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Botox Around the Eyes: Uses, Risks and Costs

Botox treatments are a relatively inexpensive way to get rid of unwanted wrinkles and lines around the eye and in the forehead. The treatment involves one or a series of injections of botulinum neurotoxin (BNT) directly into the skin. It is effective in relaxing muscles and muscle contractions, which create lines and wrinkles. The chief […]

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Orthokeratology (Ortho-K): What Is It, Who Is a Candidate, and How Does It Work?

Orthokeratology, or ortho-k, refers to specially fitted, gas-permeable contact lenses that reshape the cornea and deliver improved vision, especially to people who are nearsighted. Eye doctors consider people who have myopia (nearsightedness) and those who have slight astigmatisms as good candidates for ortho-k. Treatment can include multiple pairs of lenses and can last two to […]