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How Often Should I Get a Chemical Peel?

Chemical peels rose rapidly in popularity in the 90s, and over the years have evolved into customizable solutions for a variety of skin concerns. If your skin is tired, wrinkling or your complexion is dull and could use a boost, a chemical peel at The Face & Body Place could be just your solution for bright, clear skin that shines. How Do Chemical Peels Work? Chemical peels are the perfect non-invasive treatment for skin plagued by acne, fine lines and wrinkles, dry skin, uneven [...]

By |2020-01-14T07:21:55-08:00January 10th, 2020|Chemical Peel|0 Comments

What Are the Benefits of Microneedling?

One of the primary processes of aging is the breakdown of collagen in the skin. Sun exposure exacerbates this issue, and over time, our skin’s ability to repair and replenish collagen slows. The result is lines and wrinkles, skin laxity, expanded pores, and dull, uneven texture. Microneedling at The Face & Body Place addresses these problems at the source: collagen production. How Does Microneedling Work? Microneedling works using a fine, pen-like tool with a matrix of fine, sterile needles to create micro-channels in the [...]

By |2020-01-13T07:40:43-08:00January 2nd, 2020|Microneedling|0 Comments

How to Get Rid of Acne Scars Once and For All

Acne scars don’t only plague teenagers. Often, the remnants of teenage acne can stick around, following us well into adulthood. Acne scars can make us self-conscious and insecure. If you're tired of your acne scars getting too much attention, Dr. Finder can help with the Spectra Laser™ system. How Does the Spectra Laser™ Reduce Acne Scars? The Spectra Laser™ system is non-ablative, meaning it doesn’t abrade the topmost layer of your skin, and is capable of reducing acne scars as well as [...]

By |2020-01-09T09:15:47-08:00December 22nd, 2019|Spectra Laser|0 Comments

Which Juvéderm® Product is Right for Me?

Dermal fillers, such as the Juvéderm® line, have become the second most popular cosmetic enhancement procedure in the country, behind only Botox®, and there’s a good reason. Dermal fillers take years off your age with a few precisely placed injections, zero downtime, and instant results. The Face & Body Place has a Juvéderm® product sure to revitalize and renew your face with natural, beautiful results. How Do Juvéderm® Fillers Work? Made up of hyaluronic acid (HA) molecules, Juvéderm® fillers are precisely engineered to [...]

By |2020-01-09T09:15:36-08:00December 16th, 2019|Juvederm|0 Comments

Do Physician Supervised Weight Loss Programs Work?

Losing weight is universally considered one of the hardest things a person can do. The diet industry is also a minefield of charlatans promising dramatic, life-changing results with expensive programs designed more to lighten the wallet than the number on the scale. At The Face & Body Place, our physician-supervised weight loss program is designed with true health and wellness in mind. How Does the Program Work? Dr. Kimberly Finder knows effective, lasting weight loss requires an understanding of the patient on an [...]

By |2020-01-09T09:15:51-08:00December 2nd, 2019|127 Wellness Plan|0 Comments

How Long Does ThermiTight® Last?

Not everyone seeking cosmetic rejuvenation is ready for an invasive facelift or neck lift procedure, but many people still have concerns about the shape and contour of their facial structures. This is where Dr. Kimberly Finder at The Face & Body Place comes in. Thanks to advances in cosmetic medicine, there are now non-surgical options, including ThermiTight®. VIEW MORE PATIENT RESULTS *Individual Results May Vary How Does ThermiTight® Work? The principle behind ThermiTight® is to target not only skin laxity but [...]

By |2019-12-18T06:02:36-08:00October 14th, 2019|ThermiTight|0 Comments

Does Laser Tattoo Removal Hurt?

“Does it hurt?” is the second most common question about laser tattoo removal, right after how much the treatment costs. Pain is a top concern for patients, and at The Face & Body Place, your comfort and satisfaction is definitely our highest priority. VIEW MORE PATIENT RESULTS *Individual Results May Vary How Does Laser Tattoo Removal Work? Dr. Kimberly Finder is proud that The Face & Body Place was the first clinic in all of San Antonio to bring PicoSure™ laser technology [...]

By |2019-10-22T06:57:37-08:00September 30th, 2019|Laser Tattoo Removal|0 Comments

What’s the Best Laser to Rejuvenate My Skin?

Anyone researching laser skin resurfacing treatments is bound to come across so much information it’s overwhelming. Since 1996, Dr. Kimberly Finder has focused on advanced cosmetic medicine, and is an expert in a multitude of laser treatment options that may be right for you. At The Face & Body Place, we offer an array of laser skin resurfacing treatments to treat all your skin concerns. VIEW MORE PATIENT RESULTS *Individual Results May Vary How Does Laser Skin Resurfacing Work? Most laser treatments involve [...]

By |2019-09-10T06:51:38-08:00September 29th, 2019|Facial Rejuvenation, Lasers/Lights|0 Comments

How Long Does Laser Hair Removal Last?

