Posts Tagged ‘ filler ’

Be Aware of These Filler Complications

What can go wrong with injectable fillers? Well, more than you might think. It’s always a good idea to know the risks that accompany cosmetic treatments like filler injections before sitting down for the procedure. Here are some complications with facial filler you should be aware of! Stiffness – This is probably the most common issue, […]

  • Posted on: Jul 23 2021
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Prepare NOW to look your best this summer!

Summer is just around the corner! So how should you prepare to look your best as the temperatures heat up and you’re spending more time outside? Here are some great options that you can start now to be ready for upcoming outdoor activities and beach days. SculpSure – Are you dealing with stubborn fat that just […]

  • Posted on: Apr 5 2021
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A NEW Anti-Aging Treatment You Must Know About!

It’s a very exciting time in cosmetic medicine today. A plethora of new age-reducing treatments have exploded onto the scene, and I’d like to reveal one to you today! As a regular reader of my weekly e-newsletters, you’ve likely heard about microneedling. One of the most popular minimally-invasive procedures across the continent, microneedling creates tiny […]

  • Posted on: Jun 26 2019
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Clearing Up Confusion

I often get messages on Instagram asking me, “What is the difference between X and Y?” So this week I’ve decided to clear up some confusing terms and treatments. Do you know the difference between a sun spot and an age spot? What about Fraxel and fractional lasers? How about BBL and IPL? Let’s clear things up, […]

  • Posted on: Apr 18 2019
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Plastic Surgeon Injects His Own Face With 35 Vials Of Juvederm!

Click HERE for video.  I removed the video since it automatically played.  So annoying! Florida plastic surgeon Dr. Ryan Maercks filmed himself injecting his own face with 35 vials of Juvederm, as a way to show his patients how volumetric filling of the face is a very good method of facial rejuvenation. Yes, he injected […]

  • Posted on: Aug 20 2012
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FDA Approves New Dermal Filler: Belotero from Merz

Merz Aesthetics has scored a two-fer with the FDA recently.  They’ve just announced that their newest hyaluronic acid filler, Belotero, has been approved by the FDA for the correction of moderate-to-severe wrinkles, such as the nasolabial folds.  Like most hyaluronic acid fillers, Belotero scored well when compared to traditional bovine collagen injections.  Some physicians believe […]

  • Posted on: Nov 22 2011
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FDA Approves LaViv (Filler Using Your Own Tissues)

The FDA has recently approved LaViv, an injectable filler that uses a patient’s own tissues.  This product has several steps.  A plastic surgeon first biopsies a small amount of tissue from behind a patient’s ear, sends it a special laboratory where the cells are multiplied for 3 months, then returned to the plastic surgeon to inject […]

  • Posted on: Aug 29 2011
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