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Injecting the Infraorbital Area

Injecting the Infraorbital Area
March 22nd 2019
Looking tired is among one of the most common complaints that prompts the aesthetic correction of the infraorbital area. The skin in this area is thin, so anything that distorts its structure is visible.  Some people simply show age and fatigue more easily, which can have a negative impact on self-esteem. A popular treatment option for the infraorbital area is injecting a hyaluronic acid (HA) dermal filler. Such a filler can be injected in the lower eyelid region to reduce the depth of the tear troughs and freshen up the face. Unfortunately, the area is difficult to treat due to the fact that the skin in this area is unforgiving, so it does not hide overcorrection or filler misplacement. As a result of this, Dr. Tom van Ejik developed the Palma Technique.   A complex, high-risk area The infraorbital area is a delicate region that is layered with structures that are susceptible to aging; these include fat pads, septa, muscles, and vessels, and they all contribute to lookin ...

Offering Profiloplasty

Offering Profiloplasty
February 28th 2019
Profiloplasty is a form of treatment that enhances the profile of a patient. This procedure is non-surgical and results in a more harmonious and balanced appearance. A dermal filler is used for chin augmentation, rhinoplasty, and occasionally for lip enhancement with the goal of balancing the proportions of the face. Patients seldom realize how greatly all of their facial features influence the appearance of their nose and face in general, and they will often focus on their one dominant aesthetic feature. Plastic surgeon Dr. Mario Gonzalez-Ulloa has theorized about the ideal chin-nose ratio. A standard that he uses involves drawing one line perpendicular to the horizontal line of the Frankfurt horizontal plane and tangential to the nasion. According to him, in a face with ideal proportions, the most projecting point of the chin should be on the line or just posterior to it.  The Treatment Profiloplasty can enhance the profile of a patient and help them avoid the trauma, scarrin ...

Botox Treatment for Under-Eye Bags

Botox Treatment for Under-Eye Bags
October 22nd 2018
What causes under-eye bags? Bags under the eyes can be a real source of worry for many patients. Under-eye bags can make patients look tired and aged, and many people may seek a solution to this issue to make their under-eye area appear brighter and smoother. The primary cause for under-eye bags is age, as the fat around the eye area is displaced and the tissues in the area, including in the muscles in the lower eyelid, weaken. This can cause a puffy appearance, and fluid can accumulate in the area below the eye, adding to the appearance of swelling.  Using Botox for under-eye bags Botox has been approved in the last decade and a half for a number of cosmetic and medical uses. Botox, made of botulinum toxin A, can safely and effectively treat forehead lines, glabellar lines, and crow’s feet, and researchers continue to test new ways to use the neuromodulator. One of the lesser known treatments is Botox for under-eye bags. One study in 2003 found that Botox for u ...