Fraxel Re:pair and Re:store…No Virginia, all fractionated lasers are not the same.

Posted April 15, 2008 in Blog, Fraxel Laser Treatment, Plastic Surgery in the News, Uncategorized

Fraxel is the original fractional non-ablative laser system, and has established a strong track record of solid clinical research, FDA clearances, and proven results. It has earned the endorsement of top aesthetic physicians world-wide and patients ask for it by name. Unfortunately, asking for Fraxel by name, and thinking that you are getting Fraxel treatments […]

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Botox Safety in the News…Again. Botox goes to the Brain?

Posted April 14, 2008 in Blog, Botox and Facial Fillers, Plastic Surgery in the News, Uncategorized

What’s next, Botox causes pregnancy in men? Once again Botox is in the news. An Italian neurologist has injected “experimental, not for human use” botulinium toxin into the whiskers of rats. The neurologist reports that the botulinium toxin was later found in the rat brain. The conclusion of this study when it hit the news […]

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Prevelle Silk, new FDA approved filler with anesthetic

Posted April 07, 2008 in Blog, Uncategorized

The FDA has approved a new hyaluronic acid facial filler Prevelle Silk. Hyaluronic acid (HA) is the filler material in Restylane, Perlane, and Juviderm. Preville Silk is the first hyaluronic acid product to contain lidocaine, a local anesthetic. In a controlled study, patients reported significantly less pain during injection with Preville Silk as compared to […]

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“My Eyes Look Tired, What Can I Do?”

Posted March 16, 2008 in Blog, Uncategorized

If you are ever asked, “How old do you think I am?” run away. Just kidding, but the tell tale signs of aging are in the eyelids, and hands. Upper lids that have excess skin causing a hooded draping effect, and lower lid skin is crepe over lower lid “bags”. In the past few years […]

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Fraxel (Re:store and Re:pair)–Fractionated lasers are not all the same!

Posted March 06, 2008 in Blog, Fraxel Laser Treatment, Uncategorized

Fraxel is the original fractional non-ablative laser system, and has established a strong track record of solid clinical research, FDA clearances, and proven results. It has earned the endorsement of top aesthetic physicians world-wide and patients ask for it by name. Unfortunately, asking for Fraxel by name, and thinking that you are getting Fraxel treatments […]

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Fraxel re:pair Nonsurgical Solution to Treat Wrinkles and Sagging Skin

Posted March 02, 2008 in Blog, Fraxel Laser Treatment, Uncategorized

After much due diligence, I am proud to announce that we are one of the first practices nationwide to offer the Fraxel re:pair laser, the most advanced skin rejuvenation treatment available on the market today. With the treatment patients receive smoother, tighter skin, reduced wrinkles and fine lines, improved tone and texture, and softening of […]

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Penelope, or Doc, I don’t want a “pig” nose

Posted March 02, 2008 in Blog, Rhinoplasty, Uncategorized

Christina Ricci stars in the recently released motion picture, Penelope. In the “fairy tale” film, she is born with a pig’s nose (as well as pig’s ears) because of a witch’s curse. The curse can only be reversed if she is accepted and loved by someone of her same “blue blood” society. Penelope’s nose is […]

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BBC Interview

Posted February 25, 2008 in Blog, Botox and Facial Fillers, Plastic Surgery in the News, Uncategorized

BBC Interview NOTE: Fortunately, the writers strike has been settled. This interview and blog entry was from January 2007……………………………………………………………………………… Let’s settle the Writer’s strike already. The BBC was by our office this week for an interview. (You can see the interview by copying and then pasting http://news.bbc.co.uk/player/nol/newsid_7180000/newsid_7182500/7182525.stm?bw=nb&mp=wm&news=1&nol_storyid=7182525&bbcws=1). BBC correspondent Peter Bowes did a piece on […]

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Botox Safety

Posted February 22, 2008 in Blog, Botox and Facial Fillers, Uncategorized

This is a recent post on the PSP eReport: AAFPRS: Botox Is Safe for Cosmetic Procedures In response to the recent news of the FDA’s safety review of botulinum toxins in the United States, the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) wants to clarify something: the FDA’s inquiry relates primarily to high-dose […]

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