Non Surgical

FDA Warns Against Injectable Silicone

The FDA recently issued a warning to caution against the dangers of injectable silicone for cosmetic enhancement. Although silicone breast implants and other similar medical devices are FDA-approved to be placed inside the body for cosmetic use, it is dangerous to have the substance directly injected. According to the FDA warning, silicone can cause several health risks if injected, such as permanent disfigurement, tissue damage, ongoing pain, stroke, and death. In some cases, patients have unknowingly been injected with silicone—these patients were led to believe they were receiving an FDA-approved dermal filler, such as JUVÉDERM®. The individuals performing these unsafe…

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What is SculpSure®?

If you’ve been trying hard to lose weight through diet and exercise and are close to your goal weight, but still haven’t been able to get rid of some stubborn areas of fat, SculpSure® might be able to help. As a non-surgical alternative to liposuction, SculpSure® has enabled many of our patients to achieve the silhouette they desire. Using heat via innovative light-based technology, SculpSure® targets and breaks down fat cells in the treatment area while leaving surrounding healthy tissues unharmed. Body contouring with SculpSure® has proven to be a great way for our patients to eliminate those last few…

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Am I a Good Candidate for BOTOX® Injections?

BOTOX® Cosmetic has become a very popular non-surgical option for individuals who want to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines on their face, so this is a question I hear from many women and men. To determine whether or not BOTOX® injections are the best way to address your specific concerns, I strongly suggest meeting with a board-certified plastic surgeon who has experience with BOTOX® Cosmetic. In a one-on-one consultation with your physician, he or she can assess your unique needs and help you determine if BOTOX® is right for you. Typically, though, most adults in good health…

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How Can KYBELLA® Eliminate a Double Chin?

The dreaded “double chin” is a very common concern amongst men and women of all body types. When fat accumulates under the chin, it can often be extremely difficult to get rid of — the fat cells in this particular region tend to be resistant to diet and exercise. When personal efforts seem ineffective, many begin to seek assistance from cosmetic treatments. While liposuction has traditionally been a very effective procedure for this concern, KYBELLA® now offers patients a non-surgical option. KYBELLA® is an FDA-approved solution that can be strategically injected to break down stubborn fat cells under the chin….

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Reduce Fat Non-Surgically with SculpSure®!

After putting in hard work to tone your figure, noticing stubborn pockets of fat that won’t go away can be extremely frustrating. Many of my patients lead active lifestyles, but still have a few “trouble areas” they struggle with. Liposuction can often be a great way to eliminate these diet and exercise resistant spots, but some patients seek a non-surgical way to solve this issue. Offering a short treatment time and an ability for patients to return to their daily activities immediately after the procedure, SculpSure® has proven to be a popular choice for qualified candidates. SculpSure® allows me to…

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