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

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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...

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Why Wrinkles Happen (and What You Can Do About Them!)

When it comes to aging, our faces can often display wrinkles and lines sooner than we’d like. Factors like sun damage, genetics, facial expressions and diet can cause signs of aging to creep up even in our 20s and 30s, and most certainly in our 40s and beyond. However, thanks to today’s advanced aesthetic industry, wrinkles can be a thing of the past! Keep reading to learn how. Safe and effective wrinkle treatment Repetitive facial movements and daily living stress the matrix of collagen in the superficial layer of the skin, causing tissue to lose plumpness and hydration, and causing skin to look dehydrated and wrinkled. And as we age,...

Office Alert

COVID-19 NOTICE Because of the fluid situation of COVID-19 (AKA Coronavirus), the office of Andrew Lofman, MD, FACS is open and offering virtual consultations. As this situation becomes more stable we will be able to give a firm date as to when our office will be reopened for in-person consultations. We simply feel it is our responsibility to take every precaution necessary for the health and well-being of our patients and team members. Thank you for your patience during this very sensitive time. I am always available to my patients for post operative issues. Please call the office (248) 540-2100, and we will respond as soon as possible. Sincerely, Andrew Lofman, MD, FACS...

The Best Beauty Treatments in Your 40s, 50s and Beyond

The Best Beauty Treatments in Your 40s, 50s and Beyond

Are you noticing lines cropping up on your face when you look in the mirror? Perhaps your face looks tired or worn when in actuality you feel great! Signs of aging are natural, including wrinkles, fine lines, volume loss and even tone and texture issues. However, you don’t have to simply accept them. Read on for our recommendation on the aesthetic procedure that can help you look and feel your best at any age. Cosmetic injectables When it comes to smoothing out facial wrinkles and replacing precious lost facial volume, neurotoxins like Botox and Dysport and dermal fillers like Restylane and Juvederm are key. Whether you are noticing your cheeks drooping,...

Can Acne Be Cured? And What About Leftover Scarring?

Can Acne Be Cured? And What About Leftover Scarring?

For many people of all ages — from teens to adults — acne is a very real concern. Not only does it cause embarrassment and low self-confidence, some people even resort to avoiding social activities because of acne breakouts and acne scars. Acne can be caused by a myriad of issues, including genetics, age, hormones, diet, stress, infection and more. And while there may not be a one-size-fits-all cure, fortunately, state-of-the-art procedures like chemical peels and facials combined with high-quality skincare products can help keep breakouts at bay. But what about leftover scars? Keep reading for more on a powerful treatment option. Laser acne scar treatments in Michigan If you are...

How Laser Hair Removal Works…Get Smooth by Summer!

How Laser Hair Removal Works…Get Smooth by Summer!

For both men and women, removing unwanted hair can be not only a chore, but also painful. From tweezing out hairs one by one to ripping off waxing strips, fortunately, there is now a better way. Waxing, plucking and shaving are only temporary solutions to removing unwanted hair and cause redness and irritation — and even ingrown hairs. The Cynosure ICON Laser offers a comfortable and effective way to permanently get rid of hair on the face or body. And it is at Dr. Lofman’s medical spa. Read on for more. Cynosure ICON Laser in metro Detroit Our medical spa specializes in laser hair removal in Michigan and is pleased to...