Restylane Refyne & Defyne – The New Fillers on the Block

Art of Skin MD is one of the first practices in the San Diego area offering Galderma’s newest members of the Restylane family that are changing the game with a very exciting new ability – flexibility. What makes this so exciting? Flexibility means a more natural look, and in the hands of the right injector, that can be game changing. Dr. Palm serves as an advisory board member, clinical investigator, national speaker and physician trainer


Restylane Lyft Liquid Facelift in San Diego

April is here and we have so many wonderful things happening at Art of Skin MD to share with our patients!  Many of which refers to specials happening with Restylane and Restylane Lyft. Get Paula’s look with Restylane Lyft to sculpt cheeks and rejuvenate the face at special savings Art of Skin MD is honored to be a part of the national Restylane Lyft campaign.  I was selected as the physician injector for the model


Bright Eyed and Bushy Tailed at Art of Skin MD

Eyes are the window to the soul, but they are also the dead give away to when we are tired, and one of the first areas to age. There is much that we can do to rejuvenate the eye area, and many of the steps are non-invasive and with minimal to no downtime. 1. Relax overactive muscles. Dysport and Botox ar botulinum toxin A products FDA-approved for frown lines. Botox recently received approval for the


Voluma XC Available in San Diego at Art of Skin MD

Juvederm Voluma XC is here! Art of Skin MD and Dr. Melanie Palm are a part of a few select San Diego Allergan accounts to receive early access for patients to Voluma. Voluma is a hyaluronic acid filler from the Juvederm family – however, its use for facial augmentation is unique. Check out the videos below featuring me (Dr. Melanie Palm) administering Voluma to a patient. The first video features proper facial mapping prior to


Voluma Juvederm XC FDA-Approved for Midface Volumizing –The Wait is Over San Diego

Art of Skin MD is proud to announce to its San Diego patients the highly anticipated FDA-approval of Voluma Juvederm XC – a deeply placed hyaluronic acid filler from the Juvederm family of products. It is FDA-approved for deep facial volumizing in the mid face – it is the only FDA-approved injectable product specific to cheek augmentation. Voluma addresses age-related volume loss with a safe and durable filler. Voluma has been used in Europe and


Total Facial Rejuvenation with Sculptra and Ultherapy

So much is the trend in cosmetic dermatology for subtle, natural-appearing true facial rejuvenation. The importance of balanced facial volume restoration is now recognized due to a wealth of anatomical studies published in the medical literature in the last 10 years. Skin integrity changes over time as our facial volume deflates. This sagging and deflation can be addressed. The new paradigm in dermatology and plastic surgery is restoration of youthful volume and facial contours. Addressing


Sculptra: Rebuild Lost Collagen, Lift Tissues, Fill the Face!

Sculptra is something I have thought a lot about lately. Right now I am in the process of writing a book chapter on this facial revolumizing agent. Pouring over the literature I feel like I am bursting at the seams to share some of the insights about our use of Sculptra over the past decade. Inspired by this knowledge, here are three short video vignettes highlighting the use of Sculptra in the upper face (temples


Fuller Lips with Filler: Dr. Melanie Palm Perfects the Pout Part II

Now that we have explored the use of a cannula to fill the lip in our previous Art of Skin MD post, let’s now explore how to create a NATURAL, BEAUTIFULLY-ENHANCED lip. My philosophy is that we should enhance the inherent beauty of your lips, so that it becomes a harmonious part of the face. Enhanced lips should never look “done,” a frequent concern of patients during initial consultation. Various fillers are used to augment


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