3 Big Benefits of BOTOX
If you’re in your 40s, 50s, or 60s and exploring options to reduce the appearance of facial wrinkles, you may be a good candidate for BOTOX®. It’s one of the most common treatments that Dr. Manios provides to Pleasanton patients, in part because it is so well established as an aesthetic solution and in part […]
What Facial Areas Does Juvederm Treat?
Chances are, you’ve seen a Juvederm commercial here or there in the last few months. This dermal filler is on its way to becoming a household name. For Walnut Creek women, and even men, Juvederm can provide relief from signs of aging on the face. There is no longer any reason to face the world […]
What Are Marionette Lines
Marionette Lines are lines that originate at the corners of the mouth and can continue down to the chin and jaw line. These lines can cause the corners of the mouth to droop and make patients look sad and/or angry. With age, elastin and collagen components in the skin begin to weaken. This allows the […]
Does Exercise Impact The Longevity Of Botox?
No one can evade the effects of aging, not even those who are in the best shape. Even if you spend hours at the gym to maintain your body and health, eventually years of sun exposure, age, and gravity will start to take their toll. When Pleasanton men and women visit Dr. Manios to discuss […]
When Will I See Results After Getting Lip Injections
There are many women in Walnut Creek who are unhappy with their lips. Whether it’s because their lips have thinned out with age, or because they’ve just never had the fullness they’ve wanted. In recent years, lip injections have become increasingly popular among women of every age. And why not? Lip injections are a great […]
How Long Do Results Last with Dermal Filler Wrinkle Treatments
Several factors can affect how long your wrinkle treatment will last, including: The facial feature you are having treated. Your body’s rate of metabolism. Your budget for aesthetic care. Pleasanton wrinkle treatment patients will have ample time with Dr. Manios to discuss each of these factors as part of their initial consultation. In the meantime, […]
4 Myths About BOTOX That You Shouldn’t Believe
Dr. Manios spends extensive time helping Pleasanton patients understand the benefits of BOTOX® Cosmetic, evaluating whether they are good candidates for the product, and answering questions they have about the process. Part of this conversation sometimes includes clearing up misconceptions related to treatment. Here are some of the most common misunderstandings about BOTOX and what […]
What is Double Chin?
A double chin is just that, a section of skin that hangs down under your existing chin to make it look like you have two (or more chins). This may be a cause of embarrassment and contributes to appearing older than you are. The cause of a double chin can be as simple as aging […]
BOTOX: Advice for Before and After Treatment
BOTOX Cosmetic can help Walnut Creek patients significantly reduce the appearance of facial lines and prevent new lines from developing. Dr. Christopher Manios offers the following guidelines to help you get the most from your treatment and avoid complications related to your care. Before BOTOX Do Not Drink Wine for One Week Before Your Appointment […]
How Should I Prepare For My Double Chin Treatment
During your initial consultation with Dr. Manios, you will have extensive time to discuss what you’d like to achieve and to develop a plan based on your aesthetic vision. If your goals include a more defined jawline, getting rid of heavy jowls, and an overall firmer and fitter appearance, you may benefit from double chin […]