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August 23rd 2018 - General Public
Best Fillers for Chin Augmentations: Restylane
A chin augmentation is a procedure that alters the appearance of the chin, contributing to an improved overall facial contour. In the past, chin augmentations were almost exclusively surgical procedures, but with the development of new medical cosmetic products and procedures, patients now have more options, including low-maintenance and quick non-surgical options. Dermal fillers have become an increasingly popular option for patients seeking non-surgical chin augmentation procedures, which hyaluronic acid-based fillers offering many benefits. Dermal fillers are able to add size, shape, and volume to the chin, and a skilled medical cosmetic practitioner can use fillers to bring the chin into better balance with the rest of the face. By adding volume below the skin, chin augmentations can also help lessen the appearance of jowls.
How can Restylane be used on the chin?
Restylane is a hyaluronic acid-based dermal filler that c ...
August 22nd 2018 - General Public
Professional Approaches to Body Contouring
Back in the 1920s, when liposuction was first developed by Charles Dujarier, gangrene and necrosis set in to cause the death of his patient when he attempted to remove fat from the calves. Nowadays, patients are able to obtain predictable and safe results with liposuction. However, as with many aesthetic techniques and procedures, the trend with cosmetic procedures has been a shift to treatment modalities that are minimally invasive and can still able achieve excellent results. Currently, there are several of these non-invasive modalities that are being employed in the market, namely injection lipolysis, high-intensity focused ultrasound, non-thermal focused ultrasound, cryolipolysis, radiofrequency, and low-level light therapy. Injection lipolysis have been in use for a longer period of time compared to the other aforementioned methods. In the United States alone, statistics suggest that minimally invasive procedures have grow ...
August 21st 2018 - General Public
Conventionally, doctors prescribe oral analgesics or recommend physical therapy as first-line treatments for osteoarthrosis patients. However, some patients may not be able to obtain adequate pain relief from these conservative treatments, making it necessary to use viscosupplements. Synvisc and Synvisc One are among the most popular viscosupplement injections used for osteoarthritis knee pain. Basically, viscosupplementation works by exerting a lubricating effect in the joint. Formulated as an injectable gel-like fluid, viscosupplements such as Synvisc and Synvisc One help to absorb shock, allowing for smoother movements between the bones. This significantly improves knee pain and patient mobility.
Synvisc vs Synvisc One: all the same, but different
Both Synvisc and Synvisc One are both developed by Sanofi S.A, a global pharmaceutical company based in France, and are actually the same injectable. The two viscosupplements contain the same active ingredient, which is ...