|In this Issue . . .|
|Liquid Facelifts Using Sculptra|
“Liquid Facelift” is a term that I’ve been hearing in the press lately.
The report I saw was based on Sculptra Aesthetic, a poly-L lactic acid filler that can be used with great results over large areas of the face. However, the term “liquid facelift” can refer to any of the filler products such as Radiesse, Restylane, Juvederm, etc. Most have specific areas of the face for which they work well.
While Sculptra is primarily designed to correct marionette lines, smile lines, and chin wrinkles, it can also be effective in the brow and other areas. Sculptra works especially well for people with thinner faces, or . . .
|Breast Augmentation to Correct Symmetry|
Most people think of a breast augmentation or breast enhancement surgery only as a way to increase breast size.
However, my breast augmentation patients also come to me for help to correct breast asymmetry – differences either in size, or shape. These differences may have been present all along, or changes can occur over time and lead to asymmetry.
While many think of their options as being limited to silicone gel or saline implants, the fact is that your choices are vast. There are over . . .
|What’s All the Buzz About Stem Cell Facelifts?|
I read an interesting article in the The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) newsletter about “Stem Cell Facelifts” that was based in part on a Sept. 13, 2010 L.A. Times article by Chris Woolston.
While the procedure may be all the rage in Hollywood, stem cell facelifts, and other similar procedures have little more than anecdotal evidence to backup their credibility.
In the procedure, stem cells are retrieved through liposuction. Then the stem cells, along with fat cells, are injected into the face. Those performing this procedure claim that the injected stem cells rejuvenate the skin with new collagen and . . .
|Winter is Coming and So Is Dry Skin|
The weather is changing and you might have noticed that your skin is too.
Our new AdamsMDSpadermaceutical skin care products will help your skin retain moisture, and protect it from the cold, dry environment that we experience here in the Northeast.
If you’re already using our products, or would like to start, feel free to contact one of our aestheticians to review your current regime and tailor it for the months to come.