Hair removal, no matter your method, is time-consuming, and for men and women alike, it’s a chore. Women spend as much as 76 days in a lifetime removing hair, and men aren’t far behind. Reclaim your time and money on expensive products without sacrificing a groomed appearance, the Face & Body Place can help remove your unwanted hair. How Does Laser Hair Removal Work? Laser hair removal treatments of the past have been painful, expensive, and not very reliable. That’s all changed with [...]

By |2019-10-22T06:57:26-08:00September 13th, 2019|Laser Hair Removal|0 Comments

Can I Get a Facelift Without Surgery?

Surgery is not the only option for facial rejuvenation. The last two decades have seen significant advancements in the cosmetic enhancement industry that help fight the signs of aging, from wrinkles and lines, volume loss, and skin tone and texture changes. The Face & Body Place offers a multitude of treatment options for your aesthetic concerns. Whether you choose injectables, laser energy and light sources, or skincare procedures, we’ve got your key to turning back the clock. VIEW MORE PATIENT RESULTS *Individual Results May Vary [...]

By |2019-09-03T07:32:55-08:00August 19th, 2019|Face & Body Place, Facelift, Non-surgical|0 Comments

How Can I Treat Urinary Incontinence?

Urinary incontinence is frequently something women endure in silence. It’s uncomfortable, embarrassing, and seen as a sign of lost youth and vitality, but it doesn’t have to be. Vaginal wellness is a key part of a woman’s overall health. Dr. Kimberly Finder at The Face & Body Place makes women’s health a priority, and can help you leave behind the secrecy and silent suffering of incontinence. How ThermiVA® Works to Improve Urinary Function ThermiVA® is one of the most advanced vaginal rejuvenation and incontinence [...]

How Can I Remove Fat From My Flanks?

Are you tired of eating right, doing exercises that target your torso, and yet your reflection still shows the dreaded love handles or muffin top? Dr. Kimberly Finder, the most experienced liposuction practitioner in San Antonio, can help. At The Face & Body Place, Dr. Finder has performed more than 6,000 tumescent liposuction procedures since the start of her career in 1995, and is a pioneer in her field. VIEW MORE PATIENT RESULTS *Individual Results May Vary What Makes Tumescent Liposuction [...]

By |2019-07-29T03:33:08-08:00July 29th, 2019|Liposuction|0 Comments

How Much Does Laser Hair Removal Cost?

The amount of time and money we spend on shaving, waxing, and other hair removal methods over a lifetime is staggering. Thousands of dollars and the equivalent of months are spent on hair removal and grooming for both men and women, and for women, hair removal is the most hated of all beauty rituals. So while laser hair removal may seem expensive up front, the overall cost may be less than you expect. How Does Laser Hair Removal Work? The pigment in [...]

By |2019-07-29T03:14:05-08:00July 16th, 2019|Laser Hair Removal|0 Comments

What’s the Difference Between Botox® and Dermal Fillers?

BOTOX® Cosmetic wears the crown as the most popular treatment for cosmetic enhancement and facial rejuvenation in the United States, with dermal fillers right on its heels. Both treatments target facial wrinkles and folds through artistically placed injections, but that’s where their commonalities end. The Face & Body Place is skilled in the art and science of both treatments and we’re ready to help you understand them so you can decide which treatment is best for you. *Individual Results May Vary How [...]

By |2019-07-29T03:16:25-08:00July 3rd, 2019|Injectables|0 Comments

Am I a Candidate for SlimLipo?

SlimLipo™ is a truly revolutionary addition to the liposuction procedure, and there is no doctor in the San Antonio area more experienced in its use than Dr. Kimberly Finder. Having performed more than 6,000 tumescent liposuction procedures since she began in 1995, Dr. Finder at The Face & Body Place is the one other cosmetic surgeons turn to for knowledge and expertise in the field of cosmetic contour and body reshaping. VIEW MORE PATIENT RESULTS *Individual Results May Vary What is the [...]

By |2019-06-13T06:38:24-08:00June 19th, 2019|SlimLipo|0 Comments

Finding the Best Liposuction Surgeon

Your body is your temple. Don’t trust it to just any plastic surgeon for your liposuction procedure. You need more than the doctor’s skill with a laser and scalpel. You need to feel comfortable and trust the surgeon is the best. At The Face & Body Place, Dr. Kimberly Finder is one of the foremost liposuction practitioners in the US, with more experience than anyone in the San Antonio area. VIEW MORE PATIENT RESULTS *Individual Results May Vary How to Find the [...]

By |2019-06-13T06:02:05-08:00June 12th, 2019|Liposuction|0 Comments

How Much Does IPL Cost?

There is no reason you have to live with facial imperfections caused by sun damage, reddened blood vessels, rosacea, or acne scarring. If you’re ready to embrace smooth, even skin tone, and regain the glow of your youth, Intense Pulsed Light treatments may be for you. At The Face & Body Place, we use high-performance technology in facial rejuvenation to help you restore a clear, even skin tone that will light up your face. What are Intense Pulsed Light Treatments? The Palomar Starlux™ 500 [...]

