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Candid wedding photo of patient who had the nonsurgical rhinoplasty procedure

Wedding Day Prep, Part 1 of 2: Eileen’s Nonsurgical Rhinoplasty

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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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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Introducing Illumination 360°!

The rockstar version of you is waiting... and the perfect version of your face is achievable with Illumination 360°: The Pathway to Your Perfect Face! As a board-certified 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 …

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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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An Introduction to the Art and Science of Fillers

Whenever people ask me how I decided to become a facial plastic surgeon in San Francisco I always think, "Do they want the short or long answer?" The long answer would involve my grandmother who was a second grade school teacher and wife of a high school assistant principal. She held education in high regard …

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Welcome to My Blog

Whenever the topic of dermal fillers is mentioned, I get enthusiastic. I’m excited to educate and share the possibilities of nonsurgical treatments. Every day, I witness the positive impact dermal fillers have on my patients’ lives and I love spreading the word. Nonsurgical dermal fillers are the best-kept secret in cosmetic surgery to help you look rejuvenated, …

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