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.
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®? 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
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
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
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
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
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
This is a nice example of what Sculptra cosmetic injections can do in terms of cheek enhancement. This pleasant lady consulted with me regarding possible augmentation of her cheek region. After discussion, we both decided that Sculptra would be a great choice for her. Sculptra cosmetic happens to be one of my favorite volumizing treatments for the face. The visible benefits of Sculptra happen somewhat gradually over the first few weeks after an office-based treatment... Continue Reading
Sculptra injections are quickly becoming one of my favorite office-based cosmetic treatments. Sculptra injections literally allow me to sculpt your face to create improved contour and fullness in certain locations that tend to be negatively affected by the aging process. As an example, you can easily see how Sculptra injections to the temple, mid face and jowl region have helped this particular patient. You will notice that her face now looks much fuller and more youthful... Continue Reading
Injectables provide rejuvenating effects in different ways - dermal fillers add volume to targeted facial areas, while BOTOX® Cosmetic weakens overactive facial muscles that lead to lines and wrinkles. An alternative to these options, Sculptra® Aesthetic, actually targets the cause of many facial wrinkles by enhancing and reinforcing the deeper layers of skin by replacing lost collagen. Achieving this exceptionally natural-looking effect can take a little longer to manifest than other injectable alternatives. The good... Continue Reading
We have seen a recent rise in terms of patient inquiries regarding liquid facelift treatment using Sculptra - one of the best options for facial rejuvenation. Sculptra is an injectable solution that can be used to help restore lost volume in the face to help you regain a more youthful and rested facial appearance. In many cases, patients are able to achieve such a nice cosmetic enhancement, they appear to have had a facelift -... Continue Reading
This case example is a great learning case to visually see what dermal fillers can do for excessively deep, unwanted facial lines and wrinkles. This male patient from San Diego, CA was unhappy with a deep horizontal line across the forehead region. Although Botox injections could help minimize worsening of the line by stopping the underlying muscle movement, Botox injections were not sufficient to fully erase the line in its resting state. Instead, he required... Continue Reading
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