Category Archives: Wrinkle Reduction

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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Lips…. a More Beautiful Pout!

0 Submitted by on Fri, 19 April 2013, 13:52
Lips “The Way to a More Beautiful Pout” Your lips are one of the most sensitive parts of your bodies. A large portion of the sensory brain is dedicated to your lips. Your lips sense any foreign item (usually food) passing into your mouth, on its way to the inside of your body. This is defense mechanism to keep unwanted 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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Nuances in treating the Male Cosmetic Patient

0 Submitted by on Sun, 19 February 2012, 10:58
Recently I was asked by Cosmetic Surgery Times, to contribute my thoughts on treating the male cosmetic patient. The question posed; “In what ways is the male aesthetic patient differnt from his female counterpart?” There are nuance differences between men and women. Below is an excerpt of my response from this article in a segment entitled Aesthetic Exchange. Cosmetic Surgery 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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Liquid Lift and Fat Grafting

1 Submitted by on Sat, 22 October 2011, 10:06
Facebook is a very good interactive format for my friends and patients. (My patients are also my friends!) The below is a question and my reply that is based on the concept of the “Liquid Lift” Friend: “Dr T have you heard of Sculptra Aesthetics?” My reply: “Hello ____, Sculptra has a product that is an absorbable component that can Continue Reading...
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Have younger hands by Monday!

1 Submitted by on Wed, 13 July 2011, 20:43
We have heard it before; “She has such a youthful face, she’s in great shape but her hands give her age away.”   But you can have younger hands by Monday. We take our health seriously.  We exercise and eat well.  We even invest in our looks with various cosmetic treatments.  Yet our hands can belie our youthful image. Hands are 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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