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Botox is better: If you are looking to minimize forehead wrinkles, Botox is a better option. The cause of those lines is movement of your muscles. Botox blocks the receptors in your brain from being able to communicate with the muscle it is injected into. That in turn reduces muscle contraction, which gets rid of the lines. Dermal fillers are used more for areas that have lines due to lose of volume. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Could someone get restalyne, radiesse, (dermal fillers) sculptra, etc. injected into their jaw to enhance jaw definition?
Facial Filler Use: Using facial fillers also called a "liquid facelift" essentially uses fillers and botox/dysport to restore the volume of your face lost by the aging process. It does not take the place of a facelift but beneficiallly adds to the final result. Some of the fillers used include jeuvederm, sculptra, radiesse, (dermal fillers) resylane, voluma and others.. It is a simple office procedure well tolerated. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Radiesse (dermal fillers) Safety: Radiesse (dermal fillers) dermal filler has a great safety profile. Temporary undesired effects such as bleeding and bruising at the site of injection are similar to hyaluronic acid fillers. Redness and swelling immediately after treatment is frequent but short lived. Consult with a board certified facial plastic surgeon/ cosmetic surgeon to discuss your goals and concerns. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Ultherapy: Ultherapy is fairly new and fda approved. It is a non-surgical, non-invasive procedure that uses high powered ultrasound and the body's own natural healing process to lift, tone, and tighten loose skin on the brow, neck, and under the chin. It is very effective considering its no downtime procedure and requiring about one hour for the procedure. More than 80% of patients are very happy with the significant reproducible results. ...Read moreSee 7 more doctor answers
It's not a nose job: Although Radiesse (dermal fillers) or other hylanronic fillers can be used to temporarily alter the shape of the nose , they are not permanent. In either case, i would recommend that you search out a plastic surgeon in your area who has experience in this area. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Variable: Depends on the degree of volume correction needed. On average i will use 1 syringe for the lips and no more than 2 if both upper and lower lips need a fair amount of volume. Remember, it's always easier to come back for another treatment than to deal with too much. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Radiesse (dermal fillers) and lips: Radiesse should not be injected into the lips because of the hardness that it can create. Radiesse is not reversible also. HA based dermal fillers are the best choice for lip augmentation. If you are looking for a more permanent way to augment your lips, then consider fat transfer. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Perhaps: It is common for one brow to sit lower than the other. This will be much worse if someone has weakness of the facial muscles as in bell's palsy. Certain brow lift operations might be able to improve the symmetry of the brows. Have a consult with a facial plastic surgeon. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What is the best filler for under eye tear trophs/dark circles? Belotero or restylane (dermal fillers)?
Fillers are helpful: The two fillers you have mentioned are both capable of filling the tear trophs. They are both made out of hyaluronic acid. There are many different fillers that use this substance. Discuss your goals with an experienced injector and the right product can be selected. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Acne scars: Dermabrasion is still the gold standard in treating acne scars. Other resurfacing techniques such as co2 laser are also excellent. Percutaneous collagen induction with a surgical roller is also a good option without the down time of the above procedures. If repeated once or twice after six months it gives very good results. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sunblock moisturizer: Many people use over-the-counter moisturizers that contain sunscreen. Avoiding exposure to the sun will let skin lighten up. However, one should take extra vitamin d to make up for not getting vitamin d from the sun. Although having tanned skin from sun exposure is not a medical illness, there are a few uncommon hormonal medical conditions that can cause skin darkening. ...Read more
Some side effects: SculpSure is a laser-based, noninvasive treatment which is used to target and reduce or eliminate fat. There may be some minor pinching or a tingling sensation during the heating phase of treatment. You may experience some soreness, stiffness & bruising from treatment. Research is still continuing in regard to the effects on the body because SculpSure is a relatively new procedure. ...Read more
I am a lifter/bodybuilder for 20 years now. Lift 6 days per week. I am considering getting SculpSure non-invasive laser-based procedure on my lower mi?
The risks and: benefits should be discussed with the treating physician before submitting to any elective surgery. Keep in mind that, while the procedure does help reduce unwanted fat, it has no effect on the skin. Loose or redundant skin is the main reason people may be disappointed with the results. Further, the procedure isn't covered by insurance. Best of luck to you! Dr. Anne ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does waring stretchy cotton pants almost all the day helps sculpturing the body for a better look ( in addition to daily exercises ) ?
Exercise: The exercises will do more for your body shape then cotton clothes. ...Read more
About an hour: Once the orthodontist has determined the treatment plan, it may take about one to one and a half hours to place all the braces on the teeth. This will be depend on whether the orthodontist places bands on the molars or not. Placing bands takes about one-half hour and bonding the rest of the teeth about 45 minutes. Placing the wires will take 10 - 15 minutes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers