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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 …

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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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We Took the Dermal Fillers 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, …

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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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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 …

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Dermal 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, namely neuromodulators, such as BOTOX® Cosmetic, and dermal fillers, such as …

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Your Fanny or Your Face

SallyAnne and Dr. Mabrie say: No. You no longer have to choose between your fanny or your face at my San Francisco plastic surgery practice. You can have the best of both worlds. Check out SallyAnne’s picture here. Pretty impressive right? Wait for it... here’s the real knock-your-socks-off moment: SallyAnne is a “woman of a …

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Fillers and the Future of Beauty

My wife, Claudia was reading an article in New Beauty magazine the other day that asked physicians for their predictions about the future of their respective fields (plastic surgery, dermatology, aesthetic dentistry, etc.) It got me thinking about my San Francisco practice and my own predictions for the future in facial cosmetic surgery. We had …

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