Category Archives: Nonsurgical Treatments

Does CoolSculpting® Actually Work?

The array of options for nonsurgical fat reduction treatments seems to expand almost every year. CoolSculpting was a pioneer when it received FDA approval in 2010 to reduce fat from "love handles." It has continued to break ground in the past decade with new applicators that we use for CoolSculpting patients at our med spa …

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Which Injectable Treatment Is Right for You? Take Our Quiz!

Patients sometimes express surprise about the number of options they have when getting injectable treatments. Not all that long ago, aestheticians used just a couple of workhorse dermal fillers in several areas of the face. Now, if someone wants lip injections at our med spa in Gilbert, AZ, we can recommend a filler specifically formulated …

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Proudly Partnering With the Miss Arizona Pageant

Since 1938, the Miss Arizona pageant has given young women a voice in our community and a platform for launching their personal and professional goals. We are proud to be the official Medspa Sponsor of the Miss Arizona pageant since 2016. A Mission That Matches Ours At our med spa in Gilbert, AZ, we often …

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Your Guide to Lip Augmentation With Fillers

Probably the most common request we hear from patients who come in for lip injections at our Gilbert, AZ, med spa, The Advanced Skin Lounge, is to produce results that look natural but noticeable. It takes a skilled injector who understands the ways different fillers work and the anatomy of lips to create those beautiful …

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Why Is Microneedling Trending in 2021?

Even as some people return to physical workplaces after a year of working and socializing remotely, it appears that Zoom meetings will remain part of our lives for the foreseeable future. That means we'll still be getting up-close-and-personal views of our faces, noticing even the smallest imperfections. That's one reason plastic surgery practices across the …

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What Are the Best Ways to Treat Stretch Marks?

Type "stretch marks" into an online search engine and you'll be inundated with an array of creams, lotions, and "miracle treatments" that promise to erase these lines that cause so much frustration. There are, in fact, ways to minimize the appearance of stretch marks, including microneedling at our Gilbert, AZ, practice. In this blog post, …

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5 Things You Need to Know Before Your First BOTOX® Appointment

There is little doubt that BOTOX is a household name and that most people recognize it as a way to reduce facial wrinkles. But you may know little beyond that, even after scheduling your first appointment for BOTOX injections at our Gilbert, AZ, plastic surgery practice. Knowing more about the treatment, however, will help make …

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7 Things to Know About Laser Hair Removal

Virtually no one enjoys the hassle of shaving their legs or the discomfort of waxing their bikini area. And guys who are self-conscious about hairy backs may skip going shirtless at a pool party to avoid the hassle of waxing. Laser hair removal is a solution. In Gilbert, AZ, and throughout the U.S., laser hair …

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Does At-Home Microneedling Work?

Do-it-yourself cosmetic treatments became a trendy option for Arizona residents during the state's lockdown because of the pandemic. Chalk it up to necessity being the mother of invention, as the old saying goes. But do these at-home procedures produce results similar to what you can get at a plastic surgeon's office or a medical spa? …

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