Today we’re going to talk about the finer points of why and when fillers should be put under the eyes. The eyes are one of the most important parts of our face for non-verbal communications, but there are a few things that can make dark circles appear there. These dark circles can make us look tired, old or even drunk! I have written and spoken about this topic often, and I’ve mentioned that, in general, using fillers to camouflage dark circles due to puffy bags under the eyes is a mistake. Some talented practitioners can get adequate results by doing this, but more often than not this … [Read more...] about Medical Minute: Are Fillers Under the Eyes Ever A Good Idea?
Today we’re going to talk about the ways that lasers and other treatments can help patients with active acne. Acne is a skin condition in which oil and dead skin cells clog up pores in the skin. It is most commonly seen in teenagers, but it sometimes occurs in adults. Symptoms can range from a few mild pimples to severe cases where patients have hundreds of deep cysts and superficial pimples on the face, neck, chest and back. Patients with cystic acne often have dilated red cysts on their faces. Though oral medications such as Doxycycline, Accutane and topical creams are often effective, … [Read more...] about Medical Minute: How Can Lasers Help Improve Acne
[Dr. Scheiner's] expertise and knowledge of the exact nature of my problem and how to remedy it put me at ease, and convinced me that he was the right person for the job. Before and After the Procedures I was about to turn 50, and had begun to notice that despite getting fillers and facial injections, my face looked permanently tired. It made me feel old and out of sorts. After extensive research as to why I had puffy bags and swelling under my eyes, I learned that what I had were called “festoons”. I also found Dr. Scheiner on the Internet, and read about his groundbreaking technique … [Read more...] about Patient Success Story: Not Wasting Any More Time Looking Tired
Today we’re going to talk about how men age, and the ways to treat lower lid bags in men. The aging process affects both men and women. One key area of the face that aging affects is the eyelid region. Heavy upper lids and baggy lower lids can make a person appear tired, sick, older, and sometime even drunk. In men they can make us appear less virile as well. The eyes are surrounded by fat pads that cushion and support the eyeballs. As we age, the membrane that holds back the lower lid’s fat pads starts to attenuate, or bow forward. Additionally, the eyeballs descend or fall as we age due … [Read more...] about Medical Minute: Why Do Men Get Eyebags with Age?