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Sep 11 2014

ThermiRF – An Exciting new Non-Surgical Alternative

Thursday, September 11th, 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 therapy that falls between fillers and plastic surgery. Before I discuss this new therapy, a little bit about Read More …

Sep 2 2014

The Non-Surgical Facelift, Part 1

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

In my last post I discussed how our faces age.  In this series of posts, I will be discussing The Non-Surgical Facelift. But before I do, I need to elaborate more on the aging face and how it effects the decisions we make regarding the Non-Surgical Facelift. In general, certain dimensions within the structure of a face contribute to our perception of beauty and in Read More …

Aug 3 2013

The Aging Face – Why and How our Faces Age

Saturday, August 3rd, 2013

FAT: A youthful look depends on having the right amount of facial fat in the right places. Aging can cause redistribution, accumulation, and atrophy of fat which leads to facial volume loss. Some areas lose fat, for instance the forehead and cheeks. We see lines in the forehead, and sallow cheeks. Other areas gain fat, for example the mouth and jaw. As these fat pads Read More …

May 4 2013

Celebrities and PRP

Saturday, May 4th, 2013

Celebrities are always on the cutting edge when it comes to beauty and fashion (after all it is their stock and trade). A decade ago the celebrity magazines would all write about the latest star getting yet another facelift. Surgical procedures where the only option to help those celebrities (and those others that could afford) stay young and beautiful looking. Times have changed! Recent advancements Read More …

Feb 14 2013

Stem Cell Facelift: A testimonial

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

Another excerpt from our series of videos about the Stem Cell Facelift. In this video, Linda discusses her Stem Cell Facelift during a follow up office visit, 2 weeks after the procedure.

Jan 23 2013

Another look at Sculptra

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

Recently I was reminded of the online journal of a patient who came to me for Sculptra, not too long after it was FDA approved (I was asked to participate in the FDA trials). Mariannes’ Scuptra Journal provides an insightful look into the procedure, as well as many pictures of her treatment. It’s a “must read” for anyone considering Sculptra. Here’s the link: http://www.yestheyrefake.net/journals/marianne_sculptra.htm  

Dec 6 2012

Stem Cell Facelift: A Testimonial

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

I recently performed several stem cell facelifts in my office, which we videotaped. Below is a short clip of Linda, who discusses results, and what to expect following the procedure. She was interviewed during her 2 week follow up visit.

Nov 5 2012

IPL to Reverse Summer Sun Damage

Monday, November 5th, 2012

It’s November and summer is still lingering (it’s supposed to reach 90 in Redondo Beach today)! The weather reminded me of an article that colleague Daniela Leslie (NP-C) published recently about treating sun damage with non-ablative IPL (Intense Pulse Light). She echoes my sentiments so I thought I would reblog her short article for my patients edification. Thanks Daniela! Now that summer is over, are Read More …

Aug 4 2012

FILLERS THAT ERASE THE YEARS

Saturday, August 4th, 2012

For anyone interested in fillers, how they work, and the advantages and disadvantages of particular fillers,  The Los Angeles Times recently published an interesting article: http://articles.latimes.com/2012/jul/29/image/la-ig-fillers-20120729

Jun 1 2012

A new filler, Belotero is the “Smoother Solution“

Friday, June 1st, 2012

Belotero is the world’s first monophasic hyaluronic acid dermal filler with patented CPM technology and was recently approved by the FDA. Translation: Belotero can be injected more superficially (not as deeply) than the current dermal fillers that are available, without being visable. Superficial and fine lines can be treated  with Belotero without threat of the bluish tint that can often occur with Restylane or Juvederm Read More …

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