Platelet Rich Fibrin for Lower Eyelid Rejuvenation

The lower eyelid region is a hard area to treat. Signs of aging include very thin skin with visible vessels and muscles associated with skin laxity are some of the reasons why this area is tricky and difficult to treat. Established methods to treat this area include hyaluronic acid fillers, micro-needling, skin resurfacing with lasers, […]

Platelet-Rich Fibrin

PRF or Platelet-Rich Fibrin is very similar to Platelet-Rich Platelet which has been used in the past to accelerate wound healing, facial rejuvenation and is used in the Vampire lift. It is also made from your own blood concentrate and is 100% natural and has no additives like PRP. The difference between PRF and PRP […]

Versa – The New Filler

Versa is a new Hyaluronic Acid (HA) filler that I have been using in my practice. It has been in a multi-center, double-blinded randomized , split-faced study of safety and efficacy for the correction of nasalabial folds. This is the most scientific and unbiased study that can be performed. It was compared to Restylane. To […]

Hyper-Pigmentation Treatments Revisited

As I stated in an earlier blog, skin color is determined by the pigment melanin.  Everybody has the same number of melanocytes in their body.  The difference is the type of melanin that people have.  Eumelanin is the darker pigment and pheomelanin is the orange pink or lighter melanin. The melanocyte is a cell that […]

Painless Lip Filling

Lip injections have become popular with all age groups. Filling the lips has been painful for some patients despite me giving nerve blocks inside the mouth such as an infraorbital and mental block. When needles are used to fill the lips they are usually painful and patients can swell and bruise significantly. My favorite way […]

J plasma for Skin Tightening

The J plasma combines radio frequency heat energy with helium gas to produce a plasma that has very controlled depth of penetration and lateral spread.  We have been using to resurfacing of the face causing remarkable collagen remodeling and skin tightening.  See our before and after pictures for the resurfacing effects. I am now introducing […]