What Causes a Double Chin?
Submental fat, often referred to as a “double chin,” is the excess fat that collects under the chin and along the neck. A double chin can be caused by a variety of factors, such as a person’s genetics, age, diet, and weight. Additionally, the skin in this area can lose elasticity as we age, which sometimes contributes to the appearance of a double chin. Although a person’s weight may affect how much stubborn fat accumulates in this area, it can […]
Dermal Fillers vs. BOTOX® Injections
Cosmetic injectables are a highly popular and effective way to restore a more youthful facial appearance. While both dermal fillers and BOTOX Cosmetic can create smoother, younger-looking results, each type of injectable has a different purpose. Depending on the specific concerns presented by a patient, one of the injectables may be more appropriate than the other. Dermal fillers like JUVÉDERM® are typically used to rejuvenate a patient’s appearance by enhancing their facial contours, such as the cheeks or lips. This […]
JUVÉDERM VOLLURE™ Now Available at Parva Plastic Surgery
We are pleased to announce that JUVÉDERM VOLLURE™—Allergan’s newest dermal filler in the JUVÉDERM® family—is now available at Parva Plastic Surgery! This advanced injectable is designed with Vycross technology to smooth moderate to severe lines and wrinkles with effects that can last up to 18 months. Once the increased volume in the targeted area(s) begins to fade, touch-up treatments can generally be received to maintain an optimal outcome. Which Soft Tissue Filler Is Right for Me? With the number of […]