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Mohs Surgery & Skin Cancer

Learn more about Mohs Surgery and Skin Cancer and view frequently asked questions.

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Laser Services

Remove unwanted hair and reduce the appearance of wrinkles, redness, acne and acne scars & more.

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Wrinkle Fillers

Restylane®, Juvéderm® Injectable Gel and Fat Transfer

Restylane  | Santa Monica | Pasadena
 
Juvederm  | Santa Monica | Pasadena
Many patients are fearful of looking overdone. Dr. Shim strives to give you a natural look.

Injectable wrinkle fillers are treatments used for:

  • Reducing and softening fine to deep wrinkles
  • Filling in hollows under the eyes or in the cheeks and temples
  • Raising depressed scars such as those from acne or surgery
  • Enhancing the lips, cheekbones, chin, nose bridge and jawline
  • Improving the look of aging hands

The most popular fillers, Restylane® and Juvéderm®, are both hyaluronic acid fillers. Hyaluronic acid is a natural substance found in the middle layer of the skin. It is a thick clear soft gel that attracts water and helps build collagen. Results from these fillers often last 9 months or longer. Hydrelle™ is a new hyaluronic acid filler with lidocaine to minimize discomfort.

Fat transfer is another option which can be discussed with Dr. Shim.

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