr. Manios provides Walnut Creek patients with pre- and post-treatment instructions to help them get effective results and feel comfortable after their visit. Activities to Avoid Before BOTOX For about […]