By |2019-06-13T05:42:58-08:00June 5th, 2019|Intense Pulsed Light (IPL)|0 Comments

Botox vs. Dysport: What’s the Difference?

People with concerns about forehead lines, brow furrows, or crow’s feet are likely aware of BOTOX® Cosmetic injections, but not everyone’s heard of Dysport®, also an FDA-approved drug for the treatment of brow furrows. So which one is right for you? At The Face & Body Place, we have everything you need to know to compare BOTOX® and Dysport® treatments. Dysport® and How It Works Dysport® is a type of botulinum toxin injection, just as BOTOX® is, but there are differences in the potency [...]

By |2019-06-14T08:06:22-08:00May 22nd, 2019|Botox, Dysport|0 Comments

Before & After: What Can I Expect From Liposuction?

Undergoing liposuction can be a daunting proposition. It is a surgical procedure, and you may have questions on what to expect before, during, and after. Dr. Kimberly Finder is one of the most experienced surgeons performing the tumescent liposuction procedure in the US, and she and her staff at The Face & Body Place are ready to answer your questions. VIEW MORE PATIENT RESULTS *Individual Results May Vary Before: The Consultation and Preparation No question is too trivial, and at The Face [...]

By |2019-05-08T05:19:22-08:00May 10th, 2019|Liposuction|0 Comments

How Much Does Laser Tattoo Removal Cost?

It’s surprising, the number of people who have a tattoo they regret getting, or have the desire to remove all or part of their unwanted ink. Whether the art didn’t live up to your expectations, your professional image is impacted, or your sentiment toward the tattoo has changed, The Face & Body Place has the most advanced laser tattoo removal treatment available. We can help. VIEW MORE PATIENT RESULTS *Individual Results May Vary How the PicoSure™ Laser Works Dr. Kimberly Finder [...]

By |2019-05-08T05:19:46-08:00May 1st, 2019|Laser Tattoo Removal|0 Comments

How To Reduce Fat On My Legs

One of the most common target areas Dr. Kimberly Finder treats is the thigh, both inner, outer, and the appearance of cellulite. As one of the first practitioners to adopt the tumescent liposuction technique, and with more than 6,000 procedures under her belt, Dr. Finder is an expert at sculpting the thighs for the most pleasing results. VIEW MORE PATIENT RESULTS *Individual Results May Vary Thigh Area Troubles Many women are genetically predisposed to accumulating fat on the thighs. This is frustrating [...]

By |2019-04-16T02:59:50-08:00April 17th, 2019|Tumescent Liposuction|0 Comments

Quick and Easy Anti-Aging Solutions for Your Face

To this day, BOTOX® is the most common cosmetic aesthetic procedure performed in the U.S. Unsurprisingly, dermal fillers, such as Juvederm®, are a close second. Why? Both of these treatments are nonsurgical, cause a minimum of pain, and require virtually no downtime so patients can resume busy lives looking better than ever. Why Consider Nonsurgical Anti-Aging Solutions for Your Face? Over time, bone volume and fat in the face and neck naturally decrease. This changes the shape of the face, creating hollowed cheeks, [...]

By |2019-04-16T03:00:40-08:00April 3rd, 2019|Facial Rejuvenation|0 Comments

How Long Does Laser Hair Removal Last?

Tired of shaving, tweezing, or waxing away unwanted hair on your face and body? Then laser hair removal may be right for you. Women spend an astonishing 76 days of their lives shaving, and men are not far behind. At The Face & Body Place, we perform laser hair removal on almost all areas of the body. Whether you want to remove hair you feel is unsightly, or wish to save the time spent on traditional hair removal methods, we have your hair removal solution. *Individual Results May [...]

By |2019-03-01T12:41:27-08:00March 13th, 2019|Laser Hair Removal|0 Comments

Am I A Candidate For Tattoo Removal?

With the rise in popularity of tattoos, there are greater numbers of people who regret those tattoos. Whether it’s because the artwork doesn’t meet expectation, the tattoo itself is due to youthful indiscretion, or someone’s professional circumstances change and a tattoo is frowned upon in the work environment, tattoo removal can become necessary. Board certified physician, Dr. Kimberly Finder, can help. At The Face & Body Place, we are the only facility in San Antonio to offer laser tattoo removal with the state-of-the-art Picosure™ laser in conjunction with the Spectra laser. [...]

By |2019-07-10T05:15:26-08:00March 1st, 2019|Tattoo Removal|0 Comments

Is There a Best Time of Year for Laser Skin Rejuvenation?

Sun exposure is a leading contributor to the premature aging of our skin, leading to skin imperfections, wrinkles, and damage caused by UV light. Laser skin resurfacing is a formidable treatment to combat these signs of aging, and The Face & Body Place is the premier clinic for patients seeking to rejuvenate their skin through laser skin resurfacing therapy. How Does Laser Skin Resurfacing Work? The PicoSure® laser sends a beam of light, or photons, at the target area to penetrate and break down damaged cells. Aging skin layers are peeled [...]

