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Alexander Rivkin, MD
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Business Name: Westside Aesthetics
Website: www.westsideaesthetics.com
Location: 1033 Gayley Ave #104
los angeles, CA 90024
United States
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lasers, skin tighteners
so confusing - so many out there - what really works? Thermage, ulthera? do they really tighten the skin on face & body?

Plastic surgeon
Baltimore, MD
United States
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Skin tightening  May 8, 2013 11:11 AM

I have not seen any scientific results in a peer reviewed journal that show any significant tightening.However I have seen patients who paid thousands of dollars with no results.

Plastic surgeon
los angeles, CA
United States
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Ultherapy is pretty good  May 8, 2013 12:28 PM

we have both thermage and ulthera. i bought ulthera because i was frustrated over the lack of results with thermage. ulthera seems to be pretty good. results are subtle, they do take a few months, but most people are happy. i would not recommend thermage. the best area and the only area i use these devices for is the jawline.

Plastic surgeon
Miami, FL
United States
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  May 9, 2013 5:10 AM

Yes confusing to you and me. My rile of thumb is expect subtle, minor changes with any "non invasive therapies"!



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