Evaluating and Treating Patients with Soft Tissue Fillers and Neuromodulators
fillers and neuromodulators
by Kimberly Huerth, MD, M.Ed on
Is beauty really in the phi of the beholder? Are the faces that conform to the phi mask, that perfectly display the golden ratio of 1.618, really the most beautiful faces among us? Should we be seeking to help our patients approach a mathematical definition of beauty, or should we be seeking to preserve, enhance, and celebrate that which is unique and distinctive in their features, and forget the …
Male Aesthetics: Aging, Masculinity, Beauty, and Treatment Implications
Dermatologist injecting dermal filler in male patient
by Kimberly Huerth, MD, M.Ed on
Since the advent of the phrase “metrosexual” during the mid-1990s, men have slowly leaned into indulging their desire to become more beautiful. First, they started being more meticulous about their manscaping, some then began to dabble in makeup such as guyliner (ok one could argue that this was a thing during glam rock, but I’m talking about everyday dudes here), while others pursued new fr …
Platelet Rich Plasma: “The Process Is The Product”
PRP
by Yumeng Marina Li, MD on
Platelet-rich plasma or PRP, derived from the patient’s own blood, is considered by many to be an all-natural, safe product with rejuvenation properties. Here, we discuss what exactly is PRP, the qualities that would make an ideal PRP extraction system, and the work that lies ahead to standardize current treatment protocols. Dr. Terrence Keaney led a lecture on platelet-rich plasma (PRP) at t …