Kent V. Hasen, MD: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery & Med Spa of Naples
3699 Airport Pulling Road North
Naples, FL 34105

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CoolSculpting by ZELTIQ Gets FDA Approval

Are you tired of love handles, or even that extra belly fat you can’t seem to get rid of with diet and exercise? We have some great news for you—CoolSculpting by ZELTIQ, a revolutionary new non-invasive procedure, received its FDA approval today for non-invasive fat reduction. CoolSculpting uses Cryolipolysis™ technology to literally freeze away fat cells. Fat cells are frozen and die off, and the body naturally cleanses itself of the dead tissue. Clinical trials resulted in a 20% reduction … Continue reading

A Solution for Saggy Arms

Sometimes spending hours at the gym can’t always tone your most problematic body parts. While some people worry about their love handles or gut, others may be concerned with their arms. Oftentimes, patients who have encountered considerable weight loss or gain are left with excessive amounts of skin in different areas of their body.  With weight gain, skin is stretched to accommodate additional fat tissue in the body.  When a patient loses weight, the skin often remains stretched. As we … Continue reading

Patients Aim To Be Discreet With Plastic Surgery

Have you considered plastic surgery before, but you didn’t want your friends and family to find out? Turns out you’re not alone. Transform, the UK’s largest cosmetic surgery group, recently published a study showing that patients have been staggering their aesthetic treatments, or even hiding them, so that people don’t know about their upgrades. According to Transform, more than half of women hide non-surgical procedures from their partners, and another 72% of women don’t tell their friends and family about … Continue reading

Projections for The Future of Injectable FIllers

With injectable fillers such as Botox® and Juvederm® leading in popularity in the cosmetic industry, it’s hard to imagine a drop in sales any time soon. In North America, facial injectables are classified in four different ways: botulinum toxin (BTX), collagen, Hyaluronic acid (HA) dermal fillers and particle and polymer fillers (PPF). While modest growth is projected for the injectable filler industry, clever marketing and the recession will affect what products come out on top over the next few years. … Continue reading

Juvéderm® HYDRATE Lives Up To Its Name

Allergan, the maker of Botox®, recently launched a new dermal filler, Juvéderm® HYDRATE. The latest filler contains both Hyaluronic acid (HA) and the anti-oxidant mannitol. Juvéderm® HYDRATE, which was given a European CE mark in late 2009, is clinically proven to both hydrate and plump skin when injected into the neck, face and décolletage areas. According to Cosmetic Surgery Times, Dr. Maryna Taieb presented the findings on Juvéderm® HYDRATE at the 8th Anti-Aging World Congress in Monte Carlo, Monaco.  The … Continue reading

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