Dermal Fillers

Fillers

Fillers – To continue my posts on treatments that are truly effective in helping all of us win the fight against aging, today I want to discuss fillers. Specifically, why we use them, what they are made of and where they work the best. For those of us in the injectable industry it is easy to…

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Lips

Augmenting the Lips with Filler

Augmenting the Lips with Filler – I have injected filler in hundreds of lips and even the most experienced medspa patrons can get nervous when I start talking about augmenting their lips for the first time.  Too many times we see people in the community or in Hollywood whose lips look over-injected and fake and it…

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sciton halo

Sciton Halo

Sciton Halo – I am excited to announce we have recently purchased a new laser providing a new treatment option for our people.  The treatment is capable of helping us continue to win the war on aging.  The Halo is a new technology currently only offered by one company, Sciton.  It is a resurfacing technology…

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In-Office Liposuction

In-Office Liposuction

In-Office Liposuction – I want to discuss in-office liposuction for a moment because there are some misconceptions about liposuction I feel need to be corrected.   People believe it is painful and requires a long recovery.  I have heard people say it is not safe and there is a risk of death.  One person recently stated they…

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Pulse Broad Band Light treatments

Pulse Broad Band Light treatments

Pulse Broad Band Light treatments –  Adding to my series on how to maintain a youthful appearance, the post today is on Intense Pulse Light (IPL) treatments.  I have been excited about this topic because it is highly effective, however most people do not know much about what it does or how it works.  The type…

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What Makes Us Look Aged?

What Makes Us Look Aged?

What Makes Us Look Aged? In our late teens and early 20’s, we hardly giving a thought to getting older or what we are going to look like in our 30’s, 40’s or even 50’s.  However, time slows for no one and at some point we all look in the mirror and notice the fine…

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Botox

What is the difference between Dysport and Botox?

What is the difference between Dysport and Botox? My staff and clients know I consider botulinum toxin injections a staple in maintaining a youthful appearance.  It has a very low risk of complications when injected by an experienced injector, no downtime and it absolutely works.  It improves the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles by…

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What does botulinum toxin - Botox - do?

What does botulinum toxin – Botox – do?

What does botulinum toxin (Botox) do? – Botulinum toxin – Botox (Allergan) is an extremely effective tool in our regimen in maintaining a youthful appearance as the years quickly pass.  Botox often gets blamed for making people look funny or “over done” from a plastic surgery standpoint.  I often hear my patients say, “whoa, did…

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Breast Augmentation

When Should I Exchange My Breast Implants?

When Should I Exchange My Breast Implants? – This is a question I hear in my clinic almost daily.  To complicate matters, there really seems to be no majority consensus among plastic surgeons regarding the timing of implant exchange.  I have heard one plastic surgeon say regardless of implant type – saline or silicone -they…

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How does Kybella work?

How does Kybella work?

How does Kybella work?  It is an exciting time in the field of aesthetics. We have a new weapon in our armamentarium in our fight against fat.  Kybella is also known as deoxycholic acid.  Deoxycholic acid is created naturally in the body and used in our intestines to emulsify the fat we eat, allowing it…

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