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Lip lines are small vertical lines that appear directly above the upper lip. They should not be confused with smile lines, also known as nasolabial folds. Lip lines are caused by aging and environmental factors such as smoking, sun damage, and dryness. Treatment options include lip moisturizers, beauty products with hyaluronic acid, as well as injectables and fillers. We’re all…

Microneedling Lips

Microneedling, also known as dermarolling, is the application of tiny needles to stimulate collagen production in the skin. Due to multiple factors, including the thinness of the stratum corneum, the lips are too delicate to be dermarolled safely. Other treatment options that are safe for the lips include injectables and lip lifts. Microneedling is a minimally invasive cosmetic procedure that…

Finasteride is a medication commonly used to treat hair loss in men. There are a number of side effects associated with this medication, although new studies suggest these side effects may not be as severe as the media reports. While most people can safely use finasteride, it is important to talk to your doctor about the risks involved. Finasteride is…

Venus Freeze

Venus Freeze uses magnetic fields and radiofrequency to tighten skin on the face and neck. Six to ten sessions are generally required, spaced one week apart. The procedure is quick and painless, with no downtime whatsoever. Our skin tends to lose its firmness and elasticity as a natural part of the aging process, and nowhere is this more noticeable than on the…

y lift

By relying solely on injectable treatments to give the face a more youthful appearance, liquid facelifts such as the Y Lift offer compelling alternatives to traditional lifts. Here we discuss the pros and cons of this approach. A facelift is a surgical procedure that reduces wrinkles and sagging skin by tightening face muscles, removing excess skin and lifting the skin…

SilkPeel DermalInfusion

SilkPeel DermalInfusion is a medical spa treatment that aims to correct common signs of aging and skin damage. It exfoliates, cleanses and hydrates simultaneously, while "infusing" the skin with various serums. Users report visible improvements in skin texture and tone, generally within four to six sessions. Wondering what options are available to help erase wrinkles, blemishes or hyperpigmentation? There are countless…

Kybella is an injectable treatment for excess fat under the chin. Some cosmetic doctors also use it off-label in other areas of the body. Alternatives to Kybella include CoolSculpting and VelaShape. Using a drug “off-label” means using it in a way not recommended by the manufacturer and not approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Injectable Kybella is the…

Botox vs Dysport vs Xeomin

Three commonly used botulinum toxin products in the United States are Botox, Dysport, and Xeomin. While their onsets differ, all three brands tend to last the same amount of time and cost the same amount. The three brands are also considered equally safe, although their potency may differ.  You’ve probably heard of Botox at some point, but you may not…

Lip Shapes

People find symmetrically shaped lips the most attractive. Full, rounded lips are the most popular among lip augmentation patients, followed by heart-shaped lips. Lip augmentation surgery provides a permanent change in lip shape and volume. Lip injections can significantly alter the shape and volume as well, but periodic maintenance is required. When it comes to the perfect shape, most people…

Bellafill

Bellafill is a long-lasting facial filler used to treat smile lines and acne scarring. It contains a combination of acrylic microspheres, natural collagen, and lidocaine. An allergy test is required prior to administration. Any time a new dermal filler pops onto the scene, interest is immediately piqued. For those who have stubborn wrinkles or acne scars, facial fillers can be true…

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