How Botox Can Be Used For A Brow Lift

A brow lift is a plastic surgery procedure that involves raising the position of the brows while reducing the appearance of wrinkles. While a brow lift can effectively rejuvenate your appearance, it also involves anesthesia and significant downtime. 

For patients who want the benefit of a brow lift without the downsides of plastic surgery, Botox is an excellent option to consider. With Botox, we can lift the eyebrows and smooth out the skin on the forehead without the need for surgery. 

How Does Botox Work?

Botox consists of a toxin called botulinum toxin type A. This toxin blocks specific nerve signals to prevent muscle contractions. Some muscles raise the brow. Some muscles lower the brow. Using this knowledge, experts can precisely place Botox to give the desired effect. (more…)

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Four Reasons to Consider truSculpt® ID for Fat Reduction

If you’ve been tirelessly searching for a way to eliminate stubborn fat, it’s time to consider truSculpt® ID. This non-invasive treatment harnesses the power of radiofrequency energy to eradicate fat cells in targeted pockets. 

Four key reasons to consider truSculpt® ID for fat reduction include:

truSculpt® ID is Non-Invasive and Requires No Downtime. 

truSculpt® ID is entirely non-invasive – it requires no incisions, anesthesia, or injections. In fact, truSculpt® ID only takes 15 minutes to administer per treatment area. This makes it one of the safest, most convenient body sculpting solutions around. Plus, it’s pain-free and requires no downtime, so you can return to your normal activities immediately after your treatment session.  (more…)

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Treatments to Turn Back Time

Do you wish you could turn back the hands of time to regain a youthful look? While time travel may not be possible, there are several treatments available to rejuvenate your appearance by reducing signs of aging. 

Some of the best anti-aging treatments available today are:

Fat Transfer

One of the most common signs of aging in the face is volume loss. The loss of fat in the face over time contributes to sagging skin, hollowed cheeks, and even dark under-eye circles.  (more…)

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Reasons to Consider truSculpt® ID for Fat Reduction Before Summer

Summer will be here before you know it, and that means it will soon be time to show off your favorite swimsuit. But, if pockets of stubborn fat have you steering clear of beach parties, it may be time to consider truSculpt® ID

What is truSculpt® ID?

truSculpt® ID is non-invasive fat reduction treatment. It uses radiofrequency (RF) energy to penetrate the entire layer of fat, from the skin to the muscle, without incisions or injections. The RF energy heats up the stubborn fat cells, leading to cell death. In the 12 weeks following truSculpt® ID treatment, your body will naturally process and remove them.     (more…)

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Do I Have Ptosis, and What Can I Do About It?

When you look in the mirror, do your eyelids appear to droop down over the eyes themselves? If the answer is yes, you may have ptosis.

What is Ptosis?

Ptosis is a condition that affects the upper eyelid,  and it occurs when the eyelid margin hangs down and obstructs part of the eye. It isn’t the skin that hangs over. It’s a droopy lid. While ptosis isn’t dangerous, many people want to eliminate it for aesthetic purposes, given that drooping eyelids can create an aging or continuously exhausted appearance. Additionally, in the most severe cases, ptosis may even block part of your field of vision.  (more…)

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Tightening Saggy Skin Without Surgery

Is saggy skin giving you an aged appearance? Fear not! You do not need to undergo surgery to solve this common cosmetic concern. At Florida Face and Body, we offer multiple non-invasive treatments that can tighten loose skin and provide you with a rejuvenated look. 

What Causes Saggy Skin?

The most common cause of saggy skin is the natural aging process. As people age, collagen and elastin within the skin begin to break down. Collagen and elastin are both proteins that give the skin its strength and plumpness, and with age, it can lead to saggy, less resilient skin.  (more…)

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How Often Do I Need to Get Agnes RF Treatments?

Agnes RF is a unique device that combines radiofrequency energy with microneedling to combat sagging skin, as well as stubborn fat in the jowls and under-eye area. It works by stimulating collagen production in the skin, changing the position of existing collagen in the skin, and, depending on the chosen settings, reducing fat in the treatment area. 

As an innovative solution to signs of aging in the skin, Agnes RF has unsurprisingly become a popular cosmetic treatment. One of the most common questions among our patients is how often they’ll need to undergo this treatment to retain youthful-looking skin. Here, we’ll answer this question and provide an overview of the results you can expect from Agnes RF treatment.  (more…)

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How IPL Can Minimize the Appearance of Scars

Oftentimes, topical creams and serums that claim to treat scarring fail to provide noticeable results in a reasonable time frame. If you have scarring that won’t respond to topical treatments, IPL therapy could give you the clear, even complexion that you desire. This non-invasive treatment can safely and dramatically improve the appearance of scarring and hyperpigmentation. 

How Does IPL Work?

IPL, or intense pulsed light, is a treatment that uses specific light wavelengths to target skin concerns. This is ideal for patients struggling with scarring, acne, age spots, and hyperpigmentation. The treatment works by damaging the scarred, pigmented skin in a precise and controlled manner. This process stimulates the body’s natural healing process.  (more…)

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Why Winter Is a Good Time for Eyelid Surgery

Are you considering eyelid surgery to improve the appearance of your eyes? Also called blepharoplasty, eyelid surgery involves removing excess tissue from the eyelids to restore a rested and youthful appearance. Upper blepharoplasty is used to fix drooping upper eyelids, while lower blepharoplasty is used to reduce the appearance of under-eye bags. 

Patients looking to schedule blepharoplasty should consider doing so now as winter is an excellent time to complete this procedure for a quick and convenient recovery! Here, we’ll discuss the benefits of getting eyelid surgery during the winter season.  (more…)

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How Much Filler Is Too Much?

Facial and lip fillers are popular injectable treatments that help patients reach their cosmetic goals! Fillers add volume to the face or lips to offset signs of aging and improve the proportions of the face. Effective and minimally-invasive, facial fillers can significantly enhance your appearance without the need for plastic surgery. 

That being said, the amount of filler administered in treatment is crucial. If too much filler is injected, it can migrate to other areas of the face and create a puffy appearance. Here, we’ll discuss the risks of overdoing fillers so that you can use this injectable treatment to your advantage.  (more…)

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