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5 out of 5 stars Non Surgical Nose Job

Glad I Didn't Decide to Have a Surgical Nose Job! - Los Angeles, CA

I had the non surgical nose job with Dr. Rivkin and I'm so happy with the results. I have been considering surgery for a few years until I found this doctor. The procedure took a few minutes and was much easier than I thought. The office is state of the art and the staff friendly which is rare for a cosmetic office.

5 out of 5 stars Kybella

Extremely Happy

I cannot say enough great things about Dr. Rivkin and Westside Aesthetics. I have been in for laser treatments, fillers, botox and Kybella. I initially met with Dr. Rivkin for Kybella, I have since had two rounds of Kybella and am beyond excited with the results. Dr. Rivkin is very knowledgeable, understanding, and easy to talk to. I inquired about several different services and he did not...

5 out of 5 stars Fraxel Laser

Terriable Brown Spots on my Face; Fraxel Abd Cosmelan - Los Angeles, CA

Dr. Rivkin has an amazing office, with by far the kindest staff I've ever had the pleasure of meeting. Dr. Rivkin met with me, saw my issues, discussed my options, and created a game plan! He was spot on, he totally lead me in the perfect direction. Dr. Rivkin really knows what he doing.

5 out of 5 stars Eye Bags Treatment

Under Eyes

I went to Dr. Rivkin to have him fix my under eyes. I wanted to get rid of the dark circles under my eyes because I thought it made me look tired. He injected Juvederm to fill in the hollow and I'm really happy with the result. He said it will last years and I feel like it looks really natural. No one knew I had anything done but people keep telling me I look better. Dr. Rivkin and his staff...

5 out of 5 stars Voluma

Non Surgical Chin with Voluma - Brentwood, CA

All around a 5 star! Very lovely office and staff and I thought Dr. Rivkin was very knowledgeable and honest.

5 out of 5 stars Injectable Fillers

Tune Up - Brentwood, CA

What a great find.! I've been getting fillers for about 5 years now but always looked overdone. I read reviews on Dr. Rivkin and decided to try it one more time since everyone really liked him. I did under eye, lips, cheeks and Botox. I feel like I look 5 years younger natural results. Really sweet staff and knowledgable on the services. Feeling confident and grateful and highly recommend.

5 out of 5 stars Botox

The absolute Best!

I did Botox for my 11's and could not be happier! I have been going to Westside Aesthetics for a couple of years now for my Botox treatments and it's perfect every single time! The office is great and the staff are so kind. I always have a great experience each time I go there. They're awesome!

5 out of 5 stars Juvederm

All I Want for Christmas is a a Nose Bridge! Lol - Los Angeles, CA

Gentle, patient, kind and skillful!

5 out of 5 stars Fractional Laser

Happy & Satisfied Patient, Fantastic Doctor! - West Los Angeles, CA

Dr. Rivkin is a highly skilled & educated Doctor who knows cosmetic skincare inside and out. He is up to speed with all the latest procedures and treatments and makes realistic recommendations for clients' concerns with a warm and friendly bedside manner. Not at all pretentious or arrogant. Maryam & Stephanie, as well as the office management and staff are friendly, caring & knowledgeable. I love the entire Westside Aesthetics office!

5 out of 5 stars Botox

35 Year Old Lawyer - Needed a Little Pick Me Up After Many Late Nights Working - Los Angeles, CA

I had gone to see Dr. Rivkin several times, but this is the first time leaving a review. He is perfect for beginners who are scared of looking like they had work done to their face. He advises you against going for too much, so your result always looks very natural. A week after my treatment, a close friend of mine (who did not know I had gotten Botox and some fillers), complimented me on how great I looked but couldn't quite put a finger on why. I wasn't wearing any make up and hadn't gotten much sleep or anything, so I am certain I looked younger and better thanks to Dr. Rivkin's procedure.

*Your results may vary. Any specific claims or permanence length of results vary for each patient and are not guaranteed.

Personal Statement

Dr. Rivkin is a globally recognized expert on minimally invasive aesthetics and non-surgical facial sculpting. A trained facial cosmetic surgeon educated at Yale and Columbia. Dr. Rivkin has been featured on Good Morning America, The DOCTORS among other numerous national appearances.

Awards & Recognition

RealSelf Top Doctor

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BA, Columbia University
    Medical: MD, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: Otolaryngology / Head and Neck Surgery, University of California San Diego

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2 ml Voluma, 9 rounds of Vitrase. Doctor does not remember where injected or it migrated. MRI/detailed ct scan to find it?

