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A Pathologist that reads skin biopsies under the microscope and makes the diagnosis.

Neurotoxins are preventative and help prevent and/or smooth out fine lines and wrinkles caused by facial movement and expressions. Dermal Fillers fill areas of lost volume in the face to support
and add volume to the face.

Typically, Neurotoxins last 3-4 months. If you are an avid exerciser (More than 3-4 times a week), Neurotoxins may last closer to 3 months. Interestingly, everyone metabolizes Neurotoxins at a slightly different rate.
They feel like a tiny little prick, mosquito bite, or like squeezing a pimple! A tiny needle is used, so the treatment is virtually painless.

NO! You can resume your day as normal, although we advise that you avoid strenuous activity, steam rooms and saunas, and other facial treatments for at least 24 hours. After 4-10 days, you will notice an improvement in your lines and wrinkles, and this result will last approximately 3-4 months.

They feel like a tiny little prick, mosquito bite, or like squeezing a pimple! A very small needle is used, so the treatment is virtually painless.

  • Forehead
  • Between the eyes (glabella)
  • The "crows feet" or sides of the eyes

Botulinum toxin has been used for more than 40 years, and it is administered in such a way that it acts locally only to affect your muscles and sweat glands. As long as a qualified medical professional administers it, the risks are extremely minimal.

Most side effects are minimal, the most common being mild bruising to the injection site.

Some patients also report mild headaches shortly after the treatment, but these usually subside within 24 hours.

You should NOT have this treatment if:

  • The injection site is infected
  • You are allergic to any of the ingredients
  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding
  • You have a neuromuscular disorder (e.g., myasthenia gravis)

 

A full list of side effects, cautions, and contraindications will be discussed at face to face
consultation.

Dermal filler is a naturally-occurring hyaluronic acid gel that is injected into the face to fill and smooth wrinkles and folds. It is also used to plump scars or dents in the face, define and enhance lips, reshape the nose, or define and contour the cheeks.

Filler lasts anywhere from 6 months to 18 months, depending on the type of filler used.
The discomfort is minimal, and the level of discomfort depends on the treatment area. However, dermal fillers are prepared with lidocaine, which helps to ease the discomfort. Ice is also helpful.
Your doctor will inject small quantities of filler into the treatment area(s). Dr. Frieling prefers to use Juvéderm®, the leading facial filler available on the market and comes with a local anesthetic, making the process relatively painless.
Juvederm® fills and smooths lines and wrinkles, producing an immediate result that will leave your face feeling younger, fresher, firmer, and more defined than ever before. The effects last about 6 to 18 months, depending on the type of Juvederm® used.
Yes, in most instances, we allow enough time for a thorough and complimentary consultation as well as a treatment if you plan to move forward.

You should NOT have this treatment if:

  • You are allergic to any of the ingredients
  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding

 

A full list of side effects, cautions, and contraindications will be discussed at a face-to-face consultation.

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