A few weeks ago I met Dr. Lisa Airan, a familiar face from the pages of Vogue, Style.com, and various other media outlets, either noted for her impeccable sense of fashion or her expertise as a nationally recognized dermatologist. She was speaking at a press luncheon on behalf of BOTOX® Cosmetic, one of the most well known facial injectables on the market and one of Dr. Airan’s most popular requests at her office.
I learned some pretty cool things about BOTOX® and BOTOX® Cosmetic. For example, I had no idea that BOTOX® could be used to treat anything from eye muscular dysfunction that results in crossed eyes to oversweating. I also learned some important safety information. Now that the market is flooded with different types of injectables, if you choose BOTOX®, it’s important to know that you should not mix BOTOX® with other botulinum toxins.
As I’m still in my early 20s, I haven’t seriously considered BOTOX® Cosmetic and passed on the opportunity to receive the treatment myself. However, I have always been curious to learn more about the product. I am not opposed to cosmetic dermatology, dentistry, plastic surgery, or any other kind of procedures as long as the consumer has been properly educated and makes the decision on his own terms. Truth be told, I believe that looking and feeling healthy and youthful brings a lot of self empowerment and there’s nothing wrong with seeing a dermatologist to blast away a wrinkle if the consumer feels that is the right option.
Below, Dr. Airan talks to TDO readers about the safety, effectiveness and even some alternatives to BOTOX®. Plus, we also got her beauty secrets to how she, herself, always looks so amazing! READ MORE