Expert Doctor Articles

Hyaluronic Acid vs. Collagen Fillers

Hyaluronic acid and collagen fillers are both dermal fillers used to add volume to regions of the face to remove fine lines, wrinkles and hallowed areas caused by aging. They’re also known as soft tissue fillers or injectable fillers. Hyaluronic acid (HA) and collagen fillers both work differently and the effects of each last for various periods of...

Smart Lipo

SmartLipo®, also known as laser-assisted liposuction or laser-lipo, enhances the results of traditional liposuction by assisting in fat cell removal. It also induces beneficial skin changes, such as skin tightening and skin thickening by stimulating an increase in collagen production. SmartLipo® works to reduce the number of fat cells and makes the...

Douglas Hendricks, MD

Article Updated on October 15, 2018


EMSCULPT is a new FDA-approved treatment for use on the abdomen and butt that works to contour the body. The device reduces fat and builds muscle simultaneously so patients can achieve the desired toned results.  EMSCULPT produces a magnetic energy that creates a series of muscle contractions during the treatment in order to stimulate the muscles. The...


Septoplasty is a surgery that corrects a deviated septum and is performed on the inside of the nose to help a patient breathe easier. A deviated septum occurs when the cartilage that separates the nostrils is out of position and causes breathing problems, nosebleeds, and pain. While some might think rhinoplasty is a solution to this problem, it is not...

Arash Moradzadeh, MD

Article Updated on October 08, 2018

Open vs Closed Rhinoplasty

Rhinoplasty is plastic surgery performed on the nose. Open rhinoplasty is done through incisions created on the inside of the nose as well as a small incision across the columella (the strip of skin running from the tip of the nose to the upper lip that separates the nostrils). Closed rhinoplasty is done through small incisions on the inside of the...

John Rachel, MD

Article Updated on October 05, 2018

Time Machine Procedure

The Time Machine Procedure is a skin rejuvenation technique that combines various non-surgical technologies such as laser skin resurfacing, fractional laser resurfacing, dermal fillers, Botox and Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) into a customized treatment plan. The procedure addresses wrinkles, sagging skin, eye bags and droopy eyelids to give patients a...
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Tess Mauricio, MD

Article Updated on October 04, 2018

Hi Def Liposuction

Hi-Def liposuction is a liposuction procedure that uses Vaser technology, or ultrasonic waves, to remove stubborn pockets of fat while contouring and sculpting the anatomical features of the body. This type of procedure can remove fat from the superficial and deep adipose tissue layers to sculpt the body. Hi-Def liposuction can be used on most areas...
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John Millard, MD

Article Updated on September 27, 2018