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Archive for October, 2011

I’m African American and I’ve heard that my ethnicity can limit the amount of refinement that I can expect in my nasal tip

Question: I’m African American and I’ve heard that my ethnicity can limit the amount of refinement that I can expect in my nasal tip. Why is this? Answer: African American nose tends to have thicker more sebaceous skin and much weaker cartilages. These limit the tip refinement procedures. However, with use of additional cartilages and suture […]

What’s different about treatment on the face as opposed to the rest of the body?

Question: I saw an interview with a doctor who said that a chemical peel can be used not only on the face, but the neck and hands as well. What’s different about treatment on the face as opposed to the rest of the body? Answer: In general, the face is much more vascular (has more blood […]

What type of injectable filler is the longest lasting for filling out the wrinkles in the forehead?

Question: What type of injectable filler is the longest lasting for filling out the wrinkles in the forehead? What, if any, complications are associated with injections of this particular filler? Answer:  I would use Botox for forehead lines. These lines are due to activity of the forehead muscles and would benefit from relaxing them. The […]

Botox seems the way to go for me.

Question: Botox seems the way to go for me. I have lots of little wrinkles around my eyes and mouth. How do I find out if this is the right approach without coming into the office? Answer: Motion related lines work well with botox. One of the easiest ways to see if botox is right for […]