Morsani College of Medicine

Dermatology & Cutaneous Surgery

Archive for the Cosmetics Category

Forget What You Have Heard About “Thread Lifting”
September 5, 2018

  There is a lot of misinformation out there about PDO threads. Some people have heard of the old “thread lifts” which utilized permanent, non-absorbable threads. This procedure was fraught with complications, had to be anchored to the skin, and were eventually pulled by the FDA. Other people are not quite sure what PDO threads are and figure that they […]

Be Mine Valentine….
January 30, 2018

How to Get a Perfect Pout for the Big Day! Lip filler is too often touted as overdone, and patients worry about looking “different.” Every day, I tell my patients that they probably see plenty of people with lip injections but have no idea because it looks so natural. There are many great filler products available that create a beautiful, […]

Introducing Alastin’s NEW Restorative Neck Complex!
January 3, 2018

It’s time to get started on your New Years Resolutions. Using Alastin’s new Restorative Neck Complex allows your neck and décolleté area to be the best version of you! This next generation firming treatment was specifically formulated to address the unique challenges of the skin below the chin and chest. It incorporates the Tri-Hex technology that patients continue to see […]

Do you feel like your skin needs a “pick-me-up” before the holidays? It is time to start NOW. We are excited to announce our new Micro Re-texturizing treatment designed to smooth skin, tighten pores, reduce scarring and give your skin the healthy glow you are looking for before the holidays.
November 30, 2017

What does Micro Re-texturizing treat? We use Micro Re-texturing to treat a variety of conditions including acne scarring, stretch marks, uneven texture, large pores, fine lines, and scars. This treatment is best known for it’s ability to restore a youthful healthy glow to the skin and smooth out your texture. What is Micro Re-texturizing? Micro Re-texturizing can also be referred […]

Turning Back the Hands of Time
November 6, 2017

  Almost every day in my clinic patients ask me when white gloves are coming back into style to cover their once more youthful hands. We do such a great job protecting our face and using treatments as well as skincare to reverse visible signs of aging and totally forget about our hands! As we mature the skin becomes thinner […]

Are you seeing “double” in your selfies? … If so we have your treatment!!
October 2, 2017

What does Kybella Treat? Patients often ask how to get rid of the dreaded “double chin”. Men and women alike can be genetically predisposed to having a collection of fat in this area. This product specifically treats that small collection of fat under the chin. What is Kybella? Kybella® is a non-human non-animal formulation of deoxycholic acid that is indication […]

Introducing Juvederm Vollure XC!
September 5, 2017

Allergan, the makers of Botox and Juvederm have added a new filler to their portfolio! Juvederm Vollure is the most versatile filler to hit the market. Although it was just recently approved by the FDA, it has been used in Europe since 2013. It utilizes a specialized Vycross technology that gives the hyaluronic acid gel filler a smooth look and […]

Reawaken Your Skin with our Newest Innovative Skincare line…Alastin!
August 2, 2017

New state of the art skincare technology coming to USF … ALASTIN!   As consumers we are inundated with new products claiming to improve the appearance of our skin. The skincare industry has very limited regulations on who can make these claims. Products are not sent through the grueling process of clinical trials that most drugs are unless the skincare […]

The Neck and Décolleté: Areas That Should Never Be Ignored
June 5, 2017

For so many years the focus of many cosmetic treatments targeted the face alone, while unfortunately leaving the neck and décolleté untreated. It is all too common that after treating the face with Botox, fillers, topicals, and/or laser treatments, patients return stating now that they love the appearance of their face, they also want their neck and chest to match. […]

Summer is Coming…So Don’t Forget to Refresh and Protect your Skin with Total Defense and Repair SPF with Infrared Protection!
May 3, 2017

For years now you have probably been told that wearing a broad spectrum sunscreen is necessary in protecting your skin from the cancer-causing UVA and UVB rays. But has anyone ever told you about the importance of infrared protection as well?   Infrared rays (IR) come from the sun and have a longer wavelength than the cancer-causing UVA and UVB […]

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