Lasers, Tightening & Resurfacing
You may notice that you are developing deep wrinkles, jowls or excess skin on your face as you age. A facelift can improve the contours of your face so you will look refreshed and youthful for years to come. Count on Dr. Cho at Integrated Aesthetics to correct your sagging facial skin and muscles by repositioning loose tissues for long-lasting results. If you wish to customize your facelift, you can choose targeted options to address specific areas of your face.
A facial fat transfer, also known as fat grafting or lipofilling, is a minimally invasive procedure that can restore volume to your face in the right places for a more youthful look. The facial fat transfer uses fat from another area of your body to plump, smooth and lift specific areas on your face.
As you age you may notice that you are brows no longer have that beautiful arch that you enjoyed when you were younger. A brow lift can rejuvenate the brows and the upper facial area. When you schedule a consultation with Dr. Cho, he will discuss various techniques that are available to elevate your brow tissues and restore a youthful eyebrow arch.
If you have loose eyelid skin, under eye bags or lower eyelid creases that make you appear tired and older, eyelid surgery can help. Dr. Cho at Integrated Aesthetics can perform customized eyelid surgery to make you appear more rested and youthful.
Some people feel that their neck gives away their age. A neck lift can give you a more youthful appearance by contouring your neck, getting rid stubborn fat deposits and eliminating loose, excess tissues that create the appearance of a “turkey neck.” A neck lift can rejuvenate your neck and improve the contours of your chin and jawline, including a double chin.
A lip lift can counteract the signs of aging on your face and give you a natural and fuller appearance. The procedure can shorten a long lip, expose more of your upper teeth and allow you to avoid lip fillers. A lip lift can also make your lips more proportionate.
If you are unhappy about your weak chin or if you have poor lower face contours, chin augmentation can help improve your appearance. Dr. Cho will perform a chin augmentation with chin bone advancement or the insertion of a chin implant to enhance the proportions of your face.
If you are unhappy with your nose, rhinoplasty – commonly called a nose job – can change its size, shape and structure. Your nose is the central feature on your face, and for this reason an overly large, small, crooked or bumpy nose may draw unwanted attention from your other facial features. At Integrated Aesthetics, Dr. Cho will meet with you to discuss your goals and correct nasal issues to improve your appearance and address breathing problems.
If you are in your 30’s, 40’s or 50’s and your skin is starting to sag, FaceTite and AccuTite can tighten your skin and give you a more contoured and youthful appearance. Both are outpatient minimally invasive procedures that use thermal energy to stimulate collagen production and melt away fat. These treatments are useful for your cheeks, chin, jowls and neck.
Botox, Dysport, Xeomin and Jeuveau are wrinkle-reducers. They are one of our most popular procedures to target the dynamic wrinkles that occur from facial expressions (frown lines, forehead lines, crow’s feet).
Dermal fillers restore the face (anti-aging) or enhance specific features, such as the cheeks, lips, or chin. Obtain the value by seeking out a skilled and experienced professional to do this work for you.
Sculptra is an FDA-approved injectable that helps replace lost collage. It fills in hollow, sunken areas and is designed to fill wrinkles and reduce hollow and sunken areas of the face. The treatment increases your body’s natural production of collagen, which is key for tightening skin.
KYBELLA is a non-surgical, FDA-approved injectable treatment that can reduce a double chin, fullness in the jowls and other areas of excess fatty tissue. Dr. Cho will customize a treatment regimen for you based on your desired chin profile. Many patients experience visible results in 2-4 treatment sessions.
A suture lift or thread lift using NovaThreads or Silhouette InstaLift is an instant, non-surgical facelift and/or neck lift. The procedure is designed to stimulate the production of collagen for natural-looking results. A suture lift will tighten and firm your facial features and restore the youthful V-shape that you may have lost as the result of aging.
Innovative treatments like Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) and Platelet-Rich Fibrin (PRF)injections use your body’s own wound-healing machinery to help with scarring, grow collagen, or restore hair. This procedure can be performed alone or in conjunction with our other aesthetic procedures.
Integrated Aesthetics is among the first in the greater Houston area to offer the innovative FDA-cleared Ultherapy procedure for lifting and toning loose, lax skin without surgery. The treatment uses high-intensity ultrasound to strengthen your skin from the inside out. Ultherapy can be used for the face, neck, décolleté, and other regions of the body.
