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Dr. Kassir who is the pioneer of the Non Surgical Rhinoplasty ( who performed his first NSR in 2006) talks to his former patient about her Botox and filler experience at her private nurse practitioner’s office. The filler that was injected into her nose hit a blood vessel. “I’m looking in the mirror...and I think I am turning purple!” Sherry said. Dr. Ramtin Kassir treated Sherry after her filler complication. "Injecting in the face could be dangerous, because if you get into any of these blood vessels, it can end in the eye, it can end in the forehead, it …

It's Chemical Peel Season!

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | Sept. 17, 2019, 1:36 p.m.

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Fall marks the start of the “Peel Season”   The fall and winter are good times to consider treatments that can help improve your complexion, as well as for major plastic surgery.  With many months before you will be spending a lot of time in the sun, your skin is more protected from the complications that can occur if you receive too much UV exposure while your skin is in the recovery and healing stage.  Whether you choose a superficial, medium, or deep treatment, a chemical peel can address skin concerns ranging from pigment changes and mild sun damage to …

What is a Photofacial?

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | Sept. 3, 2019, 5:07 p.m.

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A Photofacial is a treatment to reverse sun damage, even out facial color as well as improve tone and texture in the process.  A Photofacial can: tighten pores reduce the severity of acne reduce the appearance of or eliminate sun spots and freckles lessen hyperpigmentation treat skin flushing and skin redness reduce the appearance of acne scars  reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles reverse sun damage treat vascular lesions such as rosacea improve facial contour tighten skin boost collagen and elastin production Photofacial treatments also have an impact on acne, eliminating sebaceous gland activity and also constricting blood vessels to …

Lip Filler After Care

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | Aug. 12, 2019, 3:51 p.m.

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Congratulations! You’ve done it! You’ve gotten your lip fillers. Now its time to take care for your lips.  Lip filler aftercare tip #1: Don’t expect fullness to stay the same. Swelling after your lip filler treatment is completely normal and the size of your lips immediately after treatment is not a true reflection of the final result. Minor swelling can last between a few hours or day, possibly longer, depending on multiple factors. Lip filler aftercare #2: How to reduce the swelling after lip fillers. Apply ice to treated area Stay hydrated – drink plenty of water Focus on eating …

5 Essential Skin Care Tips to Follow In The Summer

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | Aug. 1, 2019, 2:21 p.m.

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1. Consider a Change When It Comes to Your Facewash As you move from winter to summer, you should remember that your facewash has to change. While in winters, a nourishing facewash does the trick, in summers, you would require a face wash that can draw out the excess oil from your skin.  2. Include Antioxidants in Your Facial Skin Care Routine Invest in a good antioxidant serum during the summer. Not only does an antioxidant serum hydrate the skin, but it  also protect your skin from environmental damage. It helps to boost collagen production and eliminates damage. 3. Keep Your …

Your EYEBROWS can make you look 10 years younger!

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | July 22, 2019, 2:54 p.m.

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  The secret to ,ooking younger is in your eyebrows! If you love beauty treatments, we have some great news for you! The answer to looking younger than your years could be less painful and more affordable than you think. The era of ‘Brow-tox’ is now upon us:-) Browtox is a procedure in which Botox is injected into the area around the brows to help lift and smooth the surrounding skin. A Browtox treatment can help correct uneven or ‘droopy’ brows and give the illusion of a more youthful look by slightly opening up the area around the brows.

"Third Time's A Charm"

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | June 10, 2019, 5:17 p.m.

