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Archive for February, 2012

Facelift to Improve Jowls

Question: I have horrible jowls and I was wondering if a facelift would be a good option for treating them. Answer: Yes. Lower face and neck lift will definitely help treat your jowls and loose neck skin. It takes about 2-3 hours of surgery and 7-10 days of recovery.

Is Ulthera only for the face?

Question: What areas of the body can ultherapy be used on? Answer: Ultherapy is currently FDA approved for facial treatments. Most patients opt to have their full face treated. This includes the lateral brow, temple region, cheeks and neck. Transducers are also available to treat under the eyes and vertical lip lines as well.

Perlane vs Collagen for male lip injections

Question: I am male from Chesapeake, Virginia with very thin lips. I would like Perlane to fill in the lips somewhat, but definitely not overfill. The pouty look is not what I am after. Is Perlane safer than collagen injections? Answer: Perlane is very safe. It is one of the more common fillers on the market […]

Ultherapy vs Thermage

Question: I’ve heard great things about ultherapy for tightening the skin but is it better than thermage? Answer: Ultherapy is a non-surgical technique that uses ultrasound energy to stimulate your own collagen to tone and lift your skin. It is an excellent alternative for patients who may want to delay surgery or can’t have surgery. I […]