One of the procedures I get asked about most is the mini-facelift. Apparently, the traditional facelift is viewed as a major surgery, with extensive recovery and unnatural results. This isn’t acceptable to most people. While the concept of the mini-facelift is becoming very popular, it’s a term I struggle with. There really is no standard definition of what this procedure entails. “Facelift” is a generic term and every surgeon has minor variations in his or her technique.… Read the rest
Ever heard the term ‘you are what you eat’? Well it’s true! Foods that are harmful to your body are also harmful to your skin!
Research suggests that a diet high in processed foods, refined carbohydrates and unhealthy fats promote skin damage, acne, dryness and premature aging to name a few. It is no coincidence these foods also cause excessive weight gain leading to medical conditions such as diabetes, hypertension and heart disease.… Read the rest
Englewood, CO – November 25, 2013 Dr. Lee says, “Venus Legacy™ is the most effective non-invasive technology available today for skin tightening and fat reduction.”
Denver area, Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, Ben Lee, MD is pleased to announce being the first location in the State of Colorado to offer the new Venus Legacy™ featuring LiftFX™ & SculptFX™, the latest FDA cleared technology for Non-Surgical Fat Reduction, Cellulite Reduction and Skin Tightening for the Face, Neck and Body.… Read the rest
Our Paramedical Aesthetician, Logan Mcilwain answers everything you want to know about reaching your healthy skin goal this season!
Q: In the winter months, I notice my skin looking dull and dry – how can I keep it looking fresh bright all year long? ~Sarah; Denver, CO
A: Preventing dryness is vital to healthy skin. Our Colorado climate causes our skin to dry out. It’s important to use gentle cleansers and moisturize regularly to keep our skin vibrant and glowing year round.… Read the rest
Dr. Ben Lee performs increasing numbers of breast implants on women who were uncertain about implants prior to approval
DENVER, CO – Only half a year ago, the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) approved silicone implants for women other than those having reconstructive surgery following mastectomy. Another rare group of proactive women were eligible for silicone implants prior to the FDA blessing on the alternative to saline implants. Those were women who proactively underwent mastectomy surgery without being diagnosed as having cancer in their breasts.… Read the rest
One of the most remarkable and popular treatments now on the market is SkinTyte Laser at Dr. Ben Lee’s
DENVER, CO – Medical technology is edging closer to resembling a magic wand in a fairy tale that never loses its interest among legions of readers. Think Sleeping Beauty. Think Cinderella. Think forever young and creaseless and taut and smooth.
Think back a few years. Before aging was a thought.
One of the natural occurrences as we age is that the collagen, a naturally produced substance in the body, becomes less active reproductively, explains Dr.… Read the rest
Patients ask Dr. Ben Lee, ‘After breasts, what’s next?’
DENVER, CO – The top five cosmetic surgeries for women in 2006, according to the Federal Drug Administration were:
- Breast augmentation = 383,885
- Liposuction = 350,420
- Eyelid surgery = 182,397
- Tummy tuck = 164,800
- Breast reduction = 145,822
Dr. Ben Lee, a double board certified surgeon with offices in Englewood, Colo., a suburb of Denver, performs tummy tucks, called abdominoplasty, on women and men, sometimes in conjunction with liposuction.… Read the rest
Artefill smooths smile lines around the mouth that can suggest aging
DENVER, CO – Until now most injectable fillers used to erase wrinkles in the face are temporary, lasting less than a year after injection. The newest filler on the market to receive FDA approval is Artefill® and is being used on men and women to correct the nasolabial folds, or smile lines, for up to five years.Artefill is the only dermal filler that is approved by the FDA that contains a permanent component.… Read the rest
DENVER, CO – With most fillers lasting only six months to a year, the idea of one lasting a lifetime is revolutionary. Artefill, the very latest to be approved by the FDA, does just that. This permanent injectable filler is a new option for individuals who have experienced other temporary, or short-term fillers in the past and would like to have permanent results.… Read the rest
Dr. Ben Lee uses injectable fillers to return youthful fullness to women’s hands
DENVER, CO – A woman’s hands have always told her age. That is, until now. Kathleen Rowland, an RN injector practicing at the office of Dr. Ben Lee, a plastic surgeon in Englewood, Colo., is using Restylane®, Juvéderm and Sculptra injections to make hands look youthful again.
Over time, the fatty tissue on the back of the hands (like all of the skin on the body) thins, loses its elasticity and plumpness.… Read the rest