Category Archives: Thermage

Cosmetic Update from the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Cosmetic Physicians (Part 1)

0 Submitted by on Sun, 02 November 2014, 18:39
I was honored to be invited as moderator for the Annual Meeting of the 9th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Cosmetic Physicians. It was held on October 22-26, 2014 in Scottsdale, AZ. I am a medical advisor and embrace this society because it promotes cosmetic education without boundaries. I met cosmetic physicians from the United States, Canada, and Continue Reading...
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Skin Tightening for Neck, Face & Body

0 Submitted by on Fri, 21 June 2013, 09:42
Nora Ephron, late author and playwright of such novels as “I don’t like my neck” voiced a common complaint about her aging neck. The neck and chin areas seem to belie our age even if we are in good, healthy shape and take good care of our skin. Patients feel that the sagging neck and jowls are not consistent with Continue Reading...
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Cosmetic Laser Evolution – Great News for the Patient! Introducing the EXELO2 Laser

0 Submitted by on Mon, 10 September 2012, 12:29
A History of Cosmetic Lasers Introducing the EXELO2 Fractional Ablative CO2 Laser Patients always want the “latest and the greatest” technology and have been enamored with lasers since its inception because of movies like Star Wars. We even had a president (Ronald Reagan) who used this “Star Wars” idea to manipulate the international relationship with another world superpower (Soviet Union). Continue Reading...
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Health is beauty and beauty is health.

1 Submitted by on Sun, 20 November 2011, 21:54
Recently a recurring theme has been evident during patient consultations at my office. Many patients believe that they are requesting a cosmetic procedure to look better, younger, more attractive, etc. From an evolutionary perspective, we are part of the animal kingdom. Yes, we have a higher level of thought and emotions. Yet, we share two survival traits of all animals Continue Reading...
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Bikini Tuck

2 Submitted by on Thu, 14 April 2011, 22:03
Bikini Tuck aka Tummy Tuck under local anesthesia Click on the above link to listen to Dr. Walter Tom on “Ask the Expert” describe the different treatments for tightening loose abdominal skin. In our too fast paced society we want results yesterday with a no downtime but significant results.  Many of my patients desired an alternative to a traditional tummy Continue Reading...
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Are Facials worth your time and money?

2 Submitted by on Thu, 25 November 2010, 13:12
At the Aeshtetic Laser & Vein Centers we have great aestheticians Dee, Jenn and Lindee.  They are a vital component of our aesthetc team that helps one to protect their investment.  After Fraxel fractional laser resurfacing, Thermage non-surgical skin tightening or post operative Facial Fat Grafting they can help to promote healing and the health of your facial skin.  This Continue Reading...
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Saggy Elbow Skin

0 Submitted by on Tue, 05 October 2010, 21:41
Another interesting question posed to me on our KZST/KJZY Cosmetic info line came from a gentleman who has loose elbow skin.  His question/concern and my response are posted below: Question: Saggy skin at elbows Question: I’m 57 in good shape.  Problem is loose skin around elbows.  What Can you do?  I noticed that your email address is related to outdoor Continue Reading...
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Thermage for loose tummy skin post C-section

4 Submitted by on Sun, 26 September 2010, 20:33
We had such interest and positive feedback on our “Lower Tummy after children” Q/A posting that I wanted to follow up with a before and after photo of a 26 year old patient who had loose tummy skin hanging over a C-section scar.  At the time of her treatment SmartLipo laser body  sculpting was not available.  She like many patients Continue Reading...
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Lower Tummy after having children

24 Submitted by on Sun, 19 September 2010, 09:52
A common concern for women following childbirth is how to reclaim one’s lost lower abdominal contour without a tummy tuck.  The following question was presented to me through the KZST/KJZY Cosmetic Info Line. KZST/KJZY Cosmetic Info Line: Lower tummy after pregnancy (6 years ago) – what can I do?  ­­_________, we have many patients who have developed an increase in fat Continue Reading...
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