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Mini Facelift Vs. Facelift

As we age, all those years of stress, sun exposure, and gravity can be seen on our faces. Wrinkles around our eyes and mouth seem to appear suddenly. Our jowls sag, our foreheads have worry lines and when we notice the “eleven” lines between our eyebrows we begin wondering if we really spent too [...]

By |2019-03-14T15:31:12+00:00February 3rd, 2019|Facelift|0 Comments

Botox Vs. Juvederm: Which Injectable is Best for Wrinkles?

Have you ever asked, “Where have all these lines and wrinkles come from?” You are definitely not alone. As we age, our skin cells become less able to produce elastin (a natural collagen in the skin) and our skin gets drier and thinner. The hyaluronic acid in our body also diminishes, reducing [...]

Best Treatment for Saggy Jowls

Have you recently noticed that the two lines below your nose are becoming more pronounced? Do you feel like everything on your face is sliding down and creating a droopy jawline? If so, you are experiencing very normal signs of aging. As our bodies age, we tend to lose volume and elasticity in our [...]

How Long is the Recovery From a Facelift?

Though dermal fillers can provide great volume and rejuvenation to the face, a facelift remains the gold standard and most effective and dramatic way to create a younger looking face. A facelift can reduce the sagging or folds of skin on the cheeks and jawline and other changes in the shape of your face [...]

Is Mohs Surgery an Outpatient Procedure?

Mohs Surgery is the most effective and advanced treatment for skin cancer with the highest potential rate of cure – up to 99% for primary basal cell carcinoma. The advantages of Mohs are assurance of complete cancer removal and minimal loss of healthy tissue surrounding the cancer. This results in smaller wounds and improved [...]

Will Lip Fillers Work For Me?

If your lips feel thin, have lines, or are deflated due to aging or genetics, there are several lip fillers available to can give you fuller, more luscious lips and improve your self-confidence. Lip fillers are a great way to temporarily enhance the lips. There are several hyaluronic acid options [...]

Does Dermaplaning Require Any Downtime?

Dermaplaning is an exfoliating procedure, similar to microdermabrasion. This procedure involves exfoliating the epidermis and removing dead skin and fine hair (peach fuzz). How Does Dermaplaning Work? Dermaplaning is most commonly performed on the face to gently lift away dead skin cells, remove fine hairs and leave your skin youthful and glowing. [...]

How Often Do I Need to Get Botox?

When it comes to age-defying, non-invasive cosmetic procedures, few are known better than Botox Cosmetic. Botox is a simple, non-surgical injection that smooths the deep, persistent lines and wrinkles that develop over time. It was the first FDA-approved prescription product that improves the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. When Botox is injected, it [...]

By |2018-10-17T10:32:40+00:00June 11th, 2018|Botox|0 Comments

Will Chemical Peels Treat Hyperpigmentation?

A chemical peel uses an acidic chemical solution to smooth the texture of the facial skin by removing its damaged outer layers with exfoliation of the upper layers of the deeper skin and encouraging skin renewal to improve the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, discoloration, acne, and uneven texture. A chemical peel can [...]

Your Guide to Injectables

The most telltale sign of aging is loss of volume to the face – particularly the cheeks, lips, and in wrinkles and lines. Injectables are a great way to restore volume and youthfulness to the face, making you appear younger and more vibrant. To most people, dermal fillers and injectables are interchangeable – [...]

By |2018-10-17T10:51:07+00:00March 8th, 2018|Face|0 Comments

Why Should I Try Mineral Makeup?

Mineral makeup is a “natural” form of makeup. Minerals such as iron oxides, talc, zinc oxide, and titanium dioxide are micronized, or ground and milled, into tiny particles to create makeup. Mineral makeup is great for sensitive skin and those who wish to be cognizant of what they put on their face. Mineral makeup [...]

Can I Get a Fat Transfer to My Face?

Volume loss to the face is a telltale sign of aging, particularly around the eyes, cheeks, and jawline. There are several ways to restore youthfulness to the face including a facelift, dermal fillers, and a fat transfer. A fat transfer to the face can increase volume, fill voids, and plump wrinkles. During a fat [...]

Best Tips for Managing Rosacea

Rosacea is a skin condition, characterized by redness and visible blood vessels in the face. It can flare up at any time and last weeks to months. It is most common in middle-aged women but can happen to anyone. Though there is no cure for rosacea, there are many ways to manage the condition [...]

By |2018-10-17T10:26:55+00:00January 4th, 2018|Skin Care|0 Comments

What is Involved In An Earlobe Repair?

An earlobe repair procedure can correct a torn, ripped, drooping, or stretched out or gauged earlobe. Earlobe tears from trauma, poor piercing techniques, or heavy earrings are common in men and women and many patients wish to correct their earlobes. Earlobe repair surgery varies by person, depending on the patient’s aesthetic concerns and the [...]

What Are The Benefits of MicroPen With PRP Treatments?

Facial rejuvenation is fastly becoming one of the most popular cosmetic services on the market. Both men and women want younger, healthier-looking skin, and they want it now. With all the new treatment options available, clients can benefit from near-instant results with little downtime. The MicroPen® is the latest technology in microneedling, a procedure [...]

What Is The Difference Between A Traditional Facelift and A Mini-Facelift?

Many men and women across America are opting to reverse the signs of aging through a surgical procedure that has been around for decades; the facelift. Although facelifts have been a cosmetic staple for years, the techniques are constantly evolving to give you the best results with minimal scarring and limited downtime. Here at Dermatology [...]

How Can Eyelid Surgery Make You Look Younger?

Nothing shows our age more than our eyes. Over time, our eyelid skin stretches, muscles weaken, and fat pockets become more prominent. Unfortunately, this can give us a tired, droopy appearance. Many clients are opting for a cosmetic blepharoplasty, or eyelid surgery, to turn back the clock and restore their fresh, younger-looking face of [...]

What are the Best Treatments for Reducing Acne Scars?

Acne is one of the most common, chronic skin disorders affecting the hair follicle and sebaceous gland, causing a blockage of the follicle and inflammation. Acne scars can be embarrassing and troublesome. Whether raised or flat, many people in their teens, twenties and beyond experience scarring from particularly bad acne outbreaks. So, what are [...]

6 Bad Excuses to Not Wear Sunscreen

My body won’t be able to process vitamin D Some people believe that if they wear sunscreen, it will lead to a Vitamin D deficiency because the lotion prevents your skin from absorbing the sun’s rays. Wearing sunscreen does not completely block the sun’s rays or prevent blockage of Vitamin D. If you’re concerned that [...]

FAQs About Hydroquinone

Hydroquinone is a strong inhibitor of melanin that has been established as the most effective ingredient for reducing and eliminating hyperpigmentation such as brown spots, hyperpigmentation and melasma. Many of our patients are prescribed hydroquinone to treat these skin disorders, and with any prescription, there comes questions. […]

Cosmetic Lip Augmentation

Fuller, more luscious lips can improve a woman’s self-confidence. Cosmetic lip augmentation or enhancement can plump and add volume to your lips. Dr. Moenster and Dr. Weyer offer a variety of fillers to help increase the volume of the top lip, bottom lip, or both. […]

The Truth About Facial Aging

Facial aging happens, whether we like it or not! Genetics, sun exposure, smoking and harsh weather are major forces that are responsible for facial aging. There are several causes of facial aging: laxity of the muscles, loosening of the skin, wrinkles, uneven pigment/tone, texture changes including thinning of the skin and dullness of the complexion. [...]

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