I'm sorry, it sounds like you are going through a frustrating experience. I have managed a few cases where Voluma results in swelling and even... READ MORE

What's wrong with my lips? (Photo)

Hi!Unfortunately bruising is always a possibility when you do injections, no matter where the injection is. The lips are especially well supplied with... READ MORE

Hard scar tissue after Artefill removal. Any suggestions?

Hi!I'm sorry to hear about what happened, but don't worry! The scar tissue that you atalking about should not be very difficult to soften. Injections... READ MORE

Hollow eyes - what options do I have?

Hi, thanks for you question. Correcting tear trough (this is what we call the under eye area when we are talking about dark circles) volume loss with... READ MORE

How can I achieve a softer look to my face? (photos)

Hi,You look great and the biggest priority is that whatever injections or lasers that you do have to preserve that natural, beautiful look that you... READ MORE

Is it bad if I bent down a handful of times about an hour after Botox?

Botox does its job. You can bend down, take a nap, do whatever you want and it will be just fine. The only thing I advise patients to not do after... READ MORE

Authenticity of Botox administered six months ago on 6 January 2016. What to do if the office doesn't keep and provide a record?

Its a reasonable question, but I think that there are not many offices who chart the vial / lot number of the Botox they use. We do not routinely do... READ MORE

Which One is Better Botox or Fillers?

Botox can be used in many areas of the face to relax the targeted muscle, and soften the wrinkle or "line". In some cases, such as deep forehead lines... READ MORE

Can Kybella be used in the lower ankle area, more around the foot? (Photo)

If I understand your question correctly, you are not asking for reduction of your cankles, just the fat pocket in that area. This, of course, would be... READ MORE

Is It Ok to Have Radiesse Nose Injection 5 Months After Restylane Nose Injection? Fly Immediately After Radiesse Nose Injection?

Injecting Radiesse after Restylane in a nose should not be a problem assuming, of course, that the procedure is performed by a skilled, conservative ... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Rivkin

Alexander Rivkin, MD has shared 69 before and after pictures with 61 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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Videos by Alexander Rivkin, MD

Alexander Rivkin, MD has shared 24 videos.

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Botox Injection for Teeth Grinding and Clenching

This is a video of Dr. Rivkin injecting Botox into the masseter muscles to eliminate teeth grinding and clenching. The purpose is to cancel the reflex that links stress with clenching. 20 to 30 units per side is the usual starting dose. WATCH VIDEO

Can Restylane Travel Outside of the Injection Site

Dr. Alexander Rivkin answers a question on Restylane traveling outside of the injection site. WATCH VIDEO

Voluma: Get a Straight Nose Without Surgery

Dr. Alexander Rivkin performs a non-surgical nose job to define a droopy nasal tip. This woman's nose looks smaller in the after picture because it is straighter and blends better with the rest of her face. WATCH VIDEO

Before & After: Lip Augmentation With Juvederm

Dr. Alexander Rivkin enhances Jazmine's lips with small amounts of Juvederm. WATCH VIDEO

Fraxel Laser for Correction of Fine Lines and Pigmentation

Dr. Alexander Rivkin's nurse Stefanie demonstrates a Fraxel Dual Laser procedure on a patient for correction of fine lines and pigmentation irregularities. WATCH VIDEO

Facial Skin Tightening: See Thermage in Action

Dr. Alexander Rivkin's nurse Stefanie performs the procedure for skin tightening on this woman. WATCH VIDEO

Qualifications
Experience
Practicing for 14 year.
Personal Statement

Dr. Rivkin is a globally recognized expert on minimally invasive aesthetics and non-surgical facial sculpting. A trained facial cosmetic surgeon educated at Yale and Columbia. Dr. Rivkin has been featured on Good Morning America, The DOCTORS among other numerous national appearances.

Awards & Recognition
RealSelf Top Doctor
Education
  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BA, Columbia University
    Medical: MD, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: Otolaryngology / Head and Neck Surgery, University of California San Diego

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5 out of 5 stars Non Surgical Nose Job

Glad I Didn't Decide to Have a Surgical Nose Job! - Los Angeles, CA

I had the non surgical nose job with Dr. Rivkin and I'm so happy with the results. I have been considering surgery for a few years until I found this doctor. The procedure took a few minutes and was much easier than I thought. The office is state of the art and the staff friendly which is rare for a cosmetic office.

