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Here’s How to Get the Lip Injection Results You Want

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One of the quickest and easiest ways to subtly elevate your appearance is lip injections with facial fillers such as JUVÉDERM®. Manhattan Beach and Redondo Beach men and women frequently visit our Torrance med spa for great results, and there are a few key tips we share with them to make sure they get exactly what they’re looking for. Here are a few ways you can make sure you get lip injection results you truly love. Draw inspiration from your own best self, not from …

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Our Favorite Treatments for Acne Scars

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As if acne wasn’t frustrating enough on its own, it often leaves behind unsightly scars that seem to resist at-home treatments. From laser resurfacing to facial fillers, Manhattan Beach-area men and women have multiple effective options to choose from when it comes to treating acne scars at our Torrance practice. In this post, we’ll review the various types of acne scars many people struggle with and the treatments we recommend for making them disappear. Cause & Types of Acne Scars Acne penetrates the skin deeply …

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When Topical Creams Don’t Deliver the Promised Results

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Topical creams are often the first step we take to address skincare concerns, thanks in part to the bold claims they make about their effects. However, surface-level treatments often only create surface-level results. In reality, only cosmetic treatments such as facial fillers can help Manhattan Beach-area men and women achieve longer-lasting results when performed at our Torrance practice. In this post, we’ll review a few claims topical creams make and offer some suggestions for deeper-level solutions. Claim #1: They reduce lines and wrinkles. Truth: Most …

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6 Things to Know Before Getting Lip Injections

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Lip augmentation is a popular treatment for people whose lips are not in harmony with their other facial features. However, many prospective patients aren’t sure exactly what to expect when they schedule a treatment. Whether you’re curious about the amount of filler to use, the qualifications you should look for in a practice, or the differences between Restylane® and JUVÉDERM®, our Hermosa Beach and Torrance area team of doctors has answers. In this post, we’ll provide an overview of the information you need to know …

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The Real Cost of Cheap Fillers

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Most of us shop around before making a big purchase, but how do you know you're getting a great deal or just getting scammed? First, consider that a treatment of filler injections is actually a medical procedure. Despite being minimally invasive, complications can still arise when you go to a less qualified provider or choose a facility that's not medically supervised. Steer clear of bargain-basement injections and med spas that offer Groupons or other rock-bottom discounts. Why? Because deep-discounted products can come with a number …

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Unexpected Uses for Fillers

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By now, you already know what injectable fillers can do for your face. These products are so well-loved for their ability to reduce wrinkles on the face that they're often called "facial fillers" here in Manhattan Beach. But injectable fillers can do a lot more than just even out nasolabial folds. Let's take a look at some of their more uncommon indications. Earlobe Repair When we age, we often see and feel it in unexpected areas. Take, for example, the earlobes. Although you may not …

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How Common Is Injectable Filler Removal?

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The next trending cosmetic surgery procedure may not be what you expect. If you're a fan of celebrity news, you may have recently heard Kylie Jenner or Vicki Gunvalson (of "Real Housewives" fame) sharing their decisions to undergo removal of their . If you're considering facial fillers at our Manhattan Beach-area plastic surgery practice, you should know how common filler removal is, as well as how it's completed. In our experience, filler removal—technically filler dissolution—is the exception, rather than the norm. This is because fillers, …

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Restylane Silk: The Newest Facial Filler

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is here! It is the first product approved by the FDA specifically designed for subtle and the smoothing of wrinkles and lines around the mouth in patients. And, unlike other fillers it's virtually painless! Restylane Silk is a clear gel formulation of hyaluronic acid, a substance naturally creted and metabolized by the human body. or call one our our nurse injectors at to learn if Restylane Silk is a good option for you!

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