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An Introduction to Facelift Surgery

Published on January 18, 2016 by Jonathan Pontell, MD, FACS

Facelift surgery is becoming more and more popular as society puts a greater premium on a youthful, attractive appearance. Patients are requesting facelifts at a younger age to maintain their looks. Stories abound in the media of the need to maintain a youthful appearance to prevent age discrimination in the workplace. Studies have shown that […]

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DERMAL FILLERS – PHILADELPHIA SKIN TREATMENT

Published on January 16, 2015 by Jonathan Pontell, MD, FACS

Aged skin loses volume, which contributes to the formation of wrinkles and creases. Moreover, lost skin volume can give off a hollow, skeletal appearance of the face. If you are concerned about the lost volume in your skin, dermal fillers may be right for you. Dermal fillers are cosmetic treatments that are typically injected into […]

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LASER RESURFACING – SKIN CARE – PHILADELPHIA

Published on January 05, 2015 by Jonathan Pontell, MD, FACS

One of the most advanced skin care techniques is laser resurfacing. Laser resurfacing can be used to improve the health and youthful appearance of the skin. The treatment is effective for use on the neck, face and even hands. Laser resurfacing is a procedure that uses laser technology to remove the top layer of dead […]

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CHEMICAL PEELS – SKIN REJUVENATION – PHILADELPHIA

Published on December 19, 2014 by Jonathan Pontell, MD, FACS

Chemical peels are one of the most effective ways for taking care of your skin. With professional quality exfoliation procedures, you can rejuvenate your appearance and smooth your complexion. This procedure is also great for treating fine lines and wrinkles. Chemical peels are a type of skin treatment that exfoliates the skin. By applying a […]

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CHEMICAL PEEL – SKIN TREATMENT – PHILADELPHIA

Published on December 12, 2014 by Jonathan Pontell, MD, FACS

Bright, brilliant, flawless skin is one of the hallmarks of beauty. However, with the wear and tear of the elements, the sun and stress, it can be a tough goal to accomplish. Fortunately, there are tools like the chemical peel at our disposal. A chemical peel is a revitalizing skin care treatment that can smooth […]

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MALE PLASTIC SURGERY – PHILADELPHIA PROCEDURES

Published on December 05, 2014 by Jonathan Pontell, MD, FACS

It is now more and more common for males to undergo plastic surgery. There are many options available for male plastic surgery. Each male plastic surgery procedure is designed to meet the goals and needs of each patient. Male plastic surgery includes a growing list of procedures, such as the neck lift, brow lift, eyelid […]

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RESTYLANE – DERMAL INJECTIONS – PHILADELPHIA

Published on November 24, 2014 by Jonathan Pontell, MD, FACS

Facial wrinkles can add years to your appearance. Fortunately, there is Restylane. Restylane is a dermal injection that can add volume to the face and help preserve your natural, youthful appearance. The results are immediately visible and can last for months. Restylane is in a family of dermal injections that are made of hyaluronic acid. […]

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JUVEDERM – ANTI-AGING INJECTIONS – PHILADELPHIA

Published on November 10, 2014 by Jonathan Pontell, MD, FACS

There are a number of dermal injections that can help you fight the signs of aging, and Juvederm is one of the most popular. Juvederm is a volumizing injection that fills areas of the skin that have lost volume due to aging. With Juvederm, you can have a perkier, fuller appearance. The treatment is quick and […]

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INJECTABLES – ANTI-AGING OPTIONS – PHILADELPHIA

Published on October 31, 2014 by Jonathan Pontell, MD, FACS

There are a lot of factors that contribute to the development of aging signs. Sun damage, stress and the passage of time are all issues that can leave you looking older. Fortunately, there are a variety of cosmetic injectables that can help you combat the signs of aging. Cosmetic injectables are a relatively quick and […]

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FRAXEL LASER – SKIN TIGHTENING – PHILADELPHIA

Published on October 17, 2014 by Jonathan Pontell, MD, FACS

Skin laxity is a central factor that impacts the way your face ages. When your skin laxity increases, the signs of aging tend to increase as well. Fortunately, there is the Fraxel laser system. The Fraxel laser skin-tightening system rejuvenates your skin and offers numerous anti-aging benefits. The Fraxel laser skin resurfacing system works to […]

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FOREHEAD LIFT – PHILADELPHIA – BROW LIFT

Published on October 10, 2014 by Jonathan Pontell, MD, FACS

Aging can affect people in many different ways. For some, aging has its most drastic impact on the forehead or brow area. If you are concerned about the tired, older look of the forehead and brow, a forehead lift may be right for you. The forehead lift is a cosmetic surgery that rejuvenates your appearance. […]

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