What Is a Nodule, and Why Does It Matter?

Update on Midface Fillers A nodule is a firm, sometimes mobile, mass under your skin. In the context of Voluma®, it is believed that the Vycross technology creates a hyperdense concentration of injected hyaluronic gel, resulting in a variably sized lump, or nodule. (more…)

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Radiesse Injection Video, Fanning Technique -Dr. Durkin

Radiesse Injection Video, Fanning Technique     Dr. Alan Durkin, Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, demonstrates a Radiesse injection using his fanning technique in a patient who wanted a more youthful appearance. In this video, Dr. Durkin shows you just how Radiesse, a dermal filler produced by Merz Aesthetics, is used to lift the cheeks of a female fitness model who had…

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Xeomin vs BOTOX, which is better? • Dr. Alan Durkin

XEOMIN versus BOTOX, What is Better? Xeomin is one of the newer neuromodulators out on the market. Xeomin®, is FDA approved for for the treatment of glabellar lines. Xeomin is the next generation neurotoxin. At Ocean Drive Plastic Surgery, we offer both Xeomin® and Botox to our patients. Our patients often ask us about differences between Xeomin® vs Botox®. Manufacturing Differences Xeomin…

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BOTOX or Juvederm Injections?

Should I get Juvederm® or BOTOX® Injections? One of my most common questions regarding Juvederm and BOTOX injections is "should I get Juvederm or BOTOX injections for my wrinkles?".  The human face can be divided into specific anatomic regions, and each region will develop wrinkles differently than the other regions.  In general, however, facial wrinkles can be divided into two…

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