Monthly Archives: December 2013

3 Tips for a Satisfying Breast Augmentation

Year after year, one of the most frequently performed cosmetic surgery procedures is breast augmentation. At my Metro Vancouver practice, breast augmentation patients have a very high rate of satisfaction, and across the board, studies show satisfaction rates of around 95% for this surgery. If you’re considering breast augmentation and want to be sure you’re overjoyed with your results, there…

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The True Test of Skincare Products

When I introduce patients to professional-caliber skin care products at my Toronto medspa, the transformation they see in their skin is often remarkable. Many of my patients tell me that they know the products are doing their job when other people notice a difference, too. I believe that the true test of a skincare product is whether family, friends, and…

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Secondary Facelift: Worth It?

Sometimes at my Chicago practice, I see patients for facelift surgery who actually already had a procedure elsewhere and are unhappy with the results. The need for a secondary facelift procedure, also called a revisionary facelift, isn’t usually due to doctor error or improper postoperative care. It’s often outside circumstances that diminish the results of a facelift. Good candidates for…

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Cheek It Out: JUVÉDERM VOLUMA™ XC

There is quite a buzz about JUVÉDERM VOLUMA XC at my Seattle practice. It’s the first injectable approved by the FDA to specifically treat the loss of volume in the cheeks. So far, the results are definitely something to get excited about. Plastic surgeons are realizing more and more that one of the keys to providing patients with the more…

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Soften Your Look With BOTOX® & Dermal Fillers

My practice sees many patients who are bothered by facial lines, wrinkles, and skin laxity but whose signs of facial aging aren’t yet advanced enough to require facelift surgery. Sometimes we provide injections of a single dermal filler or BOTOX Cosmetic for our Toronto patients, but we have found that we often get the best results when we combine the…

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