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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 ...

What Causes Facial Redness & How to Get Rid of It? Explained

What Causes Facial Redness & How to Get Rid of It? Explained
November 1st 2018
What causes facial redness? Facial redness can be a source of self-consciousness for many patients. It can also be a difficult skin condition to treat, as there are so many different causes for facial redness. The key to properly getting rid of facial redness is to first determine the cause. Causes for red skin include: Rosacea – Rosacea is a common chronic skin conditions that is one of the most common reason for facial redness. The central area of the face, particularly the nose, is usually most affected, and the condition is sometimes mistaken for adult acne or as a simple skin sensitivity. It is most often caused by bacteria, sun exposure, improper use of facial products, or abnormal reactions of blood vessels. It can often be triggered by things such as diet and alcohol. Acne – Acne is another common skin disorder that is a common cause of facial redness. It is most often associated with puberty, but can last into adulthood for some. It is caused by the ...