Here’s How to Know If You Need Botox or Fillers

Whether it’s sagging skin or deep forehead creases, an aging face looks different on everyone. However, with so many anti-aging treatments on the market, your skin doesn’t have to look wrinkled and droopy anymore—no matter how old you are. Thanks to neuromodulator injections like Botox Cosmetic and dermal fillers like Restylane Refyne and Defyne, you…

4 Real Women on Why They Got Fillers and What They Wish They Knew First

Plump lips and pronounced cheekbones have been a Hollywood beauty staple for years now, but not every starlet was naturally blessed with those flattering features. In fact, most celebrities have been turning to cosmetic treatments for decades in order to achieve that flawless appearance. And honestly, can you blame them? With fillers like Vollbella, Vollure, Juvederm and Radisse on the market,…

A Subscription……To A Doctor. How Direct Primary Care Works.

http://www.wfmynews2.com/news/local/2-wants-to-know/a-subscriptionto-a-doctor-how-direct-primary-care-works/491816334   CBS — More doctors are choosing to NOT accept insurance and instead charge monthly fees. It’s called Direct Primary Care. And Chuck Gulat has it. He doesn’t feel rushed when he sees his primary care doctor. He comes as often as he wants, and doesn’t need insurance to pay for it. Sounds almost…

Fraxel Laser Skin Treatment Performed During Wintertime is Ideal

With less daylight hours and less time spent outside during this season, wintertime is ideal for a Fraxel laser skin treatment. Skin after any type of laser resurfacing is extra sensitive since it is in the wound healing process to improve appearance and/or correct a cosmetic or medical issue. Winter is thus typically ideal for…

Men, Botox & us – OH MY!

Have you heard the big news? Deion “Prime Time” Sanders has been treated with BOTOX® Cosmetic. It turns out Deion is part of a growing trend. Over 450,000 botulinum toxin procedures were performed on men in the United States within the last year. “Turning 50 prompted me to take an honest look in the mirror…

People Don’t Take Their Pills

Only One Thing Seems to Help… Cheaper Medications High-tech approaches and “reminder” packaging don’t work well. Reducing prices does. This is one of the many reasons here at OneMD Direct we are thrilled to offer our patients wholesale cost for their medications. Any way we can help our patients stay healthy are moves in the…

Celebrities Who Use Facial Fillers

Facial Fillers including Botox™ and Artefill/Bellafill™ have become so common that many Hollywood celebrities don’t bother disputing the fact that they’re using it. These wrinkle-fighters range in age from Jenny McCarthy (pictured) and Jennie Garth, both 36, to Annie Potts and David Hasselhoff, both 56. And there’s many more celebrities that have used Facial Fillers…

The truth about Bellafill

Bellafill® is a filler that adds volume to skin that’s become flat, wrinkled, creased or deflated-looking over time.  The results are immediate, soft, and fantastic.* We’re here to tell the truth about Bellafill®.  Like all cosmetic products, Bellafill® comes with a lot of marketing hype from a variety of sources that isn’t always honest.  Here we present…

Signs of Aging

Signs of aging: loss of elasticity, sagging skin and facial hollowing Facial aging is inevitable however, the specific time signs begin to occur and their severity are different for everyone.  Genetics, lifestyle and environmental exposure all play a part in the process of facial aging.  Early adaptation of daily use of high SPF UVA/UVB sunscreen…

What can Direct Primary Care do for Employers

Direct Primary Care can be extremely beneficial for individual patients for a variety of reasons.  About half of Americans get their health insurance through their employer. As you know, health care costs for employers have skyrocketed and continue to increase with recent estimates showing that family plans cost employers as much as $18,000, with some estimates…

News The FDA Just Approved a New Filler That’s the First of Its Kind

Allergan, the pharmaceutical company behind Juvéderm, just announced some pretty exciting news: One of its new fillers has been granted FDA-approval. The filler, called Juvéderm Vollure XC, is now the first and only hyaluronic acid dermal filler approved for the correction of moderate to severe wrinkles and folds (such as nasolabial folds) that lasts up to 18 months…

Dr. Google

Have you ever noticed that every time we are stuck in a difficult situation or are looking for a solution to almost anything under the sun, we bank upon Mr. Google! We are so engrossed in this digital world that we rely on the internet for things like shopping, socializing, learning new things or for…

Botox vs. Fillers: Which One Is Better for You?

The popularity of injectables is on the rise and has been for over a decade. While Botox is still number one, dermal fillers are quickly encroaching on that spot. Either way, the more pressing issue is selecting the right option for your skin, if you choose to give these treatments a try. Knowing the differences…

WHAT IS VOLLURE?

