Get Rid of Your Double Chin with Kybella

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Get Rid of Your Double Chin with Kybella

Today, more than ever, we live in a photo- and selfie-focused society through social media. And with the onset of apps and programs that can enhance and modify one’s appearance in photos, it is clear that many of us wish for such enhancements in real life. One such enhancement of which many search for a treatment is excess fat under the chin, also known as a double chin. Truth be told, fat in this area is not always able to be targeted with diet and exercise. Sometimes, this stubborn fat is caused by genetic disposition and no amount of working out or eating healthy can help minimize it. Fortunately,...

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Breast Reductions: Not Just for Women

Sometimes, when thinking about cosmetic surgery, many automatically assume there are more treatments for women than men. However, more than ever before, men are seeking out and receiving the benefits of plastic surgery. One such procedure that men are receiving is a male breast reduction for gynecomastia. Read on for more on this condition and how to treat it. What is gynecomastia? Gynecomastia is condition causing the enlargement of the male breast tissue. Hormonal surges during puberty can lead to growth of the breast tissue, but weight gain, steroid use and certain medications can also contribute. Typically, both breasts are affected, however, one may be more affected than another. And for...

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Dermal Filler to Correct Nose Asymmetry

As the medical aesthetics industry advances rapidly, more and more men and women are seeing the vast benefits of cosmetic injectables. Not only can dermal filler correct facial wrinkles and volume loss as well as add volume to the lips, it can also help tweak the nose for a more balanced appearance. Nonsurgical rhinoplasties are becoming more common today than ever before for many reasons. Keep reading for more. What is a nonsurgical nose job? Whether you have a bump on the nose, a hooked nose tip or even an unpleasing shape, dermal filler is a viable means of correction. By strategically injecting dermal filler, noses can look straighter, thinner...

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Summer is Here…Get Your Body Ready Fast with Emsculpt

With July in full swing, many people are rushing to diet and exercise so that they can still feel their best in a bathing suit this summer. However, exercising and eating right do, in fact, take time for results to show. But there’s good news — we can help you look and feel your best in your body with Emsculpt! This revolutionary body toning procedure takes just minutes with no downtime! What is Emsculpt? Emsculpt is an FDA-approved body treatment for men and women that helps to tone and build muscle as it sculpts the abdomen and buttocks noninvasively. In fact, it is the only noninvasive butt-toning procedure available. Emsculpt works...

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Get Your Skin Looking its Best… Fast!

Now that businesses, spas and medical practices are beginning to open again, we are getting questions from patients on how they can get their skin looking great quickly. Many are used to having frequent facials and facial treatments. And for some, the inability to do this over the past couple of months has caused skin issues. The good news is that a chemical peel can offer remarkable results fast. More details below. What is a chemical peel? Perhaps your skin is showing more signs of aging than normal. Or maybe even sun damage and hyperpigmentation are becoming more prevalent. Maybe you have acne or post-acne inflammatory marks on the skin....

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How Long Does Botox Last and Safety Measures Upon Re-Opening

Although our world is in an uncertain time, we are getting the green light to reopen our doors to our valued patients soon (with many added safety measures). Meanwhile, we have been getting a lot of questions and have been doing virtual consultations regarding cosmetic injectables. One question that comes up often is, “How long does Botox last?” Read on for more about this FDA-approved injectable to treat wrinkles and how long you can expect your results to last. Why Botox? When it comes to treating wrinkles and fine lines fast, Botox is today’s go-to procedure for men and women. Reason being, it is fast, effective, minimally invasive and virtually...

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FAQ-Medical Spa

How long do Botox and Dysport last? Botox and Dysport, also referred to medically as neuromodulators, are used for the temporary paralyzing of facial muscle that are responsible for facial wrinkles. Using a fine needle injected into the muscle, frown lines, crow’s feet, forehead lines and more can be smoothed out for a younger, more refreshed appearance. For most people, Botox and Dysport last about three to four months. Bear in mind that everyone is different, and, for some, results of injections could last two months or even up to five or six months. Some people metabolize the product faster than others and may need more frequent treatments. Most...

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Why Do Stretchmarks Appear When Losing Weight?

With bathing suit season on the horizon, many people are taking measures to get their bodies in shape now with diet and exercise. However, for some, unsightly stretchmarks are an even bigger concern. Why? Because stretchmarks don’t simply go away on their own or with home remedies. Fortunately, our Cynosure Icon Laser can help. Keep reading for more. Effective treatment for minimizing stretchmarks The Cynosure Icon Laser is a state-of-the-art technology that can treat stretchmarks and other skin issues quickly and safely. Stretchmarks look like dark, parallels lines on the skin. They may feel ridged or may even itch. They are a result of stretched our skin and excess cortisone in...

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What’s a Mommy Makeover? (And Are You a Candidate?)

Having a child is one of life’s most precious gifts. However, pregnancy and childbearing can often leave you with a body you don’t recognize. If you’re a mom who looks in the mirror and wonders what happened to her once-fit figure, you’re not alone. Women just like you who have gone through pregnancy and childbirth are often left with excess fat, excess stretched-out skin, stretchmarks, sagging breasts and even extra stubborn weight in other areas like the arms and legs. The good news is there’s a safe and effective way to put things back where they should be with a mommy makeover. Keep reading to learn more about...

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How Does a Breast Lift Work?

For many women, a breast lift is a cosmetic procedure that can restore breasts to where they were before age, gravity, pregnancy or breastfeeding took over. In fact, a breast lift procedure is continuously on the rise because it is safe and effective. Keep reading to learn more about this popular plastic surgery procedure. Breast lift 101 If you are considering a breast lift in metro Detroit, the first step is scheduling a consultation with Dr. Andrew Lofman. During this appointment, he will listen to your concerns and aesthetic goals and also offer expertise on whether a breast lift is right for you. He will show you images of his...