Does Moderna COVID-19 vaccine cause swelling in patients with fillers?

COVID-19 Vaccine & Fillers: What You Should Know

You may have seen headlines recently about late-onset swelling in people with fillers who got the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. It's understandable that this could raise some concern with anyone who has fillers, and I wanted to get this post out quickly so my San Francisco patients have all the facts. A closer look at the …

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From Baby Face to Bombshell: How to Look More Mature with Fillers and BOTOX

Did you know that looking younger than your age isn't always a good thing? You're probably surprised by that sentiment coming from someone that spends the majority of her day helping patients rejuvenate their appearance. Read on to learn why. Looking significantly younger than your age or having a baby face while you're in your …

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Injection Danger Zones infographic

Are Filler Injections Safe?

Zoom has many of us taking a closer look at our faces lately.  If you're surprised to see a few more shadows and lines, you're not alone.  Maybe you're considering dermal fillers to refresh your appearance and wondering, "Are Fillers Safe?" The simple answer is, "yes".  Dermal fillers are an effective tool used to rejuvenate, …

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Staff Showcase: See Our Own BOTOX & Filler Results

We Woke Up Like This (Sort Of): Beauty Secrets From a Plastic Surgery Office

As the newest Injector at Mabrie Facial Institute, I have the opportunity to work with a pretty awesome team. I’ve gained some insider information about this lovely group…they’re not only the smiling faces assisting you with your appointments, they are also patients! Don’t get me wrong, I’m not spilling anyone’s tea here. Everyone at the …

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Mabrie Facial Institute is Open

To our patient family, We hope this message finds you safe and well. With the permission of the City and County we officially returned to practice on June 15. Even though Covid cases are on the rise again, we are doing everything we can to keep you safe. For your peace of mind, let us …

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Infographic: Great Filler is More Than an Injection

What is the Secret to the Best Dermal Filler & BOTOX® Results?

The Secret to the Best Dermal Filler & BOTOX Results IS... ...understanding that "a great filler procedure is more than just an injection".  At our practice we use our  Illumination 360˚ approach - our surgical approach to dermal fillers.  Illumination 360˚ treats every filler treatment  with the thoroughness of a surgical procedure which involves meticulous …

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Defining the Jaw & Jawline With Fillers

Defining the Jaw & Jawline With Fillers

In an earlier blog post, I discussed how I use neuromodulators such as Dysport and BOTOX® to slim and refine the lower face for my San Francisco Bay Area patients. Now it's time to learn about what fillers can do for your jawline. Contouring and defining the jawline with filler is one of the most …

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David Mabrie, MD: Shaping the Future of Aesthetics

Shaping the future of aesthetics  For David Mabrie, success means helping patients and advancing the field through leadership.  Dr. David Mabrie describes his father, head and neck surgeon Dr. Herman J. Mabrie III, with one word: “cool.” When he was young, he equated the Houston doctor to a senator or a jet pilot—someone who exuded palpable “swagger.” It's no wonder he wanted to …

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Dermal filler results created by Dr. David Mabrie in San Francisco, CA after a series of treatments.

It Takes Two: Foundation & Refinement

Over the past decade, I've helped thousands of patients rejuvenate and enhance their appearance using nonsurgical dermal fillers and neurotoxins. Experience has taught me that the softest, natural, and healthy-looking results require more than one appointment. Patients should plan for 2 to 3 appointments for the best outcomes. When it comes to fillers, layering is …

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Facial Slimming with BOTOX® Cosmetic

You all know that we’re super passionate about bringing out the ROCK STAR version of you—that inner celebrity who always looks naturally photogenic and selfie-ready—using filler to rejuvenate and enhance your appearance. Well, brace yourself… Today we’re switching things up and letting the neuromodulators (BOTOX® Cosmetic and Dysport®) we offer in the San Francisco Bay Area …

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