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CoolSculpting – Nonsurgical Liposuction

Let me start by saying that I am EXTREMELY slow to jump on the technology bandwagon. I researched lasers for over 6 months before choosing the Sciton Joule. Those of you who have benefited from that technology know that light based therapy really works. We have hundreds of patients getting […]

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Juvederm Voluma XC

Those of you that know me already know that I adore facial fillers. Why? Because our faces age not because skin becomes less elastic over time, but because the sagging, tired look we get as we get older is caused, to a large extent, by loss of volume in the […]

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Fillers: To microcannula, or not to microcannula…

I feel a bit like Hamlet as I contemplate this question. There is a lot of buzz out there about the use of microcannulas, as the microcannula companies pull out all the stops marketing to the public and driving patient demand to my office. So I am blogging to do […]

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How the Sun Sees You

Click here to watch the video: How the Sun Sees You This is an amazing look at your skin when photographed with UV light as the light source. Melanin will absorb the UV light leaving dark patches. The amazing thing is that early on the discolorations can’t be seen under […]

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Turn that Frown Upside Down

It is probably obvious that our facial expressions telegraph our mood, good, bad or otherwise. If you are feeling cranky, it is likely that those around you, family, friends, coworkers, that poor guy sitting next to you on BART can tell you are unhappy just from a quick glance. What […]

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Sunblock and Vitamin D

As you know, l am a big fan of sunblock. Why am I such a sunblock devotee? Simply, sun damages the skin and causes premature aging, not to mention increasing the risk of skin cancer. Time does march on and none of us are getting any younger, but if you […]

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Tummy Tuck – A Patient’s Experience

I had my abdominoplasty almost 12 years ago. That seems like a long time, but it was so transformative to my life that I remember the process leading up to it and the recovery almost like it was yesterday. Until I had my second baby by C-section, I couldn’t have […]

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Tyte & Bryte 18 Months Later

Tyte and Bryte/Sciton ForeverYoung BBL So here I am, writing again, now nearly 18 months after the start of our Tyte and Bryte/ForeverYoungBBL protocol. To refresh your memory, I last blogged about the exciting science behind the ForeverYoungBBL, when we were first starting out and it sounded, even to me, […]

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Tyte & Bryte/Sciton Forever Young BBL

Forever Young BBL/Tyte and Bryte Well, it is time to blog a bit about our experience with our new Sciton® Tyte and Bryte procedure. WE LOVE IT! And by “WE” I mean both the patients and I, and my staff. Forget about Thermage, Photofacial, Titan. For those of you who […]

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