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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 …

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 …

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 …

Are Fillers Safe After Rhinoplasty?
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 …

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 …

Introducing Illumination 360°!
Illumination 360, your perfect face.

Introducing Illumination 360°!

Your most attractive self is waiting... and the best version of your face is achievable with Illumination 360°! As a facial plastic surgeon in San Francisco, it’s been my life’s work to help people look their best. I’m passionate about nonsurgical rejuvenation. For the last 10 years, I’ve focused my practice on perfecting nonsurgical enhancement with BOTOX® …

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