Dr Raspaldo

Treatment of the chin and the neck

Remove double chin without liposuction and remove fat under the neck with Belkyra® injections

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When you get older and more weighty, you can see your body being transformed, you get our belly, thighs, arms… fatter. But parts of our body, which we would not have spontaneously thought of, are also changing, like the neck and chin that also accumulate fat.

Having a double chin and a fat neck is not the most aesthetic. Also, we are naturally looking for solutions to refine his neck and chin. And even to really get rid of his double chin.

It is now possible to work against double chin and chin and neck fat without surgery, thanks to a brand new treatment: Deoxyolic acid injections (or Belkyra®).

This injectable product will allow to directly dissolve the fat (in 1 to 3 injection sessions) by preventing its reappearance, since the fat cells will have been destroyed. It is a treatment to lose weight of the neck without surgery and without liposuction.

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Reshaping the chin without surgery with Voluxe® injections

Conversely, we can find that his chin lack of shape and volume, and we would sometimes like to resculpt.

Until now, it was possible to inject hyaluronic acid into the chin to smooth its appearance. Today, a brand new treatment can add volume to the chin without surgery: Voluxe® injections.

It is an injectable hyaluronic acid thicker than hyaluronic acid and will harden once injected.

Injections of Voluxe® make it possible to avoid placing an implant in the chin while reshaping it naturally.

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Reshaping cheekbones and hollow cheeks with hyaluronic acid injections

When we are young, our cheekbones have a smooth shape and perfect elasticity.

The cheekbones are supported by a fat tissu layer, which is thicker than in any other face area. But this fat tissue is not fixed and therefore it can change its aspect.

The cheekbones can collapse progressively, due to the fat loss or the tissue loosening.

That is when the nasolabial folds can become noticeable, giving the face an aged and severe appearance.

We will therefore volumize the cheekbones and restore the face contour using fillers : hyaluronic acid injections in the cheekbones.

In case of very hollow cheekbones, this procedure can also be used to reconstruct the entire cheek, resulting in an overall reshaped face.

The purpose here is to restructure and redefine the face oval in a natural way.

 

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botulinum toxin injections to treat crow’s feet wrinkles

Not only are the forehead wrinkles a well known sign of aging skin, but they also create an unpleasant, strict look on your face.

With age, horizontal lines stretch along the forehead, becoming even more noticeable when you raise the eyebrows. Frowning, on the other hand, makes the lion’s wrinkle visible.

But this is far from being irreparable.

The botulinum toxin injections are a very efficient treatment for the glabellar lines between the eyebrows (the so called lion’s wrinkles).

The botulinum toxin has indeed a relaxing and smoothing effect on all the muscles involved in these wrinkles, preventing them from contracting.

Botulinum toxin injections in the lion’s wrinkle act on the ”corrugator” and the ”procerus” muscles.

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Rebuilding volume in the hollow temples with hyaluronic acid injections

Hollow temples can lead to shadow areas, making the entire bone structure more visible and creating an aged look.

As your skin ages, it loses fat tissue in the temporal area, causing the temples to become hollow. Furthermore, this volume loss can also affect the eyebrows, making their external edge sink progressively.

With this in mind, you can actually opt for a global rejuvenating treatment of the whole central area of the face, in which case we will simultaneously treat the eyelids, the crow’s feet and the lowered eyebrows.

The hyaluronic acid injection in the temples will help rebuilding volume.

The aim here is to remodel this entire area in a natural way, make the unpleasant shadows disappear and gently lift the eyebrows.

The procedure results in a younger, rejuvenated look.

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Eyebrows lift using botulinum toxin and hyaluronic acid injections

The eyebrows play an essential role in the harmony of the face.

Nicely shaped, high eyebrows frame the entire face, creating a bright and well balanced look.

But in time, eyebrows can start to descend, the edges slowly sink and the whole upper eye area can lose volume.

Lowered eyebrows tend to give the face a darker look. The altered brow shape can make you look older than you are and the sinking edges create a tired and sad appearance.

But treating the eyebrows can efficiently restore a more youthful look in a very short time.