Morpheus 8 is an innovative, noninvasive FDA-cleared procedure that pairs radiofrequency (RF) with microneedling for skin rejuvenation. The treatment triggers your body’s natural healing response to treat wrinkles, acne scarring and lax skin. Ask about combining Morpheus8 with Microneedling, PRP, PRF and/or Ultherapy for enhanced results.
Profound combines radiofrequency energy with microneedling to address the signs of aging. The FDA-cleared, minimally invasive skin rejuvenation procedure can reduce the appearance of wrinkles, tighten loose skin and add volume for a more youthful look.
DiamondGlow uses a combination of diamonds and serums to restore optimal health to your skin. Your aesthetician will use a wand with diamond chips to exfoliate your skin and reveal the healthy layer underneath before infusing your skin with a serum.
Chemical peels are one of the most popular cosmetic procedures performed to rejuvenate the appearance of the skin. Non-invasive chemical peels exfoliate your skin and reduce the appearance of facial wrinkles, scars and other issues to give you a smoother and more youthful appearance.
If you are troubled by wrinkles, fine lines or acne scars, dermaplaning can help. The dermaplaning treatment is performed at Integrated Aesthetics to remove the top layer of dead skin cells on the face to rejuvenate the skin.
Microneedling with PRP (Platelet-Rich Plasma) is a non-invasive procedure designed to reduce fine lines and wrinkles and tighten your skin. The procedure is also called the “vampire facial” or “collagen induction therapy.” Your aesthetician will use a hand-held microneedling device to penetrate the skin and induce the production of collagen to create younger looking skin.
If you have brown spots from sun damage, rosacea or broken capillaries, Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) can help. The device was FDA-approved to treat dilated blood vessels, and today dermatologists use IPL to treat a wide range of skin conditions
Venus Viva is a skin resurfacing treatment that uses radiofrequency (RF) to treat skin conditions including deep wrinkles, acne scars and rosacea. Your aesthetician will use a handheld device with tiny pins that puncture the skin and send RF energy below the surface.
FDA-cleared miraDry is a non-surgical treatment that eliminates excessive sweating and odor. The treatment works by reducing the number of sweat and odor glands under your arms.
Excessive sweating or hyperhidrosis is an uncomfortable problem. Injections of Botox into the areas with overactive sweat glands is a highly effective treatment for the condition. The treatment is FDA-approved for underarms, and it is used off-label for other areas of the body. Getting Botox treatments for excessive sweating can greatly improve your quality of life.
If you are concerned about deeper wrinkles and acne scars, you may be a candidate for a fractional CO2 (carbon dioxide) laser treatment. The fractional CO2 laser is an effective treatment for more aggressive skin tightening, wrinkles and acne scarring.
If you wish you could wear sleeveless tops in public but you hesitate because of excess fullness or skin hanging on the underside of your arms, consider an arm lift. An arm lift, also known as a brachioplasty, can eliminate the “batwing” effect, expand your wardrobe choices and give you confidence in your appearance.
You may have worked hard to lose weight, but sometimes the hard work you put into looking your best is masked by hanging skin and stubborn fat deposits. Body sculpting procedures can help you fully realize your new body. At Integrated Aesthetics, Dr. Cho will meet with you to design a customized treatment plan to help you reach your goals.
If you have had a major weight loss, you might have a large amount of excess skin that can mask the great strides you have made in your appearance. Body lift procedures can further slenderize your new body by removing that excess skin. The body lift procedure Dr. Cho performs is also known as a belt lipectomy. It is an extensive surgery used to remove excess skin from the upper or lower body.
BodyTite is a minimally invasive treatment that uses radiofrequency energy (RF) to tighten loose and sagging skin, firm tissue and remove fat. BodyTite is a good alternative to surgery for the face and neck, arms, abdomen, “love handles,” knees and buttocks. It is also an effective procedure for male breasts.
You may not be happy with the curves and musculature of the butt you were born with. If you have tried to improve that area of your body with exercise without achieving the results you are looking for, a Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL) can help. The procedure, developed in Rio de Janeiro, uses fat from your own body to improve the contour of your butt. The procedure can enhance your appearance and boost your self-confidence.
