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Bumps from a filler? How to handle.

January 28, 2020
Hi Mehnaz! This is a VERY common problem!  Many SkinTour readers send questions about this.   Here are some thoughts. First things first! When you notice a bump after a filler, the first thing to do is go back to the...

Can you go nonsurgical or….do you need a facelift?

January 25, 2020
Thank you for this question.  I think I’ll do this in 2 parts.  This part about facelifts.  And the next one, in a week or so, on …..how do you find a doctor you trust. On facelifts: At our clinic,...

For scars, what is the best way to minimize them?

January 22, 2020
Most of us have an accident in our lives resulting in a scar.  I still remember when my then 2 y.o. old daughter suddenly climbed up on the couch, and then promptly fell off hitting the coffee table leaving her...

What is the best eye cream for you?

January 17, 2020
Well…..you all know what I think of most of the new “it” ingredients.   Most of them are unlikely to still be around in 2 years. Having said that you made me start thinking about skincare product ingredients that we know...
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