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Category: Cosmetic Injections

Avoiding unnatural results with cosmetic injections

Published on Feb 1st, 2022 by Michael Kaminer, MD

As we begin 2022, the popularity of injectable cosmetic procedures such as neurotoxins (Botox, Dysport, Jeuveau, Xeomin), and fillers (Restylane, Juvederm, Teoxane, Belotero, Sculptra, Radiesse) continues to expand.  Patients are drawn to the immediacy and the non-invasive nature of these powerful interventions. When performed by skilled injectors, they are safe, effective and produce beautiful natural results for a wide range of patients of all ages and skin types. Yet we still see many people with overdone faces. This blog attempts to understand why, and offers advice on how to ensure you get the natural looking results you deserve with fillers … Continue reading »

Botox Shmotox- Does it really matter what toxin is used to treat my lines and wrinkles?

Published on Jul 13th, 2021 by Kenneth Arndt, MD

The short answer to this question is NO… so far. What really matters is the injector. Here is why. What is “Botox” Let’s review what Botox is and how it has evolved. Botulinum toxin is purified from Clostridium botulinum, a bacteria that may improperly grow in preserved or canned food. It is extremely potent-a baby aspirin size amount of powdered toxin is enough to make the global supply of Botox for a year. Botulinum toxin blocks the release of a chemical that instructs muscles to contract. If brow or forehead muscles slow down or stop contracting after exposure to botulinum … Continue reading »

Your new BFF in addressing facial aging

Published on Oct 18th, 2019 by Kenneth Arndt, MD

The acronym BFF stands for “best friends forever,” a term used while instant messaging on the computer or sending a text message on cell phones. It’s also been the name of a reality television show, a comedy series, an online game show, and an episode of South Park, but now Dr. Arndt of SkinCare Physicians often refers to it when speaking with patients when discussing options and approaches for a variety of aesthetic treatments. Both his colleagues and he often see people who come in with appearance related concerns. They are interested simply in “looking better” and want information about … Continue reading »

The ‘Botox’ effects: More than just skin-deep

Published on Aug 30th, 2019 by Thomas Rohrer, MD

There is good scientific research now that supports the fact that neuromodulators such as BOTOX, Dysport, Jeuveau, and Xeomin, do more than just improve our looks. Neuromodulators can actually increase our feelings of happiness. While this may just seem as a result of looking better and feeling better about ourselves after having the treatment, it actually goes much deeper. SkinCare Physicians’ Dr. Thomas Rohrer explains why. There is certainly a lot of benefits from looking better after having a neuromodulator procedure. Lines between the eyebrows melt away and people do not look as if they are scowling and therefore may … Continue reading »

The Five-Minute Earlobe Fix

Published on Aug 28th, 2018 by Michael Kaminer, MD

Have you ever struggled to get your earrings to fit properly? Or to have your favorite pair of earrings stop drooping? Or to simply wear what you want without your ear piercing hole giving you trouble? Well we may finally have the answer for you… injectable fillers. At SkinCare Physicians we have developed a reproducible and incredibly easy-to-perform procedure that takes just a few short minutes.  Injecting Restylane or Juvederm can strengthen a saggy earlobe and also help to firm up the piercing hole, allowing a more stable platform for your earring to rest.  One or both ears can be … Continue reading »

SkinCare Physicians weighs in on “filler fatigue”

Published on May 3rd, 2018 by Michael Kaminer, MD

Let me say this plainly and succinctly…“filler fatigue” due to repeated hyaluronic acid based injections is a hoax. There is absolutely no truth to the notion that long term use of fillers causes problems with skin laxity or integrity. Cosmetic dermatologists now have nearly two decades of data on the safety and efficacy of fillers used in the United States and around the world. At SkinCare Physicians in Chestnut Hill, MA (just outside of Boston), we pride ourselves on treating patients safely with hyaluronic acid based fillers such as Restylane, Juvederm, and Belotero, and importantly these treatments have been highly … Continue reading »

Exciting new approach to the treatment of upper lip lines

Published on Apr 24th, 2018 by Jeffrey Dover, MD

Skin changes related to aging include sagging, discoloration, lack of glow and luster, and wrinkling. While some wrinkles are tolerable, vertical lip lines drive some women to distraction. These lines often remind them of their childhood when their grandmothers or great aunts’ red lipstick bled into the upper lip lines. Now they look in the mirror and see these same lines. At SkinCare Physicians, our cosmetic dermatologists have developed a comprehensive approach to improving these lip lines, including a new component to perfect the results. SkinCare Physicians’ new upper lip lines treatment Our approach includes using neuromodulators such as Botox … Continue reading »

Tired of looking tired? Treat the dark circles under your eyes

Published on Mar 27th, 2018 by Karen Kim, MD

Patients often ask about dark circles under the eyes and what they can do to treat them. There are multiple reasons why dark circles appear and our cosmetic dermatologists at SkinCare Physicians have multiple ways to help address them. Why under eye dark circles appear As we get older, the skin generally tends to become thinner and loose. This is especially true around the eyes, leading to a tired appearance. The under eye area (also called “tear trough”) can also appear hollow and sunken due to volume loss. Finally, the under eye area can look dark because of enlarged blood vessels. Blue veins around the eyes can become more … Continue reading »

The filler revolution at SkinCare Physicians

Published on Jun 22nd, 2017 by Michael Kaminer, MD

Want to look significantly younger and refreshed in about 15 minutes?  Then the explosion of new procedures in the field of cosmetic dermatology, especially injectable fillers, is worth looking into. Filler materials have undergone such a rapid evolution over the past 3 to 4 years that they have revolutionized the way we can refresh the aging face.  We now have a diverse array of materials that can be gently injected under the skin to plump sagging areas, smooth folds, and erase fine lines.  We can target lip and smile lines, hollow cheeks and under-eye areas, and even sagging jawlines. Allergan, … Continue reading »

Worried about lip lines and wrinkles around your mouth?

Published on Jan 13th, 2017 by Kenneth Arndt, MD

Upper lip lines and wrinkles, also known as perioral rhytids or smoker’s lines, are a major cosmetic feature of the lower face. A recent survey found that over 50% of women with appearance-related concerns selected the skin around the mouth as “the most likely to treat area” of the face.  Know that you don’t have to live with these lines. There is more your dermatologist can do to help than you may have thought possible.  But first let’s look at what triggers these annoying lip lines and wrinkles. The first culprits to come to mind are sun, cigarettes and straws. … Continue reading »

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Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467

Phone: (617) 731-1600 Fax: (617) 731-1601

Learn more about your rights and protections related to the No Surprises Act (HR133).

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