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“I looked in the mirror one morning and there they were: bags under my eyes! Maybe they were there for longer than I knew, but I couldn’t stop seeing them. I tried concealer, but they were still there. I tried cucumber slices: no help. So I mustered up my courage and made an appointment to talk to Dr. Ditesheim.”
Question: What can I do for dark circles under my eyes?
Answer: Essentially, you have four choices: makeup, skin treatment, injection, or surgery.
After looking at the uses of Botox and injectable fillers to correct distinct changes that often come with age, we come to a third option to consider - fat grafting. I know…who wants to talk about fat? But fat grafting really is the best of both worlds: remove stubborn fat where you don’t want it and use it to “fill in” lost volume.
If you open any woman’s magazine, you are sure to see ads for JUVÉDERM®, Restylane® or Radiesse®. These are all safe Injectables that are made in a laboratory (not from animals or cadavers). Fillers are used to “fill in” creases like nasolabial folds. Three common fillers are similar but made by different companies: Belotero® Balance, JUVÉDERM® Ultra and Restylan®e and Perlane®.
How often have you heard someone say, “I’m beginning to look like my mother (or father)”? When we are children, we may want to look like our parent. Then, one day you casually glance in the mirror and you see your mother.
Now there is a better way to define the jawline without surgery. Using non-invasive (injectable, not cutting) techniques the jawline can be reshaped without a facelift and without a chin implant. Nothing artificial, no scar.
How is it done?
Tips for Healthier, Beautiful Skin - Fall has arrived, so get ready for turkeys, piles of leaves, and apple picking. Even though summer may be behind us, skin care is more important than ever! After all, November is Healthy Skin Month. So now’s the time for a refresher on the best ways to keep your skin protected throughout the fall.