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Frequently asked questions about dermal fillers

In Aesthetics by Alice Goodman August 24th, 2018

Injectable dermal fillers are a popular option for those wanting to reduce visible signs of aging in the face. As we age, our faces naturally lose fat, and facial skin loses its firmness. This leads to sagging skin, loss of volume in the face, and fine lines and wrinkles. Dermal fillers can be injected into the skin to restore volume and diminish wrinkles. If you’ve started to notice signs of aging in your skin, dermal …

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Surprising uses for Botox

In Aesthetics by Alice Goodman September 2nd, 2018

Botox is best known for its ability to minimize wrinkles, but Botox injections are approved by the FDA to treat multiple medical and cosmetic conditions. Botox, a drug made from a toxin created by certain bacteria, relaxes muscles and smooths wrinkles when injected into the skin in small doses. Botox works by blocking the signals between nerves and muscles, leading to less movement in the muscles. Botox has been approved by the FDA to treat several …

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Defy gravity with Voluma XC

In Health and Wellness by Alice Goodman August 24th, 2018

Our patients at Garcia Weight Loss & Wellness are loving their results from Voluma XC, the first FDA-approved filler for the cheek area!  This revolutionary filler adds volume, lift, and contour to help regain your youthful profile.  Voluma works instantly and is exceptionally long lasting (up to 2 years).  It’s a non-surgical option to temporarily reverse the flat, sunken cheeks that occur with age. Goodbye sallow, sunken, aging cheeks; Hello youthful, gorgeous, defined cheekbones! What …

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Q and A With Dr. Garcia — Round 1

In Dr. Jay Garcia MD by Alice Goodman March 18th, 2019

Q and A with Dr. Garcia We couldn’t help but notice that our own Dr. Garcia has been cruising around looking thinner these days.  We thought it was the perfect time to pin him down and ask Dr. G about Summer, Weight Loss, and his active life in Tampa Bay. Check out our first in a series of interviews below: So, Dr. G, looks like you’ve lost some weight lately, what’s up? 25 lbs actually, …