Category Archives: JUVÉDERM®

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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 …

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 …

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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, …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Dr. Mabrie with syringe and male doll.

BOTOX & Fillers For the Modern Man | Guy Maintenance

Hey guys, here’s a topic that probably won’t be discussed at your next poker game or tailgate party: men and injectables. Cosmetic improvement has often been associated with women, but now more than ever, men are discovering that they can benefit from nonsurgical treatments, namely neuromodulators, such as , and dermal fillers, such as . …

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Your Fanny or Your Face

SallyAnne and Dr. Mabrie say: No. You no longer have to choose between your fanny or your face at my San Francisco plastic surgery practice. You can have the best of both worlds. Check out SallyAnne’s picture here. Pretty impressive right? Wait for it... here’s the real knock-your-socks-off moment: SallyAnne is a “woman of a …

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Faces We Love

“Beauty is being the best possible version of yourself on the inside and out.” I love faces. It’s probably why I decided to focus my career as a facial plastic surgeon on using BOTOX® and fillers to help my San Francisco Bay Area patients look their best. But my love of faces started before my field …

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BOTOX, Fillers, and the Future of Beauty

My wife, Claudia was reading an article in New Beauty magazine the other day that asked physicians for their predictions about the future of their respective fields (plastic surgery, dermatology, aesthetic dentistry, etc.) It got me thinking about my San Francisco practice and my own predictions for the future in facial cosmetic surgery. We had …

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