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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
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Why Dentists Should Use Dermal Fillers and Botox

In the last 30 years, esthetic dentistry has seen a huge rise in popularity as techniques such as teeth whitening and dental implants have become more accessible. However, dentists can do more than give their patients a healthy and beautiful smile. Once you’ve seen to the teeth, what about the folds and wrinkles around the mouth that can detract from a perfect smile? Dento-facial symmetry can play a huge role in the cosmetic outcomes of your patients, and being able to offer facial volume ... READ MORE
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Medium and Deep Chemical Peels

Introduction Chemical peeling is an aesthetic procedure intended to visibly improve the skin on the face or body via the external application of a chemical agent to induce the controlled destruction of a specific layer of the skin. It can accelerate the process of exfoliation, but it can also destroy the superficial layer of the skin or a portion of the dermis. The dead skin eventually peels off, and newer and healthier epidermal tissues are revealed. The regenerated skin is generally smoother, ... READ MORE
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Platelet-rich Plasma (PRP) for Skin Rejuvenation & Hair Regrowth

What is PRP and how is it processed? The blood in our body is mostly liquid plasma, but it is rich in red and white blood cells and platelets. Platelets are the components of our blood responsible for clotting, and they are rich in proteins called growth factors that promote the healing of injuries. To attain platelet-rich plasma (PRP), the substance is separated from a small blood sample via centrifugation. Platelets have been used for many purposes for several years. One of the more common u ... READ MORE
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Eye Rejuvenation Using Pulse-Triggered Laser

The aging eyes are a common concern for many people. Patients seek ways to reduce dark circles, fine lines, and wrinkles. The thin skin around the eyes is delicate and susceptible to structural changes, which means signs of aging can be much more apparent.  Many techniques and treatment approaches can be used to improve this aspect of skin aging, including fillers, topical treatments, monopolar radiofrequency to tighten loose skin, and treatment from a 1550nm wavelength fractional laser for ... READ MORE
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Treating Lips

Introduction A lot of patients resort to aesthetic medicine to rejuvenate the appearance of their lips and the perioral area. These patients are usually presented with aging signs like perioral rhytids (also known as lipstick lines whereby the lipstick tends to bleed into those lines), loss of lip volume, smoker’s lines, and downturned corners of the mouth. Though aesthetic procedures are famed for the efficacy, patients are still wary of these procedures due to the risks of undesir ... READ MORE
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Non-Surgical Rhinoplasty (Part 2)

As with the many features that define an attractive face, the nose undoubtedly plays a crucial role. Indeed, it will often be one of the first point to be scrutinized when looking at an individual’s face. This has placed a huge burden on the aesthetic field to manufacture techniques that are able to improve the appearance of the nose. Just in 2017, rhinoplasty procedures for both females and males were the 10th and 6th most common surgical procedures in the United States, respectivel ... READ MORE
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An Overview of Non-Surgical Body Contouring Treatments

Introduction to non-surgical body contouring treatments Many people are concerned with their aesthetic appearance and strive to achieve their ideal body. Thanks to technological advancements and in-depth scientific research, there are many aesthetic procedures available that can help people get rid of stubborn fat and achieve their perfect body. In the past, aesthetic procedure to sculpt the body was almost synonymous with surgical procedures like traditional liposuction or excisional bod ... READ MORE
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Treating the Male Mid-Face

In the field of aesthetic medicine, many aesthetic practitioners are familiar with augmenting and enhancing the female face since women make up a large portion of patients that actively seek cosmetic treatments. This reality can be sup-optimal for male patients who undergo aesthetic procedures, as it can increase the chances of feminine-looking results, such as female-like cheeks and high-arched eyebrows. While some men may desire and explicitly request such features, these results would ... READ MORE
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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
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