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Facial Fillers SPECIAL: Buy 2 Syringes, Get 1 FREE!

Look like you want to look...with features that are well-defined, harmonious, and elegant Restore volume to creases and hollows Augment features like cheekbones, jawbone, and lips OR Click Here to Claim your FREE FACIAL FILLER by Email A small amount of facial filler can make a difference, but for a dramatic change- without surgery - …

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15% OFF a Chemical Peel + $50 OFF an Oxygen Facial in Los Gatos

Chemical exfoliation is a Gold Standard in clinical-grade skincare. Safely removing older, rougher surface skin stimulates cell turnover and reveals a softer, smoother layer that looks fresh and bright. In January and February, Chemical Peels are 15% OFF with our licensed aesthetician, Sid Gonzales. Sid will choose the perfect peel for your skin type. Sid’s …

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Los Gatos Skin Special: Buy 2, Get 1 FREE on Top Treatments

If you really want to change your skin, finding the right products and treatments for your skin type and developing a skincare plan is important. (Our knowledgeable providers LOVE to personalize plans for our patients - as soon as you're ready, schedule a consultation.) But beyond that, it's critical to consistently use those products and get …

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All About That Neck – The L&P Signature Neckline

Some people seeking treatment of a soft jawline or a disproportionately bulky neck can be treated with liposuction of the neck, a chin implant, or a midline neck lift. However, most people who are troubled by the appearance of their neck are of the age that they also have jowling along the jaw, and significant …

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Meet Dr. Steven Curti, Via Video!

We're delighted to welcome Dr. Curti back to L&P. Dr. Curti is a Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon, fellowship-trained by Dr. Lieberman and Dr. Parikh in their L&P Signature techniques and fully embodying the patient-centric values of the practice. He joined L&P Aesthetics as Medical Director of our NEW Los Gatos office and medical spa in …

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Lip Filler vs. BOTOX Lip Flip vs. Surgical Lip Flip…How To Choose?

Dr. Lieberman and Dr. Parikh are honored to be featured in NEWBEAUTY's latest article, "How To Decide If You Need A Lip Flip Or Lip Filler" by the wonderful writer Allie Hogan. Pop over to their site to read the entire article! Below are the pearls from our own Drs. L&P. From NEWBEAUTY's "How To …

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Advances in Wrinkle Relaxers

By Dr. Sachin S. Parikh Injectable wrinkle relaxers such as BOTOX and Dysport are neuromodulators that reduce muscular contractions. They all work basically the same way, but in order to gain a share of this multi-billion-dollar market, companies developing new neuromodulators are looking for ways to differentiate their products and claim better results.  “Better results” …

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What You Need To Know About Morpheus8

Morpheus8 has taken over the aesthetics industry, in the Bay Area and beyond! What is all of the hype about? Many people want to look younger, with tighter, plumper skin, without going under the knife or spending tens of thousands of dollars. If you are looking for a nonsurgical facial skin tightening option, look no …

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Everything You Need To Know About The Halo Laser 

Laser season has arrived here in the Bay Area and everyone wants to know what all the buzz is about the Halo Laser and the “Halo glow!"  What is the Halo Laser?  The Halo laser is a hybrid fractional laser made by Sciton, the makers of the most advanced laser technologies for aesthetic medicine including …

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Baby Botox: What To Know Before Starting Botox

Anyone looking a noninvasive treatment with almost no downtime to  freshen their appearance should look no further than Baby Botox or Botox Cosmetic. While Botox Cosmetic is one of the top treatments at L&P Aesthetics in the San Francisco Bay Area, there are some misconceptions and confusion we’d like to dispel: What Is Baby Botox? …

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Hair Plugs Or A Hair Transplant: Which Is Better?

Hair plugs are a form of hair transplant, but over the years, hair plugs have been almost entirely replaced by newer procedures - FUE and FUT hair transplants, also referred to as FUT or FUE hair restoration. What Are Hair Plugs? Hair plugs refer to the hair transplant procedure done in the 1950s where surgeons …

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How To Get Rid Of Sunspots

Do you spend a lot of time in the sun? Or wear reflective Aviator sunglasses? Do you forget to apply sunscreen, especially on your left side when driving? If you answered yes to any of those questions and are over the age of 25, you probably have at least one of those flat, dark spots …

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Racism Is A Serious Healthcare Crisis

Racism is a not just a social justice issue but a serious healthcare crisis. As members of the medical community, we feel it is important that our community knows, we at L&P Aesthetics do not tolerate racism or discrimination of any kind. With protests across the country calling for systemic change and justice for the killings of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery …

