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You don’t have to be superstitious to believe that good things come in 3’s. A common misconception many of my patients have is that just because your signs of aging are leaving the look of youth to be desired, a traditional facelift must always be the solution; however, this is not always the case. With over 20 years as a double board-certified plastic surgeon specializing in facial plastic surgery, I have finessed a line of minimally-invasive Band Aid facial rejuvenation procedures to precisely target the areas of most concern for my patients. Imagine dividing your face into three parts: upper (eyebrows and up), middle (eyes and nose) and lower (anything below the nose):
Upper: Also known as a forehead lift, a brow lift is designed to address the upper part of the face by eliminating sagging skin, deep furrows and creases that often make us look older or more stressed than we actually are. With all of my Band Aid procedures, Band Aid Browlift doesn’t require general anesthesia but instead uses gentle numbing! I start by making small incisions within the hairline and contours of the ears before I remove excess skin and tighten the remaining skin for a subtle, more rejuvenated appearance of the eyebrows.
Middle: The eyes are a vital part of your appearance as they are often the first facial feature that another person notices. As we age, our skin becomes lax and can often cause excess bagginess to form around the eyes. Whether experiencing obstructed views due to hooded eyelids or if you’re tired of looking tired because of under-eye bags, Band Aid Eyelid Surgery can have a positive effect on your entire face. This less-invasive procedure, in comparison to traditional eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty), removes excess fat and sagging skin around the eyes before the remaining skin is smoothed to create your rejuvenated look. Depending on the severity of your facial aging, eyelid surgery can also be performed on the upper, lower or both eyelids. As an added bonus, since my Band Aid procedures are performed in my office, Band Aid Eyelid Surgery is beneficial in that it creates dramatic, natural-looking results with significantly less downtime.
Lower: As you travel down the face you may notice that the skin along the jaw and neck has started to hang lower than it once did. The Band Aid Facelift procedure was innovated to provide maximum results in a simpler fashion than that of traditional facelifts. When I first developed the Band Aid Facelift in 1997, I wanted to not only address the early signs of aging but provide an effective procedure that could serve as a “refresher” for patients that had already had a facelift. During a Band Aid Facelift I use liposuction to remove fat from the cheeks and jawline followed by tightening underlying muscle and addressing remaining skin.
The main goal with any of my Band Aid plastic surgery procedures is to reveal your true beauty without creating a wind-blown appearance that signals you had cosmetic plastic surgery work done. It doesn’t matter what point in your aging you are at, there is never a time when it’s “too late” to turn back the hands of time and I will diligently work with you to create the best plan of action to produce the results you most desire. If you’re ready to get started on your journey to facial rejuvenation, please don’t hesitate to contact my office to set up a consultation. For more news and updates, be sure to follow me, Dr. John L. LeRoy, on Facebook, Twitter and Google+.
We’ve all known or seen someone who’s hadA Renewed You: Atlanta Magazine November Issue Features Band Aid Procedures so much plastic surgery they barely resemble their younger self. As a double board-certified plastic surgeon, I couldn’t disagree more with this kind of approach to cosmetic procedures.
I’ve always thought of plastic surgery as a way to enhance – not dramatically alter – an individual’s natural and unique look. As the late Dr. Seuss wrote, “You are you. That is truer than true. There is no one who is you-er than you.” I agree wholeheartedly with that sentiment. Cosmetic surgery should not make you look like a different person; rather, it should simply help reinstate the confidence and poise you had as a younger person and correct small imperfections caused by age and stress. You shouldn’t have to sacrifice your signature smile just to get rid of the lines around it, and Band Aid Plastic Surgery doesn’t require you to.
Many of my patients tell me that they are often surprised by the reflection in the mirror; after all, they certainly don’t feel any different than they did 20 or 30 years ago. I understand that completely – I’ve changed too over the years! These patients want to get back some of the smoothness, firmness, and vibrancy of their younger years, and many of them turn to Band Aid Plastic Surgery to accomplish their aesthetic goals.
