Treatments for Skin Aging

Treatments for Skin Aging

Resurfacing, injectables, and surgery are some treatments for facial rejuvenation. Dr. Judith Crowell, Dermatologist with Baptist Health South Florida, explains part of what the skin reflects is the muscle movements of facial expression. “Some people are so expressive that even when you are 18, you can already start seeing the creases. If that is the […]

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Lasers Skin Resurfacing Treatments

Lasers Skin Resurfacing Treatments

Fractionated lasers will burn the surface almost like in a great stone pattern, explains Dr. Ricardo Castrellon, Medical Director of the Burn Center at South Miami Hospital. Lasers also control how deep the burn is. This procedure should be done with sedation. However, fractionated lasers can be done in an office, he says. Lasers will […]

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Men and Dermal Fillers

Men and Dermal Fillers

Dr. Ricardo Castrellon, Director of South Miami Hospital’s Burn Center, says there are two types of injectables: one will be the fillers to enhance volume; and the other injectables are botox and muscular blockers that stop the movement of muscles in your face and that will help change the shape of your face or change […]

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Men: Fat Reduction Options

Men: Fat Reduction Options

Dr. Ricardo Castrellon, Director of South Miami Hospital’s Burn Center, says there is radiofrequency and there are interventions with cooling devices for fat reduction in the waistline and the abdomen. About the face, he explains they have the capacity of using kybella, which is a digestive enzyme that digests fat and the FDA has approved […]

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The Promises of Dermal Fillers

The Promises of Dermal Fillers

There are so many different types of fillers that physicians can address different problems, says Dr. Judith Crowell, Dermatologist with Baptist Health South Florida. The types of fillers promise: plump lips, enhance shallows contours, soften wrinkles, improve the appearance of recessed scars and decrease or remove the shadow of the lower lids, among others. Fillers […]

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An Overview of Facial Rejuvenation

An Overview of Facial Rejuvenation

Facial rejuvenation refers to non-surgical treatment and surgical treatments of the changes of the face, explains Dr. Ricardo Castrellon, Medical Director of the Burn Center at South Miami Hospital. These changes include face bone during aging process, the texture of the skin, the discoloration of the skin as well as the volume of how the […]

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Types of Fillers

Types of Fillers

Calcium Hydroxylapatite, Hyaluronic Acid, Polyalkylimide and Polylactic Acid are some of the types of fillers. Ileana Perez-Quintairos, Dermatologist at Baptist Health South Florida, explains the most popular products used are the hyaluronic acid. According to her, hyaluronic acid is a natural ingredient and calcium hydroxyapatite is a mineral found in bone. A PLLA is another […]

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Physical Therapy and Surgery

Physical Therapy and Surgery

Dr. Lisa Corsa, Physical Therapy, Osteopathy and Athletic Training with Premier Therapy Solutions, explains her prehabilitation approach is unique. “It is a clear-cut approach that identifies the shoulder joint, or if they are getting a knee replacement, and I look at those imbalances.” She says she will fix the imbalances before surgery, because for a […]

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