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DR. TONI BARK

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Mesotherapy

What Patients Say About My Aestethic Skills

I have always taken pride in the natural looking results I achieve in the aesthetic work I perform on my patients. If you are someone who wants to look frozen in time and would rather have a bizarre looking upper lip than vertical lines, I am not your woman. However, if you just want to…

Non-Surgical Facelifts Compared to Just Filling

Everyday, I notice women in the Chicago area who have had obvious facial filler jobs performed on them. They all look similar. Why is this and is it the only way to rejuvenate one’s face? The answer to the second question is, no. The answer to the first question is twofold: Most doctors use fillers…

My New Store

For all the readers out there familiar with my blog, you know that I have kept this site committed to being an informative, knowledge based site. It will stay that way. For those of you who are interested in what products I use in my personal skin and health care, I have started the online…

Glowing Beautiful Skin

One often hears how healthy someone looks. What prompts people to say that someone looks healthy? Most often, it is subtle cues such as texture of skin, even skin tone with a mild glow and bright eyes. Many of these features are interpreted unconsciously to be equivalent with health, vigor and youth. Proper skin care…

FDA Warns Against Mesotherapy and Lipodissolve

Again, bad press is abounding over lipodissolve and mesotherapies. Two forms of safe, aesthetic procedures which have been time tested to be so safe, that there have been no deaths or hospitalizations in relation to either of these procedures. Clearly, these procedures threaten those that would have you believe that plastic surgery is the only…

The Benefit of Using Growth Factors in Mesotherapy

Growth factors are naturally occurring proteins that promote tissue growth. They are the hottest trend in upscale skin care lines. The growth factors that are being used have been shown in the lab to promote collagen generation and to decrease collagen degeneration. Skin is a wonderful impermeable protective organ. Water soluble topical applications to not…

Skin Rejeuvenation and Mesotherapy

Mesotherapy is not well known or frequently practiced in the states. However, it is a popular procedure in Europe where aesthetic medicine is a medical specialty. And, it is popular in my Chicago area office. Typically mesotherapy is performed with small needles attached to a syringe in order to inject growth factors and vitamins just…