Archive for the ‘Dermal Fillers & Injectables’ Category

Double Down on Dermal Fillers

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Fillers can make remarkable changes – Just take a look at 74 year old Lorraine! You might have guessed her age on the left before her fillers, but who would ever guess her age on the right afterward? As dermal fillers advance, do so the ways they can be used together. This particular case of… Read more

Belotero for “Etched-in” Wrinkles and Lines

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Dr. Pilest uses all the available FDA-approved fillers at Total Dermatology, simply because they all have one or more unique properties that fit certain needs. Belotero is lesser-known than fillers like Juvederm or Restylane, but it’s satisfactions levels are very similar.   An Excellent Finish BELOTERO BALANCE is an ideal choice to soften and smooth… Read more

Juvederm Patient Stories

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Juvederm Families Talk The father and son and mother and daughter in this video talk about what they notice in each other. Genes often dictate how our faces will age. And those same genes can almost predict how a child will experience aging. So if you see your like-gender parent change over the years, chances… Read more

Juvederm – Queen of the Lip Pout

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Loving the lips! For a sexier pout, Juvederm is the queen of fillers. Juvederm Favored by Patients and Doctors Alike Juvederm is a favorite for both patients and Dr. Pilest, prized for its easy injectability and soft, natural feel. Hyaluronic gels draw water into the tissues to add plumpness and form. Because Juvederm has such… Read more

The FDA Approved Acne Scar Filler

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“I don’t want to wait any longer to do something about these scars. What CAN I do?!” We hear you. Acne and the scars left behind leave an indelible mark. Not only do the scars remind you of a miserable time in your life, but the scars themselves make you miserable.   Filler Use for… Read more

Needing Less Botox as You Age?

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Botox Cosmetic has always been administered at standard ranges in each treatable area. Usually this works very well…but as age progresses, that standard dosing is sometimes more than what’s needed.  It’s most typically a subjective opinion but if you feel a little too frozen or a tad heavy in the brow after your usual Botox… Read more

Collagen Conundrum

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We’ve been focusing on the issue of collagen lately, moreso now that the largest number of people seeking cosmetic dermatology are the baby boomers – many of whom are feeling undone as they see facial sagging that occurs almost at the speed of light. Collagen Loss – the galloping horse One month you feel like… Read more

Lip Lines – Auuugh!

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Yes, lip lines are a tough problem. The skin above the lip is thin and it’s tough to use fillers and get a smooth result. Enter Restylane Silk – the filler MADE for LIP LINES! Restylane Silk is injected with a fine short needle. It quickly integrates into the skin tissues with only a low level… Read more

The Truth About Bruising

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If you’re a filler veteran or a routine Botox user, you’ve likely experienced at least one bruising incident. So who’s at fault? We wish we could take the blame and offer a guarantee that you’ll never bruise from an injection because we’ve found the no bruise holy grail, but that’s simply not possible. The face… Read more

The “ChinPlant”

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The “ChinPlant” American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) President Malcolm Z. Roth, MD commented that: “The chin and jawline are among the first areas to show signs of aging. People are considering chin augmentation as a way to restore their youthful look just like a facelift or eyelid surgery … We also know that as… Read more

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