Botox is an FDA approved product made from Botulinum Toxin Type A used to temporarily reduce or sometimes even eliminate the wrinkles produced by muscles of the face. It is injected around the eye area, between the brows, and on the forehead to soften furrowing. It works by paralyzing and relaxing the muscles of facial expressions. This in office procedure takes only minutes and can last 3 to 4 months. Botox can be used in conjunction with other fillers.
Radiesse is a safe FDA approved new generation injectable filler, which offers superior versatility for both cosmetic and reconstructive applications without surgery. This injectable is one of the longer lasting fillers which maintains a soft and natural feel. It is used for facial contouring and facial sculpting. It also provides volume to the deep nasolabial folds (vertical folds on the sides of the nose,) marionette lines (lines that extend from the corners of the mouth down to the chin,) and can help fill in acne scarring. Radiesse consists of calcium hydroxylaptite which is a normal constituent of bone, and does not require allergy testing. It has been shown to last for up to sixteen months.
Restylane is a safe FDA approved product made of hyaluronic acid, which is naturally present in the body. This injectable restores volume and fullness to the skin to correct facial wrinkles and folds. It restores a smoother, more youthful looking appearance by filling in facial lines and creases. Restylane can also be used to add fullness to the lips and cheeks. This one of a kind filler has been proven to last up to twice as long as collagen in studies.
TCA peels are commonly used to:
-Repair and remove fine lines anywhere on your face.
-Decreases lip creases, crows feet, and forehead lines.
-Help correct acne, blackheads and clogged pores by killing bacteria
-Completely peels and removes dry flaky skin.
After TCA facial peels are completed, the reproduction of collagen increases.
New surface skin becomes younger and fresher for a more beautiful complexion.
Millions of men and women are bothered by spider veins which most commonly appear on the thighs, calves, and ankles. These small yet unsightly clusters of red, blue, or purple veins are treated by sclerotherapy. With this rather simple in office procedure, veins are injected with a sclerosing solution which in turn causes them to collapse and fade from view.
Hydroquinone Fade Cream: Hydroquinone cream is a skin bleaching agent that works by inhibiting an enzyme reaction in skin cells. It is used for lightening age spots and other skin discolorations. You can buy strengths of up to 2% hydroquinone over the counter. Our custom blend contains 7% hydroquinone, 0.0375% retinoid acid and 0.5% hydrocortisone cream.
The doctor will be able to advise you on whether this cream is appropriate for your skin.
LATISSE: Are your lashes thinning over time? Latisse (bimatoprost ophthalmic solution)0.03% grows lashes longer, darker, and fuller. Eyelashes grow in a cycle, over several months. Although researchers don’t know exactly how Latisse works, its believed to increase the percentage of hairs in the active growth phase, as well as make the active growth phase longer. While you may start seeing longer lashes after 4 weeks, you must use Latisse daily for 16 weeks for maximum results. Common side effects are itchy and red eyes.
Xeomin is another product used intramuscularly to temporarily improve the appearance of wrinkles such as frown lines. The active ingredient in Xeomin, botulinum toxin type A, acts on nerve endings in the muscles to prevent muscle fibers from contracting. During treatment which usually takes 10-20 minutes, the doctor will inject Xeomin into the muscles of concern. No anesthesia is required. You may observe results in as little as 4 days although the median first onset of effect is about a week. The maximum effect occurs at 30 days with typical duration of effect to be up to 3 to 4 months.
Belotero Balance Dermal Filler is a resorbable hyaluronic-acid-based dermal filler approved by the FDA for the correction of moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds such as the nasolabial folds. Hyaluronic acid naturally exists as a component of the skin. By binding to water, it fills in wrinkles and folds, allowing immediate and smooth correction. BELOTERO BALANCE® Dermal Filler has unique properties that allow it to adapt within the skin for soft and even correction. The versatility of the product makes it strong enough to handle deep treatment areas such as nasolabial folds (smile lines around the mouth), yet soft enough to treat more delicate areas such as vertical lip lines(thin lines that appear above the lip line).
Is volume loss in the cheeks making you look older?
Volume loss in the cheeks is a major reason we lose that youthful profile over the years. Juvederm Voluma XC is injected under the skin with a small needle and works instantly to add volume and subtly lift the cheek area, temporarily reversing the signs of aging for up to 2 years. To reduce pain during the procedure Juvederm Voluma XC contains a numbing agent called lidocaine.