Tag Archives: sculptra

Dr. Steven F. Weiner’s 6 year Experience with Blunt Cannulas for Dermal Fillers

The value of volume replacement in the aging face is now universally recognized as one of the most beneficial procedures to restore youthfulness. The combination of sun exposure, aging, and genetics leads to collagen, fat, muscle, and bone loss. Reinflating the cheeks, lips, and tear troughs are routinely done by physicians across the world on …

Continue reading

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 …

Continue reading

Filling The Temples Should Be Done With Sculptra…Period.

Temporal volume loss is part of the natural aging process of the face. It is the result primarily of fat pad atrophy, but loss of bone, soft tissue, and muscle also contribute. Losing volume in the temples leads to: Lowering of the eyelid and eyebrow Skin laxity in the periorbital and cheek area Changes to the overall …

Continue reading

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 …

Continue reading

Sculptra is Different Than All Other Fillers: Natural, Structural Support, Cost Effective

The concept of volume loss in the aging face is a relatively new realization by the aesthetic industry. Up until about 12-15 years ago, the dogma was correcting loose skin using primarily surgical approaches. Post surgical patients were very pleased parading around their newly tightened faces, free from wrinkles and sags, but prominently showing off …

Continue reading

What is Vascular Occlusion or Vascular Compromise from Dermal Fillers?

Dermal fillers of becoming the fastest growing area of aesthetic enhancements.  In general, the procedure of injecting the filler is safe, with very little downtime, and with visible results. However, there is a rare, but extremely significant potential risk, that patient’s, medical staff, and providers need to always be aware of:  Vascular Occlusion or Vascular …

Continue reading

How Long Do Dermal Fillers Last…..It Depends!

It happens everyday.  Patients ask how long they can count on their dermal filler lasting.  The problem is, is that there is no quick and easy answer.  There are a number of variables that factor into filler longevity, with the ultimate unknown being that there is no way that a physician can determine how one’s …

Continue reading

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 …

Continue reading

Ulthera (Ultherapy) Questions Answered by Steven Weiner, MD, Facial Plastic Surgeon

Q: Is it okay to use hand held tightening devices for the face after ultherapy? A: Hand held tightening devices can be used after Ulthera, but waste of time and money Hand held devices for skin tightening do very little. You are better off to save the money for skin care products, dermal fillers, or …

Continue reading

Questions answered about Sculptra by Dr. Steven Weiner, Facial Plastic Surgeon

  Q: Do you have experience with Sculptra injected in front of ears to improve slightly flaccid jowl? A: Jowls are not affected much with Sculptra Part of the routine areas of injection for Sculptra is the preauricular area. There is loss of volume in this area related to loss of fat that is contiguous …

Continue reading