A: That is a very common question and can be very confusing to the uninitiated! They are very different, but they are both used to reduce lines and wrinkles on the face. Botox is typically used around the eyes and on the forehead, and fillers are used in the mid and lower face. Why is this?Read More
Q. My hair is thinning on the top of my head. I have heard about PRP hair restoration treatments to restore hair; does that work?
A. Yes, PRP is an excellent and safe treatment to stimulate follicles to regrow hair. PRP, Platelet Rich Plasma, has shown to be very effective for hair restoration in many men and women.Read More
Q: I have crepiness and fine lines around my eyes that make me look older; what is my best treatment option?
A. Yes, eventually many of us will start to develop fine wrinkles around the eyes; our skin is very thin there. This is a situation where we would have to see you in person in order to do an evaluation.
There are several possible solutions depending upon the level and exact location of crepiness and fine lines, whether there is also laxity or loose skin, your age and how deep the lines are.Read More
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Q: Does Laser Hair Removal Really Work?
A: Absolutely; laser hair removal is extremely effective for the vast majority of people.Read More
Q. What is this new Non-Surgical Facelift I have been hearing about? I really don’t want to have surgery.
Q: I’d like to try plumping up my lips with filler but I don’t want duck lips!
A: I understand; we ave all seen pictures of celebrities with freakishly big lips. The key is to exercise restraint and be conservative! Lip injections should look totally natural. Start with just a little; you can always add more.
Q. Now that weather has become colder, my skin is really dry. Is there anything I can do in addition to using a moisturizer?
A. When you skin feels tight and dry, my recommendation is to hydrasonic skin therapy. This relaxing one-hourtreatment gives your skin an extra boost of hydration and plumps up your skin by infusing it with nourishing serums. It is a great treatment for every type of skin.Read More
Q. I am thin, and my cheeks are looking more sunken as I age. Can I prevent this?
A. Well you can’t prevent this from happening, but we can help you! As we age, the fat in our face starts to dissipate and our faces become more thin and gaunt.
Ultimately, this results in wrinkles, skin laxity and jowling in the lower part of our face. Luckily, by using facial fillers to safely replace the volume that is lost, we can manage the aging process, so your appearance is greatly improved.Read More
Q: What is the Best Way to Tighten My Skin?
A: It depends on the condition of your skin. Ultherapy and RF (radio frequency) skin tightening are very effective, but it depends on the degree of laxity present. Ultherapy works at a deeper level and is used when more sagging skin is present. Ultherapy can be done at any age, but usually is not needed until we reach our mid-30s and older.
Q What is the best way to get rid of love handles? My boyfriend and I both have them. We work out but they are not going away.
A It sounds like you may have exercise resistenat fat which can be treated with Coolsculpting. Love handles are the most common place for fat to accumulate. If you can “pinch an inch” that fat can be frozen away!Read More