FDA Approves New Juvederm Vollure XC Filler

Americans looking to turn back the clock to a more youthful appearance have yet another tool in their arsenal as of this month. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new hyaluronic acid dermal filler manufactured by Allergan. Juvederm Vollure XC has been approved in Europe since 2013 (under the name Juvederm Volift), but will now be available to …

Get Glowing Skin for the Holidays

Everyone wants to look their best during the holiday season as they attend parties and gatherings with colleagues, friends and family. Thanksgiving is just around the corner, leaving many to wonder if it’s too late to take care of those sun spots, jowly chins, marionette lines and other markers of age.  Fortunately, there are many skin rejuvenating procedures that are …

Young Women Seek Plastic Surgery for Increased Confidence, Says Survey

We all know that a tummy tuck flattens the stomach, Botox erases wrinkles and liposuction eliminates stubborn fat, but what about the intrinsic benefits of plastic surgery? According to a recent survey by Allergan, more female patients are seeking cosmetic enhancements to plump up their confidence, not just their pout. The plastic surgery survey was one of the largest ever …

Achieving Lip Fullness with Juvederm

An exciting new product will soon be joining the Juvederm family. Juvederm Volbella XC has just received FDA approval and is expected to be available to patients as early as October 2016. Juvederm is already well known for its suite of dermal fillers for the temporary correction of lines and wrinkles of the face. Now, the makers of Juvederm, Allergan, …

Best Treatments for Laugh Lines

Laugh lines are the facial creases that appear around the eyes and mouth as a result of frequent smiling or laughing. Also known as nasolabial folds and crow’s feet, those creases and wrinkles can make you look older than you feel. Fortunately, there are a number of options for treating laugh lines today, allowing you to choose the procedure that best …

How to Make Dermal Fillers Last Longer

Dermal fillers composed of hyaluronic acid have been the go-to treatment for fine lines, wrinkles and loss of facial volume. A few injections in key areas can radically diminish the appearance of laugh lines, deep forehead creases and sunken jowls. Statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) underscore the popularity of this non-invasive facial rejuvenation treatment, with some 2.3 …

Lunch Hour Plastic Surgery Transformations

Working 9 to 5 leaves little time for that all-important “self-care.”  Setting aside precious hours for the occasional massage, a mani-pedi or nourishing facial can make all the difference in the world for today’s busy professional. But would you believe that you could take years off your appearance in the time it takes to eat a deli sandwich or slice …