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 …

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Dermal 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 tailgating party: men and dermal fillers. 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 BOTOX® Cosmetic, 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 in San Francisco on helping people look their best. But my love of faces started before my field of medicine. I think I’ve always …

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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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An Introduction to the Art and Science of Fillers

Whenever people ask me how I decided to become a facial plastic surgeon in San Francisco I always think, "Do they want the short or long answer?" The long answer would involve my grandmother who was a second grade school teacher and wife of a high school assistant principal. She held education in high regard …

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Office Design

The historic Tanama building at 166 Geary in Union Square survived the 1906 Earthquake. After practicing in the Bay Area for several years, Dr. Mabrie moved his office to 166 Geary in the heart of downtown San Francisco/Union Square. Dr. Mabrie recalls, "Of course, we were delighted to be in such a great historic building, …

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Welcome to My Blog

Whenever the topic of dermal fillers is mentioned, I get enthusiastic. I’m excited to educate and share the possibilities of nonsurgical treatments. Every day, I witness the positive impact dermal fillers have on my patients’ lives and I love spreading the word. Nonsurgical dermal fillers are the best-kept secret in cosmetic surgery to help you look rejuvenated, …

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