Cosmetic-Surgery

NEW SCAR TREATMENT FOR THICK SCARS

Tranilast 8% liposomal gel was shown to be effective in treating scars from cesarean sections. Patients were asked to treat half of their scars with this gel and the other half with placebo. Patients were much more satisfied with the Tranilast side. Unfortunately, this treatment has not been compared to other treatments, including steroid injections and…

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CO2 LASER A GOOD OPTION FOR ACNE SCAR TREATMENT

Acne scars remains one of the most challenging condition to treat. In short, there is no one single treatment that is best for everyone. That being said, I see many patients whom are extremely frustrated after trying treatments that are not effective for their type of acne. The carbon dioxide (CO2) laser is an effective…

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SKIN TIGHTENING WITH MINIMAL DOWNTIME!

Finally a treatment that tightens the skin, reduces the appearance of scars, and reduces the appearance of stretch marks with little to no downtime! Secret RF is here. This technology uses microneedling with radiofrequency. It is the Radiofrequency that generates heat to tighten the skin. Do not confuse this treatment with microneedling alone as there…

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HOW TO GET RID OF DARK CIRCLES UNDER YOUR EYES

No one likes the look of dark circles under their eyes, which can make one look tired. Unfortunately, treatment of this common complaint can be difficult as several factors play a role in their appearance. What causes dark circles under the eyes Genetics. This is the most common cause of dark circles. In darker skinned…

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60-MINUTE FACELIFT: FACT OR FICTION?

Fact, well with some caveats. The Silhouette Lift is here and it looks good. This newer version of the thread lift uses the Silhouette thread to tighten the skin in the cheeks and jowls providing an instant lift. The thread has little cones on it that dissolve. 4 threads are used to tighten the cheeks…

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FAT REDUCTION IN 15 MINUTES WITH NO DOWNTIME!

Finally and effective fat reduction treatment that is fast and has no downtime. No long fat freezing treatments that just don’t work well on everyone. This latest technology uses radiofrequency to melt fat AND TIGHTEN the skin. In as little as 15 minutes you can be back to all of your activities. What are you…

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“BETTER THAN BOTOX?”

Revance Therapeutics Inc. said that an experimental drug RT002 [injectable daxibotulinumtoxinA] can smooth wrinkles for longer than Allergan’s Botox, according to the results of late-stage studies. We will have to wait for the published data to see, but at least early reports look promising.

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BOTOX COSMETIC IS NOW FDA APPROVED FOR THE TREATMENT OF THE FOREHEAD

Botox and Dysport have been used to treat the forehead for nearly 2 decades as an “off label indication”.  This has no impact on the treatment of the forehead furrows, but it does have the FDA’s stamp of approval. To celebrate this we are offering treatment of the forehead for $199. This does not include the…

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PRP: IS IT WORTH ALL THE HYPE?

Celebreties are raving about it, doctors are promoting it for many things, but is it really worth the hype? In short, PRP is not FDA approved for anu Dermatologic or Cosmetic indication. There are several small studies that concluded that there is benefit when treating androgenic alopecia. That being said, larger, well-designed studies are needed….

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SCAR TREATMENTS USING “LASERS”

It’s funny today. No matter what the condition, everyone thinks that a “laser” is available and is best. In most cases, this is not so, but in many cases, laser treatments are available. There are many different types and causes of scars: traumatic, post-surgical, and acne scars to name a few. Well, there is not…

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