In the ten years since Dr. Peter J. Capizzi founded Stillwater Plastic Surgery, the art and science of plastic surgery has changed quite a bit. This month, as the practice celebrates its tenth birthday, we caught up with Dr. Capizzi for his thoughts on the top ten changes in the field. Here’s number three on the Capizzi top ten …

 

Results speak volumes; Radiesse, before and after

Results speak volumes; Radiesse, before and after

#3 DEFLATION & INFLATION – “Don’t worry. This isn’t about the Fed. Dermal fillers are changing the way we think about the loss of facial volume. Injectables like Juvéderm®, Radiesse®, Belotero® and now Voluma®, another hyaluronic acid gel coming very soon, are sometimes called liquid facelift. They plump up facial folds and wrinkles, with results generally lasting 9-12 months. No incisions, very little downtime, immediate inflation. Again, the skill and experience of the nurse injector is absolutely critical.” Dr. Capizzi

Tune in tomorrow for #4. Does anyone care to speculate?