By |2019-07-10T02:36:41-08:00February 20th, 2019|Laser Skin Rejuvenation, Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Many Laser Tattoo Removal Treatments Yield Results?

“You might regret that tattoo when you’re older.” Anyone with a tattoo has heard this warning in some form or another, but we never believe it will one day apply to us. If hindsight has shown that tattoo you got in college or on a vacation was a mistake, or you're embarrassed by something that didn’t turn out the way you’d planned, Dr. Kimberly Finder can help. *Individual Results May Vary VIEW MORE PATIENT PHOTOS Tattoo Removal At Its Best The reasons [...]

By |2019-02-05T11:41:56-08:00February 9th, 2019|Laser Tattoo Removal|0 Comments

Liposuction Recovery Time: What to Expect

Not all liposuction procedures are created equal. Some liposuction practitioners promise great results, but the down time is extensive. Others promise a quick recovery, but the results are less than exciting. At The LipoSurgery Clinic, we know how valuable both time and results are for our patients. Dr. Kimberly Finder is one of the foremost liposuction physicians in the country, and one of the first to bring SlimLipo™ to the U.S. How Does SlimLipo™ Improve Recovery Time? Because SlimLipo™ works at a different wavelength from other lasers, it truly [...]

By |2019-02-01T08:45:05-08:00February 1st, 2019|Liposuction|0 Comments

Perfect Your Pout with Juvéderm® Lip Fillers

Are your lips thinner than you’ve always desired? Have you lost lip volume or noticed vertical lines as you’ve gotten older? Does the idea of lip enhancement appeal to you, but you’re not sure about the pain, downtime, and results? Dr. Kimberly Finder, Board Certified Dermatologist, has treated thousands of patients looking to combat the visible signs of aging, including natural-looking, fuller lips to give you the perfect pout. The Juvéderm®  Family of Fillers Why Juvéderm®? The formula used across Europe for years was [...]

By |2019-07-10T02:05:50-08:00January 31st, 2019|Juvederm|0 Comments

How Much Does Botox Cost?

There are a lot of options on the market when you’re considering BOTOX® Cosmetic injections, but there’s only one Dr. Kimberly Finder. Because BOTOX® treatments are the number one non-surgical aesthetic treatment today, there is, unfortunately, a wide disparity between some treatment providers. At The Face and Body Place, you can rest assured you’re in excellent, experienced, and capable hands. What is BOTOX® Cosmetic? BOTOX® Cosmetic is a toxin that works by blocking neurotransmitters that trigger movement in the corrugator and procerus muscles in your forehead. These are [...]

By |2019-07-10T02:31:39-08:00January 21st, 2019|Botox|0 Comments

Is There a Tumescent or “Twilight” Lipo Procedure?

Liposuction is one of the most popular treatments available for the removal of stubborn, diet-and-exercise resistant fat, but the fact that it’s surgery understandably gives people pause. However, there is an alternative to traditional liposuction: tumescent liposuction. Having performed more than 6,000 tumescent liposuction procedures, Dr. Kimberly Finder has emerged as one of the foremost experts in this arena in the United States. VIEW OUR GALLERY What is Tumescent Liposuction? Tumescent liposuction foregoes general anesthesia or IV sedation, eliminating one of the major risks associated with the liposuction procedure. [...]

By |2019-07-10T02:46:13-08:00January 9th, 2019|SlimLipo|0 Comments

Benefits of San Antonio Liposuction

Many of the clients who visit The Face and Body Place in San Antonio ask about the benefits of liposuction. Liposuction is a common procedure that is offered here by Dr. Kimberly Finder, and its popularity has increased with both men and women in San Antonio and across the entire Hill Country area. Liposuction is a safe and effective treatment to lose large amounts of fat from specific areas of your body quickly and with minimal downtime. Most clients already know this, but liposuction is a cosmetic treatment that involves removing excess [...]

By |2019-07-11T03:52:11-08:00August 1st, 2018|Blog, Body Shaping Goals|0 Comments

Benefits of Vaginal Rejuvenation

Have you been considering vaginal rejuvenation, but aren't sure it's the right option for you? Perhaps you've been suffering with a lack of confidence or sexual satisfaction due to aging, child birth or other physical factors related to your vagina. Lucky for you, Dr. Kimberly Finder of The Face and Body Place has introduced the newest, most effective vaginal rejuvenation process on the market. Her system, called VRenu (pronounded V-Renew) is not only cutting edge, but offers a non-surgical alternative and requires no down time. For women who are tired of suffering [...]

By |2019-02-17T23:31:26-08:00July 14th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Thermitight Versus Kybella

Unless you're lucky enough to age ridiculously gracefully like Angelina Jolie, there's probably at least a few things you'd like to improve about your appearance. If you’ve been noticing a little extra fat around your face and chin, you’re not alone. Struggling with a double chin, droopy neck or loose skin is common, but it can certainly affect your appearance and confidence. If you find yourself dreading photos it might be time to evaluate your options. Two popular procedures offered at The Face and Body Place are Kybella and ThermiTight. Both are [...]

