Tag Archives: ulthera

Comparing Infini to Ulthera and Why Infini’s Technology is Superior for Laxity, Wrinkles, and Acne Scars

When it comes to skin tightening and wrinkles, there has been an increasing trend for the consumers to choose the less invasive approaches and opting out of surgery. Although results aren’t as dramatic, nonsurgical treatments offer less downtime, less risk, and less cost. These treatments are great for the people who are not quite surgical candidates because …

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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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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 …

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Rejuvenation of the Eyes – Completely Nonsurgically. Details the Factors Affecting the Aging of The Eyes.

Studies have shown that the eyes are the most important area of the face for gauging attractiveness.  Unfortunately, the eyes are one of the first areas to show aging.  Several aspects of aging affecting the eyes are: Dropping of the eyebrows Tear trough formation Eyelashes that are shorter, fewer, and less pigmented Thinning of the …

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Here are Dr. Weiner’s top 5 things “Not to Do” to improve your skin and looks.

There are hundreds of articles on beauty and skin telling you what you should be doing to improve your looks and skin health.  I’m going to take the opposite approach.  There are numerous activities and habits I see in our office that is just plain counterproductive to what I’m trying to improve.  If you just …

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Don’t Forget The Hands and Decolletage When Thinking About Your Cosmetic Refinements!

Most of the procedures advertised and touted have to do with rejuvenating and beautifying the aging face and neck.  This blog is to bring attention to the often ignored areas:  The Decolletage (chest) and The Hands.  There are some simple, quick, and little to no downtime procedures that can be performed to bring these areas …

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Dr. Steve Weiner: “FINALLY…A Radiofrequency (RF) Skin Tightening Device that Makes Sense. Infini by Lutronic.” Includes an overview of the RF skin tightening industry.

  Dr. Weiner’s White Paper on Infini (more medical terms and more detailed than blog) Dr. Weiner explains why Coagulation is so important in tightening skin Radiofrequency use in medical treatments has over a 70 year history.  It has been used for multiple applications but the most exciting innovations recently have been in skin tightening. …

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The various treatments for Acne Scars (scarring) at The Aesthetic Clinique

Dr. Weiner answers questions about acne scars Acne scarring is a very prevalent problem in our society.  It also a very common concern for clients in our office because it most often affects the face and becomes a cosmetic concern.  Treatment options are based of the severity of the disease and the intensity/aggressiveness the client …

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What are realistic expectations for noninvasive cosmetic procedures?

As the number of physicians providing noninvasive cosmetic services increases, there is a tendency for many to make unsubstantiated claims as  to what outcomes can be expected.  This ultimately can lead to unhappy patients and certain procedures can be tarnished in reviews or in the press for not living up to what was promised.  Patients …

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