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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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THE 60 MINUTE FACELIFT – NO KIDDING.

The Silhouette lift uses sutures placed under the skin to create an instant lift. A small incision is made above the sideburn hidden in the hair to insert the sutures. Usually four sutures are placed on reach side. With minimal risk, minimal downtime, this procedure is a great alternative to traditional facelift. It is performed…

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BOTOX, DYSPORT, WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?

Often I am asked if Botox and Dysport are the same. Or, more commonly, a patient will prefer one over the other. The simple answer is that the active molecule is essentially the same and the protein that surrounds it is different. For the most part, they work the same. Unfortunately, the units are different…

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QUICK NON-SURGICAL REJUVENATION

So often patients will ask for a quick pick me up. A quick refresher. Something non-surgical. Well, now there are lots and lots of options. I will list a few of the things that can help. 1. Toxins.  Botox and Dysport can help reduce forehead furrows, frown lines, smile lines, and in experienced hands chin dimpling…

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LIQUID FACELIFT: WORTH THE HYPE?

In the past few years, the popularity of “liquid facelifts” has grown. What is it? Is this better than a traditional surgical facelift? Well, to put it simply, it is very different. Using a sub-dermal filler (one that is injected under the dermis, skin is lifted, not tightened. Well, why does this work and for…

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NON-SURGICAL FACELIFT, BROWLIFT, AND NECKLIFT – ULTHERAPY

Ultherapy® is the only non-surgical, FDA-approved, non-invasive, skin tightening treatment for the neck, eyebrow, and under the chin. Using ultrasound energy, Ultherapy safely stimulates the deep supportive layers of the skin, including those that are typically addressed with a facelift, without disturbing the surface layer of the skin. The result: tightening of the skin in…

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RESTYLANE SILK EXPECTED TO BE RELEASED SOON – GALDERMA’S NEWEST FILLER TREATMENT FOR THE LIPS AND LIP LINES

Since being approved by the FDA in June 2014, cosmetic surgeons have been awaiting the release to market of Galderma’s newest product to their already extensive cosmetic line consisting of Restylane, Perlane, Dysport, and Sculptra. This variation on the “old Restylane” is smoother and is expected to flow easier being a good choice for the…

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NEW FILLER IS FDA APPROVED

JUVÉDERM VOLUMA™ XC is a hyaluronic acid filler that has been FDA approved for volume correction in the cheeks. This new product will compete with the already popular Radiesse™ and is used to give more volume to the cheeks and/or fill in hollows. It appears that this product will be priced higher than Radiesse™ and,…

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IS DYSPORT BETTER THAN BOTOX?

This is a commonly asked question and you will hear many different opinions on this subject. The simple unbiased answer is, if there is a real difference between the two, it is likely extremely negligible. There are several OTHER factors that affect one’s results–such as number of units used, injection technique, and the dilution used…

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