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The L&P Aesthetics Health & Safety Commitment During The COVID-19 Pandemic

https://youtu.be/KYi773NoT2k The health and safety of you, our patients and our staff is paramount. Everyone, including those who are fully vaccinated, must wear a mask when entering our facility. If you have any symptoms of COVID-19 or if you've recently been exposed to someone who tested positive for the virus, you must call our office …

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Everything You Need To Know About BroadBand Light Skin Treatments (BBL)

BroadBand Light (BBL) skin treatments are really popular in the San Francisco Bay Area right now, and for good reason: they erase reds and browns in your skin and leave you with a more luminous complexion. Here at L&P Aesthetics, we have seen incredible results from previously hyperpigmented patients, but you should know that BBL …

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Skincare Bootcamp At L&P Aesthetics

If you're ready for transformative results, you are ready for the L&P Aesthetics Skincare Bootcamp.We've seen time and time again that patients who prep their skin and stick to a treatment plan always have the best results.Our aesthetic team has created several Bootcamps for different skin types and will work with you to create a customized Bootcamp to …

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All About The Juvéderm Family of Fillers

If you’ve been looking for ways to reduce facial lines, restore lost volume, add fullness, plump your lips or contour a youthful facial shape, you’ve probably come across the Juvéderm family of dermal fillers. There are five fillers in the Juvéderm family - Volbella, Vollure, Voluma, Ultra and Ultra Plus - and as in each …

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Want To Redefine Your Jawline? Here Are Your Options

If you're wondering how to sculpt a sharper, more defined jawline, you’re not alone. At L&P Aesthetics, where we specialize in jawline fillers and more, many of our San Francisco-area patients tell us the area they most want to change is from their jawline to the collarbone.  To schedule a personal consult (virtual or in-person) with the …

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What Your Skin Needs Every Day: Vitamin C Serum

They say, an apple a day keeps the doctor away, and we say a topical vitamin C serum every day keeps aging at bay! Using a topical vitamin C serum daily is one of the best ways to encourage natural collagen production as well as fight the visible signs of aging. We offer two of …

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Ear Reduction, Earlobe Repair & Otoplasty Explained

Post based on New Beauty article, "Kris Jenner's Most Recent Plastic Surgery Procedure, Explained" by Liz Ritter. Ear Reduction Explained The first thing to know is that what Kris Jenner had performed live on Keeping Up With The Kardashians was an ear reduction procedure. This is a minimally-invasive, in-office procedure that we do to simply reduce …

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Ready For Tighter, Brighter Skin With An Ultherapy Glow Treatment?

If you’re looking for a way to address crepiness or fine lines and get an immediate, beautiful glow to your skin.....look no further than the  Ultherapy Glow Treatment at Lieberman & Parikh.   What is An Ultherapy Glow Treatment? All Ultherapy treatments are non-surgical, ultrasound treatments designed to counteract the effects of gravity on your skin. By sending ultrasonic energy …

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Patients Perceived As Healthier & More Successful After Rhinoplasty

Real Rhinoplasty Patient: Lindsay * Individual Results May Vary After the facelift, rhinoplasty (or nose job), is the most popular procedure we perform at our San Francisco Bay Area practice. According to data gathered by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the number of rhinoplasties performed nationwide increased by 2% in 2016. To provide more …

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Know Your Neuromodulators – BOTOX, Dysport & XEOMIN

The three main toxins you'll most likely encounter when looking to get rid of facial wrinkles are BOTOX®, Dysport® and XEOMIN® . As we often explain to our Bay Area patients, all 3 of the neuromodulators work the same way by temporarily blocking the nerves of facial muscles that create wrinkles. Are All Neuromodulators the …

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Jan Marini Chat Session at Lieberman & Parikh

The skincare maven and founder and CEO of JanMarini Skin Research, Jan Marini, sat down with the Lieberman & Parikh team to discuss all things skin and skincare! We learned so much about the latest breakthroughs in skincare research and she even debunked a few skincare myths. For example, we learned that it is okay to use …

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What is Holistic Plastic Surgery?

Did you know holistic plastic surgery is now a thing? Some clinics around the country are now bundling acupuncture, aromatherapy, herbal supplements and massage with their facelifts and BOTOX injections. This of course, is not a bad thing. At Lieberman & Parikh, we see holistic plastic surgery as essentially a buzzword for the mission of …

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Finding Your Perfect Pout – Lip Fillers

Everyone from celebrities to your grandma seems to be experimenting with lip fillers, and the options for achieving the perfect pout are plentiful. Drs. Lieberman & Parikh break-down the filler market in this video. If you're looking to change the shape of your lips, its important to note that fullness, as the duck-lip grammers would have you believe, is not the only factor. Lips …

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Please, Don’t Wear Chemical Sunscreen!