Calf Sculpting involves liposuction, fat grafting or an implant to reduce or enhance the contour of your calves. It is also used for people who feel that their leg size is not in proportion to their body, and for those who have certain medical conditions.
You may notice that as you age your hands develop brown spots and your skin becomes thinner. They may also lose volume. Dr. Cho offers surgical and non-surgical hand rejuvenation options to help restore a more youthful look to your hands and correct medical problems.
Even if you eat a healthy diet and exercise regularly you may have areas of fat on your body that are beyond your control. Liposuction is a minimally invasive surgical procedure that removes unwanted fat in the buttocks, thighs other areas to give you a more contoured look.
A “mommy makeover” is a popular term that describes a series of plastic surgery procedures that are designed for women who have experienced childbirth. Mommy makeovers are always individualized for each patient, and they often include a combination of breast enhancement and body contouring procedures. Dr. Cho provides mommy makeovers for women who have unwanted body changes that occurred during pregnancy or after weight fluctuation.
Scar revision can diminish the appearance of unseemly scars. Dr. Cho will consult with you to find out your goals, determine the right treatment plan and assess whether you are a good candidate for the procedure. You may be asked to adjust your medications and refrain from smoking in advance of the surgery.
If you have loose skin on your thighs after a significant weight loss or liposuction, a thigh lift (thighplasty) can help. A thigh lift can contour your thigh by removing fat add addressing signs of aging. By removing excess skin and tissue, Dr. Cho can reduce your thigh circumference and create the appearance of a more proportional thigh.
Many women experience enlarged or elongated labia that are a source of pain, discomfort and embarrassment. This condition affects women of all ages. Although it commonly occurs following childbirth, it can affect women without children, as well. Vaginal rejuvenation or labiaplasty is a cosmetic procedure designed to reduce the size and improve the appearance of the external genitalia.
If you would like to eliminate fat from targeted areas on your body, CoolSculpting can offer a solution. CoolSculpting is a non-invasive body-slimming procedure that requires no needles, no incisions and no surgery. This non-invasive treatment is FDA-cleared to target fat in specific areas with no pain and no downtime.
Vanquish is a pain-free, non-surgical body contouring procedure that is designed to reduce fat on larger areas like your thighs and abdomen. FDA-cleared Vanquish uses radiofrequency energy to target the fatty layer beneath the skin.
If you did not achieve the results you expected to tighten, tone and strengthen the muscles of your abdomen, buttocks and other areas with exercise, EmSculpt and EmSculpt Neo can help. EmSculpt is an FDA-cleared non-surgical, non-invasive treatment that is designed to reduce fat and increase muscle definition. Ask us about our memberships.
Cellulite can be an annoying and stubborn problem, even if you lose weight. Emtone, an in-office procedure, is FDA-cleared to improve the appearance of cellulite using radiofrequency (RF) and targeted pressure energy.
Exilis Ultra 360 uses a combination of ultrasound and radiofrequency to tighten your skin and reduce unwanted fat in many areas of the body. The non-invasive procedure is cleared by the FDA to target fat cells and stimulate new collagen production.
The P-Shot for men uses your own blood to promote better erections. The procedure uses PRP (Platelet-Rich Plasma) to treat ED (Erectile Dysfunction). It is important to note that there has been little research on the P-Shot, so it is considered an experimental treatment. The P-Shot is sometimes combined with the Zwave to stimulate collagen production, increase blood circulation and tighten the skin.
ULTRA Femme 360 is a vaginal rejuvenation treatment that can improve sexual health and contribute to your overall wellbeing. The treatment is a non-surgical alternative that can increase sensitivity and improve your sex life by tightening the vaginal walls and increasing moisture. It can also treat incontinence.
Emsella is an FDA-cleared non-invasive procedure to treat urinary incontinence in women. During the treatment you sit on the Emsella chair while electromagnetic technology penetrates targeted areas of your pelvic floor for muscle stimulation. The procedure is designed to treat urinary and urge incontinence. Ask us about our memberships.