5 out of 5 stars Kybella

Extremely Happy

I cannot say enough great things about Dr. Rivkin and Westside Aesthetics. I have been in for laser treatments, fillers, botox and Kybella. I initially met with Dr. Rivkin for Kybella, I have since had two rounds of Kybella and am beyond excited with the results. Dr. Rivkin is very knowledgeable, understanding, and easy to talk to. I inquired about several different services and he did not...

5 out of 5 stars Fraxel Laser

Terriable Brown Spots on my Face; Fraxel Abd Cosmelan - Los Angeles, CA

Dr. Rivkin has an amazing office, with by far the kindest staff I've ever had the pleasure of meeting. Dr. Rivkin met with me, saw my issues, discussed my options, and created a game plan! He was spot on, he totally lead me in the perfect direction. Dr. Rivkin really knows what he doing.


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2 ml Voluma, 9 rounds of Vitrase. Doctor does not remember where injected or it migrated. MRI/detailed ct scan to find it?

I'm sorry, it sounds like you are going through a frustrating experience. I have managed a few cases where Voluma results in swelling and even... READ MORE

What's wrong with my lips? (Photo)

Hi!Unfortunately bruising is always a possibility when you do injections, no matter where the injection is. The lips are especially well supplied with... READ MORE

Hard scar tissue after Artefill removal. Any suggestions?

Hi!I'm sorry to hear about what happened, but don't worry! The scar tissue that you atalking about should not be very difficult to soften. Injections... READ MORE

Hollow eyes - what options do I have?

Hi, thanks for you question. Correcting tear trough (this is what we call the under eye area when we are talking about dark circles) volume loss with... READ MORE

How can I achieve a softer look to my face? (photos)

Hi,You look great and the biggest priority is that whatever injections or lasers that you do have to preserve that natural, beautiful look that you... READ MORE

Is it bad if I bent down a handful of times about an hour after Botox?

Botox does its job. You can bend down, take a nap, do whatever you want and it will be just fine. The only thing I advise patients to not do after... READ MORE

Authenticity of Botox administered six months ago on 6 January 2016. What to do if the office doesn't keep and provide a record?

Its a reasonable question, but I think that there are not many offices who chart the vial / lot number of the Botox they use. We do not routinely do... READ MORE

Which One is Better Botox or Fillers?

Botox can be used in many areas of the face to relax the targeted muscle, and soften the wrinkle or "line". In some cases, such as deep forehead lines... READ MORE

Can Kybella be used in the lower ankle area, more around the foot? (Photo)

If I understand your question correctly, you are not asking for reduction of your cankles, just the fat pocket in that area. This, of course, would be... READ MORE

Is It Ok to Have Radiesse Nose Injection 5 Months After Restylane Nose Injection? Fly Immediately After Radiesse Nose Injection?

Injecting Radiesse after Restylane in a nose should not be a problem assuming, of course, that the procedure is performed by a skilled, conservative ... READ MORE

Videos by Alexander Rivkin, MD

Alexander Rivkin, MD has shared 24 videos.

Narrow by:

Botox Injection for Teeth Grinding and Clenching

This is a video of Dr. Rivkin injecting Botox into the masseter muscles to eliminate teeth grinding and clenching. The purpose is to cancel the reflex that links stress with clenching. 20 to 30 units per side is the usual starting dose. WATCH VIDEO

Can Restylane Travel Outside of the Injection Site

Dr. Alexander Rivkin answers a question on Restylane traveling outside of the injection site. WATCH VIDEO

Voluma: Get a Straight Nose Without Surgery

Dr. Alexander Rivkin performs a non-surgical nose job to define a droopy nasal tip. This woman's nose looks smaller in the after picture because it is straighter and blends better with the rest of her face. WATCH VIDEO

Before & After: Lip Augmentation With Juvederm

Dr. Alexander Rivkin enhances Jazmine's lips with small amounts of Juvederm. WATCH VIDEO

Fraxel Laser for Correction of Fine Lines and Pigmentation

Dr. Alexander Rivkin's nurse Stefanie demonstrates a Fraxel Dual Laser procedure on a patient for correction of fine lines and pigmentation irregularities. WATCH VIDEO

Facial Skin Tightening: See Thermage in Action

Dr. Alexander Rivkin's nurse Stefanie performs the procedure for skin tightening on this woman. WATCH VIDEO

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