Physical / Mineral Sunscreens Only If you want to see me, Colleen Shimamoto, get fired up about something, just mention “chemical sunscreens” and you won’t hear the end of it until you are running home to toss every chemical sunscreen you have stored-up from last summer. In my opinion, there is only one type of …

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Patient Concierge Service for for Facial Rejuvenation With Drs. Lieberman & Parikh

Michelle Ressler is the patient care coordinator and head of the patient concierge team at L&P Aesthetics. With many patients coming from outside the Bay Area to receive the natural-looking results and minimal downtime that Drs. Lieberman & Parikh provide, our practice now offers an in-house Patient Concierge Service. The Patient Concierge team is available to …

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Colleen’s 40-30 Treatment Plan – Exercise for Better Skin

Yup, this is me at the Milpitas CrossFit gym obviously trying to get myself in shape, but actually I’m holding this ridiculously heavy ball in a leg-shaking squat for another reason - to get my 30-year-old skin back. Exercise has been proven to increase collagen, flush away debris, reduce inflammation and combat free-radical damage so …

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Refyne & Defyne Your Laugh Lines

Every so often, the FDA approves a more advanced hyaluronic acid filler which adds to the cadre of dermal fillers we have available to smooth, plump or fill aging facial features. Each filler has a slightly different texture, density and flexibility making each more appropriate for various areas of the face. The newest FDA-approved fillers - …

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The Diamond Glow™ – The Latest Skin Resurfacing Technique

People have been obsessed with skin resurfacing for oh, just about forever.  At L&P Aesthetics, we are no different and love helping patients find glowing skin with the Diamond Glow ™ a noninvasive, resurfacing technique that leaves skin squeaky clean, soft and glowing. It is also the ideal treatment to enhance results from a micro-needling, laser or …

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Why Do Facial Plastic Surgeons Drs. Lieberman & Parikh Operate Together?

Dr. Parikh (left) and Dr. Lieberman (right) Why do facial plastic surgeons Drs. Lieberman and Parikh operate together? This is a question the San Francisco Bay Area doctors get asked quite often. The highly personalized nature of surgical techniques, confidence to perform complex and high-stakes procedures, and personal financial incentives generally make it easier and more …

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Ask Colleen – Dermaplaning Facial

Real Patient Question - "What is the best way to give my skin a fresh glow, just a few hours before a holiday party?" - B.S., San Francisco Recently the super stylish, San Francisco blogger, Blair Sullivan of THIS + THAT, came to visit us the day of her boyfriend's holiday party. She wanted a …

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Colleen’s 40 – 30 Treatment Plan

Hi Everyone, So many things have been happening in my life recently, but first I want to say - I am so excited to be back in the treatment room, seeing my favorite co-workers and patients! If you need a holiday skin refresh, I have only a few appointments available, so call asap - (650) …

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Beauty Tips from Yolanda, Practice Manager

If you've ever been to our office, then you've met our super friendly and knowledgable practice manager, - Yolanda Rivera, who keeps our office running smoothly at all times. But here's what you might not know about her:   Hometown: Soledad, California   Favorite Skincare Product: Jan Marini Glycolic Cleansing Cream – keeps black heads at bay! …

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Giving Back – Free Facial Surgeries for Victims of Domestic Abuse

Dedicated to doing all they can for victims of domestic abuse, Drs. Lieberman and Parikh provide pro bono facial surgeries to anyone with injuries sustained through domestic violence. “Being able to give back to the community is very important us,” said Dr. Parikh.  “We have a unique opportunity to remove physical scars or sequelae from …

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Ask Colleen – Taking Better Care of Your Skin with Retin-A

Real Patient Question: “I’m in my 30s and have descent skin but I want to make sure it stays that way  as I get older.  If there is only product to add to my face-wash and moisturizing regime, what would you recommend?” - S.T., Saratoga, CA Dear S.T., It’s wonderful that you’re taking the first steps towards …

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(Mis)Perceptions Fundraiser For Next Door Solutions

From all of us at For The Face - Lieberman & Parikh Facial Plastic Surgery, thank you for attending our first fundraiser for Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence. It was a huge success, a beautiful event and over 15K was raised for the organization. Thank you to all of the generous event donors listed below. Many Thanks To Generous Fundraiser …

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All About Upper Blepharoplasty in the Bay Area

An upper blepharoplasty, or cosmetic eyelid surgery, can dramatically rejuvenate your appearance by making you appear more awake, cheerful and refreshed. It’s no wonder that the American Society of Plastic Surgeons found “blephs” to be one of the top five procedures performed with nearly 204,000 performed in 2015 alone. Drs. Lieberman and Parikh have written many …