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Our lovely patient shares had 2 previous Rhinoplasties done and is satisfied now by getting the results she needed by coming to the one and only! One of the most common issues for patients seeking revision rhinoplasty is the Inverted-V deformity. The inverted V deformity is a complication of taking too much off the bridge in Rhinoplasty but can also be caused by trauma to the nose. It may also cause breathing problems with internal nasal valve collapse. It is a sign that the middle vault of the nose has collapsed inwards.Other complications include Alar retraction:Alar retraction is one of the …

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Non Surgical Rhinoplasty by Dr. Kassir. Dr. Kassir went Instagram LIVE! with his patient and performed a Non Surgical Rhinoplasty. it literally took only a few minutes with no pain! No surprise since Dr.Kassir pioneered this procedure in 2006.Our lovely patient here had a previous Rhinoplasty years ago in Mexico and developed what’s called a “Saddle Nose”. It happens when too much cartilage and bone is removed and the nose loses support and caves in causing saddling. It can also be associated with nasal trauma and cocaine use. Whatever the cause, it is characterized by a loss of height of …

Hormone Replacement Therapy

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | May 22, 2019, 3:17 p.m.

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What is Hormone replacement therapy and what is it used for? Hormone replacement therapy is a popular treatment for women who are going through menopause. The therapy uses synthetic hormones to replace natural hormones lost in menopause. Hormone Replacement Therapy was believed to reduce menopause symptoms such as hot flashes, heart disease, memory loss and cases of  osteoporosis.  Here are some signs if you should consider hormone replacement therapy: 1.If you had a hysterectomy before you went through menopause or your ovaries do not function well anymore.2. You suffer from severe menopause symptoms, such as hot flashes and night sweats, which cause …

Botox For Eye Twitching

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | May 20, 2019, 2:14 p.m.

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Are you annoyed due to your eye twitching? There are seveal alternatives that can help to eliminate the twitching such as,  Relaxing and try to eliminate stress in your daily life. Limit caffeine. Sleep Apply warm compresses to the twitching eye and then gently massage the eyelid with your fingers. One main treatemnt that can help is Botox. Botox is used to treat muscle problems and uncontrolled eyelid twitching (blepharospasm). Blepharospasm are involuntary spasms of the muscles around the eye, resulting in uncontrollable blinking, narrowing, and even closing of the eyelid. It can be very annoying at times. Botox is the best form of …

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How about that for a cover in 2019 ? My wife Sheila and I thank Resident Magazine for the great story about us and our state of the art medical spa INSIDE BEAUTY SPA - highlighting the latest technologies (excilis skin tightening, emsculpt for muscle toning, emsella for incontinence and pelvic/female/Rejuvenation, the entire spectrum of lasers and nonsurgical procedures to make you look and feel your best) - Read all about it!

Say No To Illegal Butt Injections

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | May 13, 2019, 12:22 p.m.

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We see it all over music videos and Social Media Platforms such as Instagram.... Women with voluptuous backsides. It seems very inticing and we try to block out of our minds the fact that illegal injections are the reason for this matter.  Women will undergo a certain surgery called a BBL which is a fat transfer to the buttocks area. When that procedure doesnt satisfy their expectation, there next solution is illegal butt injections to fill out the area even more. "It was the craziest pain ever,” the 25-year-old recalled of the excruciating procedure, which she says involved zero numbing. …

10 questions about a Rhinoplasty

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | March 29, 2019, 2:47 p.m.

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Are you interested in a Rhinoplasty and want to know a bit more information before going under the knife? Here are some answers to those questions you have trapped in that inquiring mind of yours! 1. Can I get a Rhinoplasty if I have a cold? You should not undergo a surgery if you have a cold. Swelling of the nasal passages can cause complications during the procedure. It is best you postpone your procedure and wait until you are healthy. 2. Can I get a Rhinoplasty if I am pregnant? You should not undergo any surgery while you are …

Why Kegel Exercises Matter

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | March 29, 2019, 1:04 p.m.

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Many things can weaken your pelvic floor muscles, including pregnancy, childbirth, aging, excessive straining from constipation or chronic coughing, and being overweight. You might benefit from doing Kegel exercises if you: Leak a few drops of urine while sneezing, laughing or coughing (stress incontinence) Have a strong, sudden urge to urinate just before losing a large amount of urine (urinary urge incontinence) Leak stool (fecal incontinence) Kegel exercises can also be done during pregnancy or after childbirth to try to improve your symptoms. Kegel exercises are less helpful for women who have severe urine leakage when they sneeze, cough or …

Psoriasis vs Eczema: How to tell the difference

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | March 29, 2019, 12:42 p.m.

