Ask Dr. K: What Can I Do For a Quick and Effective Makeover?

By using the right combination of fillers in just the right places, we are now able to achieve a facial make over in a matter of minutes. Our appearance is important to everyone yet not all of us have the time for constant upkeep. By skillfully using these injectable fillers, I can take years of your visible age in one short visit. Often referred to as a “liquid lift”, there is an array of dermal fillers available today that address specific needs and are used in different areas for optimum results. For Instance, hyaluronic acid fillers like Juvederm, are used to fill deep wrinkles, define cheeks and fill shadows under the eyes while collagen based gels like Sculptra addresses fat loss loss in the face and improves a gaunt appearance. Finally, Botox is ideal for preventing further wrinkles from forming and also can provide a slight lift depending on what you and your doctor have decided is the best treatment plan for you. Please visit my “Guide to Injectables” for a complete overview of the various injectables. and which might be best for you. This facial rejuvenation procedure is completely customizable and can be tailored to your liking. Whether your concern is static wrinkles you would like to smoothen out, or you feel like your eyes are a bit tired looking, nearly all facial concerns can be addressed and a plan can be made with your doctor to correct those. For more information or for a private consultation, please contact Lift MD Aesthetics to contact Dr. Kassabian.

Lift MD Aesthetics® by Dr. Garo Kassabian

436 N. Bedford Dr. Suite 301 Beverly Hills, Ca 90210


High Heels, High Price: Dr. Kassabian’s New Way to Protect Your Feet

Learn what Dr. Kassabian has to say to The Daily Beast about Alexander McQueen and Christian Louboutin.

“Confidence, sure, but these new footwear heights may spell bad news for health, as doctors are racing to catch up to fashion. “The higher heels you wear, the more wear and tear it’s going to cause on the soles of your feet,” says Dr. Garo Kassabian of Lift MD Aesthetics® in Beverly Hills, who recently made headlines for injecting Kim Kardashian with Botox on an episode of Keeping Up With the Kardashians. Doctors say that towering heels can strain the Achilles tendon, causing injuries such as Metatarsalgia (inflammation of the ball of the foot) and Morton’s neuroma (which occurs when nerves get pinched between the third and fourth toes). They can exacerbate bunions, cause arthritis in the knees, and some even believe high heels can cause headaches. According to one orthopedic surgeon, every heel over three inches puts seven times the body’s weight in pressure on the balls of the feet. The trauma of high heels has resulted in the birth of the aesthetic podiatry industry, which both enables women to wear higher heels and treats them for heel-related injuries. “Fashion has gotten so high that women are going to extremes to take relief,” says orthopedic surgeon and shoe designer Taryn Rose. And that relief can come in extreme forms—such as the Cinderella Procedure, in which a foot can be thinned out to fit into a Manolo Blahnik or toe-shortening, which involves cutting the bone at the joint. Because heels cause the cushions in the balls of the feet to erode, a more common procedure, “Pillows for Your Feet,” involves the injection of hyaluronic acids, such as Restylane and other face-fillers, into the soles. But according to doctors, the procedure’s long-term effects are still unknown.”

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