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Category Archives: Laser and Cosmetic
Fillers and injectables are treatments that can be used on the face and different aspects of the body to reduce wrinkles and frown lines, plump up your lips or even reduce your double chin! These treatments are among the best of reducing signs of aging and each filler can target a different problem area. It can be overwhelming because there are so many but we put together this graphic that will helpfully narrow it down and show you how “worth … Continue Reading
Dr. McDaniel has put together this educational visual on Coolsculpting, how it works and how it can benefit you! Take a look to learn more about the procedure and if you have any further questions, call us at 757-437-8900.
Dr. McDaniel is excited to be able to offer Juvéderm Voluma XC to his patients and wanted to share with you a picture of his first box of Voluma!
What is Juvéderm Voluma XC? Juvéderm Voluma XC is a gel that is injected into the cheek area to gently lift the skin and restore volume that is lost from aging. It is made from a modified form of hyaluronic acid which is a natural complex sugar that occurs within our bodies. What is Juvéderm Voluma XC indicated for? Juvéderm Voluma is the first and only FDA-approved non-surgical option to instantly correct age-related volume loss in the cheek area in … Continue Reading
Volume fillers were originally developed and introduced to fill in fine lines and wrinkles. As the technology improved, it became possible to also fill in furrows and some folds. The original dermal fillers were collagen (bovine, porcine, human), but there were various problems with these, including some people’s allergies to cow products. They tended to not last for a very long time and did not provide much bulk volume. More modern fillers have become very popular and worldwide there are … Continue Reading
The area between the eyebrows may develop vertical wrinkles or even deep creases (called glabellar frown lines or also referred to as ‘11s’). These are quite common and begin as lines of facial expression that appear when frowning or squinting (blue eyed people may have more light sensitive retinas and squint more as do some people who view computer screens all day). As time passes the repeated motion of these expressions causes the dynamic lines of motion to begin to … Continue Reading
Earlobes become stretched and thinner with time (and with the large heavy earrings popular in recent years) and lose some volume as well. Using Juvéderm Ultra or Ultra Plus the earlobes can be tightened and plumped up a bit to resemble younger looking ears.
Smile lines (nasolabial folds) and Marionette lines appear commonly as we age. These are the lines that run downwards from the corner of the mouth. They can make you appear to be frowning and can make you appear sad, tired or unhappy even when you are not! As we age, these lines can become deeper and sagging skin from loss of mid-face cheek fat can produce an overhang of sagging cheek skin that may make them appear even deeper. Here, … Continue Reading
Many people search online for the difference between Botox® and Juvéderm®, and what they can be used to treat. The confusion is understandable—both products are used to treat wrinkles. However, they work very differently. Botox is a neuromodulator. It works by blocking the nerve signals that tell your facial muscles to contract. Based on how it works, Botox can treat wrinkles that are caused by repeated facial movements like wrinkling your brow, raising your eyebrows, frowning, and squinting. Once it … Continue Reading
Hyperhidrosis refers to excessive sweat production. This medical condition is estimated to affect as many as 1 in 5 people, although less than 40% of sufferers seek treatment. There is something you can do about it! In some cases, it is caused by a particular disease or disorder, but in many cases, it’s just the way people are: a biological oops. In a 2008 survey conducted by the International Hyperhidrosis Society, more men (39% of men compared to 28% of … Continue Reading