By |2019-02-18T00:41:05-08:00July 14th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Spectra Peel

Spectra Peel - "Hollywood Peel" The Spectra Peel, also known as the Hollywood Peel, is a no downtime procedure that has become increasingly popular and helps to rejuvenate the appearance of damaged, aging skin. For most skin types this is a safe and gentle procedure and truly is a great way to give your skin a refreshing boost without the long downtime associated with other laser procedures. This peel uses the Spectra Laser and will help to even your skin tone, reduce appearances ofpigment, acne scars, and fine lines. Afterwards, your skin [...]

By |2018-12-17T09:01:11-08:00March 30th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Dr. Finder Talks About LaseMD

ABOUT THE VIDEO Dr. Kimberly Finder talks about the new LaseMD, what she calls a game changer in laser treatments! View the full segment above! To schedule a FREE consultation  click here. LaseMD Consultations Available Request A Consultation Take the Next Step – Request A Consultation To schedule your in-person LaseMD consultation, call Dr. Kimberly Finder at The Face & Body Place at (210) 879-4809. We look forward to hearing from you!

By |2019-07-12T03:34:28-08:00February 25th, 2018|Blog, Video|0 Comments

Product Spotlight: Alto Defense Serum™

Winner of the 2017 Allure Breakthrough Award, Alto Defense Serum™ is an astounding antioxidant serum that achieves 360-degree skin support against environmental stressors in all compartments of the skin. It was designed to achieve the broadest range of antioxidant protection from oxidative stress. The product features skinbetter science® proprietary technology that deploys a combination of 19 powerful antioxidant ingredients designed to work together to provide a new level of comprehensive and dynamic defense against free radicals. Benefits: Neutralize free radicals Create antioxidant shield against oxidative stress Enhances skin’s vitality and radiance Promotes a more even tone The appearance [...]

By |2019-02-18T00:34:47-08:00November 20th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Are You A Sinker or Sagger?

By Dr. Kimberly Finder Every day patients and friends ask me what they should do about their faces. They feel they’re looking older and have lost their youthful look. Today, we have options like Voluma® or Sculptra® which can replace a facelift. But when asked about what someone should do about their face, whether they will need a facelift is at the heart of what I tell them One of the most important things I look for is this:  Is this person a Sinker or a Sagger? That decision is crucial. Face [...]

By |2019-02-17T23:20:38-08:00October 25th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Spotlight: Meet Cindi

This week we are excited to spotlight Cindi! Cindi is our patient consultant who absolutely loves helping patients reach their aesthetic goals. Here is what she had to say. What is your favorite treatment at Clarify? I would say Laser Hair Removal. I love not having to shave. What is your favorite treatment at The Face & Body Place? I have two favorites: Number 1 would have to be Botox, I don't think I could live without Botox. Number 2 would have to be the Spectra Laser [Hollywood] Peel. It's new but I [...]

By |2019-02-18T00:37:50-08:00September 22nd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Product Spotlight: AlphaRet®

AlphaRet® is part of the skinbetter science® product line and the 2016 winner of the Allure Breakthrough Award. This powerful overnight cream goes to work while you rest to visibly reduce the appearance of lines, wrinkles, and uneven skin tone. 'AlphaRet' refers to skinbetter science's unique combination of two gold standard ingredients: an alpha hydroxy acid and a retinoid. This provides visible skin rejuvenation with real efficacy and little to no irritation. *Individual results may vary.

By |2019-02-18T00:32:32-08:00September 22nd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Spectra Laser Hollywood Peel, Acne, and Melasma Treatments – Dr. Finder On TV

ABOUT THE VIDEO Dr. Kimberly Finder talks about the Spectra Laser and the new range of treatments available, including the Hollywood Peel, Acne, and Melasma Learn More About The Hollywood Peel Hollywood Peel Consultations Available Request A Consultation Take the Next Step – Request A Consultation To schedule your in-person Hollywood Peel consultation, call Dr. Kimberly Finder at The Face & Body Place at (210) 879-4809. We look forward to hearing from you!

By |2019-07-12T03:33:11-08:00August 17th, 2017|Video|0 Comments

Top 5 Myths About Sunscreen Use

Summer in South Texas: Outdoor barbecues, shorts, swimming, and of course, the sun. As much fun as it is to be outdoors in the sun, the sun does damage your skin and can make you look older than you really are. Not to mention the risk of skin cancer. Of course, we all know about avoiding sun exposure and using sunscreens. Yet there are many myths about using sunscreens and I would like to discuss some of these myths. I hope that this helps you make better choices in your use of [...]

