Category Archives: Non-Surgical Enhancement

Get Silky Smooth Skin for Summer with Laser Hair Removal

UCI, Laser Hair Removal - ImageWith beach weather right around the corner, it’s almost time to put away the sweater and get that new bathing suit ready. But finding the perfect bikini and cramming in extra crunches at the gym aren’t the only things to take on before enjoying those sunny summer days in skimpy clothes. Unsightly hairs can be embarrassing and can ruin your self-confidence, so don’t let them get in the way of feeling your best this year; try laser hair removal at UCI Plastic Surgery.

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Answers to Common Questions About Botox®

UCI, Botox - ImageEver since it was approved for cosmetic use in the United States, Botox has become the most popular anti-aging cosmetic treatment for both men and women. In fact, in 2017, botulinum toxin type A, which Botox is derived from, was injected over 7 million times. That’s good for a two percent increase over the previous year. As Botox’s popularity shows no signs of slowing down, we here at UCI Plastic Surgery get a lot of inquiries regarding this wonder drug. So here are some answers to the most frequently asked questions.

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Get Rid of Dark Circles Under Your Eyes with Belotero®

UCI, Belotero - ImageThey say the eyes are the window to the soul. They’re definitely one of the first things most people notice when they look at your face, and your eyes can often leave a lasting impression. What if all people see is dark, hollow circles underneath your eyes instead of your beautiful baby blues (or browns!)? If that’s the case, it may be time to consider Belotero at UCI Plastic Surgery.

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Why Botox® is So Popular

1508859498836-uci-botox-oct17It was 15 years ago this past April that onabotulinum toxin A was first approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for cosmetic use. Back then it was only okayed for fighting frown lines—the vertical creases between the eyebrows that appear after lifelong use of the surrounding muscles. Then came crow’s feet, but now Botox is making news again.

Everyone’s favorite wrinkle wonder drug has just won another approval from the FDA, this time for treating forehead lines. Although it’s already been used “off-label” by doctors to temporarily free foreheads from wrinkles for years, it’s now official.

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