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

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Which Facial Procedure to do First?

Patients often come to see me with a variety of concerns about their facial appearance. Sometimes it’s a combination of drooping skin, particularly in the cheek area and around the jawbone coupled with wrinkles around the eyes. At other times, it’s the lack of fat in the cheek area coupled with deep grooves in the forehead. They ask me—what should I fix first? There’s no perfect answer. Our eyes, nose and jawbone/chin area all work together to create the impression … Continue reading

Non-Invasive Procedures Rocket in 2009

According to Plastic Surgery Practice, the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery recently released its statistics on surgical and non-invasive procedures for 2009.  The survey, which was administered to its member surgeons, shows that the economy has been playing a major role in the growing popularity of non-invasive cosmetic treatments. According to the survey, 80% of doctors claimed that patients are choosing non-invasive treatments as a method to gain an edge in the workforce. As opposed to invasive … 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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