By |2019-02-18T00:43:54-08:00August 16th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

How to Evaluate a Physician

I recently came across some advertising for a physician offering cosmetic and anti-aging treatments. Looking at his background, warning flags immediately came up about his background and qualifications. This got me thinking; how does the average person know whether to trust a physician? I decided to put together this article about how to evaluate a physician’s background. Why is this Important? This is important for two reasons. First, aesthetic treatments have risks. You run the risk of having a bad outcome, insufficient results or a bad reaction. You also run the risk [...]

By |2019-02-18T00:23:06-08:00July 2nd, 2017|Articles|0 Comments

Laser Tattoo Removal

Many of us regret decisions we made to cover our bodies with tattoos. Being older, and beyond those youthful indiscretions, we can feel embarrassed about those tattoos. You are not alone. Did you know that a significant number of people regret their tattoos? Many people have cited employment concerns as a reason for having their tattoo removed. Let us help you correct your mistake with PicoSure™ laser tattoo removal. Today, technology to remove tattoos has advanced significantly. The PicoSure™ laser represents a truly revolutionary improvement in laser tattoo removal. If [...]

By |2018-12-17T09:01:35-08:00April 13th, 2016|Articles, Other Enchancements|0 Comments

Improve Your Eye Appearance

Do you have tired looking eyes? Do you have hollows under your eyes? They say that the eyes are the windows to the soul, but some people have eyes that make them look much older than their years. You can improve your eye appearance. There are many different treatments available today. They range from specific products that can improve the appearance of your eyes to new laser and other similar treatments. For some people, the proper option is a surgical repair done by a physician who specializes in surgical procedures around the [...]

By |2018-12-17T09:01:35-08:00April 7th, 2016|Articles, Facial Renewal Goals|0 Comments

Reduce Acne Scars

Did you have acne when you were younger? Do you still have the reminders of that time? Many people who have had acne in their younger years now bear the scars to show it. You can reduce acne scars. There are a lot of “remedies” that are being promoted and sold. Many do not work but today there are some very good treatments that can have a significant effect on the appearance of those scars. These include high tech solutions such as the PicoSure™ laser and new products that when combined with [...]

By |2018-12-17T09:01:35-08:00April 7th, 2016|Articles, Facial Renewal Goals|0 Comments

Reduce Skin Pigments

If you are like many people you would like to reduce skin pigments and skin discoloration is a common condition. Some are due to scars, sun damage or medications. The natural aging process also makes a person more susceptible to pigment changes. These discolorations have many names; age spots, liver spots and hyper-pigmentation, but are usually harmless. Skin discolorations can appear anywhere on the body, but the face and hands are where people are most usually bothered. There are many "remedies" out there. Many home remedies or store bought products really do [...]

By |2019-06-04T07:08:57-08:00April 7th, 2016|Articles, Facial Renewal Goals|0 Comments

Reduce Sun Damage

Does your skin have that muddy look? Are those brown "age" spots beginning to pop up? You wear sunscreen every day, you say. You could still have plenty of sun damage left over from your youth. The sun’s damage to your skin isn’t only skin deep. The sun’s ultraviolet rays can actually damage the DNA of your cells, causing lines, wrinkles and brown spots. But all is not lost! You can reduce sun damage. Dr. Kimberly Finder is an expert in repairing the sun’s damage to your skin using many different types [...]

Smoother Skin

Everyone wants smoother skin that has a healthy glow. Following a daily regimen can help you get the beautiful, coveted skin you’ve always dreamed of. But not everything can be fixed with just the right skin care product. The world of cosmetic medicine has exploded in the last ten to fifteen years and very few people know what is even out there, much less what actually works. Which product should I use? Should I consider a laser treatment? Which laser? Should I look at alternative treatments like microneedling, radio frequency, or fillers? [...]

Wrinkle Reduction

 Experience and wisdom come with age, and for that we should be truly thankful, but wouldn’t it be wonderful if we had less wrinkles to show for it! Wrinkles are part of the natural aging process. As we age our skin gets thinner, drier and less elastic. Our skin’s ability to protect itself from damage is also reduced. Eventually, wrinkles, creases, ad lines form on our skin. The first wrinkles to appear on our face occur as a result of repetitive muscle movement. Additional causes of facial wrinkles include genetics, sun damage, [...]

More Youthful Face

Achieve a More Youthful Face It’s unfortunate. As we age, our faces become thinner and long. We lose the round fuller face we had when we were young. What we lose is the fat, collagen, and even some bone, causing our face to shrink. We end up losing the volume that gave us that youthful look. Dr. Kimberly Finder advises her patients that there are many ways to approach facial rejuvenation, but one of the most important is to replace the volume that we are losing as we age. For example, take [...]

By |2018-12-17T09:02:05-08:00April 7th, 2016|Articles, Facial Renewal Goals|0 Comments

Protecting Your Skin

Physician grade skin care products We invest in BOTOX® Cosmetics. a variety of facial filler, and procedures to help improve the way we look then go to a  discount store to buy our skin care product. But is that the best way to take care of our skin? Dr. Kimberly Finder advises her patients that using the right kind of skin care products is essential in protecting the investment that we make in looking better. But most women  do not know what products are the best products for their skin care condition [...]

