Category Archives: Body Contouring

Cellfina: Improving Cellulite Dimples For Years

There have been hundreds of potions, lotions, and procedures claiming the end to cellulite. All have basically failed…until now. Finally, there is a way to cure those cellulite dimples on the buttocks and posterior/lateral thigh. The procedure is called Cellfina, and at the ASLMS in April, 2016, there was data presented showing 3 years of …

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The Top 5 Procedures for a Youthful Appearance

There is so much information available on the internet that is becomes extremely confusing to the average person as to what is the right thing for them to do. While genetics, race, and lifestyle play a role in how one ages, there are many universal features of the aging face which are inescapable. While it …

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Vanquish ME Vs Coolsculpting for Fat Reduction

Coolsculpting ushered in the era of non invasive fat reduction in 2009. Who would ever have believed that a one hour procedure could remove fat permanently, without incisions? Coolsculpting can produce reliable fat loss of approximately 20-25% with no downtime and minimal risk. It is clearly the market leader with over 2 million treatments. For …

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New Handpieces From Coolsculpting Help Create an “INNER THIGH GAP”

    It seems that women are going to great lengths to try to achieve the elusive “inner thigh gap”.  According to Nik Richie, the founder of the website “The Dirty” who claims to be the  first to coin the phrase “inner thigh gap”, the space between the thighs needs to ideally be 5 finger breadths. …

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Coolsculpting questions answered by Dr. Steve Weiner

All these questions were answered before the CoolSmooth handpiece was available.  Some areas will be treatable with this handpiece that couldn’t be previously treated. Q: Why not ice packs to kill fat? Do you really expect us to believe it’s dangerous? A: Can’t compare ice to Coolsculpting Coolsculpting protects skin, muscle, and nerves by precisely …

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The Top 14 Trends in Cosmetic Procedures (Plastic Surgery) for 2014 as Predicted by Dr. Steven Weiner

This coming year is an exciting one with a couple new FDA approvals expected.  It’s also going to see several procedures fade away and new approaches with the “gold standards”. Kythera’s ATX-101 will be approved for reducing the double chin fat using only an injection.  The procedure will need to be repeated 3-5 times in …

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Kybella or Kythera (KYTH) ATX-101, for Double Chin Fat Removal…This is big! Dr. Steve Weiner explains it’s implications.

UPDATE:  FDA APPROVED 4/29/2015, Now known as “Kybella” UPDATE: KYTH Bought out by Allergan. Price of stock at time of original blog: 41.95, buyout price over 75 Kythera announced yesterday (9/16/2013) that they had 2 phase 3 studies for fat reduction in the submental area (underneath the chin) or “double chin” with just injections with …

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Coolcurve+ handpiece for Coolsculpting allows for more treatment possiblilities

Dr. Weiner answers questions about Coolsculpting Coolsmooth Handpiece Coolsculpting has recently developed a new handpiece for their system. It’s called the Coolcurve+ handpiece. It is a smaller, more compact handpiece. This small change actually leads to a huge opportunity for Coolsculpting patients. It allows for a smaller, thinner person to be treated in the flanks …

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Coolsculpting – Reducing Fat permanently with cryolipolysis

Dr. Weiner answers questions about Coolsculpting Coolsmooth Handpiece Coolcurve Handpiece Does the idea of permanently removing fat in the love handles or abdominal area using a procedure that is completely noninvasive, only takes a couple of hours, and has no downtime appeal to you? If it does (and why wouldn’t it?), then CoolSculpting is something …

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