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Laser Skin Rejuvenation Hand Treatments with Fraxel DUAL

With the recent influx of celebrity engagements and tabloids tracking the brides-to-be with a focus on their engagement rings, many women have thought about improving the appearance of their own hands. While manicures obviously help in appearance, hands are just as plagued with age spots, wrinkles and loss of volume as the face. Yet cosmetic

Augmented Lips With Juvederm| Before and After

A Potential New Juvéderm Treatment Product

Juvéderm is one of the most popular injectable gel fillers with proven efficacy to temporarily plump skin’s volume and smooth wrinkles. This bacterial hyaluronic acid is cross-linked during the manufacturing process to turn the liquid formulation into gel for injection purposes. Results from Juvéderm treatments typically last six months to one year. With Juvéderm Ultra

Augmented Lips With Juvederm| Before and After

Juvéderm Treatments for Contouring & Wrinkles

Juvéderm is an injectable gel filler used to temporarily plump skin’s volume and smooth wrinkles. It consists of bacterial hyaluronic acid cross-linked during the manufacturing process to turn the liquid into a gel for injection. Effects and enhancements typically last six months to one year. Juvéderm promotes a healthier, more youthful facial appearance. It counteracts

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When Restylane Goes Wrong: Hyaluronidase to the Rescue

Sometimes, cosmetic procedures don’t turn out the way we plan. Sometimes, even Restylane goes wrong. Cosmetic injections and dermal fillers that use hyaluronic acid are considered minimally invasive. They are a way to improve our physical appearance with low cost and minimal risk. All fillers have a slightly different shelf life before they are absorbed

Wrinkle Removal Results| Los Angeles

Crow’s Feet Treated with Belotero Instead of Botox

This patient was accustomed to using Botox injections to get rid of the crow’s feet around his eyes. But he recently heard of a new cosmetic filler called Belotero and decided to give it a try. This would be a transition from his normal use of neurotoxins (what makes Botox and Dysport) to the use

Wrinkle Removal Results| Los Angeles

Botox Patient Switches to Belotero Injections to Treat Crow’s Feet

This patient was a routine user of Botox injections to treat the fine lines around his eyes called crow’s feet. However, he recently made the switch to Belotero injections instead. He decided to steer away from his usual use of neurotoxin treatments like Botox and Dysport. And he did not want laser rejuvenation. Thus, a

Augmented Lips With Juvederm| Before and After

The Different Forms of Hyaluronic Acid for Cosmetic Injection

There are a few common forms of hyaluronic acid that have FDA approval for use as an injectable cosmetic serum. Hyaluronic acid is the main ingredient for temporary treatment of fine lines, wrinkles, and many other cosmetic ailments commonly pertaining to aging skin. It is also widely used for lip augmentation and non-surgical cheek lift.

Skin Care| Understanding Retinoids

Understanding Retinoids As An Effective Wrinkle Treatment Ingredient

Retinoids are derivatives of Vitamin A. They can be found in prescription strength creams such as Retin A, Renova, Atralin, Avage/Tazorac. There is also an over the counter version called Retinol. Although these skin care products are usually not found in glamorous packaging, retinoids are recommended by dermatologists as the most effective wrinkle treatment ingredient

Wrinkles Can Be Prevented & Treated

Wrinkle Treatment Claims of Lancome and Face Slapping

Many people  in Los Angeles are interested in wrinkle treatment results. After all, the  desire to get rid of wrinkles is natural.   In response to this demand, numerous products and services have been developed. All of them offer the hope of improving the appearance of lines and creases on the face.  However, some of

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Attitudes Towards Botox and Other Minimally Invasive Procedures

Earlier this year, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons released findings which support the growing preference for minimally invasive procedures. According to these numbers, seven minimally invasive procedures are performed for every surgery. In Los Angeles and other locations,  the most popular procedures seem to be Botox and lasers.   Other treatments include dermal fillers