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Neotensil – Reduce the Appearance of Under-Eye Bags Within an Hour!

I invest a lot of time researching products to help you look better and when one like this comes along, I want to share it with everyone. I have tested this on myself and it really works well!  Here are some of the before and after examples from their website. Under-eye Bags dramatically improved - without the need for plastic surgery in wilmingotn NC is awesome For those people who want to improve their under-eye bags but are not interested in the more permanent solutions of surgery, this could "Make Your Day! - day after day after day! " Neotensil takes only a few minutes to apply and the results are amazing. Please call the office to set up an appointment for a demonstration and we will show you how to apply Neotensil so that you look your best....
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Lower Eyelid Surgery with Wilmington Plastic Surgeon Dr. Deidra Blanks

If you are interesting in improving the appearance of your lower eyes and are considering eyelid surgery in Wilmington NC then here is a little more information about the procedure.

Dr. Blanks is a double board certified facial plastic surgeon helping people feel better about their appearance. In this 2 minute video she explains who may want eyelid surgery and some of the considerations.

If you have excess skin, dark circles or bags under your eyes, then eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) may be something for you. Sometimes the incision can be placed on the inside of the lower eyelid so that there I no concern about visible scaring and other times the incision is strategically placed to minimize the appearance.

While insurance does not cover this procedure sometimes it can be combined with other procedures to optimize your time related to healing and trips to the doctor.

Call for a free consultation (910)762-1070

Think about it:  Wouldn’t you want to “Trust Your Face to a Face Doctor”

Treating Aging Eyes with Fillers and Botox in Wilmington NC with Plastic Surgeon Dr. Deidra Blanks

When we meet people we want them to look at our eyes and when they do, we want them to see wisdom rather than wrinkles. If you are experiencing fine lines & wrinkles, crow’s feet or dark circles, Dr. Blanks can help you without the need for surgery. A treatment with Botox or a similar product may be just what you need. Some people experience drooping eye brows and usually Dr. Blanks can help with a treatment of fillers top open your eyes and give you a younger more rested appearance. Call for a free consultation (910)762-1070 Dr. Deidra Blanks is a double board certified facial plastic surgeon and she focuses on the subtle aspects of your appearance that others will never notice but add up to making you look more youthful and rested. [caption id="attachment_446" align="alignleft" width="209"]Botox Wilmington Call (910) 762-1070
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Sunscreen: Improving Skin Care in Wilmington NC With Jennifer Geer Download

Avoiding Premature Aging and Unhealthy Skin with Wilmington Aesthetic’s Esthetician Jennifer Geer Your skin care in Wilmington NC, and on our wonderful beaches, can be challenging. It is particularly important to protect your skin from the sun’s damaging rays. Jennifer Geer discusses the effects of Ultraviolet light (UVA and UVB) and how it can harm our skin. She explains how to remain healthy and touches on:
  • Broad spectrum sunscreen
  • The benefits of good quality sunscreen
  • When & how often to apply the sunscreen to get the best protection
Jennifer works closely with Dr. Blanks to provide you skin care treatments designed specifically for your condition(s) and goals. These ladies have thoroughly researched the marketplace for the best sunscreen and all the other high end skin care products that could benefit you. Jennifer can also help you with a variety of other treatments and you can learn more about her and...
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Juvederm – One Treatment Lasts Up to One Year for My Parentheses Lines

Facial Filler - Juvederm in Wilmington NC for Parentheses lines February is Filler Month and we wanted to let you know of a great product! I also wanted to let you know that the technique that I use does not hurt! Please also see this post about making you as comfortable as possible. Juvederm in Wilmington NC for those Parentheses lines Kiss those parentheses lines goodbye – instantly. JUVÉDERM® smoothes out those  parentheses lines along the sides of your nose and mouth. Why wait? Ask Dr. Deidra Blanks about JUVÉDERM® today.

 [hr]Contact Wilmington Aesthetic today to discuss what skin care products are right for you. 910.762.1070

*Most patients need 1 treatment of JUVÉDERM® to achieve optimal wrinkle smoothing, and the result last up to 1 year. This includes all JUVÉDERM® injectable gel formulations.  ...
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Another Lovely Testimonial

It warms my heart when patients give us feedback like this: "I do look like I have cheekbones! I appreciate how nice everyone was today. I loved Dr. Blanks and you all made me feel very comfortable and took your time with me. For those reasons, I will be back. I look forward to seeing you on Tuesday. Thanks again for making me feel special. K" "K" chose to have a treatment of facial fillers and here is more info about them. Juvederm near Wilmington, NC Perlane, Wilmington NC

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Give us a call to set up a free consultation (910)762-1070.

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Managing Light Skin As We Age

I sometimes have patients asking why they seem to have more challenges with their skin Plastic Surgery for light and fair skincompared to others their same age. Recognizing the differences in lighter skin can help people become more proactive in their skin care routine. Here is a great article from New Beauty regarding light and fair skin.  They explain that: Light and fair skin is usually the first to show the signs of aging, which can happen as early as the mid to late 20s. Because the skin is inherently thinner and contains less melanin, it’s more susceptible to sun-related aging. Common characteristics of fair skin:
  • Burns easily
  • Shows the signs of aging relatively early
  • Wrinkles tend to be more on the surface as opposed to deeper creases
  • Can be sensitive
  • Blemishes, rashes and injury are very apparent
  • Enlarged pores
If you have dry skin: Dryness in lighter skin can occur from a...
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Nonsmoker? You’re Still at Risk for Around-The-Mouth Wrinkles

Fine Lines and Wrinkles treated by Plastic Surgeon in Wilmington NC -Dr. Deidra BlanksI wanted to share and interesting article about potentially preventing those fine wrinkles around our mouths.
  • Smokers are known to develop fine lines around their mouths from years of contracting the muscles of the lips in a specific way
  • Just as smokers frequently purse their lips when smoking, people who consistently use straws and drink from water bottles may develop similar lines
  • While staying hydrated is crucial for staying healthy and keeping that healthy appearance, perhaps drinking from a cup when it is convenient would be a good idea
If you already have those characteristic smoker's lines we can help with fillers and other treatments. Here is the whole blog post       from John Alexander II, MD in case you would like...
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