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The answer is yes. And no. Yes, because Botox, fillers and now the cutting-edge, radio frequency technology, ThermiRase, can achieve amazing results for patients seeking non or minimally invasive treatments for aging around the eyes and upper portion of the face. … Continue reading

Aesthetic Medicine and Cosmetic Procedures 2014: Less is more What’s trending in 2014 in the field of aesthetic medicine and cosmetic surgery is a move toward the less invasive procedures with little to zero downtime. Micro and minimal invasive will … Continue reading

Are you interested in a facelift but overwhelmed by all the options out there? You’re not alone. My Los Angeles cosmetic surgery practice sees hundreds of people each year who want to learn more about facial cosmetic enhancement, but who … Continue reading

I live and work in Los Angeles, the facial cosmetic surgery capital of the world.  Often trends that begin here tend to propagate outward, reaching major cities first, and then slowly permeating everything in between.  Such is the case with the growing trend toward non-surgical cosmetic procedures, or what some people call “minimally invasive cosmetic treatments.”

Several recent news stories have picked up the trend, including this recent post on the Huffington Post.  The piece is one of the few to zero in on the intersection of economics and facial plastic surgery, namely that people tend to choose faster and less expensive procedures when times are tight.  As the article puts it:

study by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery found that a majority of respondents who were affected by the economy were going to delay plastic surgery for one or more years. It is likely that this trend will continue as long as the economic slump does — people think that, with noninvasive treatments, they are getting more “bang” for their buck.

But are they? Continue reading

One of the primary goals of any facial cosmetic surgery is to restore beauty. For most people this means finding a way back to a more symmetrical and supple appearance, either through an outpatient procedure like Ultherapy™, or through a … Continue reading