Yes, it sounds too good to be true. But it isn’t. KYBELLA® was recently approved by the FDA for the treatment of submental fullness, a.k.a. the double-chin. KYBELLA® is the first medication of its kind. It is an injectable solution that dissolves fat. This latest technology can be added to a growing list of non-surgical treatments like BOTOX ® and fillers, which plastic surgeons have in their armamentarium for patients
When it comes to plastic surgery, it’s easy to simply tell your surgeon what your problem is, and ask them just to “fix it.” But, some consumers want to know more about what they are getting themselves into before spending hundreds or thousands of dollars on a treatment. We find speaking to patients about lasers is one of the most technically difficult subjects to explain. One of the most popular
I have patients every day asking me about “natural” remedies to the aging problem. Even though I quote them statistics on the incredible safety record of some of the more common treatments like Botox® and fillers, they still look at me with skeptical glances and ask “what else” do I have to offer them to melt away their wrinkles. Good news for patients that enjoy going green is that they
Recently I had a patient of mine tell me that while she was in my waiting room, a young girl came up to her and asked, “What’s wrong with your face?” Wow. What a harsh thing for a kid to say. My patient is a beautiful woman with all the confidence in the world, but had just had a procedure to reconstruct her face after a skin cancer was removed.