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Category Archives: facial fillers

Botox Lip Flip Is it another phony service?

Published onMay 6, 2018 by

The procedure called the Botox Lip Flip has caused near social media hysteria and has been featured on “The Doctors.” Articles about the procedure claim that you can stop spending money on fillers because for much less you can get

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Is your phone having trouble recognizing your face?

Published onJanuary 18, 2018 by

An innocent affair Your love affair with fillers might have started innocently enough. A little Voluma here, a squirt of Juvederm there…year after year. Hyaluronic acid fillers are naturally occurring sugar gels that are cross-linked to provide long-term facial volume.

Hyaluronidase Enzyme: Facial Unfilling.

Published onJuly 22, 2015 by

  The effects of Restylane, Restylane Lyft® & Juvederm long term The sugar gel Restylane was FDA approved for dermal filling in March 2005. It truly has revolutionized cosmetic treatment. The superiority of this product immediately displaced Collagen from the

Vampire Facelift: Hype or Hope?

Published onNovember 24, 2013 by

There is a new procedure attracting interest that you may have recently heard of called the “vampire facelift.” In short, the so-called vampire facelift is a nonsurgical cosmetic treatment that purports to reduce wrinkles and provide facelift-like results by taking

I had under eye filler and it’s too much. What can I do?

Published onOctober 1, 2013 by

Medical technology for addressing volume deficits in the under eye region have made many advances. If you had the foresight to be treated with hyaluronic acid filler your treatment is completely adjustable. The most popular facial fillers on the market

Are Cheek Implants Obsolete?

Published onSeptember 10, 2013 by

Facial Fillers In the vast majority of cases, modern facial fillers have replaced cheek implants as the ideal go-to for routine cosmetic surgery. The hyaluronic acid fillers—the most popular are Restylane, and Restylane Lyft® from Galderma and Juevederm from Allergan

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Have facial fillers replaced facial implants?

Published onJuly 8, 2013 by

Here’s the quick answer: Yes, facial fillers have absolutely and categorically replaced facial implants for routine cosmetic surgery needs. Just as it’s important to beware of new fads and misleading marketing hypes, as we often discuss on this blog as

What is Eyerise?

Published onJune 23, 2013 by

Eyerise is a trademarked nonsurgical cosmetic procedure for brightening your facial appearance by placing cosmetic dermal fillers around the eye. It is branded as a contouring effect using Juvederm and Restylane, which are hyaluronic acid fillers that are considered to

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What does Dr. Steinsapir think of tear trough implants for under eye hollows?

Published onMarch 28, 2013 by

Background of Tear Trough Implants Tear trough implants are a surgery where an implant is placed in the under eye hollow area just below the orbital rim on the facial skeleton. It provides more volume in this hollow area. The

Can I go blind from my Restylane treatment?

Published onFebruary 7, 2013 by

While the probability of going blind from Restylane treatment is extremely low, the risk is not zero. Indeed, every medical procedure including the very safest ones comes with some level of risk. With any procedure, the key is in weighing