By |2018-12-17T09:02:05-08:00April 7th, 2016|Articles, Facial Renewal Goals|0 Comments

Reducing Fat

When it comes to achieving a slimmer shape, you know that diet and exercise are critical. But for some reason, all the hours you’re logging in at the gym just aren’t cutting it. You can’t seem to banish the fat from those trouble spots on your hips, thighs and stomach – and you’re ready to take some serious action. If you are generally in good health, but are unhappy with certain areas of fat on your body, you are likely to be a good candidate for tumescent liposuction. Having realistic expectations is [...]

By |2019-02-18T01:13:53-08:00April 7th, 2016|Articles, Body Shaping Goals|0 Comments

ThermiVa™ on “The Doctors”

ThermiVa™ was featured on popular tv show "The Doctors" recently. Watch the hosts present this new technology and see a patient talk about her results from this treatment! Disclaimer: All article content is merely informational and any suggestions should not be taken as medical advice. Always seek the opinion from your own doctor before starting any new extracurricular activity or diet regimen. Live healthy and have fun!

By |2019-02-18T01:03:21-08:00January 8th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

5 Important Healthy Eating Habits

5 Important Healthy Eating Habits There are numerous reasons for wanting to construct and follow a healthy lifestyle. Your goal may be to lose weight, gain muscle, avoid health issues down the road, or just feel better. It is important to have healthy eating habits in order to achieve these goals.  Whatever the reasons may be, the end results can be very rewarding. Unfortunately oftentimes it’s not as easy as it seems and many people quit halfway. We have compiled 5 easy healthy eating tips that can serve as motivators and help you on [...]

By |2019-02-17T22:56:44-08:00December 7th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

The Science of Fat Removal and Body Shaping

Your body’s shape is influenced by two different types of fat: superficial fat (the fat found in the deeper layers of our skin) and visceral fat (fat that surrounds our internal body organs). Most us think of our fat as being superficial, just under the skin surface. Visceral fat is a deeper fat. An example is a beer belly, where the fat has accumulated deep within the abdominal cavity. There is a large belly, but there is little to no fat to pinch. What is fat and where does it come from? [...]

By |2019-02-18T00:40:13-08:00October 28th, 2015|Articles|0 Comments

UVA, UVB, SPF, UPF? What Does it All Mean?

 As we approach spring and begin to worry about sun exposure, I find that many people are confused by all the various abbreviations you hear around sunscreens. So let’s take a moment and understand what they mean. The A band is that part of ultraviolet that is the longest wavelength (UVA). This is the part of the ultraviolet spectrum that has the least amount of energy. It makes up for it by going deeper into the skin. It normally does not cause burns but it will make your skin look older because [...]

By |2019-02-18T00:45:19-08:00October 23rd, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Age spots, Wrinkles, Sun spots? How DNA Repair Can Help

Major damage that can occur in your skin can happen at the DNA level. The worst outcome is that the damaged DNA leads to cancer. But other DNA damage can also occur. It is this damage that leads to much of the age spots, wrinkles, and sun spots that we associate with older skin. What are my options? Imagine a product that would help give you back the healthy DNA you had when you were younger. Would this not make your skin healthier? There are products that do just that. These products [...]

By |2019-02-17T23:14:56-08:00October 23rd, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

No Bake Strawberry Pie Recipe

Image Source: FatFreeVegan In today’s recipe we are bringing you a scrumptious dessert item that requires no baking and yet tastes as good as other strawberry pies. Try this at home and share with us your own personal results! This recipe was found at FatFreeVegan and the link to the article is at the end of the page. Enjoy! PREP TIME 40 mins COOK TIME 5 mins 1/2 cup raw cashews 8 medjool dates, pitted and roughly chopped 1 cup old fashioned rolled oats (use certified gluten-free oats if gluten is a concern) 2-3 tablespoons [...]

By |2019-02-18T00:28:24-08:00September 14th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

A Marriage Made in Aesthetic Heaven

By Steven Finder, MD First, just a little background. Dr. Kimberly Finder and I have devoted much of our careers to aesthetic medicine. Dr. Finder comes from a dermatology background. I come from a background in physics and engineering, with training in lasers. Malcolm Gladwell, the author of The Tipping Point, made the statement that it takes 10,000 hours to really become an expert at something. As Dr. Finder and I enter into our 20th year devoted to aesthetic medicine, we have become real experts in the treatments we perform. For example, [...]

By |2019-02-17T23:09:54-08:00September 9th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Physical vs Chemical Sunscreen

So let’s dive in see what is in sunscreens and why it is important. It is the active ingredient that determines how effective is the sunscreen. There are two types of active ingredients found in sunscreens; physical and chemical. Chemical sunscreens are chemicals which absorb the UV light and render it harmless. Physical sunscreens sit on top of the skin and actually block the UV light There are three major characteristics that we consider in a sunscreen. 1 Effectiveness: how good is the sunscreen is at reducing the amount and type of [...]

