Why Women get Botox in Their Twenties

In the last few years, Botox users have been getting younger, and we don’t just mean younger looking. The exact origin of this trend of younger patients is unknown. Many industry professionals speculate that it may be influenced by social media and the pressure to look flawless in pictures. Another reason could be a rise in popularity of the multistep skincare regimen made popular by…

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2017’s New Innovation in Skin Rejuvenation

Your skin is sensitive. Unfortunately, many of us don’t realize how sensitive until years of being out in the sun without sunscreen, forgetting to take your makeup off night after night, and not using a full skin regimen. All of those small little things can lead to wrinkles at an older age. You may take a look in the mirror today and say, “Wow –…

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A Lesson on Dermal Fillers

The most common neuromodulator, Botox, is well known among most patients in the U.S. With celebrities across the globe receiving regular injections, it is no wonder it is a popular treatment. However, did you know that Botox and dermal fillers are completely different treatment options? These two treatments work differently, as well as focus on different areas of the body. Read on to learn everything…

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The Lowdown on Non-Surgical Rhinoplasty

The nose serves as the center of your facial features. If it is too large or too small, it can disrupt your facial harmony. Traditional rhinoplasty is a great way to restructure the nose. However, there are Palm Harbor patients who do not desire to undergo an invasive surgery. Read on to learn more about non-surgical rhinoplasty practices. Non-surgical rhinoplasty has actually been around for…

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Juvederm Voluma™ XC – New and Improved Injectable Gel

Recently, Allergan announced a new injectable gel, Juvederm Voluma™ XC that has a number of outstanding benefits. Dr. Moraitis in the Palm Harbor and Clearwater, FL area offers this new and improved dermal filler to provide instant satisfaction for patients who want to turn back the clock. Juvederm Voluma™ XC can add instant volume and restore youthfulness to the cheek area of your face. This…

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Bargain Basement BOTOX

Do you have a friend who got a “really good deal” on BOTOX by going to a spa or a BOTOX party? Well, they may be getting more than they bargained for! In the state of Florida, where Moraitis Plastic Surgery is based, and in many other states, the administration of BOTOX is supposed to be performed by a physician, physician assistant or a nurse…

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Can you tighten skin without cosmetic surgery?

Drinking enough water, avoiding the sun, getting enough sleep and avoiding stress, avoiding cigarettes and vigilant attention to your diet and exercise are all the keystones for preserving the elasticity and radiance of your skin. But what if your skin has lost its elasticity and tightness? Is your only option cosmetic surgery? No. Dr. Moraitis in Palm Harbor, Florida offers patients a non-surgical procedure called…

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Is Voluma the ‘next big thing’ for anti-aging?!

If you look in the mirror and see cheeks that droop and have become saggy, or perhaps you weren’t born with full cheeks and high cheekbones, there is exciting news on the filler horizon. Recently-FDA-approved Voluma is opening the doors to men and women who want a youthful look without cosmetic surgery. Voluma does more than fill in wrinkles; Voluma restores volume to the cheeks,…

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Considering Botox?

Think about it. Someone you know—or even you—has had Botox® injections. In fact, in 2013 there were over 6.1 million treatments using Botox. “Botox” is short for Botulinum Toxin, which is produced by a bacterium called Clostridium Botulinum. It has been used since 1920 but was marketed commercially in 1997. It has a wide variety of clinical uses to treat spastic muscle disorders, or an imbalance in eye…

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Leave it to the Professionals

A day at the spa. Facial, massage, manicure, and perhaps a few cosmetic injections to smooth out a few lines and wrinkles. Wait a minute! A person who has given you a facial performing a medical procedure? No way. Yes, cosmetic fillers, breast augmentations and buttocks augmentations are medical procedures. You may be thinking, “well, obviously” but there have been cases in the news where untrained…

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