Dermal fillers: How to differentiate between Juvéderm XC and Voluma

Posted by Monarch Plastic Surgery   |   Jan 4, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Two of the most common types of fillers are Juvéderm® XC and Juvéderm Voluma® XC (Restylane versus Restylane Silk) but what’s the difference? Many skincare experts offer treatments using one or the other and — if you don’t know what makes each unique — it can be difficult to choose which is right for you.

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Topics: Skincare, dermal fillers, Juvederm, Voluma


How Voluma can transform your look

Posted by Monarch Plastic Surgery   |   Dec 1, 2015 9:00:00 AM

What makes a face look youthful and radiant? It’s not just one thing: it’s a combination of factors, including facial volume, that can determine how young — or old — a face appears.

A young face has natural plumpness in the cheeks that gives a lifted, healthy appearance. Conversely, shallow cheeks can give a sunken, older appearance that can’t be corrected with good skin care or surgery. Unfortunately, a normal side effect of aging is loss of facial volume. That’s where Juvederm® Voluma XC comes in.

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Topics: Skincare, Botox, Skin rejuvenation, dermal fillers, Beauty, Juvederm


Filler or Botox? How to decide on what’s best for you

Posted by Monarch Plastic Surgery   |   Nov 3, 2015 9:30:00 AM

It’s National Healthy Skin Month, and it’s a time to celebrate the remarkable qualities of our skin and to help it look its best each day. But heredity, environment, and gravity can all take a toll on our skin, making us look older than we feel — even if we take the best possible care of it.

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Topics: Skincare, Botox, Skin rejuvenation, dermal fillers, Beauty


Not ready for surgery? Consider these nonsurgical aesthetic treatments

Posted by Monarch Plastic Surgery   |   Sep 23, 2015 9:00:00 AM

Mirrors can be harsh on our self-image. You may feel 25 when you’re really pushing those higher digits, and inside you think you look the same as you did back then. But, sadly the mirror never lies. Fine lines and wrinkles begin to show our years as we become mature women, and if you’re not ready to consider facial rejuvenation treatments, what else is there? You may be surprised to learn a number of nonsurgical procedures are available to you to address the signs of aging.

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Topics: Skincare, Botox, Skin rejuvenation, dermal fillers, chemical peels, Beauty, microdermabrasion, Kybella, Photorejuvenation


Turn back time: Reverse sun damage with these essential skin treatments

Posted by Monarch Plastic Surgery   |   Sep 9, 2015 9:30:00 AM

You’ve heard it all before — use skincare products with SPF. But once you’ve put on the facial moisturizer, BB cream, and foundation, you’re not finished. Your face is an important place to focus on when it comes to protecting your skin from the sun, but what about your hands and neck? If you’re not taking the steps to protect your hands and neck now, your skin will make you look aged after years of sun exposure.

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Topics: Skincare, Skin rejuvenation, dermal fillers, chemical peels, Beauty, microdermabrasion, Photorejuvenation


Take years off your appearance with Juvederm

Posted by Monarch Plastic Surgery   |   Aug 17, 2015 9:30:00 AM

Wrinkles are a natural part of the aging process, but that doesn't mean you have to live with them. You have many options for reducing the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and skin folds on your face. You can choose to have a procedure such as a facelift, or you can opt for something non-invasive like dermal fillers. One popular choice is Juvederm, an injectable gel made to help with moderate to severe facial wrinkles and skin folds.
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Topics: Skin rejuvenation, dermal fillers, Beauty


FAQs about dermal fillers

Posted by Monarch Plastic Surgery   |   Jul 2, 2015 9:00:00 AM

A youthful face has a certain plump, full, and smooth appearance that we all long to maintain as we age. But the passage of time takes some of that fullness away, especially if you work hard to stay slim and your face loses fat. More wrinkling may appear as the fullness of your face diminishes.

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Topics: Skin rejuvenation, dermal fillers

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