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I Got Lip Fillers for the First Time 

There was nothing wrong with my lips. They weren’t very thin. But nothing like Kylie Jenner’s either.



There was nothing wrong with my lips. They weren’t very thin. But nothing like Kylie Jenner’s either. The only way I’d get lip filler is if I got an offer I couldn’t refuse.

And Dr. Melissa Doft, as well respected a plastic surgeon as there is in New York, did just that. Free. The procedure was free. Hashtag unashamed. 

Here’s how it went.

Dr. Doft practices out of the Upper East Side. I asked her not to do anything too extreme. I was already satisfied with the general shape of my lips.

She told me she would be injecting a hyaluronic acid filler called Restylane Silk.

You can pick up face moisturizers rich with hyaluronic acid at any department store. What could be wrong with getting some of that into my lips?

I Wasn’t Worried, as Long as It Didn’t Hurt…

Dr. Doft applied a topical numbing goo. I didn’t even feel the fine needle she pricked my lips with. Then she dispersed the filler with a syringe.

The process is going on beneath the skin so there’s no way to completely numb that part so there was discomfort.

But if I can take it, anybody can. Most of the filler was used on my upper lip—as is typical, considering our bottom lips are generally already plumper than our top ones.

In all, the injection took no longer than 10 minutes. The swelling, though, lasted a bit longer.

Dr. Doft explained the kind of slight swelling I was experiencing was normal and how it wouldn’t last longer than three days. All my swelling was gone after 48 hours.

For the next three weeks, I would often forget even had the procedure. That is until laid on some lipstick and could really notice a wonderful lift to my lips.

Now another three months have passed, and the plump effect has faded slightly. Three month enhancement for 800 dollars? It’s noticeable. But you be the judge.  

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Chin Augmentation

Now Introducing… Non-Surgical Juvéderm for Chin Augmentation With Remarkable Results!

Have you ever wished you could try on a chin implant just to see what it would look like before you buy?



Chin Augmentation with Juvederm

Have you ever wished you could try on a chin implant just to see what it would look like before you buy? Well, if you’ve ever thought about what a chin implant might do for you, or if you’ve had other facial work done and want to really round out the look with a more fitting chin, now you can!

Voluma XC by Juvederm has been our trusted, go-to natural filler for cheek augmentation, producing remarkable results with subtle, but gorgeous, natural cheek definition. Now, thanks to new FDA-approval to use this same safe and amazing product in the chin area, we’re expanding our services to offer non-surgical chin augmentation as well.

How Does Juvederm for Chin Augmentation Work?

Voluma XC is an injectable, hyaluronic acid filler derived from sugars that are naturally occurring in the body. During your experience with our trusted medical aesthetic providers, the filler will be injected just under the skin in the designated area.

Due to the use of non-surgical methods and incorporation of a gentle anesthetic called lidocaine, the procedure causes little to no discomfort with significantly less redness or bruising than in surgical methods.

What’s the best part about using Juvederm for chin augmentation? It’s like trying on a permanent implant and then realizing you don’t have to go under the knife for the results you want! For smaller fill areas, instead of jumping headfirst into a permanent implant, you can see what the results will look like before opting for surgical methods! Results are quick, and there is no downtime after your injections.

Choose the Best Non-Surgical Filler Experience in Virginia By Choosing Generations!

No matter what type of medical aesthetic procedure you’re looking for, the most important part of your decision is the provider you choose. Generations Medical Aesthetics providers use FDA-approved methods to make sure your experience is both comfortable and safe.  Call us today at 703-439-1104 to schedule your consultation for a non-surgical filler experience that will bring you both amazing results and peace of mind.

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Dermal Fillers

5 Non-Invasive Plastic Surgery Options That Are More Popular Than Ever

While there are many options, plastic surgeons and patients are especially excited about these five treatments. 



5 Non-Invasive Plastic Surgery Options

Many patients want to combat signs of aging and are turning to non-invasive cosmetic procedures over facelifts and rhinoplasties.

These technologically-advanced treatments can provide excellent results without the risks, cost, and downtime of surgery.

While there are many options, plastic surgeons and patients are especially excited about these five treatments.

