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Are these results possible problems after my Fraxel Restore and IPL?

September 20, 2019
I’m guessing you’ve been back to talk to your doctor or staff about this, but still are wondering.   Thank you for your age, and it also sounds like you live in a sunny climate. You’re saying sun damage, but let’s...

4 Hacks For Winter Skin Blues

September 17, 2019
I’ve been thinking about this too because our patients, especially those with eczema, dry skin, and psoriasis, come in right about now with problems. The 4 golden rules of winter skin: For your body.  You need products that hold moisture...

Can hyaluronic acid (HA) fillers cause problems or inflammation years later?

September 13, 2019
So glad you asked this! Certain non HA fillers are known to do this in rare instances.  The problem shows up almost always as a “granuloma.”  Which translated into plain english means that, when biopsied, these bumps/lumps show certain white...

Can Botox/Dysport cause eye bags, eyebrow droop, or eyelid droop?

September 10, 2019
SO glad you asked this.  We hear this confusion a lot at our clinic. Let’s take them one by one. 1.   Can Botox/Dysport cause eyebrow droop? This is one of the most common “Botox gone wrong” complaints. Besides the...
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