In the News Archives - Surface Clinical

What do skin care, neurotoxins, fillers, and surgery have in common?

August 24, 2017

How do skin care, neurotoxins, fillers, and surgery fit together? All four avenues play an important part in achieving beautiful skin, but each has a different role. Skin care – including intense pulse light, peels and lasers – deal with and enhance the surface quality of your skin. Neurotoxins (Botox, Dysport, Xeomin) – weaken overactive muscles of expression to soften animation. Fillers (Juvaderm, Restylane, etc) can serve two purposes. First, they can soften skin creases, particularly around the mouth. Placed deeper, they can add volume to patients with thin faces or who wish to have more prominent cheek bones. But in spite of all the current marketing, fillers do not lift! Finally, the only method to correct skin laxity and….

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Be Careful With Home Treatments

January 14, 2015

Monday, on my way to work, I got a text from a good friend needing help.  She had tried a “home made” face peel she had seen on Dr. Oz and her face was blistered! I like Dr. Oz just fine, but ….. not everything you see on TV or read in your fashion magazine is as good as it sounds.  Or maybe I should say “is good for you”.  She told me it was a few spices mixed in ???something, maybe olive oil and then applied on the face. She did not hear or maybe know to be gentle and not use any of her corrective products she usually applies.  She reacted to the spices themselves or to the combination….

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