Posts By Melissa Giordano

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Melissa Giordano is the Director of Nursing at The Breslow Center in Paramus, NJ. With more than a decade of Plastic Surgery experience, Melissa is a Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist and has extensively trained in the latest techniques in non-surgical facial rejuvenation using BOTOX Cosmetic, JUVÉDERM, RADIESSE, BELOTERO and Voluma. Melissa earned the prestigious CANS (Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist) credential in 2014 and is one of only a handful of plastic surgery nurses in the North East to attain this specialized certification. She is also a Certified Speaker and Trainer for Allergan, the manufacturer of BOTOX Cosmetic, JUVÉDERM, and VOLUMA.

Juvederm Voluma

Quick Facts About Juvederm Voluma XC is a hyaluronic acid-based dermal filler. It contains lidocaine, a local anesthetic, to minimize pain during injections. Injection sites Voluma is FDA-approved for adding volume to the cheek and midface region. Off-label injection sites include the nose, chin, temples, and the area under the eyes. Safety and side effects Mild to moderate side effects,…

wrinkles - botox

By Melissa L. Giordano, RN, CANS, CPSN The Breslow Center For Plastic Surgery Paramus, NJ Botox is one of the most common anti-aging procedures worldwide, yet despite its popularity and proven track record, several misconceptions surrounding it persist. Here are 10 common Botox myths we often hear at our practice. 1. Botox is toxic and unsafe As a purified derivative…