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Kybella and off the chin applications for fat

Off the Chin Applications for Kybella

Kybella, made by cosmetic powerhouse Allergan, is now being utilized for off the chin applications.  Small areas such as the fat can be seen around the axilla area where a bra pushes the fat.  This creates an irregular contour when wearing shirts where one can see fat under the bra or to the side of the bra. …

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Noninvasive Facelift

Noninvasive Facelifts are possible in this day in age.

When we see a patient who has consulted us for generalized facial aging, there are typically several aspects that we want to target.

The first step is to address the dynamic muscular movement contributing to the wrinkle.  We do this with a neuromodulator such as Botox. …

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The Year of Radio-Frequency Devices for Collagen Stimulation and Skin Tightening

2017 is the year of radio-frequency devices!  Radio-frequency devices are definitely making their mark in the cosmetic industry for skin tightening and collagen stimulation. Why?  Because radiofrequency is so versatile.  RF (radiofrequency) has many applications for uses such as skin tightening, generalized collagen stimulation, fat reduction and in woman’s health.  Another key feature is that it can be utilized on any Fitzpatrick skin type including lighter toned skin and dark skin, without worry of disrupting the underlying melanin. …

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Focus on Skin Revitalization with Picosure Focus Lens

Picosure Focus Lens has been a wonderful attribute to our practice since 2013 for skin revitalization.


The laser procedure employs a diffractive lens that redistributes light into high powered microbeams to target not only pigment (melanin), but also collagen!  So you get two for one with one treatment.  Typically, no numbing is needed for the laser. …

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Hand Rejuvenation

Oh my hands!  We often here this from patients.  What can be done to help rejuvenate the hands?

First of all, why do the hands age so much?  The answer is that they are always exposed.  Whether we are driving and have our hands on the steering wheel, with UV rays coming through (primarily UVA), our hands take the direct hit. …

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Why Topical Skinceuticals Vitamin C is so important for your skin

SCTopical Vitamin C is one of the most important ingredients that should be applied to the skin.  Why?  During the day, we are exposed to “oxidative stress” in the form of UV exposure, pollution and environmental factors such as smoking (even if it is second hand smoke).  All these oxidative assaults can prematurely age our skin.…

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Sculpsure Laser 2 Treatment Fat Reducer

Sculpsure Laser is the newest laser in minimally invasive body contouring.  So what is it?  Sculpsure laser uses a 1060 nm diode laser wavelength that is preferentially absorbed by the fat cell, referred to as an adipocyte.  Over a 25 minute treatment, the fat cells are targeted and damaged and the bod begins to clear away the cells over the next 6-12 weeks.…

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Smartskin Fractional CO2 Healing

One of my favorite lasers for skin tightening is fractional CO2 laser (Smartskin).  This laser has the ability to penetrate deep into the dermis and stimulate collagen.  It is my laser of choice for tightening the skin around the eyes to help open the eyes.

One of the drawbacks to the Fractional CO2 laser is that there is a downtime. …

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Liquid Facelift and Fillers

Sculptra Liquid Facelift and Juvederm for Revolumization

Through the decades, we begin to lose fat from our face.  It is not just fat that we lose, but we also begin to lose bone and our facial structures begin to descend with lack of support from the diminished fat, collagen and bony resorption. …

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