Tag Archives: bruising

What Differentiates Dr. Weiner from the Majority of Other Filler and Botox/Dysport Providers

Dr. Weiner is Board Certified in Facial Plastic Surgery and is an expert on the anatomy of the face. He trained, and was a faculty member, at the number one rated Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Department in the country at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. He started injecting Botox in 1994. His initial uses for Botox …

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Commonly Asked Questions About Lip Filler Problems

My lips are swollen, lumpy, and a little uneven, when will they get better? This is the most commonly asked question on Realself.com. The lips take about 7-10 days to settle down after getting filled. Restylane Silk will swell the most of all the fillers. Juvederm, and Restylane are the most commonly used fillers and the …

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Move over VBeam, There’s a New Gold Standard for Treating Reds, Rosacea, and Vessels…The Excel V Laser

It was 1986 that the VBeam was originally FDA approved to treat red skin lesions.  That’s almost 30 years ago.  It’s been a good run, but it’s time to give up the number one spot to the Excel V laser.  There are several reasons that the VBeam is inferior to the Excel V which will …

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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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Restylane Questions (50) answered by Dr. Steve Weiner, Facial Plastic Surgeon

  Q: Is Belotero BALANCE or Restylane better for tear trough? A: Both Belotero and Restylane can be used for the tear troughs…Restylane will last longer I suspect You’ve chosen the 2 fillers I use for the tear trough.  I mainly use Restylane but have used Belotero for people who could not tolerate much swelling …

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The best way to get your lips augmented…Hyaluronic Acid Fillers using Blunt Cannulas

Lip augmentation has received a lot of press over the past couple years and its been mostly bad.  That’s because most physicians either overfill the lips or don’t understand what makes lips attractive and natural appearing.  In addition, most patients equate lip augmentation to severe pain and several days of downtime with bruising and swelling. …

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