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AlexanderRivkinMD Patient Expert

Specialty: Plastic Surgery
los angeles, California
Alexander Rivkin M.D. is a Yale trained facial cosmetic surgeon and UCLA faculty member who has focused his practice exclusively on providing his patients with the latest in non-invasive, non-ablative cosmetic treatments. Dr. Rivkin is an international authority on non surgical cosmetic... Full Bio
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NON-SURGERY BLEPHAROPLASTY–IS LASER GOOD ?|FILLERS DO NOT LAST LONG ENOUGH ALSO DARK CIRCLE... by AlexanderRivkinMD Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Laser is good for fine lines, but not for hollowness under the eyes caused by volume loss. as we age, we lose fat and one of the first places is under the eyes. When a hol ... Read on »
HELP! PMMA BUTTOCK INJECTIONS COLOMBIA OR MEXICO?!?! by AlexanderRivkinMD Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty I have been researching about these shots, and the two places out of all it boiles down to is xxx in Tijuana Mexico, or yyy in Cucuta Colombia. The reason why xxx is on ... Read on »
Swelling under the eyes after Fraxel by AlexanderRivkinMD Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty I had Fraxel yesterday and today the swelling under eyes is enormous and very alarming, so I went online and read that some women had pronounced swellling under their ey ... Read on »
What is the best filler for under eye hollows by AlexanderRivkinMD Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty I prefer Juvederm to Restylane in the under eye hollows, but one can get good results from both. Different practitioners have their own preference for Restylane vs Juveder ... Read on »
What is the best filler for the chin area? by AlexanderRivkinMD Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty The best temporary filler for the chin area that is FDA approved at this time is Radiesse, in my opinion. It is firmer and longer lasting than any of the HA fillers like R ... Read on »
: THERMAGE Negative Side Effec… by AlexanderRivkinMD Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty : THERMAGE Negative Side Effects & Efficacy Read on »
THERMAGE Negative Side Effects & Efficacy by AlexanderRivkinMD Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty I am contemplating undergoing Thermage treatment (900 pulses) for cost of $2550. What is the efficacy rate? We all know what the positive outcomes are of this treatment, ... Read on »
: Long term effects of fillers… by AlexanderRivkinMD Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty : Long term effects of fillers in non surgical nos… Read on »
Long term effects of fillers in non surgical nose job by AlexanderRivkinMD Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty hi, my nose was rendered weak and small from an injury few years back.the lateral cartilages in the middle vault seem to have got short or i assume might have dissol ... Read on »
Do your lips get wrinkly if you stop filling them with Juvederm or Restylane? by AlexanderRivkinMD Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Hi and thanks for any help/info. I am intending to get my lips filled and I am just wondering if there are any effects if you stop continuing to get them filled. Like if ... Read on »
Botox for glabellar lines by AlexanderRivkinMD Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty I’m considering getting Botox for the first time for a crease that has developed between my brows. In general I’m very sensitive to drugs, and can get away with taking ... Read on »
Nice article on Asian Non Surgical Rhinoplasty on AOL front page! by AlexanderRivkinMD Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty http://www.stylelist.com/2010/12/10/injection-rhinoplasty-asian-community/ Read on »
A Bit of the Seamy Underbelly of my Profession by AlexanderRivkinMD Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty http://www.radaronline.com/exclusives/2010/11/exclusive-emails-reveal-plastic-surgeon-pushed-heidi-montag-more-surgery-wanted Read on »
Asian Non Surgical Rhinoplasty Consultation and Full Procedure – Dr. Alexander Rivkin by AlexanderRivkinMD Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty I recently made this brief video – I think it should be useful for people considering Non Surgical Rhinoplasty. I wanted to go over some of the questions I am usually ... Read on »
Restylane subQ for Non Surgical Nose Job | Westside Aesthetics: Rhinoplasty Los Angeles Fraxel, LA... by AlexanderRivkinMD Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty my dr suggest me to do restylane subq for my nose job..am not sure abt that but i’ve been informed that there so many patients satisfied using the product especially on ... Read on »
Non Surgical Rhinoplasty and allergies by AlexanderRivkinMD Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Hi Mr. Rivkin,I am considering to do the non-surgical noise job. However, I am having hives. I have been taking allergy medicine for a week and it seemed worked. I am g ... Read on »
Puffy Tear Troughs by AlexanderRivkinMD Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Dr. Rivkin, I too had juvederm injected in the tear troughs exactly 1 year ago. I know the technique was done improperly. She did not inject deep enough-it was very ... Read on »
Kind of interesting by AlexanderRivkinMD Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty With any type of organizational change, resistance is often a barrier that creeps into the dynamic. The antidote to resistance is trust. Trust comes from your cha ... Read on »
Fillers vs Mid Face Lift at 35 by AlexanderRivkinMD Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty I’m 35 years old and since I was young I’ve always had long/tear trough/cheek dents in my upper cheek area and lines that go from the corner of my mouth to the end of ... Read on »