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How to make acne scars disappear? Overview of treatment options

Acne scars are a common aesthetic issue because acne is one of the most prevalent skin diseases worldwide, affecting around 85% of adolescents and young adults of all ethnicities. When an inflammatory acne lesion heals, it typically leaves a visible mark in almost 100% of cases. The more severe the inflammation, the more disfiguring the

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ozempic face caused by weight loss medication semaglutide
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What is the Ozempic face? Side effect of Wegovy (semaglutide) for weight loss

Semaglutide, which is marketed under the brand name Ozempic, is an injectable medication that has been approved for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. In recent times, it has been introduced as Wegovy, specifically to help obese individuals in their weight loss efforts. This medication is given as a weekly injection and is available in

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argireline aka botox in a bottle or acetyl hexapeptide 8
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“Botox in a bottle” cosmeceutical: Argireline serum (acetyl hexapeptide 8)

Because of its anti-aging properties, argireline is a bioactive neuropeptide and cosmetic ingredient that is increasingly being used in skincare formulations. Argireline, also known as acetyl hexapeptide-3 or acetyl hexapeptide-8 depending on the source, is commonly referred to as “Botox in a bottle” due to its ability to reduce facial muscle contraction ability and wrinkle

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