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Trends in Rhinoplasty

Posted by Amy Raval on May 2, 2022 9:00:00 AM

If you find yourself seriously considering changes to your nose, you are not alone. Rhinoplasty is trending upward, across the US and around the world. Perhaps that’s because getting a nose job can do more than alter the size or contours of your nose.

What Can a Rhinoplasty Accomplish?

Facial Symmetry

Your nose is the central feature of your face. Making changes that cause your nose appear more symmetrical can enhance your overall facial appearance.

Unobstructed Nasal Airway

If you suffer from breathing complications due to a deviated septum, persistent sinus problems, or nasal valve collapse, rhinoplasty can provide permanent relief. Repairing structural problems restores airflow so your body can get more oxygen and you can get more sleep.

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What is Hydroquinone?

Posted by Amy Raval on Apr 20, 2022 11:29:11 AM

Reading the ingredients list on the back of your skin care bottles can leave you a bit dizzy! With names like caprylyl glycol, gluconolactone, octocrylene, and sodium deoxycholate, it’s no wonder! One such ingredient name is hydroquinone. and because of its popularity and effectiveness at reducing skin discoloration, you should know all about it.

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A Closer Look at Retinol and Retin-A

Posted by Amy Raval on Apr 6, 2022 3:32:44 PM

The science and technology behind skin care ingredients has been evolving rapidly in the past decade. Formulas can be customized to address a multitude of skin care issues or to maintain the great qualities you already possess. Retinol and Retin-A are two popular ingredients in many skin care products and while you might assume they are the same, this is not the case. Despite similar names, there are some differences that matter when you’re considering skin care products.

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Restylane Under Eyes? Oh, Yes!

Posted by Amy Raval on Mar 25, 2022 12:24:00 PM

Are you noticing dark circles under your eyes? Maybe you’re just tired. A good night’s sleep and you’ll look fully refreshed again. Or, maybe not. Smudgy dark circles that make you look tired – not to mention older – are common among men and women over the age of 30. If you’re ready to lose the darkness and see brighter, smoother skin, Restylane® under your eyes may be the best solution.

Surprised? Yes, Restylane® is an injectable dermal filler. But it’s a proven winner when it comes to replenishing hydration and volume, and it is entirely safe for use in the very delicate eye area. Here’s why we like to use Restylane under the eyes.

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Facial Aesthetics While Pregnant

Posted by Amy Raval on Mar 21, 2022 3:45:00 PM

You've just received the most glorious news…you're pregnant! It is such a joyous occasion, and you're absolutely thrilled! Naturally you’re going all out to make sure you have a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby. That includes learning what is safe and what isn’t when it comes to your beauty routine.

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Achieving Your Best Spring Skin

Posted by Amy Raval on Mar 11, 2022 9:30:00 AM

With spring around the corner, it's time to think about prepping your skin for the warmer weather. Spring leads right into summer, and that means bikinis, camis, shorts and bare feet. This is a great time for deeper treatments such as laser hair removal, and right now, you should also be thinking about exfoliating and moisturizing!

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What to Ask During Your Rhinoplasty Consultation

Posted by Amy Raval on Feb 17, 2022 1:37:00 PM

Rhinoplasty is complex surgery, whether your goal is a different appearance, better breathing or both. A personal consultation will help you decide if rhinoplasty is right for you and help you decide which surgeon is right to perform your procedure. Your prospective surgeon will ask lots of questions during the consultation, but did you know you can ask lots of questions about them as well? A consultation should be a two-way interview. The most desirable surgeons are willing to patiently and clearly answer every one of your questions until you are satisfied that you understand the answers.

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The Case for Lip Fillers

Posted by Amy Raval on Feb 10, 2022 2:26:11 PM

Are you noticing more and more pouty, plump lips around? You’re not imagining it - patients have been requesting lip augmentation treatments in record numbers. It’s not just here in Denver, either. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), lip procedures have increased 84% since 2020 – a whopping 445% increase among men. These numbers represent millions of Americans who have chosen to give their lips a little something extra. But how are they doing it? Let’s take a look at these popular procedures and what your options might be.
 

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Facial Aesthetic Procedures Myths Busted

Posted by Amy Raval on Dec 22, 2021 9:00:00 AM

Whether you’re considering face lift surgery or some type of minimally-invasive procedure to combat the signs of aging, you need facts. Information you can rely on, not myths. Yet with so much media hype and social media conversation about facial aesthetic procedures, some myths just won’t go away.

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There's a Filler for That

Posted by Amy Raval on Dec 11, 2021 1:32:00 PM

Botox injections might be the world’s favorite cosmetic enhancement choice, but dermal fillers are a close second. With so much interest from men and women worldwide, it’s not surprising that there are so many different fillers on the market today. Each one is unique in its own right, so whatever your aesthetic concerns and goals, there is likely a filler specialized for just that. All of the fillers we offer bring instant gratification because they work immediately.

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