Sculptra Butt Lift

My Thoughts on the Sculptra Butt Lift

The injectable filler called Sculptra if FDA approved for the treatment of shallow to deep nasolabial folds (smile line) and works well for adding volume to the face.  The Sculptra Butt Lift has been touted recently by some large, chain medspas as a great option for augmenting the buttocks.  It is performed by injecting Sculptra…

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Make My Booty Bigger

How do I Make My Booty Bigger?

There will certainly be a percentage of people who think to themselves, “Why would I want to make my booty bigger?!”  However, larger backsides are now considered beautiful which is a shift in what Americans have traditionally considered attractive.  Celebrities like Kim Kardashian, Iggy Azalea and Jennifer Lopez have helped popularize the larger derriere and…

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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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Tummy Tuck - Abdominoplasty -  How do I know if I need one?

Tummy Tuck – Abdominoplasty –  How do I know if I need one?

 How do I know if I need a Tummy Tuck – Abdominoplasty. When women or men come into my office seeking information on a tummy tuck I often hear them say, “My spouse says I just need to work out more and my stomach will be flatter.”  Women who have had children or in people…

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Brazilian Butt Lift – Your Questions Answered

Brazilian Butt Lift – Your Questions Answered

As the popularity of the Brazilian Butt Lift procedure increases there are many surgeons who claim to specialize in the procedure. Fat grafting is a highly technique-dependent procedure, and some surgeons are having more success than others. Here are some questions to consider when selecting the best plastic surgeon for a Brazilian Butt Lift: Do…

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The Secret to Amazing Skin

The Secret to Amazing Skin

Many celebrities want their skin to look its best with no down time for recovery. What is their secret to amazing skin? The HydraFacial. Unlike your average facial, a HydraFacial leaves your skin looking smooth, clear and glowing immediately with no revealing side effects. Best of all, it does not stop with the results you…

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Beware of Couponing Med Spas

Beware of Couponing Med Spas

Part of my passion as a plastic surgeon in Flower Mound, Texas is in educating others about the medical specialty of cosmetic laser procedures (skin resurfacing, laser hair removal, etc.) and aesthetic injectables and fillers (Botox, Juvederm, etc.). There has been a fast rise in the popularity of the use of non-invasive or minimally invasive…

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Maintaining Youthful Skin

The Basics of Maintaining Youthful Skin

This is a broad topic and certainly not meant to be the answer for every skin problem you have ever had nor will it review every factor affecting changes in the skin with age. However, the below steps will hopefully serve as a basis for excellent skin health and in turn, dramatically slow the aging…

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Breast Augmentation

7 Tips for a Successful Breast Augmentation Recovery

When preparing to undergo a plastic surgery procedure such as breast augmentation, many women worry about the various after-effects of the surgery. If you are like these women, and you are considering going through breast augmentation, you are probably wondering what you can do to prepare for your successful breast augmentation recovery, and how you…

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Breast Augmentation - Bra Shopping

Bra Shopping After Breast Augmentation

One of the things women most look forward to after breast augmentation surgery is getting brand new, stylish bras to show off their enhanced figure. Bra shopping after breast augmentation is an exciting time and we want to help make your experience a success. Wear the Right Bra at the Right Time While fancy lace…

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