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Can I do a BBL After a Non-Surgical BBL? Will the Sculptra Need to be Removed Before I do My Actual BBL?
A non-surgical BBL can be a desirable option as it has a very rapid recovery and little to no downtime.  However, non-surgical BBL treatments performed with Sculptra and hyper-dilute Radiesse have limitations in their ability to give patients the augmentation they desire. Patients tend to need much more Sculptra and...
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Is Etching Different from High Definition Liposculpting?
High Definition liposculpting and etching have gained popularity as patients seek a more athletic appearance versus the over-liposuctioned fake abdomen. When done in combination with a Brazilian Butt Lift, patients can have a coherent athletic appearance of the abdomen and buttocks. High Definition liposuction is a broad term used to...
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Do I Need Mesh for an Internal Bra?
Internal bra procedures have become a hot topic in breast enhancement surgeries. Internal bra is a general term to describe additional soft tissue support to help the breast implant or breast tissue stay in position during breast enhancement procedures. In general, there are two methods for creating an internal bra...
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How Long Does a Botox Treatment Last?
Botox is a treatment that is done in the office with no downtime. It typically takes seven to fourteen days to see its full effect, though the aesthetic appearance continues to improve well beyond the two weeks. Botox typically lasts about three to four months, and then the movement slowly...
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What Options do I Have if Botox Doesn’t Last as Long as It Used to for my Wrinkles?
Botox was the first neurotoxin on the market and has been an incredible advancement in the treatment of facial aging. The uses for Botox have continued to increase as our experience with the product has continued to grow over the past several decades. There is a concept of resistance to...
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Do I Need General Anesthesia for MyEllevate?
MyEllevate is a minimally invasive light guided suture suspension system that helps treat the excess skin of the neck and prominent platysma bands. The treatment is typically performed under local anesthesia with no need for general anesthesia. Occasionally MyEllevate will be performed under general anesthesia if it is being combined...
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Can MyEllevate Be Combined With Other Facial Rejuvenation Treatments?
MyEllevate is an exciting minimally invasive treatment option for the neck. It can treat the excess skin of the neck and prominent platysmal bands. However it does not treat the upper face and thus is typically done in combination with other facial treatments such as facial fillers or skin tightening...
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Who is a Good Candidate for MyEllevate?
MyEllevate has created an option for patients that want to improve the overall appearance of their neck and jawline. In the past, patients had several options to improve the neck region. These options ranged from neck liposuction with Renuvion, to a full face and neck lift. These are both great...
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Does MyEllevate Really Work?
MyEllevate is one of the hottest treatments in minimally invasive neck lifting procedures. It is a light guided suture suspension system that can release the platysma bands, while lifting and tightening the excess skin of the neck. This sutures suspension system is unique in that it treats the muscle bands...
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Are Brazilian Butt Lift Surgeries Safe?
Brazilian Butt Lift procedures continue to be extremely popular in the United States. Patients are always intrigued by the incredible shape transformation that is possible with the combination of liposculpting and fat transfer to the buttock. The subtraction of the waist and the addition to the buttock and hips equals...
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