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Dr. Halaas

December 18, 2013 06:00 ET

NYC Plastic Surgeon Uses Botox to Treat Migraines

Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Dr. Yael Halaas, Uses BOTOX Cosmetic to Reduce Chronic Migraines in Adults

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Dec 18, 2013) - Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Yael Halaas, offers injectables to her patients in the New York City area. For adults with chronic migraines (15 or more headache days a month) Dr. Halaas offers her patients BOTOX injections.

BOTOX is the first and only FDA-approved preventative treatment proven to reduce chronic migraines for adults. BOTOX prevents up to 9 headache days a month.

"Anytime a treatment shows to have added benefits for my patients it's a great opportunity to educate the public and make full use of its versatility," says Dr. Halaas.

Botox has been approved for cosmetic use in the US since 2002. The common use of BOTOX is to relax the muscles that cause wrinkles, leaving skin smoother, tighter and more youthful.

"As the number one cosmetic facial wrinkle treatment in the United States, this tiny protein seems to have an endless list of conditions that it treats," continues Dr. Halaas.

2012 marked the highest number of botulinum toxin type A (BOTOX) injections to date, with 6.1 million injections. BOTOX cosmetic was the number one minimally-invasive cosmetic procedure in 2013, showing a rise in popularity of 8 percent.

About Dr. Yael Halaas

Yael Halaas, MD, FACS, is recognized as one of the best plastic surgeons in New York City, Fully bilingual in English and Spanish, Dr. Halaas as a special interest in the treatment of the aging face in both women and men. As leading female facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Halaas received her undergraduate degree from Columbia College in New York and graduated in the top ten percent of her medical school class at Cornell University Medical College, with prestigious distinction of membership in the Alpha Omega Medical Honors Society. She also earned the American Medical Women's Association award as part of her membership in the top five percent of her graduating class.

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