Dysport® and Botox® Cosmetic are injectable treatments that reduce expression lines and wrinkles by temporarily paralyzing the underlying facial muscles. They are both derived from the same active ingredient and offer similar effects on the face. While these products are alike in many ways, preference can play a significant role when choosing a neuromodulator. Some Continue Reading >>
Is Permanent Lip Filler Really a Thing?
There is no such thing as a safe, effective, and permanent lip filler. There are injectable dermal fillers that offer temporary improvement and surgical procedures that produce long-lasting results. When undergoing any lip augmentation, it is critical to choose a board-certified facial plastic surgeon or expert injector to ensure the safest treatment and the best Continue Reading >>
A Better, Longer-Lasting Botox Alternative to Choose in 2023
Shown to provide longer-lasting results in smoothing forehead wrinkles, Daxxify® is a game-changing wrinkle-relaxer and the new Botox alternative for 2023. Carolina Facial Plastics is one of the first practices in the Charlotte area to offer this revolutionary neuromodulator. What is Daxxify – a new Botox alternative? Daxxify contains the same active ingredient as other Continue Reading >>
How to Get Rid of Chubby Cheeks: We Have Solutions to this Common Concern
“Why is my face so fat?” is a common complaint I hear from my patients. For the right candidates, I recommend buccal fat removal to effectively target fat in the mid and lower face. Why is my face so chubby? In many cases, those who have overly round cheeks or have additional fullness from the Continue Reading >>
Should you be afraid of lip filler migration?
If there’s one thing that prevents my patients from enjoying the multiple benefits lip fillers offer, it’s the fear of filler migration. I understand why lip filler treatments are under so much scrutiny lately – the number of TikTok videos about lip filler migration or the “filler mustache” demonstrates what can happen in the hands Continue Reading >>
How to Get Rid of That Babyface
If you have a babyface, or excessively full cheeks, there are a few ways to effectively alter its appearance. Buccal fat removal, cheek augmentation, and facial liposuction are popular procedures that can create facial contours for a more attractive and slender aesthetic. These treatments can slim down a baby fat face to create better proportions Continue Reading >>
Can Botox make your face slimmer?
Botox® Cosmetic is a popular injectable neuromodulator known to treat dynamic lines formed from repetitive facial movements like frowning, but it can also make your face slimmer. The jawline isn’t always the first indicator of aging, but the jaw can become wider or more square as you age. Botox is a safe, effective, minimally-invasive face-slimming Continue Reading >>
The Dangers of DIY Thread Lifts
People are performing DIY cosmetic treatments on social media, including PDO thread lifts. These individuals are providing video tutorials for procedures doctors spend years training for, with tools illegally purchased online. While at-home beauty hacks have their appeal (it can be quite hard to resist the opportunity to save money and skip a trip to Continue Reading >>
Questions To Ask Your Surgeon Before Neck Lift Surgery
Insecurities about excess neck fat can make you feel self-conscious about your appearance. It is common to have some fat between the skin and the neck muscles. However, if you notice excess fat accumulation or sagging skin, these are signs of aging and can be addressed with a neck lift. A neck lift is a Continue Reading >>
Collagen: What it is, Why You Need it, How to Get it
The collagen craze is showing no signs of slowing down. It has become a trendy wellness item that has taken the form of tablets, powders, and creams that promise to give you shiny hair, plump skin, and strong bones. While more research is needed to prove their efficacy, there is no doubt women everywhere have Continue Reading >>