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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 …

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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 …

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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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 …

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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 …

Before and after contouring to replicate snapchat filter effects.

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 …

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 . …

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