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How Long Do Dermal Fillers Last? The Definitive Guide
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 …

It Takes Two: Foundation & Refinement
Dermal filler results created by Dr. David Mabrie in San Francisco, CA after a series of treatments.

It Takes Two: Foundation & Refinement

Over the past decade, I've helped thousands of patients rejuvenate and enhance their appearance using nonsurgical dermal fillers and neurotoxins. Experience has taught me that the softest, natural, and healthy-looking results require more than one appointment. Patients should plan for 2 to 3 appointments for the best outcomes. When it comes to fillers, layering is …

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

Can Nonsurgical Rhinoplasty Do What Surgery Does?
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 …

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 …

BOTOX & Fillers For the Modern Man | Guy Maintenance
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 . …

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 …

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