Injectables

VIP Plastic Surgery | Los Angeles, CA | Andrew Choi, M.D.

BOTOX® Cosmetic

BOTOX® Cosmetic is a therapeutic muscle relaxing agent that works at the motor nerve. It can eliminate or reduce frown lines and laugh lines by temporarily paralyzing facial muscles for three to four months.

The following areas that can be treated:

  • Forehead Line
  • Vertical Frown Line
  • Horizontal Frown Line
  • Crow’s feet
  • Gummy Smile
  • Sagging Corner of the Mouth
  • Sagging Brow
  • Square Jaw and Lip line

Sculptra® Aesthetic

Sculptra® is injectable Poly-L- Lactic acid. It replaces the lost fat and collagen. No skin test is required and the result is not immediate and it improves gradually and the result will last up to two to two and half years. It requires three to four injection and this can be injected every three weeks apart. Because all improvement is due to patient’s own collagen the result is so natural and subtle. It is widely used such as cheek, around mouth and temple depression area.


The VOL-Line

JUVEDERM VOLUMA XC / VOLBELLA XC / VOLLURE XC is a FDA-approved injectable gel, which is formulated with VYCROSS technology. VYCROSS blends different molecular weights of hyaluronic acid which contributes to the gel’s duration. In addition, JUVEDERM VOLUMA XC / VOLBELLA XC / VOLLURE XC has been customised with a lower HA concerntration, while still providing the long lasting results in adults over the age of 21.


Bellafill®

Bellafill is a unique, injectable collagen filler with microspheres that can instantly smooth facial wrinkles for beautiful natural-looking results that lasts up to 5 years.

Benefits of Bellafill®:

  • Immediate and lasting improvement for facial wrinkles
  • Helps replace lost collagen by working with your body’s natural process
  • Injection comfort with 0.3% lidocaine
  • Comparable safety to other injectable fillers. An initial skin test for lidocaine or bovine collagen allergy is required in the U.S. (optional in Canada)
  • Simple, in-office treatment with little to now downtime. You can immediately resume normal activities.

Platelet-Rich-Plasma (PRP) Injection

Platelet rich Plasma has 8 growth factors in it and it helps tissue grow and heal the wounded tissue. To get the PRP first draw the patient’s own blood about 10 ml and then centrifuge the blood and separate the platelet from other component. Tiger Woods and football player Hines Ward received this injection after injury to enhance fast healing and wound repair. This PRP has been used since mid 1990 but a year ago this treatment has been popularized. In plastic surgery this PRP injection helps to maintain young looking skin appearance also it boost the outcome of some of surgical result. In VIP clinic this PRP injection is combined with filler injection, Radio Frequency Laser Skin Resurfacing and Endy Med skin tightening procedure. Applying this PRP reduce the redness right after laser procedure. PRP is recommended once a year injection for the patient younger than 45 years old and twice a year injection over 45 years old. It will help to maintain ever young looking appearance.


PRP + Filler Lift

What is PRP + Filler Lift?
It is a combination of hyaluronic acid filler (such as Perlane, Juvederm) injection followed by PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) injection. Initially Hyaluronic acid injection will provide framework for the area for augmentation and it will last between 6 months to one year. PRP which is patient’s own growth factor which promotes growth of collagen 6-8 weeks after injection. It not only improves volume and it improves skin tone. Combination of Hyaluronic acid injection and patient’s own growth factor improve patient’s skin tone and create younger appearance.

Call Us Today 800-386-3031

Request An Appointment

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Los Angeles

4160 Wilshire Blvd, -2nd Floor Los Angeles CA 90019

San Gabriel

1039 E Valley Blvd #B115 San Gabriel, CA 91776