Posts From April, 2013

Accept No Substitutes: Go to a Licensed Physician for BOTOX®

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April 27, 2013

BOTOX® Cosmetic remains the most popular wrinkle treatment on the market today, and with good reason: it is very effective at reducing fine lines and furrows, including crow’s feet and frown lines. Because of its popularity, more days spas, clinics, and surgeons are offering BOTOX®. However, not everyone is equally qualified to administer BOTOX® injections ... read more

Beware of BOTOX® Parties

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April 25, 2013

According to a report by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, BOTOX® Cosmetic and other non-surgical cosmetic treatments made up 83% of all cosmetic procedures in 2010 – and BOTOX® was by far the most popular of these minimally-invasive treatments. As BOTOX® continues to grow in popularity, the risk of finding a provider who ... read more

When is the Right Age for a Facelift?

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April 22, 2013

Most people assume that they shouldn’t consider a facelift until they are well into their 60s, when facial sagging and jowls become more severe. However, the truth is that waiting too long may prevent you from obtaining the best possible results. As facial aging progresses throughout your 40s and 50s, the deep facial folds caused ... read more

Am I a Candidate for a Facelift?

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April 20, 2013

If the face in the mirror has started to look much older than you feel, you may be a candidate for facial surgery. Deep facial folds, hanging skin, and jowls can all be addressed in a facelift. These problems can give you a permanently “tired” appearance, and are generally caused by the loss of facial ... read more

Why Dr. Lee Does Not Recommend Permanent Dermal Fillers

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April 17, 2013

Your body is ever changing. When you have permanent dermal fillers, like fat, Sculptra® and Radiesse®, injected into your face, you run the risk of altering your natural beauty with a substance that is not easy to manipulate and will require surgery to remove.   Although fat injections are popular dermal fillers because they are ... read more

Why Eyelid Surgery is the Most Popular Facial Plastic Surgery Procedure

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April 15, 2013

At our Philadelphia offices, Dr. John Lee focuses his plastic surgery practice on blepharoplasty, the surgical enhancement of your eyelids. Blepharoplasty is the most popular facial plastic surgery procedure because it has such a dramatic effect on your appearance.   The first thing you notice about someone is their eyes. With blepharoplasty, you can have a relatively ... read more

What Areas Are Best for Botox® Injections?

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April 10, 2013

BOTOX® Cosmetic is a very popular solution for those irritating lines and wrinkles that start to appear on our faces as we age. But BOTOX is not always the best treatment for every area or every patient. Meeting with your Philadelphia plastic surgeon Dr. John Lee will give you a better idea of what your options are ... read more