Kathie Lee & Hoda: Cosmetic Procedures
Kathie Lee and Hoda took an inside look at non-invasive cosmetic procedures, as they welcomed doctors to the studio to demonstrate sclerotherapy, botox, All Therapy and laser hair removal. This episode also featured a Cellulaze review and celebrity plastic surgery.
Kathie Lee & Hoda: Sclerotherapy Procedure
Kathie Lee and Hoda talked with Dr. Susan Taylor, Dermatologist, about a vein removal procedure called sclerotherapy. These are the little red, squiggly veins that take over your legs as we get older. She said new ones may develop over time, but these ones will never come back. She inserts the needle right into the vessels and they go away. She said this material irritates the blood vessel and it goes away. After the next week or two, it will go away permanently.
Kathie Lee & Hoda: Botox
Kathie Lee and Hoda talked with Dr. Jeanine Downie about botox. Dr. Downie said as soon as you start the seeing the first lines of sun damage, bring it on. She said if you don’t crease the envelope, you’ll never get the wrinkles. She said she started at 29.
She gave the patient a little numbing. Dr. Downie said it is basically a liquid that blocks the impulses so you can’t contract the muscle anymore. Kathie Lee said you don’t want to do too much of it. Dr. Downie said you don’t want to do it so much where you look astonished. For cost, she said it varies. For the crows feet, it is roughly $300-400 and lasts three to four months.
Kathie Lee & Hoda: All Therapy Procedure
Kathie Lee and Hoda talked with Dr. Patricia Wexler. She said All Therapy is an FDA approved process which lifts and tightens the skins. She said we are going to do the eyebrows. She said some people don’t want to do botox, so this is an alternative. Dr. Wexler said it delivers didn’t levels of heat. Kathie Lee said it is uncomfortable, but not painful. It is like an eyebrow/forehead lift.
Kathie Lee & Hoda: Laser Hair Removal
Kathie Lee and Hoda talked with Cindy Barshop about laser hair removal. She said it hurts less than a wax. They set the settings for Hoda’s skin and hair type and through pulsations and lights they kill the follicles from underneath the skin. Hoda said it feels like a cold blast of air. Cindy said in two weeks the hair falls out and you come back every four to six weeks. She said you can do it anywhere on your body. You need a minimum of six treatments to keep it away permanently.