Category Archives: Facial fillers

Treat Your Horizontal Neck Lines

Meet Alicia. She’s 35-years-old and has neck lines (neck rings), which she was told were inherited from her mom’s side of the family. In fact, these lines tend to be a family trait and can develop early in some people. They never bothered her too much until she hit 30. Then, the neck rings became […]

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Satisfaction with Midface Volume Correction

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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Wrinkle Fillers: Dr. Binstock Answers Your Questions

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

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

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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Two New Treatments for Laugh Lines

Two new facial fillers—Restylane® Refyne and Restylane® Defyne—are now approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and are offered as treatment options by Aesthetic Dermatology and Skin Cancer: Jeffrey H. Binstock, M.D. Both fillers target moderate-to-severe “laugh lines” in adults. This is the area known as nasolabial folds (NLF), which extend from the nose to […]

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