Written by Dr. Paul M. Graham In this article, we will discuss the characteristics of injectable soft-tissue fillers, which are used to restore facial volume and youthfulness. In the past several years, there has been a paradigm shift in the approach to the aging face. Historically, physicians would tailor filler treatments to target specific lines and wrinkles without addressing … Continue reading The Basics of Facial Fillers
Written by Dr. Paul M. Graham For many decades, Botox has been used to soften and eliminate lines on the face and neck. However, until recently the FDA had only approved the use of Botox for the frown lines (glabellar lines) and crows feet (lateral canthal lines). Despite not being FDA approved for the forehead, … Continue reading FDA Approves Botox for Forehead Lines
Dr. Paul M. Graham Today I had the honor of giving a cosmetic dermatology lecture at the annual meeting of the Michigan Dermatology Physician Assistants at Somerset Inn in Troy, Michigan. My lecture touched on various advancements in the field of aesthetic medicine and included technical pearls ranging from injection techniques and lasers to collagen induction therapy and … Continue reading Thank You Michigan Dermatology Physician Assistants!
Paul M. Graham, DO Edited by Lacey Elwyn, DO Chemical peels are one of the oldest cosmetic procedures performed, with historical records dating back to ancient Egypt. During this era, various oils and acids were applied to the skin in an attempt to achieve skin rejuvenation. In the late 19th century, chemical peels became popular … Continue reading Chemical Peels: Modern-Day Alchemy