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Archive for September, 2010

How does Botox differ from other injectable fillers?

How does Botox differ from other injectable fillers? This is a very common question and one that is often misunderstood by many patients. Botox is for dynamic lines or lines caused by muscle movement. It is most commonly used in the upper one third of the face (i.e., forehead, glabella, crows feet) to relax the […]

What kind of anesthesia do you use for a facelift?

What kind of anesthesia do you use for a facelift? There are several different types of anesthesia available for a facelift. At , we use intravenous type (IV) of anesthesia. The anesthesiologist will be present during the entire course of the surgery to monitor the patient. The IV type of anesthesia allows us to keep […]

I have deep “marionette” lines in my face.

I have deep “marionette” lines in my face. Would receiving an injectable filler help to eliminate/reduce their appearance? What would be the best filler in this case? Injectable fillers such as Juvederm, Restylane, or Radiesse can be used to soften the depth of these facial lines and improve their overall appearance. There are subtle differences […]