Category Archives: Simple Beauty with Dr. Gill

Practically Painless Beauty

This scary looking ad once ran in a beauty magazine.  As funny as it may seem now, some still believe it reflects the reality of what it takes to look younger.  If you worry that the phrase “no pain, no gain” applies to cosmetic procedures, this newsletter is just for you.  Now there is no reason to avoid treatments that can…

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Live Chin Up

Keep your chin up! This old saying is meant to be encouraging, but some people just can’t do it. I’m not talking about your attitude. It’s about having a double chin. Excessive fat below the chin can make you look older and heavier no matter your age or weight. In many cases, fat in this area is genetic and does…

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Love Your Lips

Dermal fillers are a frequent topic of interest when we are discussing facial rejuvenation and anti-aging. My patients often ask if they will look natural after fillers are injected. The answer is yes! Not only will you look natural, but also more youthful and refreshed. Let’s talk facts about fillers. Most cosmetic fillers are made of a natural substance in…

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August Newsletter

Skin Enthusiasts,   I have good news for everyone who wants to get rid of those unsightly leg veins!  I just returned from Atlanta where I perfected some new skills. Part of the weekend was spent polishing the latest techniques and learning about the best products being used to remove varicose veins and restore those gorgeous legs. Millions of Americans…

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How Dermal Fillers Work

Dermal fillers are one of the most popular and effective solutions for aging skin problems. As we age, our face loses its natural fat pads and a substance in the skin known as hyaluronic acid (HA). This loss of “volume” changes the shape of the face and allows the skin to sag. With less underlying support, the lines and folds…

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Botox for Excessive Sweating

Excessive sweating, known as hyperhidrosis, is a common condition that afflicts about 3 percent of the population and can start at any age. Caused by overactive sweat glands, it is most problematic in the underarms and palms although other areas are sometimes involved. People with this unbearably sweaty condition can be be plagued by wet clothes, skin infections, a soggy…

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How Botox Works

With movement of the facial muscles, we get “dynamic wrinkles” of the skin. Over time, as our skin loses elasticity, repetitive facial movement produces frown lines and furrows. These can turn into deep creases and unwanted signs of aging. Think of Botox as a “neuromodulator”…or just a wrinkle eraser. Movement happens when our brain sends a nerve impulse to a…

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November Newsletter

Holiday Greetings Everyone from Elamar,   We jumped into the holiday season with an open house at our brand new, beautiful medical spa.  More than 100 people came to tour, eat, shop, sample treatments, and watch live demonstrations of aesthetic procedures.  It was a fun, action packed night and lots of our friends took home great door prizes.  Thanks to…

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Update from Dr. Gill

Greetings Skin Enthusiasts, I am excited to tell you the world of aesthetic medicine is advancing at an unbelievable pace. Every year amazing products, incredible new equipment, and improved techniques are being introduced which allow us to better serve our clients who desire facial rejuvenation and more beautiful skin. Because who doesn’t want to painlessly turn back the clock a…

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September Newsletter

Greetings Beauty Enthusiasts,   School is back in session and everyone is returning to their regular routine. Hopefully that means having time to take a breath and recover from a busy summer. Here at Elamar it is quite the opposite; we’re taking no time to rest as we race to complete some big surprises for you all!   As you…

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