Fillers

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Get rid of wrinkles: fast, effective, no downtime!

Patients always ask me, what is the best treatment for wrinkles. That is complicated, as there are many factors that need to be considered when answering. Today, we are talking about a treatment for those with fine to fine-moderate wrinkles that are barely apparent at rest. Sure, one can use creams, and they do help….

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Your Guide to Healthy Skin

People always ask me, what should I do for my skin? That sounds like a simple question, but it is actually quite complicated. Everyone’s skin is different and my recommendations will be quite different for most. That being said, some recommendations will be the same for most. Here are some simple things that you can…

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Best Wrinkle Treatment

People always ask me what the best treatment for wrinkles is. The simple answer is, “That depends”. The table below will help you decide what is best for you. Laxity is different than wrinkles and usually requires threadlifting or surgical facelifting. Least downtime Moderate downtime Most downtime Mild/Early Wrinkles (before 40 usually) Topical Retinol or…

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Quick Fixes: Lunchtime procedures with NO downtime.

There are so many things that can be done in under an hour with virtually no downtime! You asked, so let me give you some options, some obvious and some not so. Toxins: Botox, Dysport, Xeomin to reduce movement of muscles that cause wrinkles. The frown lines, crow’s feet, and forehead furrows are the most…

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Threads, Threads, and more Threads: reduce lines & tighten the cheeks and neck

First, we had Contour threads–a permanent suture that was placed under the skin to suspend or lift the skin of the face and forehead. This was a great product with excellent results that lasted years. Unfortunately, the procedure did require skill and less skilled surgeons began using the product with less than ideal results. As…

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Sculptra™

This innovative product is used to fill in deep skin depressions. Unlike collagen or hyaluronic acid (Restylane®) that fills in superficial and moderate skin wrinkles or acne scars, Sculptra ® is used to fill in areas where there is loss of the deeper fatty tissue or to “plump them up”. Treatment consists of injections into…

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Restylane® Lyft

Restylane® Lyft, formerly called Perlane®, is a carbohydrate, hyaluronic acid, that normally makes up the majority of one’s skin by weight. It has been used throughout the 2000’s in Europe and Canada, and was approved for use in the United States in 2009. Restylane® Lyft is injected into the skin to plump up moderate to…

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Restylane®

Restylane® is a carbohydrate, hyalouronic acid, that normally makes up the majority of one’s skin by weight. It has been used throughout the 2000’s in Europe and Canada, and was approved for use in the United States in January 2004. Similar to collagen injections, Restylane® is injected into the skin to plump up wrinkles. It…

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Radiesse®

With just one treatment, folds and deeper wrinkles can almost disappear with Radiesse®. This revolutionary product is used to restore volume to the cheeks, temples, smile lines, and marionette lines that can be lost with aging or weight loss. We prefer to apply a topical numbing cream to the areas to be treated and we…

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Juvederm®

Juvederm® is an injectable filler that is used to plump up lines and wrinkles. It contains the carbohydrate, hyalouronic acid, which is normally found in ones skin. Similar to Restylane®, it is injected into the skin to plump up wrinkles. It often lasts 6 months or longer, and can be used to improve smile lines…

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