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Alexander Rivkin, MD
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Business Name: Westside Aesthetics
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Location: 1033 Gayley Ave #104
los angeles, CA 90024
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Dublin, Ireland
derma fillers
I am wondering if there are any fillers available to take the hollowness out from under the eye and lift the cheeks slightly at the corners for a younger natural look but am paranoid of letting someone at it that will pump too much stuff in. Also is there a possibility of these derma fillers pushing the cheek fat pads further down?


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los angeles, CA
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great question - yes!  July 23, 2009 5:35 PM

i do this procedure daily. i use juvederm under the eyes and radiesse for the cheeks. i like to be conservative and would rather bring the patient back after 2 or 3 weeks to re-evaluate the correction and perhaps do a touch up than risk over injecting at the outset. the correction under the eyes lasts about 2 years and the cheek augmentation lasts about a year. results have to be subtle and natural. this is one of my favorite procedures because the effect is so nice, yet so subtle that no-one can tell that you have had anything done.



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