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Treatments for Marionette Lines

12 Dec 2016

What are Marionette Lines?   Marionette lines, also known as nasolabial folds, are deep lines that run from corners of the nose to corners of the mouth. Some may refer to them as facial parentheses..   Marionette lines appear as a consequence of age. As the skin ages, it loses volume and elasticity due ...

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Pillow Face: The Danger of Too Much Facial Filler

10 Oct 2016

Fillers and injectable treatments are an excellent non-surgical method of adding volume and youth back into the face. Dr. Gail Humble has years of experience working with dermal fillers and injectables such as Juvederm, Restylane, Perlane, Sculptra and Radiesse. Dr. Humble was one of the doctors who participated in the FDA studi...

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5 Common Mistakes That Make Your Neck Look Older

2 Aug 2016

When it comes to our anti-aging strategies, most of us take care to protect our faces - but many of us neglect our necks. The result? A refreshed face coupled with a sagging neck. If the neck bands and otherwise shows signs of aging, it can betray the most heroic attempt to combat the effects of time. Worse, the contrast between...

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Solution to Scarring

12 Jun 2015

Have you ever had a surgery, fell down and hurt yourself, or cut yourself while chopping vegetables? If you have, then chances are you have some scars on your body as a result of these experiences. Scars are very common and a natural result of our skin's healing process. To put it simply, scars occur when the layer of skin under...

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Sculptra vs Voluma: Which is best for you?

8 May 2015

Anti-Aging Treatments One of the top fears of most people is getting old. Aging and a changing appearances is something that no one wants to experience. Although it is impossible to completely avoid aging, there are some steps you can take to help fight it. Sculptra and Juvederm Voluma XC are two common anti-aging trea...

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Study Demonstrates Effectiveness of ThermiRF for Treating Skin Laxity Issues

29 Jan 2015

I’ve blogged several times before about the new ThermiRF technology, and I am excited to share with you today the results of a study done to prove how effective ThermiRF really is at skin tightening. ThermiRF is an effective, FDA-cleared, non-surgical procedure that uses radiofrequency technology to tighten old collagen and i...

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Thermitight for jowls

19 Dec 2014

I've blogged about specific areas where Thermitight is a excellent treatment option, and one of those areas is the jowls. Not too long ago, a face-lift may have been the recommended procedure for sagging jowls. Now, Thermitight offers a non-surgical option if you're seeking a corrective procedure for your jowls. I urge y...

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Embryonic Stem Cells Restore Vision In Preliminary Test

16 Oct 2014

As many of you know, before receiving my medical degree, I graduated from UC Davis with a degree in genetics, and I've been writing about stem cells for ever since they've come to the forefront of medical science. Although stem cells are a controversial topic (for more information to see a previous post on the subject which inc...

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ThermiSmooth- a non-invasive option using ThermiRF technology

25 Sep 2014

As I mentioned in my previous blog, ThermiTight is a minimally invasive procedure done with a local anesthetic, usually in less than an hour (depending on the area being treated). ThermiSmooth uses the same technology, but is performed using a specially designed hand piece which delivers precise heating to the area being treated...

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ThermiRF – An Exciting new Non-Surgical Alternative

11 Sep 2014

Recently, I reviewed a report on “Comprehensive Thermoregulation for the Purpose of using a Novel Radio frequency Treatment Device”. Quite a mouthful! In essence, the report supported the use of temperature Controlled Injectable Radio Frequency for body contouring, skin tightening, and wrinkle reduction. This is a new therap...

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