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Wrinkle-Free Wednesdays

Just a quick historical note on Botox. Years ago, Dr. Hilinski came up with a Botox promotional called wrinkle-free Wednesdays, which was intended to give special pricing to San Diego Botox patients who scheduled on Wednesdays. By having so many Botox patients come in on one day - our office schedule and flow was made much easier. Unfortunately, as the months went on, Dr. Hilinski realized that nearly every Wednesday, the schedule was simply too... Continue Reading

Natural Looking Botox

Botox Natural Results The great thing about Botox and Dysport treatment is the simplicity of how both cosmetic treatments can create such natural looking results. Unfortunately, to many people (and doctors!) out there, if you have Botox or Dysport in your forehead your face will be frozen. That is  because so many people think that Botox and Dysport should freeze all of the muscles in your face. Knock on wood, that is NOT the expectation... Continue Reading

Great Botox Results in San Diego

Best Botox Results How does San Diego's leading plastic surgeon, Dr. Hilinski, get such amazing Botox and Dysport results on a such a consistent basis? First of all, Dr. Hilinski has unparalleled training here in San Diego when it comes to Botox and Dsyport treatments for unwanted wrinkles. He is a Harvard Medical School graduate with double board certification in the field. Dr. Hilinski knows the anatomy of how the face muscles move and work... Continue Reading

Non-Surgical Eyelid Lift

One of the hottest and most popular non-surgical treatments being done in our San Diego office nowadays is an eyelid lift, or eyelid rejuvenation. These widely popular treatments involve use of various injectable fillers to enhance the lower eyelid region in an effort to create a more rested, rejuvenated eyelid appearance. So what fillers can be used to produce the look of a lower eyelid lift? We use the following injectable fillers on a regular... Continue Reading
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Bigger Lips With Filler

Some people wonder how much filler do we typically place in somone's lips? The answer is - usually 1 syringe of Restylane or Juvederm - or less. However, there are definitely patients out there who desire more volume than that to give them even fuller, plumper lips. Most of these Restylane and Juvederm filler patients tend to be on the younger side. This is a great example of what it looks like when lips are... Continue Reading

Juvederm Lip Filler Treatment

Example of lip augmentation using Juvederm to give this young lady fuller, plumper, more shapely lips. A key to performing lip enhancement with injectable fillers like this is to always try and maintain a natural look. Contact our office today for a personalized consultation with Dr. Hilinski to see what filler (Juvederm, Restylane, the new Vollure) may be your best option to have more beautiful lips.
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Restylane Wrinkle Filler

It is no surprise to see how fillers, such as Restylane and Juvederm, help to improve the appearance of facial wrinkles. But here is a great visual of just how much improvement can be realized with this type of simple office-based procedure. This older, female patient would certainly have benefitted from a laser skin procedure, but didn't want to deal with the downtime. So she opted for a quick filler injection treatment done in the... Continue Reading

Complimentary Vial of Sculptra Aesthetic®!

Complimentary vial of Sculptra®? No, that's not a typo! Our office is currently running a promotion that can save patients up to $745 off of their total Sculptra® treatment!* - that's about the cost of an entire vial! When purchasing a full course of Sculptra® treatment, patients may qualify for the following discounts: $150 off 1st treatment $175 off 2nd treatment $200 off 3rd treatment Be sure to sign up for Aspire... Continue Reading

Getting to Know Sculptra Aesthetic!

To help determine if Sculptra Aesthetic is right for you, we have answered a few frequently asked questions. What is Sculptra Aesthetic? Sculptra Aesthetic is a facial injectable designed to replace lost collagen, correcting shallow to deep wrinkles and restoring lost volume. Sculptra's primary ingredient is poly-L-lactic acid (PLLA) - a biodegradable, biocompatible material that has been used by plastic surgeons for many years. PLLA is also commonly found in sutures used during surgery. Sculptra works deep in the skin to stimulate your own collagen production. Many patients enjoy... Continue Reading

What To Expect During Your Sculptra Treatment

How long does the appointment take? You can expect to spend a total of about an hour at the office for a Sculptra treatment. The majority of the this time is dedicated to the preparation, including application of a topical numbing agent over the desired treatment areas. The actual injection portion is only a couple of minutes! What happens during treatment? Patients are told to arrive approximately 30 minutes prior to their treatment, in order to... Continue Reading

Sculptra Facial Enhancement

This is a great example of why Sculptra has become one of my favorite facial volumizers. This middle-aged lady from San Diego desired to have more facial fullness and plumping, yet, like many, she did not want to look overfilled. I performed Sculptra injections a 1-2 month period during a simple office visit. What I absolutely love about this injectable filler alternative is how you cannot really point out where the product was injected into... Continue Reading

Dr. Hilinski Presents Latest on Cosmetic Injectables

In October, I was invited by Dr. John Vartanian to speak at The Ultimate Aesthetic Training Workshop that took place at The Luxe Hotel in Beverly Hills. In my presentation on filler injection, I focused on the use of microcannulas, or blunt-tipped cannulas, as well as facial contouring with Sculptra® Aesthetic and Bellafill®. I felt honored to be invited by other experts in the field of cosmetic and plastic surgery to provide my personal insights... Continue Reading

Cosmetic Injectables: How Long Do Results Last?

One of the most common concerns that my patients express during one-on-one consultations is regional volume loss throughout the face. While in the past patients were more focused on a single line or crease, more and more patients are now seeking to restore lost volume across an entire region, such as the cheek mound. The injectables Sculptra® Aesthetic and Bellafill® are highly beneficial for improving both concerns due to their history of successful results. Although... Continue Reading

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