Category: Facial Rejuvenation

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By: Christian Marcum, NP-C We often meet patients who tell us, simply, “Botox me!” While the answer is usually an enthusiastic “You got it!,” Botox® is best for certain dynamic wrinkles, and there are actually a number of highly effective wrinkle treatments that we can use to give you a personalized, optimal result. As a… Continue Reading »

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From da Vinci’s “Lady with an Ermine” to Thutmose’s iconic “Nefertiti Bust,” the cheeks have been celebrated by cultures around the world for the definition and structure they provide the face. Historically, plump, rosy cheeks were seen as a sign of health—and therefore, attractiveness—by European cultures. However, over the last half-century, prominent upper cheekbones and… Continue Reading »

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Microneedling with radiofrequency (RF) may sound like something out of a science fiction novel, but it’s actually the newest and most effective way to achieve tighter, smoother skin without surgery. To celebrate its arrival at our center, we’re dedicating this post to examining why RF microneedling is superior to traditional microneedling. But first, what the… Continue Reading »

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Thinking about changing the shape of your nose? If so, you’re in good company—more than 145,000 Americans had rhinoplasty surgery (a.k.a. a “nose job”) in 2015. If you feel like your nose doesn’t quite fit your face, rhinoplasty can help you refine your nasal profile and improve your overall appearance. Our board certified plastic surgeons… Continue Reading »

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Injectable fillers and procedures such as facelift surgery can take years off your face, but if you’re not quite ready or are looking for a temporary way to perk up your appearance, consider trying some of the latest makeup techniques. Oprah.com recently highlighted tips and tricks that can magically provide a more lifted look. Creating… Continue Reading »

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Although we’re all alike in many ways, when it comes to aging, men really are from Mars and women from Venus. From adolescence through the later years of life, men and women physically change at different rates. While appearance is also affected by environmental factors, there are some telling differences in the aging processes of… Continue Reading »

Radiesse Use Around the Eyes

We have a lot of clients come into our Alpharetta office asking about using Radiesse around the eyes. Radiesse is certainly an excellent injectable for the naso-labial furrows (“parentheses” around the mouth) and for the corners of the mouth.  However, we do not advocate the use of Radiesse around the eyes because of the possible… Continue Reading »

What Can a Facelift Do for You?

We get a lot of questions about facelifts from our clients in Alpharetta and the Atlanta area. Basically, the main purpose of a facelift is to reshape deep facial structures and remove extra skin tissue to bring back a more youthful appearance. Lax, saggy tissues are most often found in the lower half of the… Continue Reading »

The Ins and Outs of the Facelift

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Facelifts, just like faces, are unique for each patient.  A facelift can remove excess skin, reposition muscles and some of the underlying tissues of the face, making facelifts far more effective in the long run than any sort of injectable. If you have hanging skin along your jawline or excess skin in general, you may… Continue Reading »

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