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One of our favorite laser treatments, Clear + Brilliant® can be used for a multitude of purposes. In addition to reducing sun damage and enhancing youthfulness, Clear + Brilliant® is also an excellent option for reducing and preventing breakouts, acne scars, and pigmentation. Furthermore, this innovative, non-surgical technology can diminish pore size, leaving you with more radiant, smoother, and softer skin you will love showing off. Clear + Brilliant® works on a microscopic level, stimulating collagen production and cell turnover, which helps slough away pigmented skin cells and reveal the fresher, newer, and lovelier skin below. Once treatment is complete,… Continue Reading

Surgery is not the only way to improve the appearance of the face. Non-surgical skin treatments can offer an excellent way to increase the skin’s luminosity, soften fine lines and common signs of aging, and improve skin tone and texture. Two popular minimally invasive treatments are Clear + Brilliant® and micro-needling. One uses a gentle fractional laser to achieve the desired result, and the other stimulates skin healing and regeneration through microscopic injuries and the application of platelet-rich-plasma therapy. Both methods can correct acne pigmentation, fine lines, skin tone, and texture, so how do you choose? Patients prone to hyperpigmentation… Continue Reading

One of the most common questions our patients have is about price. The cost of any procedure will vary from person to person depending on the unique details of the treatment plan. That said, we understand that most people want to plan ahead for their procedure, which is why we try to offer a general range for individuals to work from. Smartlipo is one of the most popular techniques at our practice, as this innovative laser-assisted liposuction treatment can be used to contour the face and neck with natural-looking results. According to the manufacturer of the Smartlipo technology, treatments can… Continue Reading

The healing process following a facelift is just as important as the surgery itself. As your body recovers, you will experience certain post-operative effects, like swelling, numbness, and bruising in the treated area. These can be a little uncomfortable, but they should fade in time. Generally speaking, the majority of the numbness and swelling should dissipate after about six to eight weeks. These symptoms are most pronounced the first couple of weeks, with significant improvement over the next several months. You may also experience patchy numbness or “pins and needles” as sensitivity returns. Minimal swelling can continue for up to… Continue Reading

Finally acting on your desire for a cosmetic procedure can be very exciting, but there’s also a lot to consider. One of the first tasks is identifying the facial plastic surgeon you would like to have perform your procedure. Choosing a qualified, extensively trained, and attentive surgeon can help to ensure your experience is as smooth as possible and your results are as anticipated. So how do you determine which doctor, from a broad selection, is right for you? By asking questions! We’ve outlined below some of the best questions you can put to a potential facial plastic surgeon to… Continue Reading

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