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HydraFacial® and Chemical Peels are the Tools You Need to Age Successfully

In creating a skin care plan, it is important to delineate short term and long-term goals.  The next step in my practice is to design a 90-day treatment plan to address short-term goals and an overall global plan addressing long-term goals.  I like to re-evaluate the progress at 90 days and make changes if needed depend on your goals.  SkinMedica® Skin Care Products are designed to improve and promote skin health on a cellular level.  Knowing this- it will take some … Continue Reading

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HydraFacialMD® Advances Skin Care in Austin

HydraFacialMD I have been looking closely at what I can add to my practice to further patient care. In deciding what to add for patient care at my Austin plastic surgery practice- it was most important to me to remember my mission statement. Our vision is to create a personalized, comprehensive plastic surgery experience in which our patient’s health and well-being are foremost in the treatment plan. We strive to provide exceptional care by being polite, professional and punctual with … Continue Reading

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Fight It, Reverse It, Prevent It

I am often approached by younger patients and friends about why a skin care regimen is even needed when the skin looks healthy as it most often does in a twenty-year-old individual. It is actually quite simple—if you understand the premise that the effect of sun exposure is cumulative and manifests many years later. Basically—the more exposure you get now in the ‘twenties’- the worse the effect in our more mature years. Ask any baby-boomer about their use of sunscreens … Continue Reading

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Botox in Austin is Common in Men

Among men getting Botulinum Toxin Type A (Botox® Cosmetic, Dysport®), there has been nearly a 314% increase from 2000 – 2012 with approximately 390,000 men receiving Botox®/Dysport® treatments in 2012 according to the American Society of Plastic Surgery.  This is not just a national trend—we have seen a similar increase in Botox users at our Austin plastic surgery practice.  Why the increase?  The pressure to look young while job hunting may be one reason why men are choosing to get … Continue Reading

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Tired of Brown Spots?

Lytera Skin Brightening Complex is a unique brightening formula that addresses the appearance of dark spots and has become an integral part of our skin care program in Austin. Lytera works beautifully for all skin types, contains highly effective antioxidants, and serves as a mild exfoliant. It is available without a prescription. Effective in reducing the appearance of: • Age spots • Freckles caused by the sun • Photoaging • “Pregnancy mask” • Dark spots When clinically tested, women who … Continue Reading

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