If you would like to enlarge your breasts or correct sagging breasts, breast augmentation can help. The procedure uses breast implants to improve your breast size and shape. A fat transfer with liposuction is another method used in breast augmentation. Your new breasts should last for years.
A breast implant rupture can be corrected with breast implant revision surgery to remove or replace your implant. If your saline implants have deflated or if an x-ray or MRI shows that your silicone implant has a leak, consider breast revision surgery.
Many women develop deflated, droopy breasts, no matter what their age. However, this is more common in women who have had children or who have experienced significant weight loss. Breast lift surgery is designed to remove loose, stretched breast skin and return the breasts to a more youthful position on the chest wall.
If you are unhappy with the appearance of your breasts, you can schedule a consultation with Dr. Cho of Integrated Aesthetics to discuss your options. If you would like to enlarge your breasts or correct sagging breasts, breast augmentation can help. Adding a breast lift to your breast augmentation procedure can return your breasts to a more youthful position on the chest wall.
Your breast tissue may have weakness as the result of issues like weight loss or changes brought on by pregnancy. Adding an internal bra to your breast procedure can provide additional support to help enhance and maintain your results. You can add an internal bra to your breast augmentation and/or breast lift procedure. Ask Dr. Cho if you would benefit from an internal bra.
If you have large, heavy breasts, you can choose breast reduction surgery to improve the appearance of your breasts and alleviate back, neck and shoulder pain. A breast reduction, a common surgical procedure, can increase your self-confidence and give you more choices when you shop for clothes.
If you have breast implants, you may consider changing the implants if you desire to go bigger, smaller, or discovered you have an implant rupture. The FDA recommends that people with silicone implants have an MRI three years after the initial placement, and then every two to make sure you do not have a “silent rupture.”
If you would like to increase the size of your breast or restore breast volume that has been lost as the result of biopsies or a lumpectomy, a fat transfer breast augmentation can be a good solution. The multi-step procedure uses fat from your own body to increase your breast volume up to one cup size.
If you are experiencing thinning hair, you may want to consider our non-surgical treatment to stimulate hair growth. We use PRP (Platelet-Rich Plasma) and PRF (Platelet-Rich Fibrin) to stimulate hair growth in areas of thinning hair for both men and women. This treatment can be used as a standalone procedure or in conjunction with our Neograft hair transplantation procedure. You may also want to discuss some medical treatments of hair stimulation with Dr. Chiang, our dermatologist.
The NeoGraft FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction) hair transplant is a two-step process: harvesting, where the NeoGraft device will extract individual hair follicles from the donor area, and placement at the recipient sites. If you are a good candidate for the NeoGraft procedure, the results can be very rewarding.
Penile enlargement procedures enhance the diameter and length of the penis. The treatment does not impact your penis function or sensation, but it can address aesthetic concerns. Dermal fillers (no downtime), a fat transfer and a ligament transection are techniques that may be used to increase the size of your penis.
The abdominoplasty, commonly known as the tummy tuck, is a procedure that flattens the tummy and repairs stretched abdominal muscles. A tummy tuck is a relatively extensive surgical procedure and is frequently performed after pregnancy or a significant weight loss. Dr. Young Cho performs abdominoplasty for women and men who desire a flatter, firmer midsection.
The O Shot® is a safe, non-surgical procedure that uses in platelet-rich plasma (PRP) to enhance sexual function and treat urinary incontinence. Multiple research studies have shown the effectiveness of platelet-rich plasma for the treatment of libido, painful intercourse, and urinary symptoms when injected into areas of the vagina.
If your skin is beginning to show the signs of sun damage and aging, consider laser genesis to repair your skin. Laser genesis promotes collagen production to treat fine lines, rosacea and acne scars safely. Dr. Chiang will meet with you to discuss alternative procedures and explain the process.
If you have unwanted hair on your body, you are not alone. Laser hair removal is a safe and effective treatment that can remove unwanted hair from almost anywhere on your body. The Cutera Cool Glide laser system favored by Dr. Chiang at Integrated Aesthetics is a modern technique that leaves your skin soft, smooth and hair free.
Radiesse stimulates the skin to rebuild collagen, the main structural component of the skin. Radiesse can be used to sculpt cheeks and jawlines, or it can be used for a more soft effect that helps to restore the natural fullness of the skin.