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Would You Try to Push a Water Balloon through a Buttonhole?

What is a Keller Funnel™ anyway? It is a cone-shaped, nylon device that allows me to use a no-touch delivery technique, which is believed to reduce capsular contracture, a painful complication associated with breast augmentation procedures. When I perform a breast augmentation in Austin, I want to minimize trauma to the breast implant when I am placing this in the breast.  The best way to do this gently with great care is to use the Keller Funnel™.  The funnel has … Continue Reading

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Do I Need a Breast Lift when Considering a Breast Augmentation?

I am often asked by patients who desire breast augmentation in Austin—‘Do I need a breast lift?’  I think this is a great question.  Oftentimes, my patients desire more fullness to the upper portion of the breast, and would like the nipple-areola complex centered over the breast mound.  A breast augmentation can achieve this if a patient has very little to ‘no’ droop to the breast.  When a patient has excess skin of the breast but deficient breast volume, she … Continue Reading

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Sunscreen is Important in the Winter

During the recent Formula-1 race here in Austin, the weather was incredible.  Sunny skies, cool, breezy – our typical fall-winter weather for Central Texas.  One of the commentators remarked that sunscreen should be worn on a weekend like this- when the weather is remarkable.  I have to say that I agree, but I also think that sunscreen should be a part of everyone’s daily routine and not just used on days when it is sunny!  It is during the overcast … Continue Reading

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Filler Can Reverse the Signs of Aging

Too young for a facelift in Austin?  Facelift is not in the budget?  Not interested in undergoing surgery? So what is out there that can help you tighten, add volume, and rejuvenate the outer envelope of your face? When it comes to facial rejuvenation, not every patient needs or wants a surgical procedure. Hayley recently went to a training session on a new technique that uses Juvederm® to address just that! ArqueDerma™ Artistic Restoration Lift™ is an original, patented methodology … Continue Reading

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My Non-Negotiables When It Comes to Your Skin Health

Frequently, my patients, friends, family and even strangers ask me what should they be doing for their skin with regards to anti-aging skin care in Austin.  How do they prevent further aging? How do they reverse the signs of aging?  It is actually more straightforward than you may think- so here it goes… 1)  Growth Factors– Repair and Regenerate.  Growth factors have shown statistically significant improvements in skin radiance, skin smoothness, skin tone, fine lines and the overall photoaged appearance … Continue Reading

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