My Band Aid procedures are minimally invasive and performed in office with very little recovery time. I use a gentle numbing product instead of general anesthesia so that you can get back to your life as soon as possible after the surgery is complete. Procedures like Band Aid Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) and Band Aid Skin Tightening are comparatively small adjustments that may help reduce or eliminate the necessity of more comprehensive surgeries later in life.
Making small changes on the outside can have an extremely positive impact on the inside. I encourage you to take a look at the advertisement below to familiarize yourself with Band Aid procedures and contact us to schedule a consultation. For all the latest on minimally invasive cosmetic procedures, connect with me, Dr. John LeRoy, on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.
There’s no denying that the last two months of the year are pretty special. Almost everyone looks forward to the holidays; the family get-togethers, parties, and shopping are hallmarks of those eight festive weeks, and you’ll want to look your best for every minute of it.
If your skin is looking a little dull or saggy this year, you’re in luck! It’s not too late to experience one of Dr. John LeRoy’s Band Aid Facelifts before the first holiday party. If you are not quite ready for surgery or have already had surgery and would simply like to enhance your results, this month Dr. LeRoy invites you to take advantage of a very special pricing on Band Aid Laser Skin Resurfacing. Enjoy a discount of $1,000 off the regular price of $2,250 with a full face treatment. You can also get a five-treatment Band Aid Skin Tightening package for just $250 per treatment. No anesthesia, surgery, or downtime necessary. See our November 2014 specials flyer below for more details!
In addition, Dr. LeRoy is offering buy one get one free (BOGO) on Latisse® until supplies last. Simply purchase one box of Latisse® 5ml for our special pricing of $180 per box and receive a free box of Latisse® 3ml. Please note, we only have 24 redemption forms and this will be first come, first serve. Patient will be responsible for mailing in redemption certificate with their receipt for the box of Latisse® 5ml that was purchased through Dr. LeRoy and SkinMedica will ship you your free box of Latisse® 3ml. As an added bonus, you are not limited to one offer and can purchase up to 3 of the 5ml and get 3 free 3mls! (only 1 form needed per patient even if 2 or 3 Bogo’s are purchased).
Please contact us for any questions about our specials or to schedule your consultation. Be sure to also connect with Dr. John L. LeRoy, on Facebook, Twitter, and Google + for the latest plastic and cosmetic surgery news and information.
Our second social media contest of 2014 has come to a close! In late September, double board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. LeRoy invited patients and Facebook fans to nominate their favorite charity for a chance to win a $1,000 donation. When the nominations were in, Dr. LeRoy and his staff picked four finalists and gave patients and the general public two weeks to vote for their favorite. While all of the nominees and finalists were excellent and very deserving causes, the voters have spoken. Congratulations to Alzheimer’s Association!
As part of his dedication to providing beautiful, natural-looking cosmetic results for all of his wonderful patients, Dr. LeRoy believes firmly in the importance of giving back generously to his community. He and his staff are pleased and grateful to have such charitable patients and supporters who appreciate the value and importance of supporting nonprofit work.
The mission of Alzheimer’s Association is threefold: “To eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.” Founded in 1980, Alzheimer’s Association is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with local chapters all over the United States.
Alzheimer’s is a devastating condition that affects millions of Americans. The disease has been rather grimly nicknamed “the long goodbye” for the steadily debilitating cognitive effect it has on sufferers. There is currently no cure for Alzheimer’s, but with the passionate and devoted work of Alzheimer’s Association, every day brings us closer to a world without it.
Dr. LeRoy is proud to offer this charitable contribution to Alzheimer’s Association, which focuses its efforts on research, advocacy, and patient care. In addition to a 24-hour helpline for both patients and caregivers, the organization provides an enormous assortment of free online resources and supports the creation and maintenance of over 4,500 support groups nationwide. Alzheimer’s Association prides itself on fiscal responsibility and regularly exceeds the Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance’s minimum standards for program spending; most recent available numbers show that the organization is 12 percentage points above the minimum.
