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1 year follow up on Microneedling results

A little over a year ago, we added Microneedling to our practice.  Skin needling, also known as Microneedling Therapy, Collagen Induction Therapy (CIT), and Percutaneous Collagen Induction (PCI), is a minimally invasive skin-renewal procedure that involves the use of a motorized depth controlled hand-piece device that contains fine needles.  The needles are used to penetrate the skin… Read More »

Microneedling available in Ann Arbor

We have recently incorporated Microneedling into our practice.  We have been very impressed with the results. What is microneedling? A topical numbing cream is applied to the skin.  A small motor uses tiny needles to stimulate the skin.  Our patients have found this procedure comfortable and easy.  This procedure induces collagen formation in the skin…. Read More »

Put Down the Bleach, Rejuvenate Winter Skin with Ultherapy

A study from Stanford University School of Medicine recently made the discovery that diluted bleach mixture has the ability to reverse inflammation and aging skin. The researchers bathed mice in a 0.0005 percent mixture of bleach and after two weeks they appeared younger and reversed skin damage. However, don’t try this at home. Human studies have not… Read More »

Breathe Easier At Night After Nose Reshaping

You may not even realize that you have a serious health problem, but if you’ve been experiencing almost constant nasal congestion, dry mouth, poor sense of smell, and often breathe through your mouth, you might have a blocked nasal passage. Nasal obstruction can also result in more severe symptoms like nosebleeds, sinus infections, and headaches…. Read More »

Achieve Elegant Revision Rhinoplasty Results by Choosing a Top Surgeon

Rhinoplasties are one of the most common procedures performed, with over 350,000 patients having the procedure annually. Patients seeking this procedure have a range of motivations. Some patients seek minor changes to their appearance. Others seek a dramatic change to a large bump on their nose or roundness in their nasal tip. Choosing a rhinoplasty… Read More »

Ann Arbor Botox patients go Micro

The newest use of Botox, called Micro Botox, involves injecting very small amounts of botox to achieve a more natural result. This technique was popularized in Singapore with dramatic results. Our Ann Arbor Botox patients want natural results while having their lines softened but not frozen These patients are an ideal application for Micro Botox. A common… Read More »

Building a stable “nose job” for Michigan rhinoplasty patients

In our practice, many or our patients mention their concerns about unnatural looking “nose job” results in their consultations. Many Michigan rhinoplasty procedures performed in the 80’s, 90’s, and even today used the “reductive rhinoplasty” technique.  This technique involves removing contents from the nose to give the appearance of a sharper, smaller nose.  This approach has some… Read More »

Plastic surgery in Michigan overdone: chipmunk cheeks

I am always both amazed and simultaneously upset when I see patients who have had plastic surgery that was overdone. What is even more disconcerting is that some of these procedures have been performed by some of the most reputable physicians. Many of my Ann Arbor plastic surgery patients inquire how some of the famous stars on… Read More »