1. Selfie Sculpting

For patients seeking the perfect selfie, fillers and fat transfers can be used to add facial structure and definition.

Injectables help contour cheeks, lift brows, and refresh eyes to look and feel camera-ready at all times.

Selfie Sculpting treatments take approximately 15 minutes and can be costly depending on the type and amount of fillers being injected.

Patients can expect to pay between $4,000-$6,000 for this procedure.

2. Non-Surgical Rhinoplasty

Experienced injectors are now performing non-surgical rhinoplasties with fillers. This procedure can straighten the nasal bridge and reshape nostrils.

Additionally, physicians are able to correct volume loss in the base of the nose and improve projection of the nasal tip. This particular adjustment has been named the Tip Flip.

A non-surgical nose job can range from $2,000-$4,000.

3. Injectable Facial Rejuvenation

Injectable Facial Rejuvenation harvests the patient’s own fat so it can be injected into the face.

Top plastic surgeons are using this cutting-edge fat grating technique to repair and stimulate soft tissue growth and regenerate blood supply.

Cost is around $6,000.

4. Miradry

Miradry is a non-invasive device that uses microwave energy to reduce underarm sweating and odor by up to 90%. Patients typically require 1-2 treatments, which cost $2,000/session.

5. InMode FaceTite

InMode FaceTite is powered by Radiofrequency Assisted Lipolysis for rejuvenation of the face and neck. Some physicians describe the treatment as liposuction and fat-transfer to the lower face.

The procedure can range from $3,000 – $10,000 depending on the treatment area.

To learn more about the newest and most advanced cosmetic procedures, contact a trusted medical professional in your area.

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Cosmetic Dermatology

Everything You Need to Know About Liquid Dermatology

Continue reading to learn all about the benefits of liquid rhinoplasty and what patients can expect should they decide to undergo treatment.



Everything You Need to Know About Liquid Dermatology

The popularity of non-invasive procedures continues to rise, as more women and men want surgery-like results without associated risks and recovery.

According to RealSelf, non-surgical rhinoplasty is one of the most in-demand of these types of treatments. In fact, liquid rhinoplasty ranks in the top 15% of all procedures queried on RealSelf’s site and interest in this procedure continues to grow every year.

So, what is liquid dermatology and is right for you?

Continue reading to learn all about the benefits of liquid rhinoplasty and what patients can expect should they decide to undergo treatment.

What Is Liquid Dermatology?

Liquid dermatology is used to describe non-invasive injectable treatments such as dermal fillers and neurotoxins.

These procedures can correct asymmetries, enhance facial contours, restore volume, diminish wrinkles and folds, and rejuvenate skin without incisions, anesthesia, or downtime.

What Are the Benefits of a Liquid Rhinoplasty?

A liquid rhinoplasty is often referred to as a non-surgical nose job. During this procedure, a board-certified plastic surgeon numbs the nose with ice or a topical anesthetic and then skillfully injects a dermal filler, such as Restylane or Juvederm, into problem areas. He or she will then shape the nose in order to achieve desired outcomes and improve facial harmony.

Not only is this procedure completely non-invasive, a liquid rhinoplasty is performed in the comfort of your doctor’s office in 15-20 minutes and is virtually painless. It can also address a wide variety of nasal concerns including bridge irregularities, a dorsal hump, a droopy tip, and a crooked nose.

Additionally, liquid rhinoplasty results are dramatic and immediate and can often be reversed in the event of a vascular complication or unsatisfactory outcomes.

Who Is a Good Candidate for a Non-Surgical Nose Job?

Many women and men seek liquid rhinoplasty because they’d like their noses to look smaller and more refined, but are unwilling or unable to undergo surgery and associated recovery.

This procedure is also an excellent option for a patient that has already had a traditional rhinoplasty and would like a non-surgical revision.

Why Is It So Important to Seek an Experienced Plastic Surgeon?

A skilled and experienced plastic surgeon, who is also board-certified, is essential to achieving optimal outcomes with a liquid rhinoplasty.

In fact, a surgeon’s credentials not only increase the likelihood that you will be pleased with your results, but also ensure that he or she is properly trained to handle any complications, such as vascular compromise.

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