Dr. Mark Answers Your BOTOX & Filler Questions

Man Getting Injections in the Forehead

Today, Dr. Mark of Mountain Radiance in Asheville is sitting down and answering some common questions we get about BOTOX and fillers from our med spa patients. So what exactly is Botox?  Botox is a brand name for onabotulinum toxin A, which is a purified form of a protein produced by the clostridium botulinum bacteria.   […]

What should you not do before and after BOTOX?

Woman Looks at Face in the Mirror After BOTOX Treatment

Whether you’re a first-timer or you’ve been getting BOTOX® every few months for as long as you can remember, it’s always a good idea to refresh yourself on what you should and shouldn’t do around the time of your treatment. While it’s difficult to truly stop your Botox from doing its job, making common mistakes […]

Wedding Prep!

Injectables, A Bride’s Guide! Getting ready for a wedding, the BIG DAY is full of so many anxiety provoking issues: venue, flowers, attire, cake, guest lists, on and on—but there is one thing that doesn’t have to be stressful: your pre-wedding beauty regimen. There are…

How Much Does Botox Cost in Asheville?

You can read much more that I’ve written here about how Botox works, the risks and benefits, and about the safety profile. Cosmetic treatment with Botox is the most commonly performed procedure in the world therefore making it one of the SAFEST procedures as well….

A Dr. discusses “Botched Botox” disasters on the internet

There are many examples of bad outcomes from cosmetic procedures on the internet, just Google it. Some of these sites seem to have fake photos – pictures that have been “photoshopped” to make them look worse, many are not examples of bad Botox, but bad everything…

Age Spots ~ Prevention and treatment!

Age spots Prevention and Treatment

Age spots, as Lady Macbeth said in Shakespeare’s famous play – “Out, Damn Spot!” So frustrating, what causes age spots? When we are young our melanocytes are distributed evenly throughout the skin which explains why children get that nice even tan. However, the more we…