By |2019-02-18T00:31:25-08:00September 8th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Black and Red Lentil Chili Recipe

Image Source: FatFreeVegan This is another great creation found at FatFreeVegan. It offers a very unique and interesting take on traditional chili recipes. This meal is full of delicious protein,  making it a great family recipe. See the ingredients necessary below and the instructions on how to prepare this at home. PREP TIME 15 mins COOK TIME 25 mins 1 large onion, chopped (about 2 cups or 1/2 lb.) 1 large bell pepper, any color, chopped (about 1 cup or 5 oz.) 6 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon mild chili powder 1 teaspoon ground [...]

By |2019-02-17T23:34:45-08:00September 3rd, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Banana Bread Pudding Recipe

Image Source: FatFreeVegan This amazing snack was found at FatFreeVegan is one of the many signature recipes they have available. It is exquisite, easy to make, and delicioius! See the ingredients necessary below and the instructions on how to prepare this at home. 1 16-ounce loaf French bread 1/2 cup raisins 1 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk (or other non-dairy milk), vanilla or plain 1 cup mashed overripe bananas 1/4 cup maple syrup 1/4 cup dark brown sugar 2 teaspoons cornstarch or potato starch 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 [...]

By |2019-02-17T23:22:50-08:00August 24th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Fitness Tips: Burpees & Crab Twists

Burpees & Crab Twists This is part of our easy to do at home exercise series. We will continue posting these easy exercises we find around the web that you too can practice at your own convenience. Today's exercise was found at SkinnyMom. The exact link to this exercise is provided at the end of the article, so make sure to check them out! Burpees Burpees are one of the more difficult workouts that we will be presenting in this series. Nonetheless we included it because it has been a go-to exercise to increase strength and [...]

By |2019-02-18T00:12:18-08:00August 10th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Are you a Sagger or Sinker?

By Dr. Kimberly Finder, MD There is a constant introduction of new products into the cosmetic market. The majority of these products are just variations of current products and usually provide little improvement. But every so often, a new product comes along that really improves the state of cosmetic medicine. These are products that truly expand what we can do for our clients and patients. One such product is Juvaderm Voluma, which was recently approved by the FDA for replacing the lost volume that occurs in our cheeks as we age. Unlike [...]

By |2019-02-17T23:17:34-08:00August 9th, 2015|Articles|0 Comments

Health Tip: Serve Your Meals Restaurant Style

When we say serve "restaurant style", we certainly don't mean buffet style. Research has shown that having food readily available will make it increasingly tempting for whoever is around it to serve themselves a second serving. Studies have revealed that bringing out just the food plates to the table and leaving the serving bowls and trays back in the kitchen (or even just off the dining table for that matter) can be enough to stop someone from getting a second serving! If your goal is to cut down on calorie intake, something like this can [...]

By |2019-02-18T00:19:21-08:00August 6th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Healthy Recipe: Delicious Vegetable Pot Pie

Image Source: Vegge-Quest Wanting to prepare your own delicious homemade pot pie? Well today courtesy of FatFreeVegan.com, they'll show you the ingredients necessary and the proper steps. Prep Time: 30 Mins Oven Time: 30-35 Min You can find this recipe and many more by FatFreeVegam by clicking here. Topping 1 Tbsp ground flax seed 3 Tbsp water ½ c corn meal ¼ c brown rice flour ¼ c amaranth flour (see Notes) 1½ tsp baking powder ¼ tsp salt 1 packet powdered stevia or 6 drops liquid stevia (see Notes) ¼ c apple sauce ½ c unsweetened nondairy [...]

By |2019-08-02T23:06:54-08:00August 5th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Fitness Tips: Opposite Leg and Arm Exercise

Opposite Arm and Leg Raise Not all exercise require going to the gym. We will begin posting easy do-it-at-home exercises that you too can practice at your own convenience. Today's exercise is presented by StyleCraze. The exact link to this exercise is provided at the end of the article, so make sure to check them out! [dropcap style="default"]T[/dropcap]he Opposite Leg and Arm routine involves as title suggests, raising the opposite leg and arm to build ab muscle. The procedure is as follows: Keep the knees under your hips. Wrists should be placed under [...]

By |2019-08-02T23:03:46-08:00July 20th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Healthy Recipe: Delicious Vegan Tuna Salad

Image Source: LoveLowFat.com This is the perfect meal when wanting to prepare something quick and easy. It is not not only delicious but also healthy, and we'll be sure you will enjoy it! Prep Time: 10 Mins You can find this recipe and many more by LoveLowFat by clicking here. 15 oz can organic garbanzo beans (also known as chickpeas), drained and rinsed (or 1.5 cups cooked from dry beans) 2 large stalks of celery, finely chopped 1/3 cup chopped dill pickles 2 tablespoons Vegan Light Nayonaise 1 tablespoon finely chopped organic kelp 1 teaspoon white vinegar salt and [...]

By |2019-08-02T23:04:48-08:00June 15th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments
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