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Glo Mineral Make Up: Clinical Skin Care with Color

Posted on: January 21st, 2015 by

Finally, a line that provides a natural finish while still maintaining the function of what make up was made to do; conceal imperfections and enhance our own beauty. Glo Mineral Make up is known for using only pharmaceutical grade ingredients that are talc free, natural high pigment minerals, nourishing vitamins and powerful anti-oxidants that deliver radiant healthy looking skin. Their ingredients are also free of chemical dyes and fragrances, anti-inflammatory and non-comedogenic (won’t clog pores or cause break outs) which makes them ideal for use on even the most sensitive skin types or on post procedure patients to help correct redness and protect the skin. Ponte Vedra Plastic Surgery is now offering the new Luxe Liquid Foundation made by Glo Read More

Mommy Make-Over

Posted on: November 14th, 2014 by

OK ladies…Here is all you need to know about a Mommy Make-Over a.k.a. “MMO”! Let’s start with the definition.  Normally, a MMO involves a breast lift and a tummy-tuck.  The lift may not be necessary and a breast augmentation may be a simple solution to the drooping breast.  Unfortunately, after breast feeding your adorable God sent gift, you’re left with empty milk sacks.  Sounds wonderful I know, no one tells you about this as an excited mother to be and we are so excited when our baby breast feeds successfully.  But the price of this wonderful experience is saggy bags.  Well worth the benefit though.  However, some moms are blessed with no stretch marks and breasts that return to their Read More

Laser Hair Reduction Treatments

Posted on: October 5th, 2014 by

For people who are tired of shaving, tweezing and waxing to remove unwanted hair, laser hair reduction treatments have become the preferred option.  While hair reduction is most popular among women, treatments for men are increasingly popular as they seek treatment for unwanted hair on the chest, back and ears.  During laser hair reduction, a laser beam passes through the skin to an individual hair follicle.  The intense heat of the laser damages the hair follicle, which inhibits future hair growth.  Those who have best success using laser hair reduction have pale skin and dark hair.  Those with grey or white, blond, light brown or red hair won’t see results.  It is possible to treat darker skin tones at lower energy Read More

Breast Augmentation

Posted on: September 21st, 2014 by

Breast augmentation is one of the most popular cosmetic surgical procedures in the United States with over 300,000 women electing to have the surgery in 2013 alone. Much of the recent increase in the popularity of the procedure can be attributed  to the improvement in the implants and techniques over the last several years.  The silicone gel implants now come in multiple shapes and profiles which allow  the surgery to be customized to each patient. Additionally, today’s silicone gel is much more cohesive, which makes this new generation of gel implants safer with less concern about silicone leaking. With the development of the Keller Funnel, the silicone gel implants can now be placed through an incision in the underarm area, Read More

Breast Lift Surgery, Called Mastopexy, is on the Rise (No Pun Intended)

Posted on: August 11th, 2014 by

Breast implant surgery is the most commonly performed cosmetic surgery in women worldwide. However, a recent plastic surgery statistic released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) revealed that breast lift procedures are gaining popularity throughout the U.S. as there has been a 70 percent increase in breast lifts, also called mastopexy, since 2000.   ASPS reports that board certified members have conducted over 90,000 breast lifts in 2013, up from 53,000 in 2000, revealing the drastic shift in preference for a more youthful breast with or without augmentation. According to ASPS President Robert X Murphy, Jr., MD, many women are looking for youthful breasts by making use of the tissue they already have. In contrast, breast implant surgeries Read More

PVPS is proud to launch the newest breakthrough in anti-aging – Micro Needling by SkinPen™.

Posted on: July 25th, 2014 by

PVPS is proud to launch the newest breakthrough in anti-aging – Micro Needling by SkinPen™. SkinPen™ stimulates your skin’s natural ability to produce collagen and elastin for healthier, younger-looking skin. This treatment can be used on all types of skin and is remarkably effective for scars, acne scars, wrinkles, sun damage, uneven skin tone, lax skin, large pores and thin skin. The unique design of SkinPen™ allows for individualized settings and a treatment that is quite comfortable. Healthier-looking skin can be noticed immediately after treatment but the natural repair process continues to progress over the course of several weeks. Dermal collagen remodeling takes place over time and will continue to improve for up to 6 months after final treatment. DETAILS: Read More

Exfoliate; Spring Out of the Old and In With Your New Radiant Skin

Posted on: April 7th, 2014 by

On average your skin can shed 30,000 to 40,000 dead cells per minute. Exfoliation is very important when rejuvenating weary winter skin. Exposure to the “dry” indoor heat during the winter months can drain moisture from the skin and add layers of dead skin cells, leaving your skin feeling heavy and looking unhealthy. Exfoliation involves the removal of these dead skin cells from the outer layer, leaving your skin feeling fresh and looking radiant and smooth.

PVPS Presents: Plant the seeds for a beautiful tomorrow…

Posted on: April 3rd, 2014 by

Join Ponte Vedra Plastic Surgery for an exclusive luncheon sponsored by OBAGI Medical.  Our EXPERTS in attendance include Dr. Paul Scioscia, PVPS Plastic Surgeon, and OBAGI Medical Education Manager, Genevieve Wohland. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9, 2014 11:30AM – 1:00PM Registration and early shopping begins at 10am!         Don’t forget to RSVP by Friday, April 3!!! SPECIAL DISCOUNTS: •    20% OFF ALL OBAGI PRODUCTS (AT THE EVENT ONLY) •    OBAGI Mother’s Day kits are BACK and they are 20% OFF at the event.  Mother’s Day kit includes 1 Elastiderm Eye Cream and 1 Elastiderm Eye Serum (retail value $208) EVENT PRICE: $83.20 •    Receive a FREE BLUE RADIANCE PEEL with the purchase of an OBAGI Starter System. ($135 value) •    Each Read More

In Search of the Holy Grail

Posted on: April 3rd, 2014 by

For decades there has been a relentless search for effortless weight loss and painless cosmetic surgery. We might call these goals the “holy grail” of plastic surgery. Last year Americans spent over $11 billion on surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures and the potential market is likely much, much larger. The only thing that holds many of us back is the effort, pain and recovery typically required to improve/reshape our bodies. Without a doubt, there are tremendous profits to be made by anyone that can produce consistent results with minimal effort, pain and downtime. And wherever there are big profits to be made there will invariably be snake-oil salesmen trying to get a piece of the action. I cannot stress too Read More

How to Have a Tan That is Actually Good for You

Posted on: March 31st, 2014 by

Most everyone will agree that a deep tan looks beautiful. Most of us do not feel comfortable showing our un-tanned legs come spring, or really any time of the year for that matter. Living in Florida, we always want our skin to look its best since most of our wardrobe exposes our skin. So, how can we look beautifully bronzed without harming our health? After years of research and numerous trials and error, I have found that St. Tropez self-tanning products are the only way to look believably tan while nourishing my skin.