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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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Hyaluronidase Protocol

Hyaluronic acid fillers are medical devices that are used to correct and non-surgically augment various aesthetic deformities, such as dehydration, dullness, fine lines, and wrinkles. These injectable implants are also perfect for enhancing various facial features, such as thin and shapeless lips, and for defining facial contours, like the cheekbones and jawline. What are the complications of hyaluronic acid fillers? Despite their effectiveness, patients may still experience some health ... READ MORE
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Understanding Hyaluronic Acid (HA) Dermal Fillers

Dermal fillers—also known as soft tissue implants, injectable gels, or wrinkle fillers—are medical devices formulated to effectively soften the appearance of wrinkles and lines. These implants can also be used to treat other frequently reported aesthetic imperfections, such as undefined facial contours, sunken facial regions, scars, dehydration, and dullness. Besides that, some fillers are also designed to non-surgically augment less than desirable facial features, like thin and shape ... READ MORE
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Treating Permanent Dermal Filler Complications

Injectable cosmetic fillers have quickly become a cornerstone treatment in the field of aesthetics in the last few decades. Soft tissue augmentation has existed since the early 20th century, when industrial-grade silicone was used. Injectable cosmetic fillers started with bovine collagen in the 1980s. It developed in the 1990s to become the second-most popular minimally invasive aesthetic procedure in North America that mainly focused on volumizing and recontouring the facial region. In 2013, mo ... READ MORE
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