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  Maybe your home relaxing listening to music or heading out the door for a day of fun outside - Either way, you stop and pause, because you've got an itch that just won't leave you alone along with blotches of red on your skin. You think to yourself- what is that? Your doctor needs to make the final call, but psoriasis or eczema could be the problem. Both are skin conditions with similar symptoms, but there are ways you can do the research and tell them apart. How Psoriasis & Eczema Feel Different Eczema causes an intense itch. It can …

PRP Hair Restoration for Eye Brows

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | March 13, 2019, 3:41 p.m.

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Are eyebrows attractive? Of course they are!    Bold & well-groomed eyebrows frame your face and transform your features! But what about the other percentage of people who aren’t that fortunate to have fuller brows?   Any ideas besides drawing them or getting them tattooed?   injected into the skin and grow hair. Ever thought of PRP injections for thicker and fuller eyebrows?   PRP injections work to grow brows in the same way they work to grow hair. These injections use the growth factors that are always present in our intact platelets to be   PRP has the capacity to wake …

The Nasal Cavity

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | Jan. 24, 2019, 2:43 a.m.

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Frontal Sinus:The size and shape of the frontal sinus can vary from person to person. These spaces fill up with mucus, which then drain into the nose. Nasal Bone:The nasal bones are two small oblong bones, varying in size and form in different individuals; they are placed side by side at the middle and upper part of the face and by their junction, form the bridge of the nose. Septal Cartilage of Nose:Completes the separation between the nasal cavities in front.Greater Alar Cartilage:A flexible cartilage that forms part of the structure of the nostrils. Nasal Concha:They increase the surface area of these cavities, thus providing for …

Body Parts That Liposuction Can fix

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | Jan. 22, 2019, 1:13 p.m.

Body Parts That Liposuction Can Fix.   Liposuction is not a way to lose weight. One very important factor.  It is a way to slim and sculpt different areas of the body.   Liposuction is the best for those who are their ideal weight, but who cant seem to get rid of their unwanted fat.   Lets discuss the body parts that Liposuction can fix.   DOUBLE CHIN A "double chin" is excess fat in the chin and neck area that causes a fold, making it look like a person has two chins. Usually, this is of being overweight; though it …

Microdermabrasion VS Chemical Peel

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | Dec. 20, 2018, 1:09 p.m.

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                                            Microdermabrasion  vs Chemical Peel     Let’s get to it and solve the mystery between these two popular beauty treatments!   Microdermabrasion and Chemical peels lecture common skin concerns such as hyperpigmentation, rough texture and wrinkles. You’re probably wondering “which one is right for me?” well, it all depends on whether you’re willing to wait for the results and how many sessions you are going to commit to.   What is a Microdermabrasion?   Microdermabrasion is a non-invasive treatment that uses a diamond or bristle tip head that gently polishes the skin, leaving it clear and producing a more …

Nano-fat Injections

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | Dec. 20, 2018, 1:03 p.m.

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Nanofat  Injections   If your searching for the fountain of youth or wish you can just freeze time…no magical garden or spell can reverse the signs of aging. As aging progresses, our skin structure diminishes. But, look no further thanks to an effective way to improve your appearance By reconstructing volume to your shallow and wrinkled skin. If you are searching for a safe, natural and minimally invasive procedure for facial rejuvenation, we have good news for you.     What is Nanofat? Nanofat is emulisified (liquid) and filtered fat. The fat cells have been blended and filtered out and …

Ultherapy

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | Dec. 20, 2018, 12:58 p.m.

                                                                      Ultherapy   What is your first thought after looking in a mirror and you notice wrinkles? “I’m Getting OLD!” You start searching for quick remedies to purchase at your local pharmacy hoping to find the best creams or serums that will give you drastic BUT TEMPORARY results. Nowadays, there are non-surgical treatments available to us…one is Ultherapy.    What is Ultherapy?   Ultherapy skin tightening …

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