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Are fat injections an option after already having an injectable filler, such as Restylane®, JUVÉDERM® Injectable Gel, or RADIESSE®?

Yes, generally. Fat is a natural alternative to injectable fillers. The decision largely depends on the following: Original area treated with an injectable filler The area being considered for facial enhancement with fat grafting Time interval between the injectable filler and fat grafting Usually, if you are considering adding more volume or filling wrinkles in …

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Does insurance cover Med Spa Treatments?

Dr. Chaboki provides the finest in both cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery at affordable prices, and participates with most insurance plans. Plastic surgery covers a broad area of medicine, which includes both reconstructive procedures and cosmetic procedures. If your procedure is medically indicated, some portion of the cost may be covered. The office accepts insurance …

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Can I combine cosmetic Med Spa Treatments with other facial surgery?

Yes, it's generally preferred to combine procedures such as a with a nonsurgical treatment like BOTOX. The Med Spa treatments may be combined with each other, such as BOTOX Cosmetic and facial filler. Facial cosmetic surgery that is commonly combined with med spa treatments includes the following: Eyelid Surgery Face Lift Brow Lift

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When can I resume regular exercise after Med Spa treatments?

Strenuous activities or exercise after nonsurgical cosmetic treatments will increase the risk of bleeding, swelling, and bruising, until an appropriate healing time has been allowed. This restriction during the recovery period varies based on the cosmetic treatment performed and patient's medical condition. Light activities, such as slow walking, may be performed soon after anesthesia. Heavy …

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Will smoking affect my recovery after Med Spa Treatments?

Smoking adversely affects your recovery. One may develop pneumonia, and treated areas don't heal as well or may become infected. The blood vessels that supply oxygen and nutrients to the tissues shrink up and prevent the necessary healing of the area. Patients must stop smoking for a minimum of two weeks prior to surgery to …

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What is recovery like after Med Spa Treatments?

Downtime after cosmetic procedures is usually ranges between a few hours to a day, depending on the specific procedure and areas treated. Office procedures are performed under local anesthesia, if any anesthesia is required. Most patients do not require any time off from work, and may even return to work on the same day.

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