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Fractionated CO2 Lasers

Fractionated CO2 lasers are an important advance in treating aging and sun damaged skin. It is important to understand how they work and how they are different from the older CO2 lasers. The First CO2 Lasers The previous CO2 lasers were total resurfacing lasers. Intense laser heat burned off the outer skin layers. Healing took 1-2 […]

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Maintaining Fullness in the Upper Breast

Many woman want to know how to get fullness in the upper breast. Is a lift the answer? What about implants? Is it always possible to get that look? Creating lasting upper breast fullness can be quite a challenge but there is a lot we can do. Read on to see which type of breast […]

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Brazilian Butt Lift Recovery

After having a Brazilian buttock lift patients always have lots of questions about the recovery, which is perfectly normal.  Below I have addressed the most frequently asked questions. It is important to remember that these are my best estimates. The time for you may be shorter or longer. When Can I ___? Leave the hospital […]

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Microbotox

Microbotox, also known as airbrushing, is a new term to describe two new ways to use Botox. One done by injecting tiny amounts into many areas of muscle in the usual treatment areas and the other injecting tiny amounts of Botox into skin to reduce crepiness or oiliness. Multiple small injections in muscles. Injecting the […]

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Mid-Face Lift

A number of patients have asked me, “Why don’t you recommend a mid-face lift as one of my options when we talk about fillers and face lifts?”  Occasionally I will but I tend to avoid this operation. Here’s why. We have many different ways of lifting the face – Brow lifts Upper and lower eye […]

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Kybella Treatment for your Knees

  Many women and some men have fat deposits above their knees even when their legs are not particularly heavy. This is a difficult area to improve with liposuction but Kybella has been shown to reduce this fat. Treatment is an office procedure and a legal, off-label use of Kybella.   Kybella is specifically approved […]

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Safety Update 2017- Brazilian Buttock Lift

The Brazilian buttock lift or BBL is a procedure that was developed in Brazil that involves transferring fat from other body areas into your buttocks. It has become increasingly popular in the United States. The recovery is much easier than having solid silicone buttock implants. It consist of the following: Fat is removed from other […]

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Is PRP the Right Procedure for You?

Is there really an advantage to using platelet rich plasma with fat injections? We don’t really know but since it uses your own tissues, it should do no harm, although it adds cost to any procedure. We know that platelet rich plasma, also known as PRP, turns out to have many beneficial effects and it […]

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Brazilian Butt Lift VS Silicone Buttock Implants

The Brazilian buttock lift or BBL starts with extensive liposuction, usually of the stomach, flanks (sides) and back. The fat is then washed, purified and injected into the buttocks. The surgery for placing silicone buttock implants involves making incisions on each side of the buttocks, in the crease. Then an incision is made in the […]

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Breast Implant Exchange

Cosmetic Question:  How often do I need to change my breast implants so they do not leak or deflate? Cosmetic Answer:  You do not need to have saline or silicone gel implants changed, unless the implant is damaged. The procedure is called Implant Exchange. Here is what you need to know: SALINE IMPLANTS On average […]

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