Category Archives: Dermal Fillers & BOTOX®

Mabrie Facial Institute is Now Open

To our patient family, We have missed you! 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. For your peace of mind, things will be a little different when we see you next. How We're Making Your Procedure Safer …

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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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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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Nonsurgical rhinoplasty to widen the bridge

Are Fillers Safe After Rhinoplasty?

The Truth About Nonsurgical Rhinoplasty After Surgery I recently posted to my Instagram account a patient's before-and-after photographs showing a nonsurgical revision rhinoplasty using fillers. The San Francisco patient wasn't happy with her surgical rhinoplasty that was performed by another doctor. She felt that the tip of her nose appeared "pinched" and the angles a …

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Michelle and her husband

Michelle’s Full-Face Dermal Fillers Treatment | Wedding Day Prep, Part 2 of 2

In my Bay Area practice, I see quite a few brides coming in who want to look their best on their special day. I've found that one of two motivations usually brings them in. The wedding serves as an impetus to finally address a trait or feature that has bothered them, and they want help …

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Candid wedding photo of patient who had the nonsurgical rhinoplasty procedure

Eileen’s Nonsurgical Rhinoplasty With Dermal Fillers | Wedding Day Prep, Part 1 of 2

With wedding season in full swing, getting the most "bang" for your nonsurgical "buck" has been on our minds. In this 2-part blog series, we're covering procedures that can significantly enhance and improve your features without the downtime associated with surgery. Let's talk about Eileen. This 29-year-old pharmacist had been considering facial contouring for years, but …

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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 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 with nonsurgical rhinoplasty for several reasons: Results …

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

Our Guide to the Longevity of Dermal Fillers

How long do results from dermal fillers last? That's probably the most common question I hear at my San Francisco practice. The answer may be a bit more complicated than patients expect, because, as I explain to them, maintenance treatments can extend the results indefinitely. Several factors influence a filler's longevity, including the filler material, …

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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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