Dr. Kevin Johnson's Blog

Tighten Up Your Arms

When we were young, gravity dropped us to the ground when we played. Now that we’re older, gravity does different things… Extra flesh under our arms is one of the most common signs of aging and liposuction in Spokane could be the answer. As we age the tension under our arms starts to give way. We can exercise and diet … Read more

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 was first performed in Berlin … Read more

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 is administered by poorly supervised … Read more

VISIA™ Skin Analysis

I remember a cartoon from my childhood: Charlie Brown is shooting arrows into a fence and then painting a target around the arrow. Lucy asks what he is doing and he replies, “I’m making sure I don’t miss.” As one of the few cosmetic surgeons in Spokane, I offer VISIA™ Skin Analysis to ensure that my practice doesn’t “miss” skin … Read more

The New SmartSkin™ CO2 Laser Skin Renewal system

The first thing other people see when they look at you is your face. Sadly, as we age we wear our ‘wisdom’ there as a collection of wrinkles, age spots, and deep lines. Fortunately, I have been treating my patients with a new technique to make them look younger than they are. This breakthrough is called SmartSkin™ CO2 Laser Skin … Read more