A non-traditional approach to a bumpy nose

ASDS Blog

When Michelle came to my office, the reason for her visit was quite obvious. She was a beautiful woman with finely chiseled features. Yet, in the middle of her face she had a nose with a bump that strangely did not fit her pretty face at all. She told me that she wanted to change [...]

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Is that bargain-priced cosmetic procedure really a bargain?

Cosmetic procedures

With the proliferation these days of spas, salons and walk-in clinics offering cosmetic treatments at what seems like bargain-basement prices, it’s important to remember these treatments are medical procedures. Serious side effects – including burns, scars and pigmentation disorders – can occur when consumers visit non-physicians or physicians who do not specialize in dermatology for [...]

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Don’t let your hands give your age away

ASDS Blog

You want to look as young as you feel, so you’ve made sure to keep your face refreshed with wrinkle-relaxing injections, soft-tissue fillers, chemical peels or dermabrasions from your dermatologic surgeon. Your skin is glowing and youthful, and you haven’t had anyone guess your real age for years. But did you know that even if [...]

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The Botox behind the smile

The Botox behind the smile

Did you know that Botox can improve your smile – inside and out? It’s no secret that wrinkle-relaxer Botox has become the most popular nonsurgical cosmetic procedure today. But did you know that there is scientific evidence suggesting that a Botox injection not only smooths those worry lines and wrinkles but actually can help you [...]

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Need a quick ‘face lift’ for that important social event? Pelleve may be your answer

American Society for Dermatologic Surgery

Early signs of aging are first noticeable in the 30s as the upper eyelids become slightly hooded. In the late 40s to early 50s, the mid-cheek falls – creating more of a smile fold and the jowls start to form. Aging facial features result from surface changes of coloration and texture and from infrastructural volume [...]

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