Blog Archive

Looking to Slim Your Jawline Before the Holidays? Consider Kybella® Nov 6th, 2022

You want the upcoming holidays to be picture-perfect, and you want your appearance to reflect that. However, even though your dieting and exercising have trimmed down most of your body, your jawline still has stubborn pockets of fat. The pockets, called submental fullness or, more colloquially, a double chin, plague...

3 Laser Treatments That Can Rejuvenate Aging Skin Oct 9th, 2022

As you get older, your skin ages with you. But while advancing years may benefit you by conferring more wisdom and maturity, they show up on your skin as wrinkles, creases, flakes, sagging, and hyperpigmented areas that may not be pleasing to see. At Med Physique Center for Aesthetics in...

Neuromodulators vs. Fillers: Why You Should Consider Both Sep 14th, 2022

If you’re dealing with the visible signs of aging on your skin — fine lines and wrinkles, deep creases, lax skin, and lost volume — you’re probably looking to “de-age” your face, but not necessarily go under the knife. Fortunately for you, there are injectable treatments that can resolve your...

Make Your Skin Flawless With the Hydralux Facial Aug 9th, 2022

The Hydralux Facial is a medical-grade resurfacing treatment that cleanses, extracts, and hydrates your skin, leaving it glowing and flawless. If you have a number of superficial skin complaints, this facial may be right for you. The Hydralux Facial is only offered where a certified aesthetician is present, like at Med Physique Center...

Done With Unwanted Hair? Why Laser Hair Removal Might Be Your Answer Jul 13th, 2022

You’ve spent countless hours shaving, plucking, or waxing the hair from your arms, legs, and underarms, and countless dollars on depilatories or spa fees, but what have you got to show for it? Chances are, not much except the same hair where you don’t want it. At Med Physique Center...

How a PRP Facial Can Treat Your Rosacea Jun 13th, 2022

Rosacea is a chronic inflammatory skin condition. It mostly appears on the face, but it can also show up on the neck, head, ears, and chest. There’s no cure, but there are a number of treatments designed to reduce the symptoms and make it less noticeable. At Med Physique Center...

Kybella®: Changing the Appearance of Your Double Chin Once and for All May 9th, 2022

While the fat’s disappeared from your stomach, thighs, and buttocks, you still have pockets under your jaw, despite all the dieting and exercising you’ve done. This submental fullness, better known as a double chin, is a common problem. There’s no need to worry, though — Kybella® injections can permanently reduce...

Why a PDO Thread Lift Might Be Right for You Apr 7th, 2022

If you’re unhappy with the visible signs of aging on your face, you could get a face lift, but that’s a very invasive surgical procedure that requires a lot of downtime. Fortunately, there’s a minimally invasive procedure available that can also turn back the clock — a PDO thread lift....

Can Dermaplaning Treat My Embarrassing Acne Scars? Mar 9th, 2022

Acne isn’t something that just happens during puberty; adults can get it too. All told, it affects some 80% of those between 11 and 30. And adults can inherit the embarrassing scars teenage acne leaves behind, making you self-conscious no matter what your age. At Med Physique Center for Aesthetics,...

The Difference PRP Can Make When It Comes to Your Skin Feb 10th, 2022

Aging brings experience and wisdom — and fine lines, wrinkles, age spots, and loss of facial volume. You may have tried lots of creams and even some minimally invasive procedures, but you probably didn’t get the results you were after. There’s one thing you may not have tried, though, and...

The Benefits That Come With Choosing Kybella® Jan 11th, 2022

You’ve put in a lot of hard work dieting and exercising, and the work has paid off — mostly. While you’ve shed the pounds, you might still be left with submental fullness, better known as a double chin. It’s a common problem, but there’s an easy solution — Kybella® injections....

Help! I'm Embarrassed About My Acne Dec 12th, 2021

Acne is the bane of adolescent existence. It never fails: You end up with a breakout exactly when it’s the most embarrassing time. However, acne is more than just oily skin and periodic pimples. This “rite of passage” affects some 80% of teenagers and adults between 11 and 30, and...

Tired of Shaving? Try Laser Hair Removal Nov 19th, 2021

You’ve spent a lifetime shaving, plucking, waxing, and for what? Your hair just grows back in a day or so, leaving you right where you started. What if there were a better way to rid yourself of pesky hair? Well, there is. At Med Physique Center for Aesthetics in Austin,...

Reduce Those Unsightly Age Spots With an IPL Photofacial Oct 13th, 2021

You may once have had blemish-free skin, but years of being out in the sun can pepper your face and other parts of your body with dark spots, called everything from age spots to sun spots to solar lentigines. A few freckles may look cute, but a faceful of blemishes...

Say Goodbye to Your Double Chin Sep 20th, 2021

If you’ve been trying to lose weight, a healthy diet and regular exercise have no doubt helped you shed the pounds. What they might not have done — and might not be able to do — is rid you of your double chin, also referred to as submental fullness. If...

