Kent V. Hasen, MD: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery & Med Spa of Naples
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Naples, FL 34105

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2015 Plastic Surgery Trends

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In our fast paced society, pop culture and social media impact many aspects of life, including plastic surgery!  In our practice, we notice trends based upon what has become popular with celebrities and reality TV stars. RealSelf, a popular website for cosmetic procedures, measures the number of patient inquiries for various procedures.  The most popular requests for 2014 were lip-related, influenced by Kylie Jenner’s suddenly full lips.  Inspired by this reality starlet, many patients sought to achieve their own full … Continue reading

Plump Up Your Pout With Our Newest Filler, Restylane® Silk for Lips

Lips communicate sensuality and youth, so it’s easy to understand the popularity of treatments that result in plump, contoured lips. That’s why I’m so excited about Restylane Silk, which is getting fantastic results at my plastic surgery practice in Naples, Florida. It’s the only filler approved by the FDA specifically to make the lips look fuller, so I was proud to be the first plastic surgeon in Southwest Florida trained to use Restylane Silk. After gaining approval from the FDA, Restylane … Continue reading

Is Your Antidepressant Making You Look Older?

The website version of the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal of the ASPS (American Society of Plastic Surgeons) recently published a study conducted at Case Medical Center that reveals new factors that influence aging, specifically that make us appear older than we are. Based on a twin study of 186 pairs of identical twins who completed extensive questionnaires and submitted photos, the study shows that environmental factors and other lifestyle choices can influence one’s apparent age. While you may think … Continue reading

Cosmetic procedures in women over 50 have soared by nearly 70% in a year

According to a report from the UK, post-menopause cosmetic treatments are on the increase. At first, this hardly seems newsworthy, but it’s actually of note that plastic surgery procedures, originally the realm of older patients who wanted to turn back the hands of time with a face lift, have increasingly become the domain of younger patients requesting breast enhancements, liposuction and Brazilian bottoms. Menopause brings with it a drop in the level of estrogen, contributing to dry and sagging skin. … Continue reading

Face Bra: An Alternative to a Face Lift?

An entrepreneur in South Florida has taken a supportive device often worn by patients after face lift surgery—a face bra, essentially—as an alternative to a face lift. The website claims that this is an effective alternative to surgery to create a more youthful visage. The website says the device will “smooth away wrinkles, lift sagging jowls and freshen aging complexions” through the application of the wrap and special herbs that are soaked into the wrap before application. The elastic cotton fabric … Continue reading

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