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We Woke Up Like This (Sort Of): Beauty Secrets From a Plastic Surgery Office

As the newest Injector at Mabrie Facial Institute, I have the opportunity to work with a pretty awesome team. I’ve gained some insider information about this lovely group…they’re not only the smiling faces assisting you with your appointments, they are also patients! Don’t get me wrong, I’m not spilling anyone’s tea here. Everyone at the …

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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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Candid wedding photo of patient who had the nonsurgical rhinoplasty procedure

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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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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Introducing Illumination 360°!

Your most attractive self is waiting... and the best 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 BOTOX® …

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BOTOX, 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—and ultimately specialize in dermal fillers and BOTOX® in the San Francisco Bay Area—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 …

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Welcome to My Blog

Whenever the topic of injectables is mentioned, I get enthusiastic. I’m excited to educate and share the possibilities of dermal fillers and BOTOX® with my San Francisco Bay Area patients. Every day, I witness the positive impact injectables have on my patients’ lives and I love spreading the word. Nonsurgical dermal fillers are the best-kept secret in …

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