6 Surprising Uses for Botox

December 3, Dr. Susan MacLennan

Botox is one of the most popular injectable treatments out there because of how effective it is in softening lines and wrinkles. Despite how widely known the treatment is, many of my patients are surprised to learn that Botox is also used for many medical purposes as well. At Mountain Lake Plastic Surgery, my focus is on cosmetic applications for…

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Botox for Men: Everything You Need to Know

October 19, Dr. Susan MacLennan

The majority of my aesthetic treatment patients are women, but a growing number of men are choosing plastic surgery or nonsurgical procedures. Botox is one of the most popular. There are a few things that men should know before they request their first consultation. How Does Botox Work? Botox’s active ingredient is a diluted form of botulinum toxin. This neurotoxin…

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What Does Botox Do?

September 13, Dr. Susan MacLennan

People like to look as good as they can for as long as they can, which has driven the beauty industry to create solutions for aging. One such solution is called Botulinum toxin, or Botox. It is created by a specific type of bacteria. In small doses, this is used to smooth out wrinkles and fine lines. Dr. Susan MacLennan…

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