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Facial Fillers

I RECENTLY HAD CORRECTIVE RHINOPLASTY TO REMOVE A NASAL IMPLANT

Published on August 17, 2010 by Jonathan Pontell, MD, FACS

Question: I recently had corrective rhinoplasty to remove a nasal implant.  It was taken out after 3 years because it was very unnatural looking. It’s been 2 months since the surgery and I still see that my nose appears larger than it was in its original state.  Is it possible that my nose might never […]

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IS COLLAGEN STILL THE BEST MATERIAL FOR LIPS?

Published on August 08, 2010 by Jonathan Pontell, MD, FACS

Question: I have naturally white teeth and get quite a few compliments on my smile. But as I have gotten older, I notice that my lips seem to be less full than they used to be. I would like to have lip enhancement using the most highly recommended injectable filler. Is collagen still the best […]

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I HAVE EXTENSIVE WRINKLING ON MY CHEEKS

Published on July 29, 2010 by Jonathan Pontell, MD, FACS

Question: I have extensive wrinkling on my cheeks. I would like a laser skin resurfacing treatment to make my face look younger. How effective is the laser treatment in removing the deeper wrinkles? Is this a painful procedure? Answer: Yes, I use Fraxel Repair Laser Resurfacing to treat cheek and other facial wrinkles. The treatment […]

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I WOULD LOVE TO HAVE MY LIPS ENHANCED BUT I AM WORRIED ABOUTI WOULD LOVE TO HAVE MY LIPS ENHANCED BUT I AM WORRIED ABOUT HORROR

Published on July 28, 2010 by Jonathan Pontell, MD, FACS

Question: I would love to have my lips enhanced but I am worried about horror story complications. What type of filler do you use for the lips? What complications are associated with that filler? Can the filler be removed if the final results are not exactly what I want? Answer: I use the hyaluronic acid […]

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I LOVE THE IDEA OF INJECTABLE FILLERS

Published on July 27, 2010 by Jonathan Pontell, MD, FACS

Question: I love the idea of injectable fillers. I would like fillers to fill in my cheeks so my nasolabial folds are not as pronounced. Which injectable filler do you use for this area of the face? How long do the results last? Answer: I use the hyaluronic acic fillers- Restylane, Juvederm, Perlane and Juvederm […]

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FORHEAD AND BROW LINES GIVE ME AN ANGRY APPEARANCE

Published on July 06, 2010 by Jonathan Pontell, MD, FACS

Question: I have noticed, and my mom has commented on the vertical lines in my forehead above my nose that make me appear angry. I would like to get Botox injections to eradicate these lines. How soon are the effects noticeable? Is Botox used regularly on other parts of the face? Answer: Botox is excellent […]

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ADDING MORE SHAPE TO LIPS WITH FILLERS

Published on June 30, 2010 by Jonathan Pontell, MD, FACS

Question: I would like shapelier lips. I am not interested in surgery at all, but I am also wary of injections. Are silicone injections the best method at this time for lip augmentation? How long do the effects of using an injectable filler last? Answer: I don’t use silicone as an injectible filler as it […]

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PERMANENT LIP AUGMENTATION

Published on June 24, 2010 by Jonathan Pontell, MD, FACS

Question: I want to have fuller lips and I would like to know if you offer permanent lip solutions or just the temporary injectable fillers. Is there any way that I can see what I will look like with these new lips before the procedure? Answer: I offer permanent surgical procedures to augment the lips […]

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LIP AUGMENTATION OPTIONS

Published on June 06, 2010 by Jonathan Pontell, MD, FACS

Question: I’d like to get some sort of procedure to add some volume to my lips but I’m not sure which would be better for me, injectables or an implant. Can you describe some of the pros and cons of each? Answer: I prefer injectibles and surgical procedures to augment lips as opposed to any […]

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Botox vs Dysport

Published on June 02, 2010 by Jonathan Pontell, MD, FACS

Question: How do Botox and Dysport compare? I’ve heard there are some differences though they’re essentially the same thing. Do they work the same? Does one last longer than the other? Answer: In my experience, Botox and Dysport are equally effective. I have been using lots of Botox for the last 14 years and I […]

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