Many of my patients would know my treatment ethos is firmly rooted in delicate and subtle changes. Instead of using aesthetic medicine to change someone’s face entirely, I’d much rather use it to fine tune what they already have and keep the end result natural. Many won’t understand this thought
Can I reshape my nose without surgery? Asian noses are unique, bearing certain characteristics such as : Having a bulbous tip Flared nostril shape Wide base of the nose Low nose bridge This is vastly different from what is considered the “ideal” nose, such as those of the Duchess of
Thermage is well known as a premium, non-invasive skin tightening and lifting procedure. The latest Thermage CPT system is supposed to tighten skin, lift saggy features and smoothing wrinkles – with minimal downtime and increased comfort.
Recently, news broke in a local Chinese newspaper about the death of a young lady supposedly because of Botox injections. This was quickly picked up by many other newsmakers and created a state of panic amongst my patients and friends.
A saggy lower face is an issue my patients are very concerned about. Doing a noselift can wait. Treating acne scars, they might delay. But when it comes to a saggy lower face, everyone’s DECISIVE. Why are patients more afraid of this than crow’s feet or forehead wrinkles?
Botulinum Toxin A (BTX) is more commonly known for its trade name: Botox. Dysport and Xeomin are two other FDA-approved brands. BTX is actually a neuromodulator used to relax muscles, hence preventing the wrinkles or bulkiness that comes along with strong/big muscles.