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Vamp it Up this Fall with PRP!

By | 2017-10-01T14:29:31+00:00 October 1st, 2017|Categories: Skin Laxity, Uncategorized|

It’s that time of year again, when we all start drinking our Pumpkin Spice Lattes and planning our Halloween Parties! Here in Paradise, this time of year gets us all talking more about BLOOD! Yes, we love blood. Blood, specifically the platelet-rich portion, is rich in growth factors and other cellular matter that is vital in [...]

The 3D Rx Procedure – Addressing the 3 “D’s” of Aging = 1 Incredible Result

By | 2017-09-12T09:10:00+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

As more and more patients look to non-invasive technologies and treatments to address the signs of aging, cosmetic physicians, such as myself, are tasked with finding inventive ways to improve skin texture and quality without significant downtime or risk. That said, the aging process is rarely a ‘one tissue issue’, it involves multiple tissues such as [...]

Medical Aesthetics – The Art of Facial Aging

By | 2017-09-27T14:34:38+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Categories: Aging|

I recently attended my favorite annual conference, The Masters of Aesthetics, in San Diego. I look forward to this symposium every year, as it is presented by the most influential and talented cosmetic dermatologists from around the country. These doctors are the some of the original innovators in the industry, hailing from leading institutions, such as [...]

Results May (and Do) Vary

By | 2017-09-27T15:54:39+00:00 July 29th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Before and after photos - you have seen them, a necessity for medspa websites and social media accounts. Oftentimes, the difference is significant (otherwise why would we post them). Oh, yes, she had [Botox], but what else was involved? Before and after pictures can be misleading. Always check the fine print and understand that results DO [...]

Sagging Jawline? Give Those Jowls A Lift

By | 2017-05-29T09:18:54+00:00 May 29th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Looking for a lift without surgery? Try Thread Lifting! Aging happens. Once we hit our 40’s our skin stops producing collagen and elastin starts to degrade, leaving our skin looking more wrinkled and saggy. As this process becomes more advanced, we develop jowls and loose skin around our neck and jaw line. If you find yourself [...]

More Than Just Lip Service

By | 2017-09-27T15:03:56+00:00 February 15th, 2017|Categories: Wrinkle Reduction|

Are you one of the millions of people looking to plump your pout? Fuller lips can give a more youthful appearance to the face and is associated with most people’s perception of health and beauty. Lip fillers, that serve to enhance lip volume, have been around for decades starting with collagen back in the 1980’s. That [...]

When Did I Start Looking Like My Mother?

By | 2017-02-15T08:43:05+00:00 October 12th, 2016|Categories: Body Contouring, Skin Laxity|

Ever wonder who that face belongs to when you look in the mirror each morning? Are you still feeling like youthful yet looking more like your mother with each passing day? Well….there is hope! Minimally-invasive cosmetic procedures have come a long way over the past decade. There are now safe and effective alternatives to facelift surgery…quick [...]

Consider Kybella for Self(ie) Improvement

By | 2016-10-27T22:48:15+00:00 September 12th, 2016|Categories: Body Contouring|

How Kybella May Improve Your Selfies Technology has changed a lot over the past several years, especially when it comes to photography. Social media has encouraged us to post ‘selfies’ so our friends can follow our every move on Facebook and Instagram. The result? Our faces are out there for the world to see … and to [...]

What Dermal Filler is Right for You?

By | 2017-09-27T14:34:38+00:00 July 18th, 2016|Categories: Wrinkle Reduction|

Dermal fillers work to reverse the signs of reduced collagen and fat within your skin. They’re injectables made from hyaluronic acid, a non-animal based substance that occurs naturally within the human body. Fillers can also be used to add fullness to your lips, fill acne scars, and restructure certain facial features. The various forms of fillers [...]

Melt Away Your Double Chin with Kybella

By | 2017-09-27T14:34:38+00:00 July 7th, 2016|Categories: Body Contouring|

At Paradise Medspa, many of our patients come to us and express their concerns about the appearance of their profile. They share their feelings of embarrassment about the submental fat below their chin, or what many call their “double chin.” In fact, a study conducted by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery revealed that 67% of people are [...]