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Skinformation: New year’s resolution

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Q: One of my new year’s resolutions is to take better care of my skin. But I’ve realized that I’m not sure exactly what that entails! What are the things that I should be doing for my skin? A: We love this new year’s resolution! The goal is to have healthy skin. Healthy skin is
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Skinformation: New Year’s Eve Party

Group of ladies celebrating in club scene with sparklers

Q: I’m going to a New Year’s Eve party and I want to look fantastic! But I can’t do anything that involves bruising, swelling, or obvious healing. Any suggestions? A: Okay, you’ve got four weeks and we may have just what you’re looking for! Perhaps one of the most common wishes that our patients have,
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Skinformation: Filler

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Q: Filler injections seem to be a very popular treatment. Sometimes fillers look great, but sometimes people look puffy and have huge lips. What is the difference? I’ve read about fillers being used in other areas of the face. Can you explain what it does, and if it would be beneficial for me? A: Filler
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Skinformation: Lips

Woman in plaid with glasses smiling at camera

Q: My lips don’t look as pretty as they did when I was younger. I think they look crepey and flat. I’d like them to look better, but on the other hand I don’t want to do anything that would look too obvious. What would you recommend? A: Just like the rest of our face,
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Skinformation: Neck Line

woman with blonde hair smiling at camera

Q: I’ve been wearing more of my clothes that have lower necklines. I can’t help but notice how bad the skin on my chest looks! It is totally different from the skin on my face, which is actually pretty good. Why is this? And what can I do about it? A: The skin of the
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Skinformation: Laser Treatment

middle-aged woman smiling on light brown background

Q: When I look at old pictures of myself, I looked good. Now my skin looks dull and tired. I moisturize my skin and wear sunscreen every day, but do you think I need to have some kind of laser treatment or chemical peel? A: When we are children, our skin is effortlessly healthy and
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Skinformation: Marionette Lines

Q: Something about my face bothers me a lot. It’s the line that goes from the corners of my mouth down to the edge of my chin. I think it makes me look sad and droopy. What do you do to treat this? A: The lines you’re noticing, aptly named “marionette lines,” appear as our
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Skinformation: Thin Lips

Q: I have thin lips and have had them injected with filler several times. The last time, I asked for very full, pouty lips. Well, I regret that, because my lips don’t look at all how I envisioned them. I look more like Marge Simpson than Angelina Jolie! My family and friends agree that it
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Skinformation: Wedding

beautiful woman in white wedding gown

Q: Every wedding that was postponed last year, is now on calendar for this year. I’ve basically neglected my face for the past year since I mostly worked from home or was behind a mask. I look tired and old. Since I am going to be seeing family and friends at these weddings, I want
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Skinformation: Botox

Young man with dark brown hair and wearing glasses and clasping his hands together

Q: My wife comments that I look angry all the time and recommends that I get Botox; I’m actually a very happy person. Part of me is interested in trying it, but I’m afraid of looking unnatural and frozen, like some Hollywood celebrities. I also don’t want friends and coworkers to notice and give me
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