Category Archives: Dermal Fillers & BOTOX®

Himjections: The most popular filler treatments for men.

Himjections: The Most Popular Filler Treatments for Men

Why do men choose injectable treatments like BOTOX® and JUVÉDERM®? There are lots of reasons, but most of our San Francisco Bay Area patients are looking to either refine their natural looks or combat signs of aging so they can stay looking youthful and fit. Injectables are the newest addition to guys' physical upkeep routine: …

A diagram illustrating how long a specific filler procedure will last on a given treatment area

How Long Do Dermal Fillers Last? The Definitive Guide

One of the most common questions we hear at Mabrie Facial Institute in San Francisco is "How long do fillers last?" To understand the answer, we have to consider more than just the physical or chemical properties of the products.   Filler Longevity vs. Results Longevity  This is an important distinction to explore.  Several factors influence how long a filler lasts after injection:   Filler material Filler consistency Treatment area How fast your body metabolizes …

Answers to your questions about the Moderna Covid vaccine and dermal 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 …

The thick and thin of fillers

The Thick & Thin of Dermal Fillers: The Best Fillers for Lips, Cheeks, Jawline & More

"What is the best dermal filler for lip injections? Which cheek filler should I get? How do I choose the right filler for fine lines? Chin augmentation? Nonsurgical nose job? etc..." These are questions we hear every day from our dermal filler patients in San Francisco, and we honestly love answering them. There's certainly a …

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 Institute …

Mabrie Facial Institute is preparing to re-open safely.

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 …

liquid facelift treatment areas

Understanding Facelift and Nonsurgical Facelift (Liquid Facelift)

Facelift surgery (rhytidectomy) has traditionally been the go-to procedure to address aging in the lower part of the face. While facelift surgery has benefits, today, there are nonsurgical options that can address a broader spectrum of age-related concerns. Nonsurgical options, like our (aka full-face treatment or liquid facelift), can rejuvenate areas that traditional facelift surgery …

Dr. Mabrie performing nonsurgical rhinoplasty procedure on patient

Can Nonsurgical Rhinoplasty Do What Surgery Does?

The answer is “yes” and “no.” I specialize in nonsurgical rhinoplasty using Restylane® and other facial fillers in my San Francisco office. As a facial plastic surgeon, I’ve performed hundreds of surgical rhinoplasties, and now, thousands of nonsurgical rhinoplasties. After 10 years of performing both, I find that patient experience and satisfaction are much higher …

Before and after contouring to replicate snapchat filter effects.

We Took the Injectables vs. Snapchat Filters Challenge

Illumination 360—No Filter Required I’ve recently noticed the popularity of Snapchat filters, especially here in San Francisco. I know guys, I’m over 45, so it’s taken me a minute to see what the buzz is all about (and, by the way, I do think that my wife and son look adorable with bunny ears). So, I …

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