Battling ‘Tech Neck’ in the Selfie Generation

Could your smartphone addiction be the culprit behind the early onset of wrinkles in the neck? Dermatologists and plastic surgeons alike agree that it certainly plays a role in the premature development of what has been termed ‘tech neck’ in the millennial set. This...

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BellaFill Brings 5 Years of Staying Power to Dermal Fillers

If you’re a fan of the dermal filler and it’s transformative, anti-aging effects, you’ve come to anticipate the routine visits to the doc’s office every 6-9 months for touchups and the investment required for upkeep. Now consider a filler that could offer long-lasting...

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Achieving ‘WOW’ Brows

Once upon a time, the appearance of eyebrows could only be altered with a pencil and a prayer that it stayed in place all day.  Who knew that advancements like microblading would enter the aesthetic scene and change our brows forever?  This popular process deposits...

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Say Goodbye to Tired Eyes

Do you wake up in the morning with tired looking eyes despite getting eight hours of rejuvenating sleep? If so, join the club of millions of women who list dark circles and under eye puffiness as a major aesthetic concern. Unfortunately, there are myriad reasons for...

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Rid the Red from Rosacea

Does your face flush for no apparent reason? Do your cheeks take on a ruddy appearance? Can you see tiny, red spider veins across your face? If you can relate to these symptoms, you may have rosacea. More than 14 million people in the U.S. are living with the...

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Acne Scars: How to Rid Yourself of These Battle Wounds

The problems caused by acne don’t always stop when your breakouts end.  Fortunately, there are aesthetic treatments available to eliminate these unpleasant reminders that can also be crippling to our self-confidence.  Spread the word that acne scars don’t have to be...

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Consider Sculptra® as a 401K for Anti-Aging

How is it possible that your niece, who you swear was just a baby yesterday, is graduating from high school?  How can you have already received an invitation to your 30 Year High School reunion? Has it really been that long? There is proof everywhere that time is...

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The Low Down on Laser Hair Removal

Laser hair removal continues to be one of the most popular aesthetic treatments performed over the years. With over 1 million treatments performed in 2016, The American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) named laser hair removal among the top five non-invasive...

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Dynamic Duo Dermal Fillers

Introducing Restylane  Refyne & Defyne Next-generation flexible hyaluronic acid dermal fillers, Restylane Defyne and Refyne are a game changer when pursuing natural looking results.   As we get older the skin loses elasticity and the lines that run from the sides...

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Non-Surgical is the New Black

Similar to the fashion industry, in the world of aesthetics, trends come and go. Each year the American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) reports on the most popular procedures for the past year.  These statistics give us a good indication of what people are focusing...

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Say “Eye Do”

Eyes show the first signs of aging and are a common area of concern for patients.  There are many factors that play a role in the appearance of your eyes. As an aesthetic doctor, I am evaluating the quality of the skin, the way the muscles contract when smiling or...

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Kiss or Crinkle?

If the winter season takes a toll on your lips, you are far from the only one.  It is common that the cold air, wind and artificial heat inside often causing the lips to become dry, cracked and chapped.  These conditions often induce our lips to begin flaking and...

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Winter Skin Solutions

What is a Chemical Peel? A chemical peel is an exfoliation treatment that fast-tracks skin turnover and accelerates pigment reduction, resulting in improved skin and a more enhanced complexion. This is a rapid method to minimize fine lines, small scars, freckles, dark...

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A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

As the world of technology constantly evolves our digital capabilities continue to progress. We see the benefits of technology evolution in our everyday lives from our laptops to our mobile devices to the cars we drive and so forth. The aesthetics industry is no...

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Why Hyaluronic Acid Should Be Part of Your Skincare

Hyaluronic acid has been an anti-aging buzz word in the aesthetics world recently but there are still some misconceptions on exactly what it is and the benefits this ingredient can deliver. The word “acid” can give the impression that it is a harsh exfoliate. However,...

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BOTOX in your 20’s and 30’s

Am I too young for Botox? You can receive many different answers to this commonly asked question. Botox has increased in popularity as a preventative anti-aging treatment while still holding its ground as a holy grail treatment for reversing the signs of aging that...

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Get Rid of Turkey Neck For Good with Kybella

Gobble, gobble, gobble. It’s that time of year again! There has been a lot of talk over the last few months regarding the dreaded turkey neck and how to say goodbye to it for good. It is easy to get overwhelmed by the endless amount of non-invasive treatments on the...

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The importance of exfoliation as we age

Exfoliation plays a critical role in the appearance of our skin, especially as we get older. During the exfoliation process the lower layers of the skin create new cells that migrate to the surface as the old cells sloth off. The new skin cells give a fresh, healthy...

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Why we are raving about THERMIsmooth Body!

With THERMISmooth Body, revolutionary no invasive skin tightening is now available. Along with our patients, we, at Aponi Aesthetics love the result of tight, firm, and overall more youthful looking skin that THERMISmooth Body delivers. THERMISmooth Body is a...

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Reduce the appearance of sun damage with post summer peels

As we say goodbye to summer and hello to fall, it’s the perfect time to address the signs of damage accrued throughout the summer. The negative impact from the environment and the sun’s rays can cause the complexion to become patchy and dehydrated. Post summer peels...

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Cosmetic Dermal Fillers: Cannulas vs. Needles

The “traditional” method to inject hyaluronic acid (HA) dermal fillers such as Voluma, Juvderm, Restylane and Restylane Silk, etc, is through the use of a sharp needle. This process however increases the amount of risks including additional pain due to multiple needle...

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