Bothered by Spider Veins? Consider Laser Therapy Aug 20th, 2021

Medically known as telangiectasia, spider veins are small, visible veins — oftentimes capillaries, the smallest type of veins. They’re found on the legs, sometimes on the face, and get their name because they intersect, appearing like a delicate spider’s web. Unlike their larger cousins, varicose veins, spider veins don’t affect...

Popular Uses for Dermal Fillers Jul 26th, 2021

When we’re young, we feel we’ll be young forever. Then we look in the mirror one day and realize we don’t look as young as we used to. Gone is the smooth complexion, given over to lax and wrinkled skin. Gone, too, is the volume of our features, replaced by...

When to Consider a Chemical Peel Jun 17th, 2021

Like many people, you probably have some skin issues. Over the years, your skin may have become dry and dull-looking, and you’ve probably developed age spots, fine lines, or even acne scars. But with so many anti-aging and beauty treatments available to choose from, how do you know if a...

4 Anti-Aging Skin Treatments That Don't Require Surgery May 25th, 2021

Your body changes as you get older. One of the most noticeable ways is the appearance of your skin, which develops fine lines, wrinkles, and hyperpigmented spots (age spots). It also loses elasticity, causing sagging skin, droopy eyelids, and eye bags.  It used to be that you had to undergo...

Tapping Your Platelets for Healthier, More Youthful Skin Apr 20th, 2021

Are you dealing with dull, lined, or acne-scarred skin? There are a lot of treatments out there that claim to turn back the clock for you, but sometimes it’s best to look close to home. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP), which is made from your own blood, can help give you a...

IPL Therapy Can Help Treat Your Sun-Damaged Skin Mar 18th, 2021

What’s not to like about being out in the sun? It’s warm, it feels good — but it can seriously damage your skin. From wrinkles to sags to rough patches to hyperpigmentation, the sun can really do a number on your body’s largest organ. Here at Med Physique Center for...

Thinning Lips: Why It Happens and How We Can Pump Them Back Up Feb 15th, 2021

As you age, your body produces less collagen, a fibrous structural protein that, along with elastin, gives your skin definition, strength, and elasticity. Collagen also helps the skin cells repair and renew themselves and keeps the skin moist. When you don’t have enough, the results are the common signs of...

Triniti™: The Three-in-One Laser System for Great Skin Jan 21st, 2021

Your skin, and especially your face, are immediately visible to anyone you meet. So when wrinkles, lax skin, and age spots inevitably crop up as you get older, it may make you self-conscious about your appearance. Fortunately, there are ways you can “beat the clock” and get back your youthful...

Living With Adult Acne Dec 8th, 2020

You may have bad memories from puberty, when your raging hormones caused acne breakouts across your face, chest, and back. If so, you probably felt a great deal of relief once you grew older and didn’t have to worry about acne anymore — or so you thought. As you now...

Top 3 Misconceptions About Dermal Fillers Nov 15th, 2020

Everybody needs a little lift sometimes, and as they age, many people turn to dermal fillers to reverse the signs of aging and give themselves a boost of self-confidence. There are many kinds of dermal fillers on the market, but along with them come a bunch of myths and misconceptions....

Common Cosmetic Skin Problems Oct 22nd, 2020

Your skin is the largest organ in your body, and it’s also the first thing people see when they look at your face, neck, and hands. However, not all of us are graced with perfect skin, and that can make you feel self-conscious or even embarrassed about showing yourself in...

Dealing With Double Chin Sep 22nd, 2020

A double chin is really something of a misnomer. Your chin is an area of bone at the bottom of the front of your skull, while a double chin, scientifically referred to as “submental fullness,” is not a bone at all, but an area of sagging skin and layers of...

Summertime Tips to Keep the Sun From Wreaking Havoc on Your Skin Aug 20th, 2020

Your skin is the largest organ in your body, and it’s an amazing barrier against everything from pathogens to water. But it’s not impervious to damage, and especially in the long, bright days of summer, you might forget that you need to protect your skin even more than usual from...

5 Reasons Microneedling Is So Beneficial for Your Skin Jul 21st, 2020

Also called collagen induction therapy, microneedling is a minimally invasive procedure that uses dozens of small needles to prick the skin, primarily on the face. It’s used to treat wrinkles, fine lines, scars, and large pores, which it does by generating new collagen, elastin, and skin tissue. The collagen and...

Forget Surgery: Look Younger With a PDO Thread (EuroThread) Jun 24th, 2020

It’s hard to know when the first facelift was performed, since during the early 1900s, cosmetic procedures were considered somewhat frivolous, and doctors didn’t exactly advertise their services. In fact, the American medical community actually attempted to ban cosmetic surgery during the 1920s. However, the years after World War I...

New to Injectables? Here's What to Know Before Your First Appointment May 13th, 2020

Cosmetic injectables offer an effective, low-hassle way to transform the appearance of your face. You can use injectables to lessen wrinkles and other signs of aging or to change your facial contours in line with your personal aesthetic goals. Depending on the procedure you use, your results can stay great-looking...