We are grateful to all who took part in the contest! Future contests are in the works for 2015, so check back often for the chance to nominate and vote for your favorite nonprofit. Don’t forget to connect with Dr. LeRoy on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ for all the latest cosmetic surgery news and information.
After serving as a double board-certified plastic surgeon for over two decades, I’ve seen thousands of patients leave my office very pleased with their plastic surgery results. However, as time goes on, so does the natural aging process. For this reason, it’s very important to undergo treatments periodically to refresh and rejuvenate your results.
My minimally invasive Band Aid Facelift may be the ideal solution to perfect aging skin. Though I created the innovative Band Aid Facelift to help patients whose signs of aging may not require a full facelift, it is also a great option for those seeking to rejuvenate earlier plastic surgery results. It works by utilizing small incisions and gentle numbing in place of general anesthesia, meaning that the procedure can be performed in-office and with far shorter recovery than a traditional facelift.
Many of my past and present patients have been very happy with the subtle and natural-looking results they obtain from Band Aid plastic surgery procedures. For mature patients, the Band Aid Facelift comes with fewer risks due to a less invasive nature. However, individuals with more advanced signs of aging may benefit more from a traditional facelift, which can yield more dramatic results.
Individuals who have not undergone a surgical procedure before may find that another cosmetic treatment available, Band Aid Laser Skin Resurfacing, provides just the right amount of rejuvenation. Using cutting-edge DOT Laser Therapy™, Band Aid Laser Skin Resurfacing stimulates collagen production and eliminates fine lines and wrinkles, acne scars, and even sunspots. Whether it’s your first treatment or a regular maintenance treatment to recharge your previous facelift results, Band Aid Laser Skin resurfacing can help restore the skin to a younger-looking complexion.
If you seek to evolve and enhance your beauty without extensive downtime, our non-surgical treatments may be your answer. You do have options, and I can help you decide which treatment is most effective for you. To determine your candidacy for a Band Aid Plastic Surgery or traditional procedure, contact our office to schedule a consultation. You can also learn more about my minimally invasive procedures by connecting with me, Dr. John LeRoy, on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.
The temperatures are dropping and the days are slowly getting shorter. Summer is done and autumn, the season of steamy spiced beverages and frosty mornings, is upon us. At our office, we’re kicking off October with specials designed to help you hold on to summertime radiance and guard against the chill of fall. Treat yourself to one of our gentle cosmetic treatments and reap the benefits of beautiful skin!
During the entire month, take advantage of Dr. LeRoy’s signature Band Aid Laser Skin Resurfacing, included at a discount when you purchase a full face treatment (normally $2,250). No harsh chemicals or surgery here, just a gentle laser treatment that works to reduce and even eliminate fine lines, wrinkles, and sun damage. The laser stimulates collagen production to help return youthful elasticity to your skin. Our extensive menu of Band Aid treatments is an excellent choice for patients who prefer a non-surgical, minimally invasive approach to anti-aging facial rejuvenation.
Beauty is more than skin-deep. That’s why we’re inviting you to take advantage of the Band Aid Skin Tightening treatment. This month, get five (5) Band Aid Skin Tightening treatments for just $1,250. That’s only $250 per session! The treatments target deep dermal layers and promote collagen production with gentle, controlled heat while correcting the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Address sagging skin and imperfections from deep within the skin to get beautiful, natural-looking results. No surgery, anesthesia, or downtime necessary.
If cosmetic injectables are more your preference, help return lost fullness to your face with one of our trusted facial fillers. Until October 31, 2014, save with special rebates on our most popular fillers. Enjoy a discount of $35 off each mL of Restylane® and Perlane®(up to 5 mL) and say goodbye to smile lines. Keep in mind that even if you aren’t looking to surgically restore facial fullness, our fillers are a great option for cheek and lip enhancement! Please contact our office at (404) 843-0840 for full details on our rebate offerings.
These specials last only as long as October does, so don’t wait! Book your consultation or appointment today and take advantage of the savings. We look forward to working with you to address your skincare concerns and invite you to stay updated on the latest news and specials by connecting with me, Dr. John LeRoy, on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+. Stay tuned next week for our charity contest final four!
