Awaken Blog

  • Which Filler Should I Choose?

    October 17, 2017

    Looking for a quick and effective way to erase years off your appearance? Then it’s time to take advantage of fillers – one of the most popular techniques for improving facial wrinkles while adding youthful facial contours. Fillers have been a staple in plastic surgery practices for many years. As a result of their popularity, several brands have created their own versions of fillers, each with different formulas and functions designed to provide a more (Read more…)

  • How Can I Tighten the Skin Around My Face & Décolletage – Without Surgery?

    October 13, 2017

    When it comes to revealing symptoms of aging, many of us pinpoint our faces as the main culprit. It’s no surprise; after all, there’s an entire beauty industry dedicated to minimizing the look of sagging facial skin. But as it turns out, it might not just be facial skin that is giving your age away – it could be your décolletage as well. The chest region has surprisingly thin skin, making it particularly vulnerable to (Read more…)

  • Do I Need an Eyebrow Lift or an Eyelid Lift

    October 2, 2017

    Are you getting enough sleep, but still feel as though you look tired and fatigued? Are you frustrated by the appearance of sagging skin around your eyes, and want a solution that’s going to help you look more refreshed and rejuvenated? Then you might be an excellent candidate for an Eyebrow and/or an Eyelid Lift. Both procedures are aimed at correcting sagging skin that comes with the aging process. Both procedures have helped patients look (Read more…)

  • Planning Your Recovery: When Should You Get a Facelift Before an Event?

    September 25, 2017

    Is there a big event coming up that you want to look absolutely stunning at? Whether it’s a wedding or a high school reunion, there’s no denying that we all want to look fresh-faced and youthful at a major life event. That’s why so many people look into getting a facelift in order to prepare for this event. If you’re considering doing the same, you might be trying to plan out your recovery so you’re (Read more…)

  • Vampire Facelift vs. Traditional Facelift: Which Is Better?

    August 22, 2017

    If you’ve been struggling to treat the appearance of jowls, facial wrinkles, and sagging skin with over-the-counter beauty products, you’re in luck: there are more cosmetic treatments than ever dedicated to giving a youthful appearance back to your face.  At Awaken Aesthetics in Torrance, CA, we’re proud to offer two innovative treatments designed to tackle facial aging: The Vampire Facelift The Traditional Facelift Both treatments can lead to excellent results, with highly satisfied patients who (Read more…)

  • Do I Need an Upper Blepharoplasty or a Lower Blepharoplasty?

    August 18, 2017

    If the eyes are the window to the soul, then they might be telling the world that you need a bit more sleep.  Sagging eyelids, undereye bags, and dark circles can make it look like you’re not getting enough rest, even if you regularly log in eight hours of sleep per night (if so, what’s your secret?).  That’s because the aging process breaks down fat pads around the eyes, creating sagging eyelids and undereye bags. (Read more…)

  • What Is an Ethnic Rhinoplasty?

    August 11, 2017

    An ethnic rhinoplasty is a surgical procedure that’s designed to enhance and improve the cosmetic appearance of the nose without erasing or minimizing a person’s ethnic identity.  For many patients, the nose is a signifier of their heritage and identity; that’s why an ethnic rhinoplasty procedure is designed to respect those characteristics while achieving a patient’s desired results. he ethnic rhinoplasty procedure requires a highly experienced and diligent plastic surgeon, as there are many challenges (Read more…)

  • How Long Is Recovery From Otoplasty?

    July 21, 2017

    Otoplasty – also known as ear surgery – can be an essential cosmetic procedure for individuals who may be self-conscious about the appearance of their ears.  Otoplasty can correct several aesthetic issues associated with the ears, including the following: Protruding ears Oversized ears Cauliflower ears Deformed ears Otoplasty could be a good solution for a patient who is self-conscious about his or her ears for a number of reasons.  The goal of otoplasty is to (Read more…)

  • What Is the Difference Between Juvederm and Restylane?

    July 14, 2017

    When it comes to choosing the right filler for your anti-aging needs, it may seem as though there is a world of options out there.  You’re definitely not wrong – major pharmaceutical companies are continually committed to developing and releasing new fillers designed to minimize the appearance of stubborn wrinkles. As a result, two major fillers have emerged as leaders in the anti-aging injectables field: Juvederm and Restylane. The only question is, what are the (Read more…)

  • What Are the Benefits of the Fractional CO2 Laser Treatment?

    July 7, 2017

    Looking for beautiful, magazine-worthy skin?  Want the kind of complexion that will make you walk out of your home without make up – and feel great about it? Then it’s time to introduce yourself to fractional CO2 laser skin resurfacing! What Does It Treat? If you haven’t already heard about this cosmetic treatment, you’re in luck: fractional CO2 laser resurfacing is one of the fastest and most effective ways of rejuvenating your facial skin.  Fractional (Read more…)

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