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What Are Dermal Fillers & What Do They Do?

What’s the real deal with dermal fillers? At my Scottsdale, AZ, facial plastic surgery practice near Phoenix, these injectables make facial rejuvenation possible without the invasiveness or risk of surgery. Just a few injections in strategic locations, and suddenly you look younger, fresher, and like a more refined version of yourself. There’s a reason these …

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7 Things BOTOX® & Dermal Fillers Can Do

Versatility is the calling card of both BOTOX and dermal fillers. At our Scottsdale practice, patients interested in reversing signs of aging are often pleasantly surprised when they learn that these immensely popular injectable treatments can address so many different aesthetic concerns. The differences between BOTOX and dermal fillers can be a bit blurry for …

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Getting Cheeky: Do You Need Cheek Filler or Facial Plastic Surgery?

Fuller, firmer, more lifted cheeks are one of the most sought-after features in the world of facial plastic surgery. People from Phoenix, Chandler, and across Arizona visit my Scottsdale practice in search of plumper cheeks that reflect the youthfulness they feel inside. Fortunately, more options exist than ever for achieving spectacular results, including treatments that …

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Liquid Vertical Lift

Every patient has a unique genetic make up, and set of age-related aesthetic complexities. Some contributing factors of aging include bone structure, environmental exposures, and volume deficits from the repositioning of the natural facial fat pads. Some of the most common areas of concern include nasolabial folds, tear troughs, “jowls”, oral commissures, and “marionette lines”. …

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Facelifts Are Making a Comeback

Each year, along with other facial plastic surgeons in Phoenix, Scottsdale, and around the country, I eagerly await the release of statistics gathered by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons® (ASPS). Throughout the year, this organization compiles and organizes numbers related to plastic surgery in North America, and it provides those of us in the …

Comparing Your Lip Advancement Options

Comparing Your Lip Advancement Options

When people consider the effects of aging, an area that isn’t often considered is the lips. The truth is that your lips can lose a lot of tissue as you get older, causing them to look considerably thinner and less prominent on your face. The good news is that your lips don’t have to stay …

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Scottsdale, Paradise Valley and Phoenix Choosing Facial Rejuvenation

Minimally Invasive Facial Rejuvenation Procedures Fuel 5% Growth According to 2012 marks, the U.S. population has been drawn heavily toward limited procedures performed by plastic surgeons to improve aging changes. The American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASPS) reports an overall 5% growth to a total of 14.6 million procedures performed last year. More invasive and …

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The Fountain of Male Youth- The Jaw Line

Recently I have seen so many young men interested in minor procedures to maintain a rested younger look. Many aspects of “fashionable” facial esthetics do change with women- not so much with men. Throughout time, the young, strong, prominent jaw line has been a sign of health and strength. This has remained a constant in …

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Quality of Life Improves in Patients who Undergo Minimally Invasive Procedures

Small Procedures Make Big Differences A recently published article in the Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Journal recently released in the month of June followed a group of patients who underwent minimally invasive procedures. These included injections with Botox Cosmetic, Dysport, and fillers such as Juvederm Ultra Plus, Restylane, and Perlane. Researchers followed the patients for six …

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Dr. Hobgood to Present at Reaching New Heights Meeting

Reaching New Heights Meeting Upcoming in January I am so proud to be asked to present at the upcoming meeting combining cutting edge leaders in the areas of Facial Plastic Surgery, Dermatology, and Oculoplastic Surgery. The meeting will be held from January 23rd to the 27th in Beaver Creek Colorado. This meeting will focus on …