Category Archives: Dermal Fillers

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5 Top Options for Face Slimming Treatment

Sculpted cheekbones and an angular, well-defined jawline create a triangular or heart-shaped face---an aesthetic ideal. That's why surgical and nonsurgical face slimming treatments, including buccal fat removal, are among the most popular cosmetic procedures at our facial plastic surgery practice. To achieve your face-slimming goals, we often combine treatments to target various areas. Here's a …

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5 Unexpected Uses for Dermal Fillers (Hint: Fillers Aren’t Just for Your Face)

While dermal fillers have been a popular go-to for men and women who want to look more refreshed without surgery, you may be surprised—and intrigued—to learn they have additional benefits beyond plumping your lips or contouring your face (although we perform plenty of those treatments, too!). As an experienced injector and a double board-certified facial …

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What Age Is Best To Start Fillers?

To maintain a youthful appearance for as long as possible, injectable cosmetic treatments such as dermal fillers can be an excellent anti-aging measure. Fillers are designed to smooth out wrinkles and fine lines and add volume to areas that have lost plumpness over time. But what's the best age to start using them? What Can …

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QUIZ: Do You Need Facelift Surgery or a Non-Surgical Facelift?

If you want smoother skin and a younger-looking face, facelift surgery is usually the gold standard. Increasingly, though, people who are not quite ready for surgery are turning to non-surgical facelifts to rejuvenate their appearance. A facelift improves your facial structure and sagging skin, while a non-surgical facelift (often called a "liquid facelift") uses BOTOX® …

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A ‘Zoom Boom’? Facial Cosmetic Treatments Surge

During the pandemic, people are using video call platforms such as Zoom to work from home and connect socially with family and friends. These up close and personal meetings are leading many people to analyze their facial features more than ever—and they're deciding to fix the issues that make them self-conscious. Whether it's BOTOX®, a facelift, …

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Why It’s Important to Choose an Experienced Injector

Why It’s Important to Choose an Experienced Injector

Why It's Important to Choose an Experienced Injector It’s been 30 years since Botox first became the first injectable approved by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) for use as a treatment for moderate to severe frown lines, crow's feet and forehead lines. Since then. neuromodulators and dermal fillers have become a commonplace lunchtime treatment …

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Lip Augmentation – Your Most Frequently Asked Questions Answered

As we age, the lips may begin to shrink and lose definition. The natural aging process can create an unwanted sagging effect. A lip augmentation can drastically improve the appearance of the lips and smile, reversing the effects of aging.  What Is Lip Augmentation? Lip augmentation is a procedure performed to enhance the size and …

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