Botox Cosmetic

Botox Cosmetic

Botox Cosmetic

Botox for a smooth, natural look and feel that lasts. Many of us would love to improve our appearance, but don’t have either the time or the desire to undergo cosmetic surgery. With Botox Cosmetic treatments you can dramatically soften worry lines, frown lines, laugh lines and crow’s feet.

Dr. Jason C. Cheung has been using Botox for the treatment of strabismus (misalignment of the eyes) and eyelid spasm since 1994. With the FDA approval of Botox for cosmetic use, Dr. Cheung is pleased to offer his expertise with Botox in the treatment of facial wrinkles.

A gentle approach to recapture your youthful look.

Botox is injected directly into a specific muscle so that only the action of that muscle will be paralyzed. Therefore, the problem that muscle causes will be stopped, leaving your skin smooth and relaxed. After the treatment, the overlying skin remains smooth and unwrinkled while the untreated facial muscles contract in a normal fashion. Some of the most common areas treated include crow’s feet, frown and laugh lines, and forehead wrinkles.

That 80-90% of overall UV damage to our eyes is accumulated before the age of 18! Like skin damage from UV exposure, we now know occurred for the most part from exposure before the age of 18. Kids in UV protected sun glasses is highly recommended. Protect their eyes just like you do their delicate skin!

Water & contacts don’t mix. To help prevent eye infections, contact lenses should be removed before going swimming or in a hot tub. Alternatively, wear goggles.

The lenses in children’s eyes do not block as much UV radiation as they do in adults’ eyes, putting them at increased risk for sun damage to the eyes.

Left untreated, glaucoma can lead to vision loss. Glaucoma can strike without pain or other symptoms and is a leading cause of blindness in the United States. According to the American Optometric Association (AOA), early detection and treatment is critical to maintain healthy vision and protect the eyes from the effects of potentially blinding diseases, such as glaucoma.

Age-related macular degeneration is a leading cause of blindness. Learn the risk factors for this disease? Having a close family relative with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) puts you at higher risk for developing the disease yourself.