Dermal Fillers & Injectables


The New Normal – Rules of Engagement in the World of COVID19

It has been a little while since I wrote anything here on our blog, but it is definitely time to do it now!  On June 1st, we will be re-opening for regular services (and additional new services like COVID-19 Antibody testing) in both Santa Rosa and at our new(ish) Larkspur office.  I am going to…

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Time To Consider Filler for our Hands!

____________________________ [1] “Indication” is the medical jargon for what a drug is approved to be used to treat.  Ironically, there are a ton, if not most, of drugs and medical devices that are more commonly used “off-label” than for their FDA-approved “indication”.  Neurontin, AKA gabapentin, is a classic in this regard – it’s FDA Indication…

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Dysport vs Botox: Units and Pricing

What’s the deal with Dysport pricing and units?  It’s so confusing!?!? I recently received an email from a client who expressed her confusion and frustration about how she was charged for her Dysport treatment as there seemed to be a major discrepancy between our advertised price of $5/unit and her receipt.  The trouble is that the manufacturers of Dysport have created…

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Micro Needling and Platelet-Rich Plasma PRP platelet

I did Microneedling with PRP 4 months ago and my skin looks better than ever! The procedure is totally natural, using my own growth factors has made my skin so smooth and bright! I received my treatments at another office (thank you Dr. Walter Tom!) in town to see if it was something I thought…

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Are you ‘Tox Curious?’

One of the most common questions people ask me is, “How much Botox do I need?”  Let me first say that unless you have muscle spasm causing unbearable twitching or frequent, horrible migraines or severe jaw pain from clenching or overactive bladder or…  wait there are more than TWENTY medical indications of Botox and I…

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She Is Getting Younger Instead of Older!

Hello Team and Fans!   May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and my intention was to write about skin cancer for my first blog, but I will have to do that as a second blog in the same month because I am too excited about something else.  This past weekend I had the pleasure of seeing…

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