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Nonsurgical Rhinoplasty Using Fillers

Nasal reshaping with fillers, mostly hyaluronic acid or HA has been gaining popularity. With HA fillers, small boluses are creating 3-dimensional reshaping by adding volume only. The HA can be thought of a cartilage graft added to specific areas to the nose to create the desired change. The important nasal […]

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Radiesse Volumizing Injections

Plump and Firm Aging Skin Calcium Hydroxylapatite or Radiesse is a biocompatible filler made up of 30% CaHA microspheres and a 70 % inert gel which acts like a carrier material.  It is composed of water, glycerine and carboxymethylcellulose (CMC).  The CaHA provide a filling effect, but also stimulate collagen, […]

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What is a Tummy Tuck

The tummy tuck procedure What is a tummy tuck procedure? The tummy tuck or abdominoplasty procedure involves removing excess skin, fat and tightening the muscles of the abdomen if they are stretched out. This procedure is typically performed on patients that have skin redundacy in the abdomen from weight gain and loss […]

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Full Tummy Tuck vs. Mini Tummy Tuck – What’s the Difference?

A tummy tuck, or “abdominoplasty,” is one of the most commonly requested cosmetic surgery procedures today. After all, who would say no to a slimmer, flatter stomach? Tummy tucks help streamline the shape and do wonders for self-esteem. Dr. Quita Lopez a Cosmetic Surgeon in Fresno, CA who specializes in the Tummy Tuck procedure […]

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Restore Lost Facial Volume with Dermal Fillers

Facial volume is one of the major attributes that can make a face look young or old. It can also be one of the more problematic qualities to restore in aging faces. The reason faces appear to lose volume pertains to changes in muscle tissue, fat composition and the elasticity […]

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Treating Melasma

Treating abnormal pigmentation The main determinant of a skin color is melanin. The production of this pigment is a very complex process that involves 14 steps and is under the control of 250 genes.Melanin is produced within melanosomes which exist in the melanocyte cytoplasm.The pigment is then transferred to keratinocytes […]

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Using PRP for Skin Rejuvenation

Fine lines, wrinkles and sagging skin can be dealt with a number of ways. It’s just that there are so many options available, it can be a bit confusing. Although most people have heard of skin peels and laser therapy, far fewer are aware of PRP for skin rejuvenation. What is […]

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Preparing For Your Brazilian Butt-Lift Consultation

Absolutely everyone loves looking good. Unfortunately, it doesn’t take much to feel self-conscious. If you’re unhappy about the look of your rear end and you wish it were fuller and more curvaceous, you may be interested in a Brazilian butt lift. A Brazilian butt lift is a cosmetic treatment that […]

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Vagina Tightening Fresno

Vagionoplasty or vaginal tightening procedures are becoming more common and popular with patients.B It is part of the what is aesthetic genital surgery. Patients that desire a vaginoplasty usually experience decreased vaginal sensation most commonly with the feeling of having more vaginal laxity usually due to childbirth.B They complain they are not as […]

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Vaser Liposuction Fresno

What is it? Is it better than regular liposuction? Vaser ( vibration amplification of sound energy at resonance )liposuction uses ultrasound energy to disrupt the fat before suction liposuction is performed.B Having used Vaser for almost 2 years I can say that it cuts by liposuction time by 50% and the suctioning is […]

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