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How to Approach the “Smile Lines” aka Nasolabial Folds

Written by: Brielle Kirk, PA-C Hate those lines extending downward from your nose towards your mouth? They are often referred to as “smile lines,” but they are really called nasolabial folds (NLF). I would say they are one of the most common complaints I hear from patients consulting at our medical spa. It is normal …

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Juvederm vs. Restylane: Which Filler is right for me? 

Written by: Stephanie Marie Borjas, FNP-C       When choosing a medspa, something to consider is which dermal filler they use as a practice. Juvederm by Allergan and Restylane by Galderma are the leading dermal fillers in the world of aesthetics. Dermal fillers are made up of hyaluronic acid. Hyaluronic acid naturally occurs in the …

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Your Eyes Tell A Story

Written by: Lauren Klein Face masks and coverings have become “The Norm” as we navigate through the COVID-19 pandemic. With nothing but your eyes showing, we don’t want to be defined by how old we look, so let your eyes tell your story! With good products and measures taken at L-Aesthetics and Longevity we want …

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5 Myths about Botox:

Written by: Stephanie Marie Borjas, FNP-C (she/her/ella)  Botox is neurotoxin treatment by Allergan pharmaceuticals that is FDA approved for treating fine lines and wrinkles caused by the repeated contraction of muscle movement. Its popularity in mainstream media can bring about product awareness but confusion regarding its safety and efficacy. Here are 5 Botox myths: debunked! 1- …

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Filler Pre- and Post- Care.

Written by: Brielle Kirk, PA-C Often, people can engage in lifestyle habits that make treatment time complicated and healing time longer. Make your appointment go a lot smoother and optimize your healing by following some of these recommendations! Before your appointment: – Do not have any dental procedures or vaccinations 2 weeks before injection appointment. …

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Botox vs Filler: Decoding the Differences

  Written by: Blaise Geyer PA-C   How does Botox differ from dermal fillers? The differences between the two are easy to understand in theory, however, the nuances in practice can be harder to grasp. Both Botox and dermal filler are extremely popular (thank you Kardashians), non-surgical cosmetic injectable treatments that are performed within the …

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Keep Calm And Ice On!

Written By: Blaise Geyer, PA-C The Do’s and Don’ts of Post Injectable Care So you made it through your first injectable appointment, congratulations! Understandably it’s a little scary leading up to that first appointment, but you nailed it. Now that you’re through the first appointment, let’s address some common side effects and post care do’s …

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Preparing for Your Botox or Filler Appointment like a Pro

  Written by: Blaise Geyer PA-C You’ve finally decided to pull the trigger and you’ve scheduled your Botox and/or dermal filler appointment. Yipee! But then panic sets in..what should you expect and how do you prepare for your appointment? Nerves are normal especially before your first visit, however, we want you to feel as comfortable …

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Which Juvederm Filler do I Need?

Written by Blaise Geyer, PA-C “The Beauty Blaiser” But They’re All Called Juvederm: Clearing up the Juvederm Filler Confusion You come in expecting to get Juvederm Ultra in your cheeks because we’re running a special, but then your injector tells you that we need to use Voluma instead. But why? They’re all Juvederm products so …

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