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Lasers 101: A Guide to Procedure Selection for the patient and a focus on Intense Pulsed Light (IPL): The photofacial/fotofacial revisited

November 5th, 2008 KMMD Comments off

When considering ANY cosmetic procedure, the first question one must ask himself or herself, as a patient, is, “What am I trying to improve?”  Rather than jump on catch words for example, like “resurfacing,” and wanting “fraxl,” the key question is again, “what bothers you?”  And what logically follows is, “will a certain procedure benefit that problem?” The next inherently linked and important question to consider is, knowing the benefits, “what are the risks?”

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Botox Safety Issues

July 29th, 2008 KMMD Comments off

Botox is botulinum, BUT botulinum is not Botox!!!

One of the advantages of practicing in Manhattan, the Hamptons, and Aspen, is that whenever an interesting story hits the news, my patient population is bound to know about it. They are not only savvy, but cover a vast geographic area and often travel to and from my office destinations. So, if it’s in the news, they are bound to hear about it and sure to inquire about it.

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When is the best time to get cosmetic procedures such as Botox and filler injections done? How long does it take for a procedure to take full effect?

November 28th, 2007 KMMD Comments off

Recently, I have been flooded with inquiries on cosmetic procedures such as Botox and Juvederm/Restylane… and the best times to have them done. There are many different aspects to consider when having a cosmetic procedure. Generally speaking, these are considered “lunchtime procedures” – meaning they can not only be performed quickly, but offer an immediate return to a regular lifestyle afterwards.

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