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Wedding Day Prep, Part 2 of 2: Michelle’s Full-Face Treatment

In my 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 bring them in. (1) The wedding serves as an impetus to finally address a trait or feature that has bothered them, and they want help correcting …

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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 is much higher with nonsurgical rhinoplasty for several reasons: …

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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 dermal filler results 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 my patients, 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 a Snapchat Challenge

Illumination 360 — No Filter Required I’ve recently noticed the popularity of the 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). …

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Introducing Illumination 360°!

Your most attractive self is waiting... and the perfect 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 dermal …

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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 like dermal fillers and BOTOX® Cosmetic and Dysport®. Average Joe …

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