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Frequently Asked Questions

How long does a FUE last? A hair transplant can last permanently through an FUE procedure. The hair is genetically programmed to not fall out.
Jan 6th, 2021

Laser Hair Removal FAQ

Have you heard the news? We got a new laser here at Mountain West Medical in Meridian, Idaho. Our laser, the Lumenis Splendor X, is specifically designed for quick and easy laser hair removal.
Aug 24th, 2020

How to Slow the Appearance of Fine Lines & Wrinkles

Wrinkles are as natural as the skin that welcomes them, but that does not mean we have to embrace every wrinkle that comes our way. With a little love you can reduce wrinkles and even help slow the aging process.
Aug 10th, 2020

Hair Restoration or Hair Transplantation?

Chances are you have heard of the term hair transplant, hair restoration, or hair plugs, and do not quite understand the difference between them and need clarification. It can be quite confusing for many people looking into treatment options for hair
Jul 29th, 2020

My experience trying Sculptra Aesthetic for the first time

Sculptra Aesthetic is an FDA approved injectable (notice I didn’t say FILLER) that is used to treat wrinkles and folds of the facial skin. These include deep folds between the nose and mouth (nasolabial folds), the lines extending from your mouth to...
May 27th, 2020

Preparing for Your Weight Loss Visit With Your Doctor

The conversation about weight loss and your health can feel slightly uncomfortable. Try not to worry. Remember your provider is used to these types of conversations and they can’t help you unless you are honest and up-front with them.
May 13th, 2020

Plump up Thin Lips with Juvéderm®

Do you wish your lips were plumper and fuller? Injectables can provide a full, lush look, but it’s important to select the best dermal filler for your lips. Find out why Juvéderm® is so popular with so many people!
Feb 10th, 2020

Learn About Our Multimodal Approach to Reverse Thinning Hair

Hair loss is an equal-opportunity problem that affects millions of men and women. Don’t let thinning hair get the better of you. Find out how our multimodal approach to hair loss can help you restore a full head of healthy hair today.
Jan 14th, 2020

Why You Shouldn’t Let Just Anyone Administer Your Botox

As the go-to solution for bothersome wrinkles, Botox® can rejuvenate your skin and take years off your appearance — as long as it’s administered by an experienced provider. Here’s how to ensure you get the best possible results.
Dec 30th, 2019

Jeuveau, The Next Botox?

Jeuveau is the latest neurotoxin to gain FDA approval for decreasing frown lines. In a market dominated by Allergan’s Botox, could Jeuveau be the next contender to take some of that market share?
Jun 6th, 2019

Hair Loss Part 3: Treatment Options

In our last hair loss blog, we went over why hair loss can occur. In this month's blog we go over potential treatment options and which treatment might be the best for you.
May 19th, 2019

Hair Loss Part 2: Causes of Hair loss

In our previous blog, we looked at the basics of hair and hair growth. In today’s blog, we are going to examine the different factors that can contribute to hair loss.
Apr 24th, 2019

Breaking Down Barriers to Botox®

Botox® is perhaps the most recognizable name in cosmetics. As such, people have associated that name to a myriad of cosmetic procedures. One of the most common misconception is that it is used to enhance lips, which is not the case. Nearly every week I see
Mar 21st, 2019

The MACRO-benefits of Microneedling

I constantly have patients seeking out the new and best way of improving the skin. There are numerous options ranging from lotions and creams all the way to cosmetic surgery. Some are relatively cheap, and others can cost thousands of dollars.
Sep 6th, 2018

Direct Healthcare in Cosmetics

There is an emerging business model in the delivery of healthcare called direct healthcare or direct care. Although many different forms of this model exist, the premise of this model is to deliver unlimited access to medical care
Jul 3rd, 2018

Kybella: Non-surgical double chin removal

My patients are always looking for non-surgical options for cosmetic procedures. One such treatment that I love for patients is Kybella injections. It is used for the permanent reduction in that annoying double chin fat.
Jun 13th, 2018