If you’re here in Dr. Kearney’s blog, you probably know a little about the aging process and collagen. Collagen is a protein that is responsible for the structure that supports the skin. When we are young and our bodies are producing lots of collagen, the skin is firm, taut, and has few wrinkles. But then […]
You may not know this, but Restylane® was the original dermal filler, first approved by the FDA for use in the U.S. in 2006. Along with Juvederm, Restylane® is one of the world’s most popular fillers. And, like Juvederm, the Restylane® line keeps expanding. Dr. Kearney offers the Restylane filler line for his patients. A “natural” filler If […]
Although not for the same reasons that grocery store brands keep expanding their lines to take up more shelf space, Juvederm keeps expanding its product line. The newest family member is called Volbella, and it was introduced to the aesthetic world last summer. While its name sounds like a tasty new Italian red wine, Volbella […]
At Dr. Kearney’s we work with a bunch of different injectables. People can lump them all together thinking they’re all “kind of like Botox.” In reality, there are two types of injectables, dermal fillers, and neuromodulators. And, while their end goals may be similar, they go about their business in completely different ways. Since Dr. […]
If you’re a regular to Dr. Kearney’s site and this blog, chances are you’re well versed in the products and procedures involved in the aesthetic industry. And if you know about dermal fillers, you’ve heard of hyaluronic acid. Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring substance in humans and other animals whose job is to hydrate […]
Many people think of wrinkles when they think of signs of aging. Of course, wrinkles are part of the equation, but volume loss is just as much to blame, perhaps even more so. As our collagen production drops with age and as our tissues begin to sag, the damage is easy to see. Don’t believe […]
Dr. Kearney gives his take on men receiving dermal filler injections. To read the article click here!