If you’ve ever wondered about skin aging, you probably know a little something about collagen. Collagen is a protein that is responsible for the structure that supports the skin. With lots of collagen, the skin is firm, taut, and has few wrinkles. The problem is after the age of 20, humans lose one additional percent […]
Archive | Facial Rejuvenation
Time owns everyone. There’s no stopping its relentless march; a person can only hope to slow it down! When Dr. Lavey’s patients are looking for a non-surgical solution, he offers a variety of injectables to push back the aging process. But there are quite a few options out there and our patients sometimes are confused […]
Skin 101 and How It Ages
Everyone would like to stop the process of skin aging in its tracks. But, short of being a vampire who doesn’t age and who never goes out in the sun, good luck. To better understand skin aging it helps to better understand your skin. So, here’s a little Skin 101 from Dr. Lavey and his […]
What Really Works for Sun-Damaged Skin
There are numerous factors that contribute to accelerated skin aging. But sun exposure is the main contributor to the appearance of wrinkles, brown spots, and dull skin texture. If you’ve had your fun in the sun and the ultraviolet rays have wreaked their havoc, the following treatments available at our practice can reduce the extent […]
Is It Possible to Be Jowl-Free?
No one’s exempted from facial aging — from forehead lines to crow’s feet to nasolabial folds. Not to mention sagging jowls. No matter how diligent you may be with your daily sunscreen and nightly moisturizer routines, the loose skin on the lower third of the face will make you appear old. Being jowl-free may sound […]
3 Clues That Your Eyelids Need a Lift
The breasts and lower body have been given a lot of attention these days — breast augmentation and the Brazilian butt lift are two of the most popular cosmetic surgeries. However, the eyelids are frequently overlooked when it comes to ways to improve one’s appearance through cosmetic surgery. If the eyes are the windows to […]
Have You Figured Out These 10 Things Before Your Facelift?
By and large, a large chunk of the population are not really keen about the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and jowls. Although there is no definite method or treatment to prevent the aforementioned signs from happening, you can actually do something to delay its appearance or somehow “soften” its severity. A face lift procedure […]
Deciding Between Botox and Dermal Fillers for Facial Rejuvenation
According to the recent report released by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Americans spent roughly 2.5 billion dollars in injectables alone. This should not come as a surprise as more people are now aware of how minimally invasive procedures can actually lead to dramatic outcomes. For many patients seeking quick fixes to their […]
Erase Years Off Your Face with an Eyelid Lift by Dr. Lavey
For most of our patients who visit us here at our Danville facial rejuvenation practice, droopy eyelids is often one of the concerns they’d like to improve. By and large, they’ll ask about the facelift procedure for such concern. However, after a thorough consultation with Dr. Lavey, an eyelid lift becomes the procedure of choice […]
What Can Injectables Do For Me?
The term injectables has been used more recently over the years but every so often, we often get questions here at our Bay Area facial rejuvenation practice on whether or not injectables are the ideal solution for their cosmetic concerns. Read on below to learn more about injectables and what it can (and cannot!) do […]