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Does Facial Fat Transfer Work?

In recent years, we have been bombarded with information, mostly non-scientific, relating to the transfer of one’s own fat cells into the face as the “cure-all” for aging. But does facial fat transfer really work? Below, we’ll answer common questions about facial fat transfer, from whether it works to what recovery is like, so you …

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What Are the Best Treatments for Under-Eye Bags?

Puffiness, discoloration, and swelling under the eyes, also coined “under-eye bags,” can impact both men and women. Under-eye bags can make you look tired or give you an aged appearance, regardless of your age or energy level. While topical treatments and home remedies can help a little, if puffy bags under your eyes persist, it …

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Rhinoplasty Before and After: 4 Things a Nose Job Can Achieve

Rhinoplasty can significantly enhance your appearance and improve your overall facial balance. Even more importantly, a nose job can boost your confidence and make you feel good about what you see in the mirror. Whether you're looking for significant changes or smaller refinements, or if you want to achieve functional or cosmetic changes, the decision …

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Facelift Before & After Photos: What Real Results Look Like

If you notice your jaw and chin losing definition and your facial skin starting to sag, you might consider a facelift to improve these issues. When your face consistently looks drawn, saggy, and tired, your self-esteem can falter, making you uncomfortable in social situations. A facelift improves these issues, and unlike some nonsurgical rejuvenation procedures, …

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QUIZ: Lip Flip vs. Fillers for Plump and Shapely Lips

If you're looking to add volume to your lips, you might be more familiar with dermal fillers than a lip flip. However, you should know that both procedures can give you plump, full-looking lips---but in very different ways. When choosing between the two treatments, you should look at your budget, desired results, the longevity of …

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Infographic: BOTOX® Cosmetic vs. Dysport® – Which Injectable Treatment Should You Pick?

BOTOX and Dysport are both FDA-approved, versatile injectable treatments that erase dynamic facial lines and wrinkles. While these two treatments have many similarities, you should be aware of a few differences when making your choice. In our infographic below, we highlight some of the key similarities and distinctions between the two treatments. If you want …

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Is BOTOX® or RF Microneedling Better for Treating Wrinkles?

One of the questions my patients sometimes ask me is, “Which treatment works better for treating wrinkles: BOTOX or RF microneedling?” As with many questions in the art of aesthetics, the answer is different for everyone. Both treatments are exceptional for rejuvenating the skin, but they tackle wrinkle reduction with totally different approaches. The right …