On Creativity, Change and Constancy

Are these mutually exclusive? Assuming, broad definitions, I don’t think so. Creativity can be the simple act of morning ablutions, showering, grooming and putting on the appropriate social “face”. Hair and wardrobe are familiar components of an individual’s style and undoubtedly reflect much about their aesthetic sensibilities, culture or brand… Read More »

Rhytidectomy Newport Beach

Rhytidectomy, more commonly referred to as a Face Lift, is a cosmetic surgery procedure that is performed to reduce sagging, lines and wrinkles in the lower portion of the face. This procedure is performed through an incision that runs around the ears and into the temple–always the effort is made in cosmetic… Read More »

Mirror Mirror, You’re Not My Friend

Hail, Queen Ravenna the evil queen of Snow White and the Huntsman, who dared to gaze upon the reflection of an aging female face, in terror and then devise a “solution”. Legend has it that she kept her good looks by “draining the youth” from the kingdom’s maidens in order to maintain the spell cast over her by her mother in childhood… Read More »

What’s In Your “Cosmeceutical”

“Cosmeceutical” is a neologism, a word combining cosmetic and pharmaceutical and applied to products, which contain biologically active ingredients, purported to have medical and/or anti­aging benefits. The term applies exclusively to topical products such as lotions, creams, serums, ointments… Read More »

Anterior Cervicoplasty

An anterior cervicoplasty is a niche type of neck lift offered exclusively to men, who have a favorable history of scarring and who refuse a more extensive procedure. This procedure is not the open neck lift approach where incisions are placed in front and behind the ears… Read More »

Pretty Up My Smile

There comes a time when lipstick alone, cannot revitalize the central landmark of a woman’s face. Many of the problems are the result of volume loss, repetitive muscle lines, bone erosion and undesirable change of skin texture. The results: thin, elongated wrinkly lips, which have virtually lost the cupid’s bow peak, “smoker’s lines… Read More »

Botox Cosmetic – Injections Newport Beach

If you’re stressing over the increased appearance of facial wrinkles around your brow, nose and mouth, try the most popular cosmetic procedure in the country: Botox Cosmetic! Botox is an injection-based treatment used to prevent and erase wrinkles within a few days of application and will continue… Read More »

Do You Need It Or Want It?

T WAS the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us… Read More »

Workout Face

In the U.S. it’s inevitable, we’re perpetually dieting, working­out, chasing that “sweet bird of youth” but for what purpose? The health benefits are indisputable. Fitness becomes a lifestyle choice and a hedge against middle age “spread”. Most of us are not experts and entrust our bodies to personal trainers and our diets to the… Read More »

Botox – Is It A Gateway Drug

As we speak, there are three Botulinum toxins are produced and marketed for the treatment of wrinkles in the U.S.A. I acquired my first experience with Onobotulinum toxin (Allergan) in 1997, when an employee asked if the practice was going to offer “Botox”. The minimally invasive procedures were in their infancy and my understanding… Read More »