Category Archives: Injectables

Have you had all of your shots? 8 Ways Injectables are Influencing the Future of Cosmetic Surgery

Have you had all of your shots? 8 Ways Injectables are Influencing the Future of Cosmetic Surgery

Getting shots as a kid used to be the worst thing about going to the doctor. Vaccinations and IM injections of antibiotics struck fear in most young patients, but the beneficial outcomes, in spite of the tears, made these unpleasant procedures worthwhile and important, because our moms said so. They continue to be to this …

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Advanced Aesthetics

4 Paths to Understanding and Treating the Aging Face

Why does someone look older? What makes one person look older than another? We all look at our own face in the mirror every day, and sometimes suddenly we wake up one morning and notice things have changed. We look at each other and compare ourselves to one another. “She really looks good” or “Life …

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The FAQs About Dermal Fillers: Cost, Ingredients, and More

Hollow cheeks, thinning lips, bags under the eyes -- we're all familiar with the common signs of aging that nearly everyone experiences. And while facelifts and other surgical procedures are solutions for some people, there are nonsurgical treatments that can be just as effective for many people. Some of the most popular options are dermal …

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Dr. Kevin Johnson Advanced Aesthetics

Top 10 List: Qualities of a Really Good Cosmetic Injectables Practice

Neuromodulators like BOTOX® Cosmetic and Dysport® and dermal fillers like JUVÉDERM®, Restylane®, Perlane® and now JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC are wildly popular worldwide. According to most research of cosmetic trends worldwide, both of these two entirely different treatments are annually the most commonly performed, everywhere. In my opinion, the reason people, including my Spokane patients, is the …

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Facelifts of the Future

I am not a plastic surgeon. I do not perform facelifts, at least the kind where incisions are required, but do offer alternatives like BOTOX® Cosmetic in the Spokane area. But let’s look at some plastic surgery history for a minute. The facelift, or rhytidectomy, is a procedure for facial rejuvenation or wrinkle excision that …

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Dr. Kevin Johnson Advanced Aesthetics

Why Dysport® is Better Than BOTOX® Cosmetic

For the past 10 years or so, BOTOX® Cosmetic has become a household cosmetic term and the go-to facial rejuvenation treatment. It has saturated our lives to the point where just the term BOTOX  has become the generic term for a facial wrinkle treatment. And, it can be obtained just about anywhere. Unfortunately BOTOX frequently …

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Dr. Kevin Johnson Advanced Aesthetics

BOTOX® Advances: What to Watch Out For

For many of my patients in Coeur d'Alene and Spokane, plastic surgery isn't the option of choice when it comes to fighting the signs of aging. Many women and men come to my practice for Dysport® or BOTOX® Cosmetic to decrease fine lines and wrinkles. However, recent reports about a topical botulinum toxin type A …

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Dr. Kevin Johnson Advanced Aesthetics

Too Much of a Good Thing?

More is not always better when it comes to achieving a smoother, more rested appearance with BOTOX® Cosmetic in Spokane. When performed properly, BOTOX injections should halt wrinkle formation while maintaining a natural appearance. Using too much, or receiving injections too frequently, can result in a look that appears "frozen." For best results, it's important …

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Dr. Kevin Johnson Advanced Aesthetics

Injectable Fillers: Which One Should I Choose?

Quite often, I have people come to my practices in Spokane and Coeur d'Alene looking for facial plastic surgery, only to realize that they can achieve the results they are looking for with a non-surgical option. For instance, injectable fillers such as JUVÉDERM®, RADIESSE®, Restylane®, and Perlane®, all can help women and men achieve a more …

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