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Botox: Myths vs. Facts

| July 1, 2012

Botox causes many patients confusion over what it is, how it works and what it is used for in cosmetic applications. Many still don’t really know what it is used for and are totally incorrect in their assumptions. I hope that this answers many questions for most. Botox is a paralyzing toxin that has been in use for […]

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Liquid Facelifts

| June 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

“What is a liquid facelift?” This is a question I’m often asked as patients seek to counteract the affects of aging and wrinkling. As opposed to a surgical facelift, the liquid facelift is a non-surgical procedure in which dermal fillers and injectables are used to yield results comparable to surgical procedures. Liquid Facelifts are designed to be onetime procedures. […]

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Juvederm® and Fillers

| May 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Juvederm® slogan is, “Everyone will notice but no one will know.” Understanding the role of Juvederm and other fillers in reducing creases and wrinkles is beneficial to patients as they choose treatments to improve their appearance. My goal is to educate men and women as they navigate the many options available. The visible signs of facial aging occur […]

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Facial Peeling

| April 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

The topic of chemical, or facial peeling, can be confusing. The Internet is overflowing with coupons and discounts on commercial facial peel creams and dermabrasion systems that can be purchased online, at drugstores or beauty supply shops. It is true that some types of chemical peels can be purchased and administered without a medical license. However, professional facial peels are performed […]

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Facial Lasering

| March 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Patients often ask, “Why laser treatments?” The short answer is that facial lasering can vastly improve the appearance of the face. Specifically, laser treatments are used to target, improve, or even eradicate a host of facial skin issues. The affects of fine lines, sun damage, age, freckles, acne, liver spots, irregular skin pigmentation, rough skin and scaly patches and […]

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Cosmetics – Retail Stores vs. Doctor’s Offices

| February 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

We all see an abundance of TV commercials offering cosmetics that provide oxygenation, age-defiance, regeneration and over all skin care. These products are massed produced and sold in drugstores, retail chains and department stores. This is convenient for consumers and yields various results depending on how each reacts with your skin. However, your cosmeceutical skincare needs may be better […]

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Are You a Good Candidate for Plastic Surgery?

| January 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

An excellent surgical result is directly related to communication between the surgeon and patient. Before making the decision for plastic surgery you should consider your motivation for wanting to change how you look. Because cosmetic surgery can bring lasting and dramatic changes to the outside appearance, it is important to understand how these changes may […]

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Demand For Breast Lifts Continue To Rise

| January 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

According to The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), demand for breast lifts have increased nearly 40% within the last decade to nearly 90,000 breast lift procedures being performed nationwide.  Mirroring this trend, there has also been a rise in patients who are considering a breast lift in Houston. Most women who are candidates […]

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Is BOTOX For Me?

| December 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

Most people think they know what BOTOX is – after all, it was by far, the most popular non-surgical aesthetic treatment performed in 2010, as noted by both The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS). Many of our patients who request BOTOX in Houston will ask […]

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Why Choose A Mini Facelift?

| November 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

If you are one of the many who look into a mirror and are beginning to see significant signs of aging but you’re not ready for major surgery, don’t be alarmed, you are not alone. While there have been some great advents in non-surgical technology to provide skin tightening, at the end of the day, […]

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