Category Archives: dermal fillers

What Causes Marionette Lines and How to Get Rid of Them

Marionette lines, which are grooves or furrows that run from the corners of the mouth to the jawline, can give someone a naturally angry or sad appearance, even when their face is at rest. Without the proper treatment, marionette lines continue to deepen and worsen over time.

Fortunately, Dr. Samuel Pearl and Dr. Alexander Ereso can treat marionette lines using non-invasive, non-surgical methods. Patients that are interested in softening these lines and attaining a more cheerful expression should read on as the plastic surgeons discuss the causes and treatments of marionette lines. Continue reading

How to Make Your Botox/Filler Results Last Longer

Botox and fillers are fantastic products that turn back the clock on facial aging. One of the only drawbacks of these injectables is that the results don’t last permanently. To maintain smooth, youthful looking skin with Botox or fillers, regular treatments are required.

However, there are steps you can take to prolong the results of treatment with injectables. Dr. Samuel Pearl and Dr. Alexander Ereso share their best tips below. Continue reading

Can the Effects of Dermal Fillers Be Reversed?

Dermal fillers are one of the most popular ways to minimize fine lines and wrinkles, restore fullness to the face and plump up lips and cheeks. When administered by a qualified plastic surgeon or nurse, these injectables create beautiful, natural looking results. The overwhelming majority of patients love the outcomes of filler treatment.

However, dermal fillers are not perfect. On occasion, a mistake can lead to overcorrection or asymmetry, or the body may react poorly to the product used. Sometimes, a patient may end up not liking the way they look afterwards, and want the outcome reversed.

According to Bay Area cosmetic surgeons Dr. Samuel Pearl and Dr. Alexander Ereso of Pearl-Ereso Plastic Surgery Center, “un-doing” the results of dermal filler treatment depends on the specific filler used, as well as the nature and severity of the problem. Continue reading

Do Botox and Fillers Work On African-American Skin?

shutterstock_76956682Drs. Samuel Pearl and Alexander Ereso and the rest of the team at Pearl-Ereso Plastic Surgery Center have been responsible for creating incredible anti-aging transformations, many of which have involved treatment with Botox and dermal fillers. As proponents of these injectable products, we receive numerous questions about them. One of the most recent inquires involved whether Botox and fillers work effectively on African-American skin and other dark complexions.

Read on to learn the answer…  Continue reading