All of these procedures have the advantage of minimal to no downtime, and are performed personally by Washington, DC area plastic surgeon Dr. Magassy or RN Jeane Thomas.
BOTOX® and Dysport™
We used to believe that wrinkles were as certain as death and taxes, but not any more. BOTOX or Dysport, are the 2 most popular fixes for celebrities and everyday people alike, is now accepted as a safe, effective treatment for wrinkles on the forehead, between the eyebrows (frown lines), and in the “crow’s feet” areas of the face.
Latisse™ is the only FDA approved product indicated to treat hypotrichosis of the eyelashes by increasing their growth including length, thickness, and darkness. Lastisse™ solution is a prescription treatment for hypotrichosis used to grow the eyelashes, making them longer, thicker, and darker. Eyelash hypotrichosis is another name for having inadequate or not enough eyelashes.
Juvaderm™ /Voluma XC
JUVÉDERM™ is semi-permanent injectable filler for treating facial wrinkles and plumping up lips. JuvedermTM Injectable Gel is made of hyaluronic acid – a naturally occurring substance in your skin that helps to add volume and hydration. The gel is injected under the skin to provide a smooth, natural look and feel with long lasting results.
Restylane® is very effective for diminishing wrinkles around the corners of the mouth, the lips, the nasolabial folds, and the frown lines. results will last from 6 to 12 months. Restylane® is also and excellent temporary filler for lip augmentation as it has been shown to last up to 6 months in this particular site. Like Juvederm®, Restylane® is a non-animal, biodegradable gel based on hyaluronic acid. The result is instantaneous and produces a lont-lasting, natural enhancement that is gentle and safe to your skin.
Radiesse™ Welcome back your own natural collagen to smooth out the signs of aging. It is a natural choice used to maintain a more youthful appearance. The key element of Radiesse™ is identical to the chemical structure of calcium naturally present in the human body. Throughout its life, Radiesse™ remains soft and flexible and unlike temporary treatments that must be repeated, Radiesse™ may provide years of rejuvenation.
Sculptra Aesthetic is a type of facial injectable made3 from Poly-L-lactic acid, which helps replace lost collagen. It helps correct shallow to deep facial wrinkles, and folds, that appear with aging by replacing lost collagen. Sculptra Aesthetic is the first facial injectable that gives you subtle results over time giving you a more natural-looking appearance, without giving you away. A full treatment of Sculptra Aesthetic, an average of three injection sessions over a few months, can last up to two years.