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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
ABOUT THE VIDEO Dr. Kimberly Finder discusses the skin care products everyone needs to be using to maintain a youthful appearance. View the full segment above! To schedule a FREE consultation click here.
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
ABOUT THE VIDEO Dr. Kimberly Finder talks laser hair removal and answers some of the frequently asked questions. View the full segment above! To schedule a FREE consultation for laser hair removal click here. TREATMENTS MENTIONED: Laser Hair Removal (Click on treatment to learn more)
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 [...]
ABOUT THE VIDEO Dr. Kimberly Finder visits San Antonio Living to answer the top questions patients have about liposuction. View the full segment above! TREATMENTS MENTIONED: Liposuction (Click on treatment to learn more)
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 [...]
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.
ABOUT THE VIDEO Dr. Kimberly Finder talks about common pigment conditions some of the amazing treatments available now TREATMENTS MENTIONED: IPL, PicoSure, Spectra Hollywood Peel (Click on each to learn more)
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 [...]
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!
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]