Aesthetic Medicine Specialist

Alex Foxman, M.D., F.A.C.P. -  - General Practitioner

Beverly Hills Institute

Alex Foxman, M.D., F.A.C.P.

General Practitioner & Internist located in Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, CA

Dr. Foxman is skilled in advanced approaches to aesthetic medicine, offering his Beverly Hills, CA, patients a comprehensive approach to looking and feeling revitalized and rejuvenated, from a thorough skin evaluation to state-of-the-art anti-aging solutions customized for each patient's needs and objectives.

Aesthetic Medicine Specialist

What is aesthetic medicine?

Aesthetic medicine includes all the treatments and care aimed at helping your skin look resilient, firm and more youthful as you age, as well as addressing specific cosmetic issues like unwanted hair and wrinkles. At Beverly Hills Institute, we implement a program of physician-supervised skin care that addresses multiple issues to help patients achieve the best results based on their skin type, their goals, and other factors.

How does Botox® work?

Botox® is a neuromuscular agent, which means it works by addressing the signaling that occurs between muscles and nerves. When we make facial expressions like smiling or frowning, nerves traveling between the face and the brain tell the facial muscles to contract. When muscles contract, they move the skin, resulting in lines and creases which, over time, can become deeply ingrained into the skin structure. These wrinkles are called dynamic wrinkles because they form as a result of movement and motion. Botox® works by blocking nerve signals so muscles aren't “told” to contract, and skin doesn't form creases and lines.

How long does Botox® last?

Most Botox® treatment last about four to six months, but many patients report that repeat treatments help soften lines and wrinkles over time, resulting in a longer period of time between treatments.

What is laser skin resurfacing?

Laser skin resurfacing is a technique that uses the highly-focused energy of lasers to gently remove dead, dull skin, revealing fresher skin beneath while reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Unlike Botox®, laser skin resurfacing is used to treat static wrinkles that form as a result of sun damage and age.

Can Botox® and laser skin resurfacing be used together?

Yes, many patients opt for both treatments to help address both static and dynamic wrinkles and to rejuvenate dull skin for results akin to a “mini-facelift” but without the downtime associated with surgical procedures.

Most Major Insurance Providers Accepted

We accept Medicare, most PPO plans and fee for service. Because every plan and coverage is different for each patient, we ask that you contact your insurance carrier to verify if our office is an approved in-network provider of your plan before your visit to our office. Thank you.

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