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Archive | Aging Reversal

Why Your Facial Skin is Sagging

Why Your Facial Skin is Sagging

You may wait for your perennially late friend, but time waits for no one. While there are those who say that’s a good thing when it comes to life experience, it’s a bad thing for your skin, particularly your facial skin. Most people would gladly delay the march of time in that instance. Fortunately, the […]

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Fat grafting vs Filler: Which option is right for you?

Let’s take a quick moment to review each procedure. Dermal fillers (Restylane, Juvederm, Radiesse etc) are injections of thin gel like substances into and below the skin. The goal is to fill lines and wrinkles or to restore volume in the cheeks, temples or lips. The doctor blocks the treated area with a local anesthetic […]

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What’s Hyaluronic Acid anyway?

By cosmetic surgeon Jared Mallalieu D.O. Patients who present for dermal fillers often ask the question “What exactly is this product you’re injecting?” Historically, the most common dermal fillers are composed of hyaluronic acid (HA’s).  For years these products have been the workhorse of the dermal filler industry. Hyaluronic acids are naturally occurring in all […]

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Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) rejuvenates skin!

By Kathleen Dennis, Corporate Communications Spinning blood in a centrifuge forms PRP. This technical operation causes the blood to separate into its different components.   A clinician takes a small amount of blood to obtain the necessary amount of platelet rich plasma (thin serum). Numerous studies show that platelets aid in wound healing, cause tissues to […]

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New Uses for Botox

A recent article in MedEsthetics highlighted some new uses for botulinum toxins (Botox, Dysport, Xeomin). Botox was first approved for medical use in 1989 for eye disorders. In 2002, the FDA granted approval for cosmetic use of Botox between the brows. Since then, neurotoxins have been effectively used for reducing underarm sweat, and in the […]

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FDA approves Kybella… but does it really work?

The US Food and Drug Administration recently approved Kybella for treatment of submental lipodystrophy, commonly known as a “double chin.” Kybella, also known as deoxycholic acid, is a molecule which helps in the breakdown of dietary fat. Once it is injected, Kybella breaks the membrane of fat cells. The body then removes the broken cells. […]

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Artefill immediately corrects deep facial creases and gives lift to sagging cheeks

Artefill/Bellefill stands apart from other dermal fillers in its ability to deliver long-term results.    It gives immediate improvement to deep wrinkles, and supportive lift to sagging cheeks.  Common areas to treat are the nasolabial creases that run from the nose to the mouth.  These lines deepen with age, but they correct instantly with application of […]

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The skinny on skin (vol. 1)

I recently had a client who asked me about the layers of the skin. It was a great question, and a basic understanding of the layers helps you understand what various treatments can do. In general, the skin has three layers. The outer most of these layers is known as the epidermis. (The epidermis contains […]

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Fraxel Thulium Laser cleans up sun damage, fine lines, discoloration and melasma!

Many people seek Thulium Laser treatment by Fraxel, to improve the appearance of their skin.  They want real changes and more youthful skin without a lot of downtime.  This is achievable with Thulium Laser treatment.  Brown spots, actinic keratosis, fine lines and uneven skin texture disappear with a laser flash. The Thullium Laser nicely repairs […]

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Dermal Fillers – Finding the right balance

You’ve probably heard of the phrase “liquid face lift” or “lunch time lift.” These procedures are often represented as no downtime solutions to restore your aging face. Dermal fillers such as Juvederm, Restylane and Artefill are used to plump cheeks, fill in wrinkles and lines and enhance lip contour. While the procedure has gained popularity, […]

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