Category Archives: General Cosmetic Enhancement Information

The Next Big Thing….Nanofat

Aesthetic physicians are constantly striving to find the best procedure/device to turn back time. This time, it is actually a procedure which has been used for decades, but with some modifications. Fat grafting is a procedure that harvests fat from one part of the body and then injects the fat into another area. It has …

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Introducing the Concept of “Age Freezing”

The nonsurgical aesthetic industry has finally hit an important milestone. Using a combination of techniques, cosmetic physicians are now able to halt, and even reverse, the age-related changes which occur to one’s face. In the past, technologies would allow for turning back time for a few years but eventually, the inevitable and undeniable signs of …

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The Latest Trend “Prejuvenation” – Preventative Rejuvenation

It’s been touted for years by the aesthetic physicians – “Prejuvenation” – starting maintenance treatments in one’s late teens or early twenties.  The Kardashians have popularized these minor cosmetic tweaks to stay youthful and refreshed with visits to their Beverly Hills physician, documented regularly on “Keeping Up with the Kardashians”. There is increasing pressure to …

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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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Smoking and Aesthetic Procedures Don’t Mix Well

Smoking is well known for its detrimental effects to one’s lungs and health. Lung cancer, heart disease, chronic lung disease, strokes are all sited to have much higher rates in those that smoke. It certainly is no leap of faith to imagine the harm smoking causes to the largest organ of the body, the skin. …

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What Everyone Is Missing About Neothetics (NEOT) Lipo 102 Drug Candidate…Potential Blockbuster Status

Removing and reducing fat in Americans is a huge industry in the Aesthetics market. There are multiple ways to do this: Suction (traditional) Liposuction Laser Liposuction “Tickle” (vibration) Liposuction Water Liposuction Freezing the Fat (Coolsculpting) Heating the Fat (Vanquish, TruSculpt, Sculpsure, Ultrashape, Liposonix) Chemically with Injections (Kythera’s Kybella, Neothetics 102, 202) There are positives and …

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The Most “Botched” Cosmetic Procedures Dr. Steven Weiner Is Asked on Realself.com

Realself.com is a public forum for asking questions about cosmetic procedures which patients have had or are thinking of undergoing to the website’s participating physicians.  The website allows doctors of the following specialties to respond: Plastic Surgeons Facial Plastic Surgeons Dermatologists Oculoplastic Surgeons Unfortunately, experience and credentials are not always fully evaluated by the public, …

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Beauty and Skin Tips for those on a budget.

This blog will elucidate that small changes to one’s lifestyle and a small investment in skin products, will lead to significant improvements in one’s skin health and beauty. Protect from the sun with daily sunscreen, sun protection, and Heliocare.  The number one enemy to skin is sun exposure.  The sun’s UVB rays lead to activation of enzymes …

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Off Label Uses of the Infini – A Plethora of Potential Treatment Options – Scars, Sweat, Cellulite, Acne, Fat, Breast Lift, Knees, Tattoos

The Infini is quickly being recognized by the aesthetic physicians as a very powerful tool to tighten facial and neck skin with very little downtime (less than 36 hours).  It has also proven to have an extremely low risk profile, with very few long term side effects noted, even in tan or dark skinned individuals.  For …

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Dermapen – Advanced Microneedling for Skin Tightening, Wrinkles, Acne Scars, Stretch Marks, and Improving Elasticity of Skin.

The Dermapen is used in conjunction with PRP and PPP in the video above. The Dermapen 3 is a motorized microneedling device that can produce over 1300 dermal penetrations per second.  The micro-injuries that are created cause an inflammatory response that ultimately causes collagen production.  The injury to the dermis is fractional, only a small …

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