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Amazing Things That Can Be Done (By the Experts) With Dermal Fillers

This is the golden age for minimally invasive cosmetic procedures.  Who would have ever thought 15 years ago, that procedures done in the office in a matter of 20-30 minutes could result in demonstrable improvements in one’s appearance with results lasting, in some cases, a year or more?  Without the need for downtime, anesthesia, or …

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All Botox Providers are NOT the same. Choose carefully!

Botox injections are the most popular cosmetic procedure performed worldwide.  Millions of patients are injected each year with the wrinkle fighting drug.  Its popularity is attributed to: There is minimal downtime – 15 minutes of bumps from the injection The procedure is highly effective in improving wrinkles Discomfort is usually minimal Side effects are few …

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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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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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Slimming Ones Facial Appearance with Botox/Dysport

The ideal shape for an aesthetically pleasing face has been referred to as “an upside down egg” or heart-shaped.  It is desirous to have the upper face wider than the mid/lower face.  It brings more attention to the eyes, the center of beauty.  Widening of the lower face can give a female a more masculine …

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Coagulation is Necessary For Maximum Skin Tightening; Science and Experience Prove This – INFINI is the Best Solution

It is fundamental that my patients understand the science behind their treatments.  There is too much “quasi science” in the aesthetic industry that is fooling the general public.  As a result, many patients are dissatisfied with their outcomes and have buyer’s remorse.  Perhaps the most controversial area of the industry is with “skin tightening” procedures.  After …

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Hyaluronidase – The “Magic Eraser” for Hyaluronic Acid (Juvederm, Restylane, Voluma) Dermal Fillers

Hyaluronic Acid dermal fillers are the most popular fillers used worldwide.  In the United States, the commonly used HA fillers are: Juvederm Ultra and Ultra Plus Voluma Restylane Restylane Lyft (Perlane) Restylane Silk Belotero The beauty of HA fillers is that they are very well tolerated because hyaluronic acid is a component of skin, so …

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PRP and it’s Uses in Cosmetic Procedures: Facial Rejuvenation and Hair Growth Restoration

  PRP is “Platelet Rich Plasma”, a portion of whole blood that is separated from the blood through centrifuging.   It should contain concentrations of platelets that are at least 4 times that of what is found in ordinary blood to get the maximal benefits.  Its use in medical conditions started in the 1990’s mainly …

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Radiesse Questions Answered by Dr. Steven F. Weiner, Facial Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Weiner performing Liquid Facelift with Radiesse and Belotero Q: Restylane Vs Radiesse for Cheek Enhancement? A: For cheek enhancement, Radiesse will last a little longer than Restylane Radiesse is the highest G prime filler on the market.  This is a measure of lifting ability.  It will last anywhere from 12-18 mos in most people. …

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Fraxel Dual Questions Answered by Dr. Steven Weiner, Destin, Florida.

****Please note that these questions were answered before Infini was available.  It might be a better treatment option for certain conditions than Fraxel Dual or re:pair.**** Q: Fraxel – which type for rejuvenation for mature skin?? I had the Palomar 1540 with a 50-15 setting. A: Don’t be confused with imitations, there is the Fraxel …

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