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The beauty of dermal fillers in 2017

Dermal filler use is much more scientific now than it was in earlier years and the products available for injection keep getting better and better. Our focus is now on the whole face, the proportions of the face and the specific structures that have changed. Dermal fillers are used in many different locations to restore lost [...]

The bad old days of dermal fillers and why they didn’t work

Prior to 10 years ago, dermal fillers were used to fill specific wrinkles and to augment to the lips. This approach might work for a younger woman who has generally good skin and good volume in her face but for most people, the results were lackluster. Early techniques  I found this picture on the internet and [...]

Now is the time to erase signs of sun damage

Now that cooler temperatures have arrived and the sun has slipped behind clouds, our tans are fading. Our winter skin is showing all of the after-effects of the sun-brightened skin that we enjoyed in the summer.When you look in the mirror, you're probably not seeing a smooth bright even-toned complexion.You're probably seeing brown spots -- sun [...]

Why did this woman almost die from botox?

Front-page news: Botox injection nearly kills woman. Yesterday's Hamilton Spectator trumpeted the news.Does this mean that everyone who decides to smooth out a few wrinkles is risking a brush with death? Not at all.Let's look at what happened: Francine Giacomelli, a 25-year old woman who lived confined to a wheelchair because of severe cerebral palsy had [...]

By |June 26th, 2009|Categories: botox, wrinkles|3 Comments