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Does Getting Juvederm Hurt?

This is a frequently asked question, during our initial consultations, when Juvederm treatments are a consideration.  Without any numbing, the answer to this question is yes.  Fortunately, there are several tricks we can use to make the experience virtually pain free. Earlier this year Allergan added lidocaine (same stuff the dentist uses) to Juvederm.  We…

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I Love Learning!

The thing that has energized me the most since transitioning from traditional family practice to Dermacare is the learning process.  I was becoming burned out after 17 years in family medicine.  This has been a great change.  Medical esthetics is a relative young field; new technologies are being developed all the time.  We are still…

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Juvederm Lips

Is there any thing worse than too much Juvederm in the lips?  Of all the areas we can use Juvederm and other fillers, none causes as much concern as the lips.  We have all seen too many “Real Housewives” and Hollywood types who have bad lip jobs.  Recently, I have had a parade of these…

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Another Happy Dermacare Client

We are always thrilled to hear about happy clients.   The biggest compliment we can receive is you honoring us with a referral or repeat business.  See the e-mail below. “Just wanted to let you know that I am happy with my Botox and Juvederm results. I have an upcoming appointment  for a check up, and also…

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3 Quick Beauty Treatments for the Holidays

With the Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years coming there will be lots of parties, visitors and pictures being taken.  I am often asked what can we do to get quick results, so we look, and feel our best for this holiday season.   The answer is easy: Microdermabrasions, Juvederm, and Botox.  Lasers are the most effective…

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Get The Lift

Get The Lift The most exciting development in cosmetic medicine in the last couple of years is the improvement in our understanding of what causes the sagging face. This has come about largely as a result of the development of several new options for treatment. When the surgical “face lift” was the only treatment option the…

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Voluma

Voluma is the latest addition to our toolbox of fillers. It is FDA approved for restoration of cheek volume and facial rejuvenation. It is a hyaluronic acid just like Juvederm. This means it is a compound that is naturally found in the human body, making it very safe. It is different in that it is…

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I Want to Look Happy, Not Angry

The three best tools for creating a happy, approachable expression… As a child I always remember being afraid of my Great Uncle Joe. I don’t remember anything in particular that he did or said that frightened me, he was just one of those gruff, no-nonsense farmers that always seemed to be angry. I was glad…