Allison Pontius, MD
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Undergraduate & Medical SchoolMedical: MD, Tulane Medical School
Post-Medical School TrainingResidency: Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Fellowship: Facial Plastic Surgery, Dr. Edwin F. Williams, III
Treatments offered at Williams Center Plastic Surgery Specialists
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I wish patients would stop picking their skin! This can lead to permanent scarring and hyperpigmentation which can be difficult to treat. As hard as it is to resist, it is so important not to traumatize the skin with picking.
Go to someone who has a lot of experience with Botox. Discuss with them the dose they use and their technique. Show them exactly what areas bother you the most, and the type of movement you would like to retain in the area. Also, for best results have it
Don't just go with the latest trend. There are many new names for facelifting procedures now (Thread lift, Lifestyle lift, Weekend lift, etc.). Make sure the doctor explains exactly what it is to you. For example, the Thread lift was a popular procedure a
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Current laser technology is very effective for treating spider veins on the face and legs. The Nd-YAG laser is my preferred laser for this. It is... READ MORE
I feel that the Nd-YAG laser is the most effective for hair removal. It targets the pigmentation of the hair root, but can be used safely on any... READ MORE
Without knowing your age or seeing your photos it is difficult to give a specific answer, however, if you have already had 6 syringes of Voluma and... READ MORE
Will Voluma help fill out my mid face and make me look younger, or is there a better option? (photos)
I do use Voluma quite frequently in the midface. It is an excellent filler for that area. In looking at your photos you still have a nice amount of... READ MORE
It would be important to know how much Juvederm you had injected, whether it was Juvederm Ultra or Juvederm Ultra Plus and the technique that it was... READ MORE
Botox is not dangerous for injection in the axillae (armpits) for sweating. It has been FDA approved for this use for many years. It is typically... READ MORE
The hands, just like the face, need care and attention. Since we often neglect to put sunblock on our hands they tend to age more rapidly. My... READ MORE
Yes you can absolutely use Vitamin C serum and HA serum together. I would recommend Vitamin C serum in the morning (it is an antioxidant which helps... READ MORE
I had Juvederm 2 wks ago and my top lip is protruding like a duck bill. Will it go away or should I have it dissolved?
You're right that you're top lip is out of proportion to your lower lip. Ideally the lower lip should be slightly larger than the top lip. However it... READ MORE
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