The time has arrived again—our social media charity contest has officially begun. We are extending our fondest gratitude for trusting double board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. John L. LeRoy’s expert team with your cosmetic care once more. Your dedication to our practice over the past two decades has encouraged us to perform cosmetic surgery and anti-aging treatments for Atlanta-area patients to the best of our abilities, something we are extremely thankful for! The drive that pushed us years ago to create beautiful, natural-looking plastic surgery results that enhance the overall confidence of patients of all ages remains our top passion every day.
To show our appreciation, we want to give back to you. Now through Friday, October 3rd, 2014 you can nominate your favorite local, Atlanta-area non-profit for a chance to win a $1,000 donation. As one of our Facebook fans you will have the opportunity to vote for one of the top four charity finalists that we will select through our survey until 12pm on Monday, October 20th 2014.
We have been inspired by the nominated organizations submitted by our fans and patient base in the past and look forward to the upcoming nominations! We ask that there not be any repeat entries submitted for previous winners and if you didn’t win in the past, we encourage you to enter again. Nominating your favorite charity is easy: just follow the instructions below and keep checking our blog and social media for the latest plastic surgery news and updates including the winner announcement on Tuesday, October 21st, 2014.
What’s required of you?
Entering into our charity donation contest is free! Every qualifying charity* that is nominated receives free publicity on our blog and social media profiles in addition to the winning charity collecting a $1,000 donation in their nominators’ name.
How to Enter the Charity Contest:
1.) Go to Dr. LeRoy’s Facebook fan page and “Like” the page if you don’t already.
2.) Find the post pinned to the top of the page instructing you to enter the contest.
3.) Under the photo, comment with the name of the charity you are nominating and why you think they deserve a $1,000 donation from our office. Entries MUST be 50 words or less.
4.) Nominations will close on October 3rd, 2014 and we will select the top four charities based on how the group has impacted the nominator and ability for the resources to go to a good use.
5.) Fans will then have the chance to vote on their favorite of the top four charities through a survey on Dr. LeRoy’s Facebook until October 20th, 2014. The winning charity with the most votes will then be announced on Monday, October 13th, 2014 on our blog and social media.
October 3rd, 2014: Deadline of charity nomination on our contest post on Facebook.
October 6th, 2014: Voting begins to select winner out of top four charities.
October 20th, 2014: Voting closes for our Facebook contest survey.
October 21st, 2013: We will announce the winning charity to receive $1,000 donation.
To be considered a qualifying applicant for our contest, nominations must meet the following criteria:
- Hold a 501 (c)(3) non-profit distinction
- Charities must be in Georgia
- Nominators must be over the age of 18
- Nominators may only suggest one charity
- Charities must contribute to a greater good identifiable through a published mission statement
- Once a charity wins a donation, they may only win once
To keep up with contests and events from our office, be sure to connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and Google +.
New month, new you? As a double board-certified plastic surgeon, you may be surprised to learn that I don’t completely agree with this statement that I often see in advertisements. Here’s why.
I remain firm in my belief that plastic surgery does not have to make you look like a completely different person, a person who barely resembles your former likeness. Rather, I believe that less-invasive procedures can fine-tune imperfections to help restore youthful confidence and essentially make you look more like yourself. Your unique appearance doesn’t need to disappear—Band Aid Plastic Surgery can help you embrace and love your look all over again.
Each day, I see beautiful patients who wish to restore the youthful confidence they once had with cosmetic procedures. After all, change is natural over the years. We begin to see smile lines around the mouth as everlasting reminders of our facial expressions over the years. To be able to visibly see the emotions of our lives is not a negative thing, however, many patients wish to merely reestablish the slightly more vibrant look of youth. Band Aid Plastic Surgery is an ideal way to do this without completely changing your appearance.
