Plastic Surgeon Dr. Dean Kane of Baltimore Answers Question Regarding Differences in Fillers: Hyaluronic Acid Restylane and Juvederm, Radiesse, Sculptra

Q. Which filler would give me more definition in cheekbones? Was told Sculptra would be best. I don’t want a pudgy face.  Which filler would give me more definition in cheekbones. Was told sculptra would be best. Worried that it would hide my bone structure even more and give me a pudgy face. Plus have… Read more »

Plastic Surgeon Dr. Dean Kane of Baltimore Answers Question Regarding CoolSculpting with Cardio / Diet Weight Loss

Q. I’m interested in getting Coolsculpting to even out my stomach. Can I get Coolsculpting while I’m still losing weight? I’m interested in getting Coolsculpting to even out my stomach. I received some liposuction in my stomach area (fat grafting) and I have a little unevenness in the lower region. I do plan on losing… Read more »

Plastic Surgeon Dr. Dean Kane of Baltimore Answers Question Regarding Sculptra Versus Hyaluronic Acid Fillers for Smile Lines

Q. Does Sculptra treat smile lines? I am in my late 20s and I am interested in Sculpta. Does it treat nasolabial folds? Does the treatment hurt? Do I get a local anesthetic? Does sculpta come with lodocaine? A. Yes, Sculptra does work for smile lines. Unlike hyaluronic acid (HA) fillers which provide an immediate improvement,… Read more »

Plastic Surgeon Dr. Dean Kane of Baltimore Answers Question Regarding Facial Aging Options

Q. I have noticed rapid signs of aging. What are some treatments to lift my face, especially the fat pads in my cheeks? A. Thank you for sharing your photo. After age of 30, the beginnings of facial skin laxity start when skin repair diminishes and passive skin aging relaxes. The web of fibrous compartments under the… Read more »

Plastic Surgeon Dr. Dean Kane of Baltimore Answers Question Regarding Options for Skin Sagging and Folds

Q. I don’t have wrinkles but only nasolabial folds and sagging skin, what is best treatment for me? A. Thank you for sharing your photo. The beginnings of facial skin laxity start when skin repair diminishes and passive skin aging relaxes downward. The web of fibrous compartments under the skin loses fat, stretches and elongates… Read more »

Plastic Surgeon Dr. Dean Kane of Baltimore Answers Question Regarding Silhouette InstaLift Possible Nodule

Q. Several months following a Silhouette Instalift suture facelift a tiny tumor developed in my neck. Could this be caused by the procedure? A. Sorry for your concern. The Silhouette InstaLift (SIL) suture is made of 2 parts including poly-L-lactic acid. This is the same molecule as is Sculptra, a biologically active molecule which stimulates… Read more »