Through careful placement of botulinum toxin injections in the muscles surrounding the eye, we are able to lift the eyebrows up. Hyaluronic acid will then be injected in the external side of the eyebrow, in order to slightly lift it up.

This procedure will recreate the eyebrows harmonious arch.

This is based on the Chic Lift® principle, which consists in building a smooth, shadow-free and natural transition between the forehead and the cheekbones, giving them an elegant, ”C shaped” look.

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botulinum toxin cosmetic for lips and perioral area

You might be uncomfortable with different aspects of your lips, but these can all be corrected.

Firstly, you might find your lips too thin, and be frustrated with the lacking volume.

Lips volume can easily be enhanced and the contour reshaped using hyaluronic acid injections. The procedure will redefine the lip boarders, enhance the lip fullness and restore their volume. The hyaluronic acid can even be used to slightly lift the mouth corners up.

Secondly, you might be unhappy with the lines around your mouth, or even the upper lip wrinkles (the so called ”barcode” lines).

These ”dynamic” wrinkles can all be treated with botulinum toxin injections in the orbicular muscle, which is responsible for their development.

But the lips are not the only element pointing out the aging lower face.

The perioral area, such as the dewlap, the chin and the neck are also affected by sagging skin.

We can even restore chin volume if your chin is too small, using hyaluronic acid fillers.

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Sagging and aging skin treatment

Sagging skin is one of the first signs of aging, because the skin progressively loses elasticity and tissue quality.

The connective tissue of the skin changes and becomes thinner, the elastic fibers decrease. The number of collagen fibers also diminishes, while the hydration becomes less efficient and the blood circulation slower.

The skin is not only affected by natural aging, but also tarnished by various external factors.

The sagging skin condition occurs generally along with volume loss in different face areas.

The entire skin looks aged and dull.

But there are very efficient cosmetic treatments against all these unpleasant changes. Our specific procedures aim to stimulate the cell renewal, boost the collagen production and make your face look younger.

Our treatments against sagging skin :

-> Exfoliation, or peeling: activates the cell renewal

-> Photodynamic therapy, or LED therapy: stimulates the collagen production and helps restore the quality of the skin. This is a great treatment for aging skin conditions but also for scars, acne or stretch marks. It can also be used successfully in slow healing cases.

-> Photorejuvenation, or IPL (intense pulse light):  boosts the collagen and elastic fibers synthesis, reducing skin imperfections (brown spots, blood vessels, fine lines, rosacea…)

-> Mesotherapy  / skin booster : will strengthen and densify the skin. The procedure involves injecting a combination of hyaluronic acid and several nutritive and invigorating products.

-> The “BB Program” (Beauty Booster): we have developed a specific medical program for a bright and rejuvenated face. This program combines 4 different treatments (exfoliation, photodynamic therapy, IPL, mesotherapy), for specific and complexe results.

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Improving the skin quality with the LED Phototherapy : dull skin, scars

Unwanted skin conditions can occur at any age.

Scars, be they the consequence of an injury or of a surgery, can often be annoyingly noticeable. The difference between the healing skin and the original skin can be more or less visible.

Stretch marks are another unpleasant issue, caused by a pregnancy, a sudden weight loss or different other factors.

But the majority of patients asking for a consultation in our clinic complain about the low quality of skin. Dull skin, loss of tone and elasticity, an overall tired skin.

All these issues can be efficiently treated with the LED Therapy (also referred to as LED Phototherapy, or LED light therapy) : a non-invasive, rejuvenating procedure designed to accelerate the healing, revitalize the skin and restore its radiance and tone.

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Correction of protruding ears

Protruding ears are a complex to a lot of people, and have deep impact on self-confidence. Prominent ears are the result of a cartilage malformation during primitive ear development.

But it can be easily fixed with the appropriate, effective techniques.

When it comes to protruding ears treatment, you have the choice between a minimally invasive technique and a surgical procedure. In both cases, these procedures can be performed on adults and children above the age of 7.

Earfold are implants that can be used to change the ears positioning(moving them closer to the head) or correct asymmetric ears, without heavy surgery and under local anesthesia. Using a small incision, we carefully position the implant and thus flatten the protruding ear.
The EarFold implant has many advantages :
– it doesn’t require hospitalization
– it doesn’t require general anesthesia
– the result is immediate,
– no bandages, no recovery time, you can return to your normal activities right after the procedure

How does it work ?

