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How to Get Rid off Those Facial Parentheses (Nasolabial Folds)

24th July 2008
One of the most common facial areas that bothers many patients is the development of the nasolabial folds, also referred to as the lip-cheek groove, or in a recent television commercial known as the parentheses. You can argue whether it is a fold or a gro... Read >

LipoDissolve Injections For The Treatment Of Lipomas

17th July 2008
LipoDissolve, or the introduction of a chemical formulation by injection to treat spot areas of undesired fat for cosmetic purposes, remains a controversial and non-FDA approved procedure at this point in time. Despite these issues, I have found in the pa... Read >

The Treatment of Upper Lip Lines and Wrinkles

24th June 2008
I read a recent article that reports that drinking directly from water bottles can cause just as many upper lip wrinkles as smoking. I wouldn't doubt it as any activity that makes your lips pucker, which activates the orbicularis oris muscle which encircl... Read >

Tighten Up that Sagging Neck

22nd May 2008
As one looks in the mirror (or pictures) and sees loose skin and loss of a once-sharp neck angle, this is a sure sign that we are beginning to age. I have observed that these neck observations are very disturbing for many middle-aged and older patients. ... Read >

Correct Those Downturned Corners Of The Mouth!

15th May 2008
Many female patients today seek rejuvenation procedures which involve making the mouth area look better or less aged. As women age, some will lose lip volume, develope upper and lower lip wrinkles, and have the corners of the mouth draw down. This often c... Read >

Managing the Jowls of Facial Aging

09th May 2008
One of the earliest signs of facial aging is the development of jowls or jowling. The jowls are areas of skin and fat that have fallen from the side of the face to hang along or below the jawline. As we age, these areas tend to become more noticeable as t... Read >

Understanding How Liposuction Works

19th March 2008
Liposuction, after 25 years, is still one of the most popular plastic surgeries. How it works, however, is not generally well understood. It is more than 'sticking a tube in and sucking it out'. The basics principles of flow mechanics apply At its simp... Read >