As we age, our faces change. Many people develop excess skin and fat in their top eyelids. Others may notice that their brows have descended over the years, causing them to look tired or angry. When it comes to addressing these issues and rejuvenating the eye area, a popular course of action is often a brow lift and/or upper blepharoplasty. Brow Lift There are 2 general types of brow lifts — traditional and limited incision. Both procedures lift the forehead and brows, but they use different techniques. The traditional brow lift, still applicable in appropriate cases, involves an incision along … Continue reading
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It’s finally summer, which means that your social calendar is likely pretty packed. Between hopping from graduations to weddings to barbecues and more, you may be considering cosmetic treatments to help you look your best. While wrinkle relaxers (like BOTOX® Cosmetic, Dysport®, and Xeomin®) are great for smoothing out forehead lines, they can be used for so much more, including: Reducing excessive sweating: During the summer, many people are worried about excessive sweating. Muscle relaxers can help! The active ingredient in muscle relaxers can block the secretion of the chemical that is responsible for activating sweat glands, which reduces the amount of … Continue reading
Spring is here, and it’s time to put those turtle necks back in the closet! Our patients’ neck concerns are varied, and we’ve worked hard to only offer treatments that have proven to be safe and effective. You can count on a service that treats your precise concerns and integrates easily into your lifestyle. We offer 3 great options for defining and improving your neck: KYBELLA®: This minimally invasive option is actually a series of injections intended to reduce the look of a double chin. The active ingredient in KYBELLA dissolves fat beneath the skin and creates a smooth, attractive, … Continue reading
There comes a time in each of our lives where it seems that our age has gotten the best of us. While we may feel young, the natural volume of youthful skin begins to fade, leaving wrinkles and folds that can add years to our face. Luckily, there are multiple solutions for patients looking to combat this form of aging. The 2 most popular options offered at our practice are fillers and fat transfer. While each work to rejuvenate one’s appearance, there are differences between them that can help patients choose the best option for their needs. Fillers tend to … Continue reading
What is it? A liquid facelift is a non-surgical solution for patients who want to enhance and rejuvenate their face without surgery. This treatment uses a combination of injections to fill hollows and reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles. What are my options? There are lots of options for patients interested in a liquid facelift. Options are often combined with other treatments to provide the most natural-looking results. Here’s a few: Fat Transfer – During this treatment fat is removed from a part of the body and used to fill areas of the face. Fat is often obtained from the abdomen, … Continue reading