Aging & Health

In Birmingham, AL


Published on May 2024 Unlock the Secrets of PRF Injections: The Ultimate Face Rejuvenation Solution Discover the transformative power of Platelet-Rich Fibrin (PRF) Injections, the groundbreaking treatment taking the world of cosmetic enhancement by storm. PRF injections are the latest innovation in leveraging the body’s natural healing mechanisms to revitalize and enrich your skin, offering a more radiant and youthful appearance. Expert Insights on PRF Injections: Dr. Blake Raggio: Distinguished Facial Plastic Surgeon with double-board certification, based in Birmingham, AL. Revolutionize Your Beauty Regimen with PRF Injections: PRF injections are a novel cosmetic procedure that uses a patient’s own blood to enhance the […]

Cosmetic Surgery Amongst Baby Boomers

Published on November 2023 Cosmetic Surgery Amongst Baby Boomers Cosmetic Surgery Trends-In General Self-improvement takes its shape in many forms, whether dieting, exercising, meditating, reading, or picking up a new hobby. With that said, one self-improvement element has become more mainstream over the last two decades-Cosmetic Plastic Surgery. Whether it be due to a culture where appearance seemingly drives societal norms (e.g., Hollywood, social media) or where “selfies” and virtual meetings (e.g., Zoom) have become more commonplace, one thing is for sure, that is Cosmetic Procedures have become increasingly popular over the last several years, especially for baby boomers. According to The Aesthetic […]

The Anatomy of Facial Aging-What’s Happening to My Face?

Published on January 2024 The Anatomy of Facial Aging-What’s Happening to My Face? Recently, we discussed why more and more Baby Boomers are undergoing cosmetic procedures to reverse the signs of aging. This month, we’ll discuss the “Anatomy of Facial Aging” to better elucidate the causes of those bothersome changes one may experience as you age. The Certainties of Aging The aging process involves the complex interplay of several key elements including diet, exercise, sleep, genetics, environmental factors (sun exposure, wind damage), and tobacco use, to name a few. Despite our best attempts to alter these variables, the certainty remains – aging will […]

A Guide to In-Office Plastic Surgery

Published on December 2023 A Guide to In-Office Plastic Surgery As discussed previously, Plastic Surgery continues to grow in popularity amongst Baby Boomers. To that effect, plastic surgeons are also seeing a rise in cosmetic procedures being performed in-office, which offers a variety of benefits as compared to performing such procedures in a hospital or surgery center setting. Here, we will outline some of those advantages and review the latest trend in Plastic Surgery: the rise of in-office cosmetic procedures. Why are In-Office Procedures so popular? In-office procedures offer several distinct advantages compared to the hospital or surgery center setting: First, and perhaps […]

Dr. Raggio’s Beautification Timeline

Published on January 2024 Dr. Raggio’s Beautification Timeline Recently, we’ve discussed the various surgical and non-surgical options available to reverse the signs of facial aging. Yet, the question remains: When is the best time to undergo such treatments? With the Holiday Season fast approaching, that question becomes all too relevant. That said, I’ll answer that elusive question by presenting a “beautification timeline” with multiple treatment options, ranging from professional-grade skincare to plastic surgery, to help you put your best face forward for your next big event. Starting now: Skincare The basis for any facial rejuvenation plan starts with using high-quality, professional-grade skincare. […]

Is Beauty Only Skin-Deep? Yes, with Dermal MicroInfusion.

Published on June 2021 Is Beauty Only Skin-Deep? Yes, with Dermal MicroInfusion. There may be some truth to the age-old adage, “Beauty is only skin-deep,” that is at least when it comes to Dermal Microinfusion (DMI), a revolutionary new procedure that restores aged, damaged skin. Imagine if you could combine the rejuvenating benefits of traditional microneedling with infusions of reparative growth factors, antioxidants/vitamins, hydrating dermal fillers, and Botox® with none of the downtime associated with traditional microneedling and still achieve similar or superior results? Interested now? Continue reading to learn more about DMI and how it can help you obtain […]
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