Patient Videos

Radiesse Treats Laugh Lines From Acne Scars – Before and After

  • Acne Scar Tissue| Skin Creases Around Mouth

The term, laugh lines often refers to the grooves which form around the sides of the nose and mouth. These depressions are also known as nasolabial folds which become more pronounced over time due to volume loss in the lower face. However, the young patient shown here was experiencing the formation of laugh lines, not because of age, but because of acne scar tissue. Acne Scars and Laugh Lines Acne scars develop when the skin becomes damaged during the inflammatory process. The immune system attempts to destroy bacteria within the acne. And in so doing, the skin becomes swollen and […]

Straightening A Nose Bump Without Surgery – Before and After Radiesse

  • Radiesse| Wrinkle Treatment & Facial Contouring

Not everyone feels they were born with the most perfect nose. Many individuals are dissatisfied with they way they look in profile due to a bump in their nasal bridge. Now, there are two cosmetic procedure options for making desired corrections. rhinoplasty surgery use of Radiesse Surgery is naturally quite invasive. Getting rid of a hump on the nose would require cutting and removing the cartilage responsible for the unwanted shape. And this process is associated with the potential for unwanted risks and complications. Visible scarring is also likely. Furthermore, patients would need to take time off from work to […]

Los Angeles Patient Achieves A Straighter Nose Without Surgery – Video Results

  • Radiesse for a Straighter Nose

It is common for many people to feel that the shape of their nose could be improved. Thanks to a dermal filler known as Radiesse, it is now possible for individuals to refine the contour of their nose quickly, without the downtime and expense of surgery. A non-surgical nose job with this injection can be performed for cases where there is a bump, low nose bridge, droopy tip or crooked asymmetric shape. In cases where patients want a smaller nose, tissue needs to be removed. Therefore, conventional rhinoplasty is recommended. This video shows an example of a patient who underwent […]

Remarkable Repair of Torn Earlobes – Before and After Video

  • Surgical Repair of Split Earlobes| Before & Afte Photos

Many women enjoy wearing earrings on a regular basis. However, with heavier pieces, there is the chance of developing a split in one or both of the earlobes. The patient in this video is an example. A tear formed in her left earlobe. However, she underwent surgical repair performed by Dr. U. As a result, she was able to have a normal looking appearance restored. The Basic Process  of Split Earlobe Repair Surgery Torn earlobes actually occur more often than most people realize. Therefore, procedures for repairing them have become quite common and  consist of the following set of steps. […]

Men’s Skin Health Awareness Boosted by Video-Based Dermatology Education

  • Wrinkle Removal Results| Los Angeles

MEN’S SKIN HEALTH AWARENESS INCREASED BY EDUCATION Video-based dermatology education tools improve skin health awareness in men, according to study findings published in the April issue of JAMA Dermatology. Researchers from Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia, revealed in a recent study the importance of male video-based dermatology education. Videos targeting men not only improved men’s skin health understanding of potential issues, they also increased attendance at whole-body clinical skin examinations. The randomized clinical trial of men ages 50 or older assessed attendance at and clinical outcomes of clinical skin exams. The findings disclosed that older male patients who […]

AKN Surgery Treats Scalp Lesions for Acne Keloidalis Nuchae: Video Results

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Dr. Umar has helped many patients who suffer from acne keloidalis nuchae (AKN) with AKN surgery. Acne keloidalis nuchae is a severe type of type of folliculitis. This chronic inflammatory condition affects hair follicles and appears as pustules, papules, scalp lesions and scalp plagues. Dr. Umar tailors his surgical procedures to individuals with a variety of AKN nonsurgical treatments and AKN surgical treatments. AKN SURGERY OPTIONS ADDRESSING SCALP LESIONS AND PLAGUES Despite the difficult aspects for treating acne keloidalis nuchae, there are viable treatment options for each stage of severity. AKN surgical treatments include posterior hairline migration, serial excisions and […]

Treatment For Severe Nodulocystic Acne and Removal of Acne Scars

  • Before & After Laser For Severe Acne Case

Severe acne flare-ups and breakouts, coupled with nodulocystic acne inflammation, often result in acne scars. A two-fold approach is required to first address the severe acne and then eliminate or minimize the scarring from acne cysts and nodules. This teenage-aged patient with severe nodulocystic acne also had severe scarring from his acne. Dr. Umar first treated his nodulocystic acne with monthly photodynamic treatment (PDT) using Levulan and the VBeam laser, followed by treatments of acne scarring using Fraxel DUAL laser. The patient’s nodulocystic acne required both severe acne treatments and acne scar removal. His previous treatments failed with conventional treatments, […]

Why Eyelash Transplant Surgery Was The Best Choice For This Patient

  • Patient's Eyelashes Before Her Transplant Surgery

Currently, there are many ways to achieve the look of longer lashes. These can include the use of mascara and false lashes which require the use of adhesives. Before her surgery, the patient in this video relied on extensions. Extensions are similar to the concept of false lashes. Hair strands are professionally attached to the eyelash shafts, extending the length of each one. Although extensions can look quite realistic and convincing, routine visits to the salon are needed. And these costs can add up over time, as this patient explains. Furthermore, many beauty experts and medical professionals are warning individuals […]

Video of Eyelash Hair Transplant Patient After Four Months

Many women want long, lustrous eyelashes full of volume and are now seeking a permanent solution. Traditionally, women’s only options were mascara, false eyelashes, eyelash extension and Latisse. Eyelash hair transplant procedures now make radiant, long eyelashes possible with a minimally invasive outpatient procedure with little downtime. NON-SURGICAL EYELASH ENHANCEMENTS Different methods of eyelash enhancements may be used to address thin lashes, ranging from temporary to permanent solutions. They vary in cost, efficacy and appearance. A patient may choose one of these methods over surgery. Previous options for improving the length and volume of eyelashes: Mascara: Mascara is applied directly […]

Acne Keloidalis Nuchae Treatment

  • Acne Keloidalis Nuchae| Trichophytic Closure

Acne  keloidalis nuchae (AKN) is a chronic inflammatory condition that affects hair follicles. A type of folliculitis, acne keloidalis nuchae is more severe. It first appears as bumps on the skin anywhere hair grows. These bumps are either papules — similar to pimples — or pustules, which are filled with pus. It is also known as keloidal folliculitis or nuchal keloidal acne. SYMPTOMS OF ACNE KELOIDALIS NUCHAE Symptoms of acne keloidalis nuchae usually begin on the back of the head and upper portion of the neck. Individual papules then join together horizontally, creating elevated, solid lesions that are greater than 1 centimeter […]