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

Are Filler Injections Safe?
dermal filler injection danger zones diagram

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, …

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

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

Understanding Facelift and Nonsurgical Facelift (Liquid Facelift)
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 …

Defining the Jaw & Jawline With Fillers
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 …

Facial Slimming with BOTOX® Cosmetic
3 ways to slim the face without weight loss or surgery.

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 …

Sleeping on Your Side
Before-and-after fillers for sleep lines

Sleeping on Your Side

Q: Does sleeping on my side give me wrinkles? A: It can! Patients at my San Francisco plastic surgery practice ask me this often. But don’t panic just yet! Only a small percent of my patients actually present with this problem. Whew! The telltale signs that your sleeping position is affecting your face are the presence of …

Your Fanny or Your Face
Before-and-after fillers after fat loss

Your Fanny or Your Face

SallyAnne and Dr. Mabrie say: No. You no longer have to choose between your fanny or your face. You can have the best of both worlds, thanks to facial fillers and BOTOX Cosmetic at my San Francisco Bay Area practice. Check out SallyAnne’s picture here. Pretty impressive right? Wait for it... here’s the real knock-your-socks-off …

Faces We Love
Model Ashley Graham

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 …

BOTOX, Fillers, and the Future of Beauty
Woman with doctor's hand holding syringe near face.

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 facial fillers, my San Francisco practice, and my own predictions for the future in facial cosmetic surgery. …

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