Yearly Archives: 2014

Anti-aging and Retinol Vitamin A

Retinol is a pure form of Vitamin A that promotes the renewal of skin cells. Primera features retinol products that are formulated to increase cellular turnover, combat fine lines, even out skin tone, refine texture, clear acne and help fade acne scars.  Primera’s exclusive blend of green tea polyphenols, an anti-oxidant benefit that helps prevent …

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Phenol Peel

The Phenol Peel is one of the most aggressive peels on the market and is best performed by a Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon.  A deep chemical skin peel, or phenol peel, is the strongest of chemical peels, and reserved for individuals with deep wrinkles from sun exposure, or is used to treat skin wrinkling …

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Nasal Implants

What are nasal implants (NI)? A nasal implant is either a synthetic biocompatible material or a biological material processed through FDA approved methods to be used as implants. Examples of synthetic implants are medpor , silicone, or Gor-tex. Examples of biologically derived implants are irradiated rib cartilage from a rib bank or Alloderm (collagen like soft material used to …

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Non-invasive Blepharoplasty with Dermal Fillers

Dark circles of the under eye area represent one important aspect of lower eyelid aging. Advanced modern eyelid rejuvenation, planned by an expert, addresses both puffiness and dark circles. Using injectable dermal fillers, the dark circle depressions can be softened and the bags made less apparent. Advantages of this non-invasive treatment include minimal to no …

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Pulse Dye Laser Treatment at Primera

The Pulse Dye Laser (from Candela™), or PDL, uses a concentrated beam of light that targets blood vessels in the skin. The light is converted into heat, destroying the blood vessel while leaving the surrounding skin undamaged. “The laser combines ‘cool touch technology’ with yellow light, which is very safe and prevents damage to surrounding …

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What is Fraxel?

Fraxel® Laser Treatment is a safe, non-invasive procedure that allows you to rediscover the fresh, healthy skin of your youth. Benefits of Fraxel® Laser Treatment Improve texture tone and pore size Erase unwanted brown spots Smooth wrinkles around the eyes and acne scars Rejuvenate your neck, chest and hands Minimal downtime Think of your skin …

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Is Ultherapy Right for You?

We were pleased to be one of the first practices in the area to offer the Ultherapy procedure, an entirely new and unique type of non-surgical treatment that uses ultrasound technology to lift and tone loose skin on the face, brow, and neck without any downtime. Unlike other non-invasive procedures, Ultherapy specifically targets the deep …

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Make Frown Lines Disappear

Botox is a FDA approved injection that reduces the lines caused by muscle movement. After treatment, Botox works within days, with results emerging in approximately 5-7 days, so this helps with knowing when to anticipate your result. Also, Botox tends to give smooth, even coverage, especially around the eyes and throughout the forehead. It is …

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Voluma-the newest “volumizing” filler

One of the most exciting news in the world of injectable fillers is the recent FDA approval of Voluma for temporary correction of age-related volume loss in the cheeks.  Voluma is a hyaluronic acid (HA) like other injectables such as Juvederm and Restylane.  However, it is formulated in a new way so that it provides …

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Rhinoplasty & Nose Surgery

Rhinoplasty, or nose surgery, is the most common procedure performed at Primera Plastic Surgery. Rhinoplasty is a nose-reshaping surgery that can correct deformities or make subtle aesthetic changes for cosmetic purposes through various rhinoplasty techniques. If you're self-conscious about your nose, you may be a good candidate. Whether due to a birth defect, injury, or …

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