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Archive for May, 2011

Can Botox be used as a sort of brow lift to open up the eyes?

Question: Can Botox be used as a sort of brow lift to open up the eyes? Answer: This is very much-misunderstood topic of botox injections. Botox relaxes muscles by disrupting muscles’ ability to communicate with one another. The so-called ‘lifting’ effect is achieved by a compensatory action of the muscles that are not injected with botox. The […]

75 year old interested in a facelift. Am I too old to undergo something so invasive?

Question: I am a 75- year-old woman interested in a facelift. I am in pretty good health and take care of myself as best as I can. I stay fit by working out, eating healthy, and not smoking or drinking. Would I be a good candidate for this surgery or am I too old to […]

I am curious about injectable fillers

Question: I am curious about injectable fillers, mainly because I would love the treatments! J What types of fillers are there? Are different fillers used for different areas of the face? Answer: There are several different types of fillers for different parts of the face. Juvederm and Restylane are considered hyaluronic acid type. These are perhaps […]

I have had bags under my eyes for the past 10 years or so

Question: I am a 42-year-old Asian woman. I have had bags under my eyes for the past 10 years or so, and they seem to be getting worse and worse as I age. The bags have a full appearance to them, not like loose skin. Would lower blepharoplasty work on someone like me? Answer: Fullness under […]

Lip augmentation via injectable fillers.

Question: I want lip augmentation via injectable fillers. I am most interested in hyaluronic acid fillers. After the injections, will my lips swell and if so, for how long? Will my lips feel soft and natural or does the filler make them somewhat harder? Answer: Hyaluronic acid fillers such as Juvederm, Restylane or Perlane are commonly […]