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A Doctor’s Clarification on Lethality of Botox

Botox injection

Recently, news broke in a local Chinese newspaper about the death of a young lady supposedly because of Botox injections. This was quickly picked up by many other newsmakers and created a state of panic amongst my patients and friends. I received various questions: “Can Botox kill? Is this true? Isn’t that a terrible…


Facelift VS Botox For Saggy Lower Face?

dr chua performing treatment on patient

A saggy lower face is an issue my patients are very concerned about. Doing a noselift can wait. Treating acne scars, they might delay. But when it comes to a saggy lower face, everyone’s DECISIVE. Why are patients more afraid of this than crow’s feet or forehead wrinkles? Because you start to look like…


Don’t be fooled. Botox actually lasts forever.

areas on the face where botox can be used

Botulinum Toxin A (BTX) is more commonly known for its trade name: Botox. Dysport and Xeomin are two other FDA-approved brands. BTX is actually a neuromodulator used to relax muscles, hence preventing the wrinkles or bulkiness that comes along with strong/big muscles. However, it is important to note that BTX has most effects on…

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