Medical Use of Botox

Apart from the aesthetic effects of botox which we are all familiar about, Botox is approved medically to treat several medical conditions. Botox is a drug that is made from neurotoxin produced by a type of bacteria called Clostridium botulinum. When injected in small concentrations, botulinum toxin works by preventing signals from nerve cells from reaching the muscles, resulting in failure for the muscle to contract and paralysis.  Hence apart from it being famous in ironing out wrinkles and lines in our faces, botox can be useful for a...

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Hyperhindrosis-No Sweat!

In hot and sunny Singapore, it is normal to sweat, right? Check out our New Article on Tablets to stop Sweating HERE.    Yes, it is usually normal. Indeed, sweating is one of the most important ways that your body dissipates heat and regulate the body’s temperature. However, for a small minority of people, their body produces sweat in amounts far greater than what is needed for normal thermoregulation.   In most cases, this excessive sweating is often produced on relatively minor triggers like certain types of food or in...

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Botox™

Botox™, in the past few years, has become a household name synonymous with medical cosmetics. On this page, we would like to present you with just the facts and none of the marketing. Please make an appointment with us if you wish to find out more. Botox™ is the trade name of a product by Allergan. Its active ingredient is Botulinum Toxin Type A. This chemical comes from a kind of bacteria. When injected into a muscle, it prevents the muscle from contracting. When muscles do not contract, wrinkles become less obvious. In April 2002, the US...

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