Want to get rid of those laugh lines without giving up laughing? New Wrinkle Treatment Improves Laugh Lines and Lasts Longer – 18 Months or More! Let’s face it. There’s nothing funny about laugh lines. For many of us, wrinkles and skin folds are the last thing we want to see in the mirror each…

Everything You Need to Know About Fraxel Laser Treatment

A fellow skincare junkie recently raved to me about Fraxel Dual laser treatments and all the amazing benefits they can provide, even from just one service. It just so happened that while I was at Skin Bar NYC trying out their 4D Face Lift, my esthetician mentioned that they were having a special on Fraxel for their monthly…

High Tech Options

Posted on November 14, 2017 We are living in the era of advanced technology where every part of our daily lives is impacted in some way. Technology not only makes our lives easier but it can transform our physical well-being as well. In many ways, technology is redefining our skincare routines with many products offering…

Radiesse for Men and Brotox

Men have unique skin care needs as they age, and our Radiesse® for Men treatments can restore definition to your masculine features. At Refinery Skin & Body Specialists, we tailor all of our treatments to target the visible signs of aging of our male patients, and Radiesse® for Men offers fast results with no tell-tale…

The New Fat Eraser

UltraShape claims it can shrink your belly with no pain. Too good to be true? By Liz Krieger Jan 28, 2015 You’ve heard it before: No pain, no gain. Beauty requires a bit of suffering. That’s certainly still largely true—at least in terms of bikini waxes, barre workouts, and, for the most part, effective cosmetic procedures. But…

The startling effects of sun damage

Truck driver Bill McElligott, 69, has unilateral dermatoheliosis, according to The New England Journal of Medicine. Essentially, ultraviolet A (UVA) rays transmitted through the window of his delivery truck have severely damaged the skin on the left side of his face during the 28 years he has spent driving on the job. As a result,…

Should You Get Fillers? Here’s How to Tell

The word “filler” usually doesn’t have the most positive of connotations: Filler conversations are boring; filler relationships suck; and filler anything is usually just something to pass the time until a better option comes along. Fillers in regards to your face, however, are a different story. They can enhance and improve, taking years off your appearance. To find out…

ThermiVa: The Most Feminine Rejuvenation

ThermiVa treatments are sensational news in the beauty and health industry. ThermiVa treatments are not just new.  They are revolutionary. ThermiVa is the treatment revitalizing women’s most delicate area:  The tissues of the vulva and the vagina. ThermiVa:  Hail To The “V!” “Thermi-based treatments applications use radiofrequency energy to gently heat tissue.” Completely non-invasive, the…

Direct Primary Care Helping North Carolina

Public Sector Save Big On Health Care Claims: Part II Katherine Restrepo , CONTRIBUTOR I cover North Carolina health policy and Obamacare  Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Mark Watson, executive HR director for Union County, will openly admit he is the ultimate skeptic. Naturally, he was pretty skeptical when his colleague, friend, and debate partner, Bill…

Direct Care Helping North Carolina Public Sector Save Big On Health Care Claims

https://www.forbes.com/sites/katherinerestrepo/2016/03/22/direct-care-helping-north-carolina-save-big-on-health-care-claims/#59d52a286546 MAR 22, 2016 @ 10:27 AM  Katherine Restrepo , CONTRIBUTOR I cover North Carolina health policy and Obamacare  Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Direct primary care (DPC) networks help private, self-insured employers like Amazon and Expedia save big on health care claims. Incorporating an additional benefit option for workers to have a doctor spend…

My Fraxel Dual Laser Experience | Procedure & Recovery Vlog

February 9, 2016 | http://www.hotandflashy50.com/my-fraxel-dual-laser-experience-procedure-recovery-vlog/ My Fraxel Dual Laser Experience | Procedure & Recovery Vlog I got a Fraxel Dual Laser Treatment last week and wanted to share my experience with you. This first post is a vlog of the procedure and the recovery. I’ll be doing another post all about Fraxel, including why I chose this procedure, what it’s…

A Girlfriend’s Guide to ThermiVa

http://vaginareboot.com/ Come for your complimentary consultation, learn all the details.  Get help for your vagina.  You can improve your orgasm, tightness, moisture, appearance and more. Below is the nitty gritty told just like your best friend would say it. Prepare for the treatment:  This isn’t complicated.  “Landscaping” the area is encouraged.  No need to shave the “mons pubis.”…