Awaken Blog

  • What Can I Do to Rejuvenate and Tighten Skin Around My Neck and Chest?

    April 28, 2017

    When it comes to turning back the clock, you may focus on the wrinkles and fine lines that show up on your face… But what about the ones on your neck and décolletage?  If you’re truly looking to peel years off of your appearance, it’s important to focus on less-treated areas that still show your true age.  Thanks to a combination of gravity, genetics, and the aging process, your neck and chest can play host (Read more…)

  • How Long Does It Take to Recover From Laser Liposuction?

    April 21, 2017

    Summer is just around the corner, and your calendar is already booked with tons of social outings. You have patio parties, baseball games, and trips to the beach to look forward to.  In fact, with everything you have planned for this Summer, you’ll barely have any downtime for yourself! Maybe it’s your busy Summer schedule that’s holding you back from considering liposuction.  After all, you want to make sure you have time for all of (Read more…)

  • Is Recovery From an Eyelid Lift Painful?

    April 5, 2017

    An eyelid lift – also referred to as a blepharoplasty – is an excellent surgical procedure that can help patients who suffer from excess bags around the eyes.  The eyelid lift works to correct sagging and drooping upper eyelids while removing fat deposits underneath the lower eyelids.  The end result can help patients look more awake and revitalized, all while minimizing the appearance of sagging, wrinkling, and other aging effects. While blepharoplasty procedures are pretty (Read more…)

  • Am I a Good Candidate for Eyebrow Transplantation?

    March 31, 2017

    Big and bold brows are back! Everywhere you look, more and more women are embracing their natural eyebrow shape and size. From bold and beautiful to dark and dramatic, eyebrows can significantly transform your facial appearance. Unfortunately, the same can be said for thinning eyebrows. Sparse eyebrows are usually indicative of one or more of the following factors: Extensive tweezing Aging Genetics   Regardless of why their eyebrows are thinning, many patients are interested in (Read more…)

  • How Can Fat Grafting Help Improve Facial Proportions?

    March 22, 2017

    Are you confident that the secret to a truly youthful appearance lies in eliminating wrinkles and fine lines? You might want to guess again: while eliminating wrinkles and fine lines is important for shedding years off your appearance, you should also focus on addressing aging issues associated with facial fat loss. As the body gets older, it begins breaking down crucial fat pads located around the eyes and cheeks. As a result, key facial volume (Read more…)

  • Botox vs. Dysport: Is There a Difference?

    March 15, 2017

    With so many anti-wrinkle injections available on the market today, it can be difficult to identify what precise treatment will help you achieve that smooth, younger-looking appearance you want. Two main options – Botox and Dysport – use safe and effective neurotoxins to temporarily interrupt nerve signaling between the brain and facial muscles. This effectively stops muscles from contracting, which helps relieve deep-set wrinkles between the eyebrows (furrows) and around the eyes (crow’s feet). Given (Read more…)

  • How Can Laser Lipo Target Stubborn Fat?

    March 1, 2017

    Do you feel like certain fatty deposits have taken up permanent residency around your abdomen, thighs, and flanks? If you’ve been approaching fat loss the right way – through a healthy diet and plenty of exercise – it might be perplexing to still have to struggle with stubborn pockets of fat. Unfortunately, our bodies tend to be hardwired to cling onto fat deposits, especially around the stomach and thighs. That’s why we struggle to lose (Read more…)

  • What’s The Downtime With a Facelift Procedure?

    February 23, 2017

    When it comes to facial wrinkles, fine lines, and sagging skin, skin creams just aren’t going to cut it. Sure, those serums and gels may have worked when you were barely out of your twenties. But as you’ve grown older and wiser, you’ve noticed that even the most expensive skincare products aren’t delivering on their promises. That’s why you’re interested in one of the most effective, confidence-boosting treatments for aging facial skin…A facelift! Why Opt (Read more…)

  • What’s the Difference Between an Upper vs. Lower Eyelid Lift?

    February 8, 2017

    You may know that an eyelid lift is one of the best ways to counteract sagging skin, undereye bags, and other common signs of aging. But did you know that there’s an upper eyelid lift and a lower eyelid lift – and there are key differences between the two? The best way to compare the differences between an upper eyelid lift and a lower eyelid lift is to take a look at the symptoms they’re (Read more…)

  • Hairline Lowering and Hair Restoration in Torrance

    October 5, 2016

    A large, prominent forehead can be a cause of low self-esteem for many. Many people cut their hair with bangs, or so that pieces sweep over their forehead, in order to hide it from view and make it seem smaller. Those who stress over the size of their forehead or worry about the placement of their hairline luckily don’t have to live with it. In Torrance, hair restoration is an option for hairline lowering. Read (Read more…)

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