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Juvederm Raleigh NC

Juvéderm® Turns Up the Volume

Everyone always focuses on wrinkles when it comes to facial aging. But when you get right down to it, volume loss is more telling. Don’t believe that?Look at photos of your parents or others at age 30 and then at 60. You may be able to make out some of the deeper creases, but what […]

  • Posted on: Nov 15 2018
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SculpSure® Raleigh, NC

SculpSure Takes Down Stubborn Fat

Fat is stubborn like a two-year-old rolling around on the floor of the neighborhood Harris Teeter store after Mom denied his demand for a candy bar. No matter what you do, fat pockets in certain areas are incredibly difficult to target, much less have any impact on. You can remove pockets like this with liposuction, […]

  • Posted on: Oct 15 2018
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Kybella Raleigh, NC

Don’t Double Down on Your Double Chin

The word “double” usually has a pretty good association: double plays or doubles in the gap on the baseball diamond, doubling down at the blackjack table, double savings on a coupon. Double chins. Not so cool. The funny thing about double chins is that we always think everyone else has one, but there’s nothing to […]

  • Posted on: Sep 15 2018
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Tattoo Removal Raleigh NC

Do You Rue the Tattoo?

Tattoos used to be the domain of sailors and pirates. No more. It’s estimated that 20 million Americans have a tattoo. The problem is time and our skin. As our skin ages and loses collagen and elastin, it tends to sag, lose its elasticity, and becomes prone to wrinkling. That fierce dragon that adorns your […]

  • Posted on: Aug 15 2018
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Giving Acne The Red And Blue Light Treatment

If you want to see your teenager run to his or her room in terror, simply ask them if they saw that new zit that raised its ugly head on their cheek. Acne is the bane of teenagers far and wide, but it can also affect adults, as well. At Skin & Cosmetic Solutions, we […]


Giving Unwanted Fat The Hoover Treatment

No matter what kind of shape you’re in, you have pockets of unwanted fat. Pretty much everyone, short of a hunger strike protester or a marathon runner, has pockets of fat that don’t respond to exercise or changes in diet. Dr. Puente uses tumescent liposuction to show those fat cells the door. What Is Tumescent Liposuction? Formerly, […]


How Laser Hair Removal Banishes Hair For Good

Who likes shaving? Hands are not being raised. With the exception of a 15-year-old teenage boy, not anyone with any sanity enjoys the ritual of dragging a sharp piece of metal across our skin to get rid of hair. Plus, it’s so Groundhog Day-esque. You shave, wax, pluck, or use nasty depilatory creams to get rid […]


Microneedling Raleigh, NC

Microneedling for Better Skin

If you’re reading this blog from Dr. Puente and his team at Skin & Cosmetic Solutions, you know that collagen is what we all want. OK, maybe chocolate is what we all want, but collagen is right up there! Collagen is the protein in the body that is responsible for providing support and structure to […]


Restylane Raleigh, NC

Restylane® Keeps Adding New Products

If you’re reading our Skin & Cosmetic Solutions blog, you’re probably well versed in the aesthetic industry. So, here’s a question to see just how well versed. What was the first dermal filler? Stumped you, eh? That would be Restylane®. Restylane® was first approved by the FDA for use in the U.S. in 2006. Along with […]


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