Here’s What to Look for in a Qualified Aesthetic Dermatologist

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Frequently on the Aesthetic Dermatology and Skin Cancer: Jeffrey H. Binstock, M.D. website we caution readers to be careful when selecting the provider who will use fillers and other injectables on your face. But how do you judge competency and experience? Certainly, you can ask friends, but generally their experience is anecdotal—limited to just one […]

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Don’t Ignore the Temples as Part of Your Comprehensive Facial Rejuvenation

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Loss of volume in the temple areas of the face contributes to a gaunt and wasted appearance. Fortunately, dermal fillers such as hyaluronic acid (HA) can counteract this loss of volume to achieve a more balanced and youthful appearance. For themples, only the most experienced aesthetic dermatologists can skillfully combine the best filler for you […]

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Actinic Keratosis: Those Scaly Skin Patches 

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Meet George. He is 55-years old and really enjoys his time in the sun. George came to the office complaining about scaly discolored areas of skin on his face—each less than an inch across. George also pointed to a slightly discolored rash on his skin that showed some redness and puffiness and generally looked irritated. George […]

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Satisfaction with Midface Volume Correction

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The most important question for people considering midface volume correction is, “Have others been satisfied with the results, and would you agree to treatment again?” In this study, researchers report that the answer, for a majority, is “yes.” However, one factor significantly affects the “yes” response. And it requires consideration by everyone thinking about facial […]

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Satisfaction with CoolSculpting

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Cryolipolysis (CoolSculpting®) is a proven method for body contouring. The mechanism behind the action of this procedure and its effectiveness have been discussed on this website. Essentially application of cold temperatures triggers fat cell death followed by slow digestion by white blood cells. Of course, observable changes and the patient’s satisfaction with those changes are not […]

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Anxious About Your Mohs Surgery?

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It’s not surprising that people scheduled for Mohs micrographic surgery experience anxiety. Today, Mohs surgery is accepted as the single most effective treatment for removing basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma—the two most common skin cancers. So, not only are there issues with the physical procedure of skin surgery, one must also confront issues that accompany a […]

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Satisfaction with Botox Increases Over Time

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Botox® treatments for facial wrinkles, repeated as needed over many years, are safe and well-tolerated by patients when administered by a qualified and trained healthcare professional. That’s the conclusion from a study by Drs. Jean and Alastair Carruthers—the wife and husband team that pioneered the use of Botox Cosmetic (botulinum toxin type A). Here’s what they […]

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Wrinkle Fillers: Dr. Binstock Answers Your Questions

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The modern history of using fillers to improve our appearance began in the late 1800s, with the use of transplanted fat. But the breakthrough came in 2003 when U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first hyaluronic acid (HA) dermal filler for use. It was comparatively easy to use, with longer-lasting results compared to earlier […]

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A Woman’s Lips and the Importance of First Impressions

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A woman’s lips are the most attractive part of her body. During the first ten seconds after meeting a lady, the average man spends more than half his time gazing at her mouth. Sue Leeson, who is marketing director of QVC, tell us, “It seems that no matter what your lips are like naturally, there […]

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Treating Age-Related Volume Loss in the Cheeks

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Juvéderm Voluma® XC is a facial filler that uses a unique formulation of hyaluronic acid. It is designed to correct “age-related midface volume deficit.” In other words, it plumps up the cheeks! “XC” means there is a small amount of lidocaine in the product, which numbs the area during treatment. Voluma XC differs from other […]

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