Botox Cosmetic, as well as its neuromodulator counterparts Dysport and Xeomin, are some of the most popular in-office treatments for the simple fact that they really make lines and wrinkles disappear. But, that’s not all they’re good for. Because of their ability to “freeze” muscles that play a role in causing pain (think migraines and TMJ, among others), they can be injected into other areas of the body as well, and have proven successful in providing temporary relief for multiple concerns.
Starting in our 30s, we lose volume in our face—under our eyes, in our cheeks and around our mouths. Later on, in our 40s and 50s, our skin and muscles start to stretch from loss of collagen and elastin. To stimulate collagen production, tighten loose skin and add volume back to the face there are a myriad of surgery-free options to choose from, including dermal fillers, thread lifts, lasers and platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy. Similar to PRP, platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) is a new, all-natural solution that can treat common areas that show the first signs of aging, like under-eye hollows and deflated cheeks.
To support the continuing need by aesthetic providers to increase their expertise, up their game, train their staff, and meet the high expectations of an ever growing patient population, Dr. Kian Karimi, an LA based Facial Plastic Surgeon and internationally known aesthetic educator, has teamed up with a highly qualified group of expert aesthetic surgeons to host the LA-MCA 2018 Meeting.
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NovaLift is a non-surgical method to lift nearly any area on the face or body with little to no downtime. NovaThreads are hypodermic needles preloaded with an absorbable suture composed of Polydioxanone (PDO). Dr. Karimi uses NovaThreads to improve this patient’s saggy jowels.
Now see the amazing results and her reaction.
Watch Dr. Karimi demonstrate a unique non-surgical procedure to add volume to this athlete’s face. The result of many years of training has caused many athletes to lose a tremendous amount of volume in their face. Watch both videos to see the amazing results achieved during one episode of The Doctors.
The signs of aging can take a toll on our faces. Kian Karimi, MD, FACS, and Chester Griffiths, MD, FACS, double board-certified plastic surgeons at Rejuva Medical Aesthetics, treat facial wrinkles, folds, lines and creases with Pellevé® to create younger appearance.