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Fundraiser for Victims of Domestic Violence – October 20th

FUNDRAISER FOR NEXT DOOR SOLUTIONS - OCTOBER 20, 2016 In addition to offering pro bono facial surgeries, Lieberman & Parikh Facial Plastic Surgery will host a ticketed event on October 20th, 2016 at the Allied Arts Guild in Menlo Park from 6-9pm with all proceeds going towards the services that Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence. (Mis) …

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Giving Back – Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence

Giving back has long been a part of Drs. Lieberman & Parikh's practice, but the doctors have just announced an official program to provide free facial surgeries for injuries sustained through domestic violence  through a partnership with the nonprofit, Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence. In addition, Drs. Lieberman & Parikh will treat any victims of abuse who come to them through …

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Really Good Lip Service – Lip Augmentation in the Bay Area

Drs. Lieberman and Parikh are known for a lot of things - giving natural-looking facelifts, for one. They’re also known for excellent bedside manner - but giving lip service usually isn’t one of them. Recently, patients from across the Bay Area have been flocking to For The Face for lip augmentation because the doctors and nurse …

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Do You Own The Ultimate Anti-Aging Cream?

If there were a cream that would literally prevent your skin from aging, would  you buy it? Of course you would! Chances are, if you’re reading this blog, you care about looking and feeling your best, so you may be surprised to know that this cream exists and you most likely own it. When used daily, a …

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A Partnership For The Face

A few months ago, the New York Times Magazine featured a story about collaboration and teams in the workplace that we found interesting because it acknowledged some theories we’ve known to be true for a long time. The article, What Google Learned From Its Quest To Build the Perfect Team, revealed that teams or groups of …

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The Skinny on Kybella in San Francisco

Recently, Dr. Parikh showed this Kybella photo at an event and the crowd literally gasped. Apparently, they couldn’t believe such contouring could result from a nonsurgical procedure. So we thought you, might want the skinny on Kybella too: What is Kybella? Kybella is an injectable used to treat adults with submental fat which is fat below …

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How Much BOTOX® Cosmetic Will I Need?

If you don't have much experience with BOTOX Cosmetic, you may be unclear as to how much (how many units) and where on the face you might want to get it.  When you come in for a BOTOX consultation at our facial plastic surgery practice near San Francisco, our staff will answer any questions and create a …

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Facelift Without the Knife: The Sugar Thread Lift

Maybe you’ve read about it on goop or heard about people flying to Paris for it. Tomorrow one of the Kardashian ladies will be gramming about it. The newest procedure to hit aesthetic medicine, the Sugar Thread Lift*, or PDO thread lift, is a minimally invasive facelift with no downtime that produces results.  *Since the …

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Why Now is the Perfect Time for a Chemical Peel!

It's February and most people in the San Francisco Bay Area are putting on rain boots and begrudgingly braving the soggy effects of El Niño, but the office staff of Lieberman & Parikh Facial Plastic Surgery is celebrating because it’s “Peel Season”! February and March, aka Peel Season, is the perfect time to get a …

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Save With An L&P “Beauty Bank”…NEXT Year!

The window to purchase Beauty Bank in 2022 has closed! Thanks to everyone who participated. A "Beauty Bank" is a discounted credit for L&P Aesthetics nonsurgical treatments and skincare products that you can ONLY purchase during the 24 HOUR PERIOD between 8 am November 3rd and 8 am November 4th. * Use your Beauty Bank like …

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FALL INTO BEAUTY: Learn, Save, and Win at our 2022 Event!

The 2022 event was a great success! Thanks to everyone who participated. You won't want to miss our Annual Fall Into Beauty event! This year, it will happen via Zoom on Thursday, November 3rd from 5:15 - 7 pm. From the comfort of home, join your favorite L&P providers and the doctors themselves to learn about …

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The Best Skincare, Between BOTOX Appointments

What kind of products does Colleen - an L&P skincare expert - recommend to improve skin between neurotoxin injections? Neurotoxin injections are considered “entry level” when it comes to aesthetic treatments…they’re typically the first treatment we recommend to patients ready to go beyond topical skincare. We spend a lot of time educating our patients on …

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L&P Serves with HUGS

This week, Dr. Lieberman and Dr. Parikh are volunteering with @hugsfoundationinc in Guatemala! HUGS stands for Help Us Give Smiles. Doctors on HUGS missions correct cleft lips and palates, microtia, and other congenital facial deformities.  Throughout the week, the foundation will be changing the lives of more than 100 kids, performing free reconstructive surgery that …

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