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Procedures for Contouring the Male Body

The male body has historically been depicted across different artistic mediums as an athletic, lean, muscular figure, like sculptures from ancient Greek history. Presently, many male actors are considered body icons and are found on magazine covers worldwide. Research suggests that the ideal male figure matches those in the media and that women prefer lean men with well-defined muscles.[i] This is likely because this body represents discipline, dominance, resilience, and sexual experience.[ii] ... READ MORE

How to Reduce Discomfort and Bruising from Filler Injections

While filler injection procedures are non-invasive and safe, patients may experience some discomfort during the session. They may also see bruising in the days following the procedure. In order to minimize discomfort and treat bruising, there are several steps you can take. How to Identify Bruising Bruising presents itself as a slight discoloration of the skin and is a common side effect of filler injections. Studies show that bruising occurs in anywhere from 19 to 68 percent of patients and i ... READ MORE

Chemical Peeling

Introduction Chemical peeling, also known as chemexfoliation, is one of the oldest skin resurfacing treatments available. It involves the application of caustic agents to produce controlled, predictable destruction of the epidermis and variable portions of the dermis.1 The process is followed by regeneration and remodeling, with clinical improvement of texture and surface abnormality through subsequent re-epithelialization and second intention healing. The advent of lasers put chemical peels ... READ MORE

Mesotherapy for Cellulite Treatment

Introduction Cellulite is a common topographical alteration popularly described as an “orange peel” or “cottage cheese” appearance of the thighs, breasts, and buttocks, which affects millions of aesthetic patients worldwide. The condition mainly affects women and rarely occurs in men. It has been reported that approximately 85% of post-adolescent women have some degree of cellulite. The debate surrounding the etiology of the disease and the efficacy of available treatme ... READ MORE

Radiesse for Chin: Target Areas, Effectiveness, & Recommendations

Radiesse is a dermal filler that is made of tiny microspheres of calcium hydroxylapatite, unlike many other dermal fillers used for chin augmentation that are made of hyaluronic acid. The difference in composition is what makes Radiesse for chin augmentation a favored choice, as it is longer lasting than many other dermal fillers. During treatment with Radiesse for chin augmentation, the practitioner will first apply a local anesthetic or numbing cream to make the procedure more comfortabl ... READ MORE

Radiesse vs Restylane: Target Areas, Comparison & Recommendations

Radiesse is a semi-permanent dermal filler that is able to provide long-lasting, natural looking results for patients seeking to smooth out lines and wrinkles and restore volume to areas of the face that have become sunken or sagging due to the process of aging or illness. Radiesse is different from many other dermal fillers available on the market due to its composition. While many fillers are hyaluronic acid-based, Radiesse is composed of tiny microspheres of calcium hydroxylapatite (CaH ... READ MORE

Botox for Penis: What is Penis Enlargement Treatment?

Botox is an injectable prescription medication that is used to treat a number of medical conditions and symptoms, and can also be used to correct a number of cosmetic issues. Botox is made of botulinum toxin type A, a neurotoxin that effectively paralyzes muscles for a temporary amount of time. Upon injection into a muscle, Botox is able to interrupt the transmission of chemical signals between the muscle and the brain that instructs the muscle to contract, causing temporary paralysis or ... READ MORE

Radiesse vs Voluma: What's the Difference?

Radiesse is a dermal filler that is sometimes referred to as “semi-permanent” thanks to its long-lasting results. It contains tiny microspheres of calcium hydroxylapatite (CaHA), which is a substance that is found naturally within in the body, primarily in bones. Unlike other dermal fillers that are available on the market, Radiesse is able to not only provide some instant plumping effect upon injection, but the results improve gradually over time as the calcium hydroxylapatite ... READ MORE

Botox for Vaginismus Explained

Vaginismus is a disorder that is characterized by the involuntary tightening of the vagina. Also know as genitor-pelvic pain or penetration disorder, vaginismus is a painful condition that causes discomfort and tightening to the point that penetration—whether during intercourse, the insertion of sanitary products such as tampons, or the insertion of a speculum during a pelvic exam—becomes impossible. Vaginismus can negatively impact the patient’s quality of life, not just because ... READ MORE

Botox for Incontinence: Treatment, Risks, and Side Effects

Urinary incontinence is an issue that has many causes. In the most basic terms, urinary incontinence is characterized as a loss of bladder control, and it can be a symptom of many conditions. It affects both men and women, though women are more commonly afflicted by it. There are a number of different categories of incontinence, such as stress incontinence, urge incontinence, overflow incontinence, functional incontinence, and mixed incontinence, and each type has a difference cause. Incon ... READ MORE

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