Latham Facial Plastic Surgeon
1072 Troy-Schenectady Road
Latham, New York 12110 US
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5 out of 5 stars Restylane Silk

I had a wonderful experience

I just wanted to give a BIG thank you to Dr. Pontius and her Beautiful staff for making my appointment yesterday a true pleasure. THANK YOU! Ruthie Dedrick See you in two weeks. Hi my Megpie!

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Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and American Board of Otolaryngology

Memberships

American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS)

Consultation Fee

$85

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Medical: MD, Tulane Medical School
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: 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

Blog Posts and Articles

Stop picking to prevent scars

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.

Consistent Botox injections yields better results

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

Avoid fads when choosing a minimally invasive procedure

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

Most popular answers from Allison Pontius, MD

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Broken Capillaries and Spider Veins Around the Nose

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

Best for Body Hair Removal?

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

Is there any contraindication in having sculptra 10/52 after the third course of voluma.

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

Should I still have lumps in my lips 8 days after Juvederm injections? (Photo)

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

Is Botox for under arm dangerous?

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

What option is best to rejuvenate my hands? (Photo)

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

Can Vit C serum and Hyaluronic Acid be used together? If so, which one first, and how often?

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

Best Cosmetic Wrinkle Filler?

Radiesse Radiesse lasts longer than other fillers (e.g. Restylane) and has a thicker consistency. It may be palpable for a longer period, and it works... READ MORE

Qualifications
Experience
Practicing for 12 year.
Board Certifications
Board-certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and American Board of Otolaryngology
Memberships
American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS)
Consultation Fee

$85

Education
  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Medical: MD, Tulane Medical School
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
    Fellowship: Facial Plastic Surgery, Dr. Edwin F. Williams, III

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Are you a patient of Allison Pontius, MD?

5 out of 5 stars Restylane Silk

I had a wonderful experience

I just wanted to give a BIG thank you to Dr. Pontius and her Beautiful staff for making my appointment yesterday a true pleasure. THANK YOU! Ruthie Dedrick See you in two weeks. Hi my Megpie!



Broken Capillaries and Spider Veins Around the Nose

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

Best for Body Hair Removal?

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

Is there any contraindication in having sculptra 10/52 after the third course of voluma.

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

Should I still have lumps in my lips 8 days after Juvederm injections? (Photo)

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

Is Botox for under arm dangerous?

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

What option is best to rejuvenate my hands? (Photo)

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

Can Vit C serum and Hyaluronic Acid be used together? If so, which one first, and how often?

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

Best Cosmetic Wrinkle Filler?

Radiesse Radiesse lasts longer than other fillers (e.g. Restylane) and has a thicker consistency. It may be palpable for a longer period, and it works... READ MORE

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