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Radio Frequency Skin Tightening with FaceTite: What It Is and How It Benefits the Body

You’ll find no shortage of rejuvenation options today. Botox, CoolSculpting, chemical peels, microneedling – these are just a few of the choices available. One that you might not have heard of is radio frequency skin tightening. What Is Radio Frequency Skin Tightening with FaceTite? Radio frequency skin tightening is precisely what it sounds like – … Continue reading “Radio Frequency Skin Tightening with FaceTite: What It Is and How It Benefits the Body”

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Botox Injections in the Masseter Muscle: A Treatment Option for Teeth Clenching and Grinding

Botox and teeth grinding are not topics often combined in casual conversation. However, there is a good reason that they should be. Millions of Americans struggle with habitual, unconscious teeth grinding and clenching. It often occurs at night during sleep, but can also occur during the daytime. Termed “bruxism”, the constant grinding and clenching lead … Continue reading “Botox Injections in the Masseter Muscle: A Treatment Option for Teeth Clenching and Grinding”

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IPL for Sun Spots: Treating Sun Spot Damage with Light Therapy

The sun is life-giving, healing, and essential for our existence. However, it can also be damaging. Simply going outside without appropriate protection can cause damage to the skin, eventually leading to problems like depleted collagen production and even sun spots. There is good news, though: intense pulsed light (IPL) therapy can offer the healing and … Continue reading “IPL for Sun Spots: Treating Sun Spot Damage with Light Therapy”

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The History of Botox!

Botox is a very well-known name, however many are unfamiliar with what it is able to do and how you can benefit from its use. So let’s dive in and learn! Botox is the most commonly performed cosmetic procedure in the United States. Botox is actually the brand name for botulinum toxin. In 1897, scientists … Continue reading “The History of Botox!”

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Non-surgical Treatments for Hair Loss: What You Should Know About Your Options

Hair loss affects millions of people across the US each year. Many types of hair loss exist, from alopecia to fungal scalp infections and even medication side effects. While some are only temporary, some lead to permanent hair loss, which can lower self-esteem and quality of life. In the past, hair replacement surgery was the … Continue reading “Non-surgical Treatments for Hair Loss: What You Should Know About Your Options”

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How long does it take to recover from a nose job (rhinoplasty)?

Recovery from nasal surgery can depend on the type of surgery performed. Typically, a nasal cast, sutures and possibly nasal splints are usually placed during surgery and then removed at 6-7 days post-operatively. Nasal packing is rarely, if ever, used. Most patients are able to breath through their nose immediately following surgery, and often better … Continue reading “How long does it take to recover from a nose job (rhinoplasty)?”

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Vampire Facial and Intense Pulsed Light Treatments

A vampire facial (Fractora microneedling with platelet-rich plasma) is a great option for patients with acne scarring or skin texture/quality concerns. When coupled with intense pulsed light therapy to help improve red/brown skin coloration, one’s skin can have the effects of time, acne or the sun reversed. Intense pulsed light treatments are quite well-tolerated and … Continue reading “Vampire Facial and Intense Pulsed Light Treatments”

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Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) Versus Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT)

Hair restoration is a fascinating and growing field. While multiple treatments exist to help maintain existing hairs or stimulate micronized hairs to re-grow, sometimes a hair transplant is the best option for restoring a natural, full-appearing head of hair. In this office-based procedure, hairs from the back of the head are moved to the front … Continue reading “Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) Versus Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT)”

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Welcome to the Spokane Center for Facial Plastic Surgery!

Welcome to Sandplasticsurgery.com, the website for the Spokane Center for Facial Plastic Surgery! We are excited to serve the Inland Northwest. We offer world-class services in rhinoplasty, hair restoration, facial rejuvenation, skin resurfacing and minimally invasive cosmetic treatments including Botox®, Restylane® and Juvederm®. Jordan P. Sand, M.D. is the Director of the Spokane Center for … Continue reading “Welcome to the Spokane Center for Facial Plastic Surgery!”

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