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5 out of 5 stars Botox
THE BEST! Worth the wait!!!
5 out of 5 stars Voluma
Dr. Bucay has an excellent bedside manner. She takes her time to answer all your questions. Her staff are very professional and friendly.
5 out of 5 stars Pelleve
Great, knowledgable and friendly.
5 out of 5 stars UltraShape
Dr. Vivian Bucay's office is highly recommended!
5 out of 5 stars UltraShape
Very professional. Total procedure explained. No discomfort. Actually quite relaxing.
5 out of 5 stars Xeomin
Dr. Bucay is very personable and professional. Her explanations on both the injections and the product were far more than I have received in the past at other doctors' offices.
1 out of 5 stars Sculptra
she decieved me into thinking this product was safe. she obviosly wasn't experienced in it.
5 out of 5 stars Ultherapy
Amazing dermatologist amazing staff. I visit the la casita office in Monte Vista and have had numerous procedures and maintenance treatments done. The staff is very warm and friendly and make you feel comfortable.
Dr. Bucay is Certified by the American Board of Dermatology, Her credentials span a wide scope of biomedical research, patient care, and medical education. Dr. Bucay recognized nationally for her expertise in minimally invasive facial rejuvenation.
American Dermatological Association (ADA)
American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS)
American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS)
Awards & Recognition
Featured in several publications, including Allure, Cosmetic Surgery Times and Elle
Texas Super Doctor Hall of Fame, Texas Monthly Magazine
Distinguished Physician Member, Liquid Face Lift Association
Author or co-author, various publications
Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: BA in Natural Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 1983
Medical: MD, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 1987
Post-Medical School TrainingInternship: Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 1988
Residency: Dermatology, Baylor College of Medicine in Houston
Treatments offered at BUCAY-Center for Dermatology and Aesthetics
- Acne Scars Treatment
- Acne Surgery
- Acne Treatment
- Age Spots Treatment
- Brow Lift
- Cellulite Treatment
- Cheek Augmentation
- Cheek Lift
- Chemical Peel
- CO2 Laser
- Ear Lobe Surgery
- Ear Surgery
- Excel HR
- Excel V
- Eye Bags Treatment
- Forehead Lift
- Fractional Laser
- Fraxel Laser
- Glycolic Peel
- Hair Loss Treatment
- Hand Rejuvenation
- Hyperhidrosis Treatment
- Injectable Fillers
- Jessner Peel
- Laser Genesis
- Laser Hair Removal
- Laser Liposuction
- Laser Resurfacing
- Laser Treatment
- LED Skin Treatment
- Lip Augmentation
- Lip Implants
- Lip Lift
- Liquid Facelift
- Melasma Treatment
- Mole Removal
- Neck Lift
- Non Surgical Face Lift
- Non Surgical Nose Job
- Non-Surgical Neck Lift
- PRP for Hair Loss
- Restylane Defyne
- Restylane Lyft
- Restylane Refyne
- Restylane Silk
- Rosacea Treatment
Blog Posts and Articles
In lifting and tightening the skin on the neck, chin and brow, Ultherapy, distributed by High Tech Laser, signifies the latest technology in non-surgical, non-invasive facelifting. It is designed to counteract the skin laxity associated with ageing, and uses focused ultrasound technology to improve skin texture, refine the facial contours and, most notably, lift the skin on the face and neck for an anti-ageing effect.‘Ultherapy uses the fundamentals of...
When I first entered private practice in 1991, my primary concern was that I would be able to make the correct diagnosis, which, in turn, would allow me to make the appropriate treatment recommendations. It did not occur to me then that recommending skin care regimens would occupy such a large part of clinical time. In fact, today one of the most common “chief complaints” that prompts a patient to schedule an office visit is for recommendations for skin care. Anyone who has ever...
Most popular answers from Vivian Bucay, MD, FAAD
Treatment of the tear troughs shoulkd be done only be highly experienced injectors familair with the anatomy of this region. That said, Restylane is... READ MORE
Botox can be very effective for treating enlarged masseters but may require more than one treatment to experience the full benefit. The key to success... READ MORE
The photo you have posted is somewhat dark and doesn't show all of the upper and lower lip, making it difficult to see what might be going on. Did you... READ MORE
Botox/Dysport/Xeomin can all be used safely (off-label) to treat enlarged masseters, the powerful muscles we use for chewing. People with masseter... READ MORE
With all due respect to your physician, Radiesse is not indicated for the tear trough area. It is excellent for the mid face and cheeks. Tear trough... READ MORE
Botox is one of the most widely studied drugs and has received many FDA approvals for indications ranging from treating frown lines and crows feet to... READ MORE
Botox can be injected safely under the eye when done by a trained and experienced physician. The key is patient selection. In fact, relaxing the... READ MORE
I would recommend that you try Botox (or Dysport or Xeomin) first to relax the muscles causing the crease. After 2 weeks, retunr to your physician for... READ MORE
Eyebrow droop or brow ptosis after Botox is the result of overtreatment of the forehead (frontalis) muscle, the only muscle that can lift the eyebrows... READ MORE
Five Days Ago I Had Restylane Under my Eyes and I Have Iced It but I Still Have a "Bubble" Which Looks Awful? (photo)
Although no doubt a source of distress to you, the bubble under your eye is fixable and a common complication when the filler is injected too... READ MORE
Before and After Photos by Dr. Bucay
Vivian Bucay, MD, FAAD has shared 5 before and after pictures with 92 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.
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