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A problem with a lip treatment with “spun blood” – ? Sephyl or another version of platelet rich plasma.
Ok………not trying to be difficult here but I really need the exact product name. When you say “spun blood”, I’m assuming you’re referring to a product like Selphyl where your blood is taken and then the blood is spun in... Read More ›
Hi Kim – we’ll try to fix that link that’s broken to the home laser systems. Dr. I
Hi Kim – we’ll try to fix that link that’s broken to the home laser systems. Dr. I was last modified: May 25th, 2016 by Brandith Irwin Read More ›
Why doesn’t laser hair removal work sometimes?
Hair follicles are more complicated than you might think. I was just reading some research on them recently. They are quite complex little biological units. 🙂 Assuming you’ve had 5-6 treatments spaced 4-8 weeks apart, then here are some thoughts:... Read More ›
Can Botox/Dysport under or in the chin cause more sagging under the chin?
Generally not ………and here’s why. If she put the Botox IN the chin muscle itself (mentalis muscle), and if it’s placed properly, it should relax those little “orange peel” dimples that many people get in the chin as we age. ... Read More ›
Air injected hyaluronic acid (Enerjet) – would this be effective at 50?
Bottom line – I seriously would not waste my money on this at this point in time if you are looking for lift and tightening. Notice how little is actually available on this “new” option and the science behind it. ... Read More ›
Melasma and feeling depressed
Ethel I’m so glad you wrote about your melasma and feeling depressed! I think this subject doesn’t get talked about enough and you’re helping others by asking! Many women, especially if their melasma is severe suffer from a loss of... Read More ›
Vitiligo treatments and procedures
I’m glad you asked this question about vitiligo and vitiligo treatments. An estimated 1-2% of the world’s population have vitiligo. For those of you who don’t know……it’s an autoimmune problem where the white blood cells of the affected person attack... Read More ›
Can you use Exilis, Thermage on the eyelids?
Yes……but it depends on the system. I’ll run down these briefly here! 🙂 Thermage – has an small FDA approved eyelid tip that can safely be used all the way to the lash line lower and upper. In my opinion,... Read More ›