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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 …

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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 …

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David Mabrie, MD: Shaping the Future of Aesthetics

Shaping the future of aesthetics  For David Mabrie, success means helping patients and advancing the field through leadership.  Dr. David Mabrie describes his father, head and neck surgeon Dr. Herman J. Mabrie III, with one word: “cool.” When he was young, he equated the Houston doctor to a senator or a jet pilot—someone who exuded palpable “swagger.” It's no wonder he wanted to …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 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 with nonsurgical rhinoplasty for several reasons: Results …

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A diagram illustrating how long a specific filler procedure will last on a given treatment area

Our Guide to the Longevity of Dermal Fillers

How long do results from dermal fillers last? That's probably the most common question I hear at my San Francisco practice. The answer may be a bit more complicated than patients expect, because, as I explain to them, maintenance treatments can extend the results indefinitely. Several factors influence a filler's longevity, including the filler material, …

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Jessica before and after snapchat filter

Selfie Love | No Filter Required

I recently had the pleasure of meeting Jessica Rich, Fashion Designer, Host, and TV Personality, in my San Francisco office. Jessica lives in Los Angeles, and I was especially flattered that she chose to fly to San Francisco to receive her Illumination 360 treatment. Selfie Love I love when the Snapchat filter motivates patients to …

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We Took the Injectables vs. Snapchat Filters Challenge

Illumination 360—No Filter Required I’ve recently noticed the popularity of Snapchat filters, especially here in San Francisco. I know guys, I’m over 45, so it’s taken me a minute to see what the buzz is all about (and, by the way, I do think that my wife and son look adorable with bunny ears). So, I …

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