Who Should I go to for Fillers?

Who Should I go to for Fillers?

Injectable cosmetic medications such as Botox and fillers are a hot commodity for physicians. With the decreasing reimbursements provided by insurance companies, a wide variety of practitioners have entered the injectables market as a way to bring in extra revenue....
Breast Augmentation – where is the incision located?

Breast Augmentation – where is the incision located?

I’ve touched on the topic of breast augmentation in prior posts, including the recovery, how long breast implants last, and the different types of breast implants. But it occurred to me today that I’d never explained some of the basics of breast...
What causes stretch marks?

What causes stretch marks?

Stretch marks, or striae, are very common in both men and women. They are literally caused by stretching of the skin.  Although characteristically associated with pregnancy, stretch marks can develop with any type of rapid growth or weight gain. Thus stretch marks...

Why are there so many different types of face lifts?

If you’ve done any research into having a face lift, you are probably overwhelmed by all the different types of lift. Some of these include MACS lift, mini-lift, short-scar lift, thread lift, and LifeStyle Lift. So what is the difference between these different...
Treatments for Acne Scarring

Treatments for Acne Scarring

Acne scarring is a common complaint, and I am frequently asked by patients if there are treatments that can improve the appearance of their acne scars. There are several different types of acne scars. Rather than rehash this topic, I’m going to refer you to a...

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