A common misconception is that cosmetic treatments are only for women. While it is true that women represent the majority of cosmetic treatment patients, the number of men getting these procedures is on the rise! What are the best treatments for men?
People are increasingly aware of the various dermal (also called “soft-tissue”) fillers available today at least in part because of the many ads that increasingly appear in magazines and on television commercials. Despite this, there is still some confusion about what fillers do and what they can be used for, so in this blog post we will point out a few common misconceptions.
“Body Contouring” is a new trendy term for using cosmetic procedures to permanently eliminate fat and/or add definition to specific areas of the body. This ranges from traditional surgical procedures like liposuction to newer, non-invasive body contouring options such as the Vanquish treatment or Kybella. With all of these options, there can be confusion about what can and cannot be done with each procedure. In this blog post, we will focus on the facts & fiction about non-invasive body contouring in particular.
Radiesse for hands is an FDA-approved cosmetic injectable treatment to restore volume to the hands.
Merz Aesthetics, the creators of XEOMIN® (a BOTOX alternative), are offering a limited time, $100 Savings Card off of your next treatment!
Neurotoxins and dermal fillers are so often talked about in the same sentence that many people are confused as to which does what.
KybellaTM is one of our newest cosmetic procedures as it was FDA approved and released within the past few years (but don’t worry, it has been in clinical trials for years prior to FDA approval). This innovative treatment targets the “double chin” which has been difficult to treat without plastic surgery.
Many patients only think of coming to our office for general dermatology concerns such as acne or yearly skin checks, but did you know we are also a cosmetic dermatology office that offers a variety of non-surgical rejuvenation & contouring services such as soft-tissue fillers and wrinkle relaxers.
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Are your hands betraying your age? One of the first places to show age is our hands, and yet they are often the last area we think of when we start our anti-aging regimens.
Volume loss is another fact of life when it comes to aging. Skin loses collagen, elastin and fat (in the wrong places. Funny how fat seems perfectly happy where we don’t want it to be!) leading to loss of volume. What can we do to combat this?
This is likely the most well known part of skin aging. Skin tone and texture changes may come as a surprise many people, but even young people know that wrinkles and fine lines are coming.
In our last blog, we looked at 3 ways to prevent skin aging, but what if you already have signs of skin aging? While we will look in detail at most of the main aging-skin concerns in future blog posts, let’s look at a few general improvement tips.
Have you been looking for a non-surgical way to improve a double chin? A new injectable is on its way!
Combining skincare, lasers and injectables allows for a complete approach to the different ways that sun damage and aging have affected skin – from texture to tone, age spots to wrinkles.
Why is it so important to have a trained specialist when having a cosmetic procedure done on your skin?
We have all forgotten our sunscreen a time or two, picked at a pimple we shouldn’t have or done any number of bad skin habits in our lifetime. Unfortunately, skin remembers. Maybe the damage shows up quickly, like a popped pimple that is now a red or dark spot on the face. Other times, like with sun damage, the effect of those bad habits does not show up for years.
Xeomin® is an FDA approved alternative to BOTOX. Like its counterpart, it is used to treat moderate to severe frown lines, crows feet and forehead lines.
Maybe it’s the lower half of the face that’s your cause for concern. There are things you can do! In addition to the anti-aging regimen you use for your face, there are cosmetic procedures that can also help.
10 Things to know about cosmetic injections, including botulinum toxin and dermal fillers!
The next types of anti-aging cosmetic injections are dermal fillers.
Maybe a cream or serum is just not for you. Perhaps it is not making a big enough difference for you, or your skin is too sensitive. Maybe the product is doing great with skin texture, but not tackling the wrinkles. Whatever the reason, you may now be considering a cosmetic procedure to help with your anti-aging skin goals. For the next 3 posts, we will discuss a few options for you – cosmetic injections & lasers. There are two main types of cosmetic injectables- wrinkle relaxers and fillers. In this post, we will focus on the wrinkle relaxers.
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BOTOX Cosmetic-- How much do you know about the world’s most well known muscle relaxant?
The newest cosmetic filler that we now offer in our office is Juvéderm Voluma™ XC. Voluma is the first of its kind. It is an injectable gel containing hyarulonic that is injected into the cheek area to instantly add volume and lift the face, giving you a more youthful profile and restoring contour of your face.