Awaken Blog

  • 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…)

  • How Does Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy Treat Hair Loss?

    June 26, 2017

    Have you heard about platelet rich plasma (PRP) therapy yet?  If so, you’ve probably heard about it in reference to a facial treatment that’s designed to increase cellular turnover, improve the appearance of skin, and even help take years off of your appearance. But PRP therapy isn’t just for the face anymore; in fact, one of the most exciting treatments today is PRP hair restoration! Before we dive into how it helps improve the appearance (Read more…)

  • What’s the Difference Between Facial Implants and Fat Grafting?

    June 15, 2017

    When it comes to looking as naturally youthful as possible, you might focus on eliminating the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.  But believe it or not, there’s another component to looking so naturally young, you’ll leave your friends and family members guessing… Facial volume! Look back at a picture of yourself from high school or in your early twenties. Notice how the apples of your cheeks look rounded?  That’s because your facial fat – (Read more…)

  • Am I a Good Candidate For a Neck Lift?

    June 9, 2017

    A neck lift, although often combined with a facelift or rhytidectomy, can sometimes be performed alone in appropriate patient. A neck lift is an excellent solution for women and men who may be frustrated at sagging or excessive wrinkling along the neck.  The best candidates also may be concerned that their aging neck no longer matches their youthful-looking faces. It’s no surprise that many people undergo a neck lift when they’re still pleased with their (Read more…)

  • Do I Need a Full Facelift or a Mini-Facelift?

    May 25, 2017

    If you’re tired of using anti-aging products to no avail, or you’re frustrated by the slow march of skin toward your jawline, it might be time to consider undergoing a facelift procedure.  Yet making the decision to undergo this procedure might be the easy part – choosing which particular facelift type could prove to be more challenging. Not all facelift procedures are created equal.  While there are different surgical methods for performing a facelift, there (Read more…)

  • Is Hair Transplantation Painful?

    May 15, 2017

    Are you considering hair transplantation, but worried about pain and discomfort after the surgical procedure?  Your question is definitely a common one.  Many men and women who are interested in hair transplantation – a surgical method that helps restore a patient’s hairline – are concerned that they’ll be sidelined by pain during the recovery process. Fortunately, most patients do not experience any pain during the hair transplantation procedure.  That’s because local anesthesia is used to (Read more…)

  • What Type of Brow Lifts Does Awaken Aesthetics Perform?

    May 4, 2017

    Let’s face it – no matter how much sleep you get or how often you moisturize, you’re still frustrated by the appearance of your forehead, upper eyelids, and even your eyebrows.  You want a better solution for drooping eyelids and furrowed brows – plus, you wouldn’t mind looking a few years younger! If this sounds like you, then it may be time to discover a range of brow lifts now available at Awaken Aesthetics in Torrance, (Read more…)

  • 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…)

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