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Love Live Sculptra!

Even if you Count Dracula and never needed anything with an SPF on it because you only went out at night, your skin would still age. This unfortunate circumstance is called intrinsic aging. The main driver of intrinsic aging is a drop in collagen production — every year after you turn 20 your body produces […]

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Fill ‘Er Up with These Five Fillers

Botox is so famous it should have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Botox is a neuromodulator, stopping muscles that form wrinkles on the skin above from contracting. These are dynamic wrinkles. Crow’s feet, frown lines, the 11s, these are all dynamic wrinkles and Botox is their master. But Botox doesn’t do a […]

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Injectables

Time is the master of all. No one outsmarts its steady march, not Ponce de Leon, not that Nazi sympathizer dude in Indiana Jones. No one. And your skin is the first line of defense, taking casualties every minute! Dr. Ip offers a variety of injectables to counter this onslaught of time. There are a […]

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Younger Skin Again with Collagen

Most people who are at all familiar with the aesthetic industry know about dermal fillers such as Restylane, Juvederm, Voluma, and Sculptra. They don’t know much about using collagen as a dermal filler, but collagen is another good option for rejuvenating aging, sun-damaged skin. How do collagen fillers work? Collagen is the main structural protein […]

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Radiesse, the Long-Lasting Calcium Hydroxyapatite Filler

When it comes to moderate to severe nasolabial folds, frown lines, and marionette lines, few can match the long-lasting results from Radiesse. This popular filler is made from calcium hydroxyapatite and it lasts for about one year. What is Radiesse made of? Calcium hydroxyapatite is a mineral-like substance found in our bones. This makes Radiesse […]

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The Hyaluronic Acid Effect

To counter the unwanted effects of aging, many people are opting to have dermal filler injections. The most popular dermal fillers are made from hyaluronic acid. Unearthing Facts on Hyaluronic Acid Certain injectable fillers, most notably Juvederm and Restylane, have become popular because of their hyaluronic acid component. These fillers are used to counteract unpleasant […]

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