1. You schedule an appointment for a consultation
2. During the consultation, we use PreFold pre-clips to determine the result. We then proceed to a 3D photo session and a 3D simulation. Then comes a 2D photo session, in order to mark the exact positioning of the implants. All this information will be recorded in your medical file, which will be used during the procedure.
3. After local anesthesia, we make a small incision (5 to 10 mm) to place the Earfold implant deep under the skin, where it can touch the cartilage that needs to be bent. The procedure ends with a few stitches.
4. A simple dressing will be used to protect the area (generally, no bandages are required).

Watch a video of EarFold clip procedure

Otoplasty is a surgical procedure intended to reshape a defective or deformed ear by reconstructing the cartilage.
This technique is the only option when dealing with conchal hypertrophy (large conchal bowls).

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Nose reshaping with medical natural rhinoplasty or surgical rhinoplasty

The nose is a very important part of the face, and a source of frustration to many people.

Sometimes the nose is too small, or too big, or too wide. There can also be issues related to a bump on the bridge of the nose, a nasal tip that droops, nostrils that are excessively flared, or small wrinkles between the nose and the forehead.

If you want to reshape or correct your nose, there are two options you could consider.

Surgical rhinoplasty is performed under anesthesia, and aims to reshape the bone and cartilage. A few weeks recovery is necessary, the nose swelling must go down before you can see results.

But today, you can also consider a much less invasive, non surgical option.

Natural medical rhinoplasty is a cosmetic procedure performed by hyaluronic acid injections, with very good results in correcting nose issues. It is a mild and natural procedure, with temporary results that you can see immediately and will last for 12 to 18 months.

Natural medical rhinoplasty can correct a bump on the nose, a nasal tip that droops or a deficient structure.

We actually designed a global concept called the Eiffel Tower Nose Lift® to offer our patients a complete and global nose treatment: we recreate a solid base and a nicely shaped nose bridge, but also an optimal nasolabial angle, restoring nasal tip support and projection. It is a mild and safe procedure.

This will resulting in a better balance of the facial features.

During your first consultation, you will be able to see a 3D simulation in order to determine your specific needs and expectations.

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botulinum toxin for excessive sweating

Sweating can make everyone uncomfortable. Nothing is more unpleasant than having halos under the arms during a meeting because of the stress or the high temperatures.

But sometimes sweat doesn’t occur because of the heat, but because you suffer from excessive sweating, which is a consequence of the glands overactivity.

Excessive sweating can also be an embarrassment because of the smell.

Did you know that you can dramatically reduce perspiration with a simple and natural procedure using botulinum toxin ?

botulinum toxin naturally reduces perspiration.

botulinum toxin is known for its wrinkle reducing action, but less known for its anti-perspiration effects.

When used for wrinkles, botulinum toxin injections act on the neurotransmitter that carries the contraction information to the muscle. botulinum toxin will thus inhibit the contraction. The same thing happens with the neurotransmitter responsible for sending perspiration information to the glands : the botulinum toxin injections will inhibit the sweat secretion.

Some people use botulinum toxin injections to reduce sweating during the summer heat, and feel more comfortable wearing their favorite summer outfits.

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Reduce dark circles under the eyes

Dark circles can be caused by aging, fatigue, an unhealthy lifestyle or simply by genetic factors.

Dark circles tend to make your face appear tired and aged, especially as they can widen and develop various colors.

There are several types of dark circles :

– Black, purplish, gray or brown colored rings, which are due to poor blood circulation revealing pigmented blood vessels.

– Hollow rings, caused by a saggy or loose skin, or by the the loss of fat under the eye.

Furthermore, different other skin alterations can tarnish the look of your eyes, like bags under the eyes, or wrinkles and fine lines.

But today, several non intrusive procedures can help fighting the dark circles under the eyes and give your eyes a brighter, more youthful look :

– Hyaluronic acid fillers, which will reshape the under-eye circles and the hollow areas.
– Peeling, which will allow your skin to renew itself, thus creating a rejuvenated appearance.

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