My unique menu of anti-aging, preventative treatments is all accomplished with gentle numbing and little to no downtime. By addressing small concerns today with Band Aid Blepharoplasty, Band Aid Facelift and more, comprehensive surgical alternatives of the procedures may be preventable later on. I want you to feel comfortable and timelessly stunning in your skin—you deserve it after all.
Fine-tune the sophistications of your appearance that make you who you are on the outside while restoring confidence on the inside. View the piece to educate yourself more on some of the procedures I perform to address signs of aging with less downtime. Contact us to learn more about our Band Aid procedures and schedule a consultation. For more insights into my minimally-invasive procedures, connect with me, Dr. John LeRoy, on Facebook, Twitter, and Google +.
A new season of possibility begins this month, along with the opportunity to take advantage of Band Aid Skin Tightening and Band Aid Laser Skin Resurfacing treatment packages. I use these effective treatments to reduce signs of aging for those just beginning to see wrinkling and hyperpigmentation as well as those who’ve previously had Band Aid procedures and are seeking to rejuvenate their initial results.
My Band Aid Skin Tightening technique provides a distinctive approach to facial rejuvenation. Purchase a package of 5 Band Aid Skin Tightening Treatments for an excellent value now through September 30th, 2014. The power of Protégé skin firming technology works to warm the deeper dermal layers of the skin, resulting in increased collagen production. Optimal results appear after just five treatments. My comprehensive line of minimally-invasive plastic surgery procedures are specially designed for patients who may not be primed for traditional facelift procedures, but seek natural-looking rejuvenation results.
In addition to treating mild to moderate areas of lax skin on the face, Band Aid Skin Tightening may be used in conjunction with other Band Aid treatments such as Band Aid Laser Skin Resurfacing, also available as a special this month. To top off our selection of specials valid this month, you can receive $35 off each mL of Perlane® or Restylane® (maximum 5mL per patient) to rejuvenate areas of facial sagging and wrinkling. For more information on the Band Aid Plastic Surgery packages and facial fillers available this month, please see the flyer below.
To learn even more about the minimally invasive Band Aid Plastic Surgery procedures that I perform along with the benefits of fillers, be sure to contact our office today. You can also stay updated on the latest minimally invasive anti-aging treatment options by connecting with me, Dr . John L. LeRoy, on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.
More than 37 million people in the United States experience migraine headaches, with 2-3 million of them suffering from them chronically. With the throbbing pain, light and sound sensitivity, and nausea they often cause, it’s no surprise that sufferers often have to miss work, family functions, social events, and productivity as a consequence. New studies published in the journal, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery indicate that cosmetic eyelid surgery can actually relieve migraine symptoms.
The team of plastic and reconstructive surgeons that conducted the study included professionals from LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Medicine, who collectively reported the benefit of a specific eyelid surgery technique for migraine sufferers. In fact, over 90% of patients who had the surgery experienced relief after the nerves that trigger migraines were decompressed.
While endoscopic approaches exist to address migraines, many people often experience problems due to lack of experience with endoscopy from many surgeons. In the group of patients within the study, upper eyelid incisions caused a proportionately successful release due to the deactivation of the nerves associated with migraine headaches. Though larger studies are certainly needed, this could be a breakthrough for migraine suffers to address discomfort as well as benefit from cosmetic eyelid surgery.
Eyelid surgery, also known as blepharoplasty or Band Aid blepharoplasty for less drastic cases, is a procedure that renews an alert, youthful appearance of your most rested state. By removing excess skin and fat from the upper and/or lower eyelids, the eye area can be completely revitalized. If you experience bags under the eyes, sagging upper eyelids, a puffy appearance, or obstructed vision due to any of these issues you are likely a candidate for either traditional blepharoplasty or my focused Band Aid version of the rejuvenating procedure. Lifting the eyelids is not limited to either gender or being performed alone—I frequently combine brow lifts or forehead lifts. I perform eyelid surgery on both men and women who are interested in facial anti-aging or relieving eye sagging.
To schedule your consultation to learn more about blepharoplasty, contact my office. Stay updated on the latest cosmetic surgery news by connecting with me, board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. LeRoy, on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.
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