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5 out of 5 stars Fraxel Laser
Fraxel Treatments Are Great for MINOR Skin Imperfections - It is Not Aggressive Enough for Major Skin Repair
History: I am 5'6", 120lb. I have trained horses all my life and suffered tons of sun exposure as a job hazard. I have hated my turkey neck for two decades. Approx 4 weeks ago I went to a La Jolla doctor for consultation to have a necklift, short scar facelift and also breast augmentation. The doctor, whom I would recommend to anyone who asks, is fabulous...
1 out of 5 stars CoolSculpting
Beware! I received cool sculpting here from Robert, who supposedly has worked for cool sculpting themselves prior to working under Dr. Stuart. I received my first treatment in 2016. After seeing no results from Robert, I received a second treatment a few months later. Following my second treatment I had a huge rectangular shaped mark on my lower abdominal area clearly due to being burnt!!! ...
5 out of 5 stars Botox
Very professional and great bedside manner. Dr. Stuart is genuine and totally made me feel at home.
Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: BA, Duke University
Medical: MD, Tulane University School of Medicine
Post-Medical School TrainingInternship: Mercy Hospital Medical Center
Residency: Emory University
Fellowship: Pediatric Dermatology, Stanford University Medical Center
Treatments offered at La Jolla Plastic Surgery & Dermatology
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A big part of the appeal of BOTOX is the fact that it doesn't require any downtime or major activity restrictions. With only a few limitations, BOTOX... READ MORE
Part of the appeal of Fraxel is that it's much less intense than other types of resurfacing lasers. After a treatment, you can expect some redness,... READ MORE
Hi LaurenB12. Horizontal forehead lines are actually quite common and appear at different ages for different people. Many different factors contribute... READ MORE
As effective as BOTOX is for a number of conditions, including a gummy smile, it does take a bit of time for the results to appear. In most cases, my... READ MORE
Restylane: Why can't I have a glass of wine? My Doc said "no alcohol!". Why is this? What would happen? (photo)
Hi there, and thanks for your question. Alcohol enlarges blood vessels, which can make you more susceptible to bruising, swelling, and bleeding after... READ MORE
Just looking to get rid of the lines under my eyes. I'm assuming Botox would be my best bet? (Photo)
For lines around the eye such as "crow's feet" that become more pronounced with facial expression, BOTOX is very effective at diminishing... READ MORE
It's not uncommon for patients to develop a headache after BOTOX treatment, regardless of how many units were injected. A headache can persist for 3... READ MORE
Thank you for your question. The tissue surrounding your injection sites absorbs the botulinum toxin right away, so there's no need to worry about it... READ MORE
My face looks older and more droopy after fillers and botox treatment that was received two weeks ago. (photos)
Judging from your photos, it would appear that the photo on the far left is the source of your dissatisfaction. This could be caused by the BOTOX... READ MORE
Thank you for your question. Both BOTOX and Dysport contain botulinum toxin A as the chemical that works to achieve the same end result. The... READ MORE
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