Landmark Study on Nonsurgical Eyelid Lift Published by Dr. Alexander Donath

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Study proves for first time that Restylane lasts nearly 2 years for treating dark circles under eyes.

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This cuts in half the number of treatments required to maintain results, which also means a 50% reduction in the associated costs, or double the value.

Internationally renowned Facial Plastic Surgeon Dr. Alexander Donath performed a landmark study on the Nonsurgical Eyelid Lift for lower eyelid rejuvenation, which was recently published in the world's largest and most prestigious plastic surgery journal, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. Using state-of-the-art 3Dimensional imaging, the study proves for the first time that Restylane, a wrinkle filler, can last nearly 2 years for filling dark circles under the eyes.

The findings are groundbreaking in that the 2 year longevity is fully double what the manufacturer reports in product information materials. Of particular benefit to patients is that this cuts in half the number of treatments required to maintain their results, which also means a 50% reduction in the associated costs, or double the value. With patients ever-more focused on the bottom line in today's economy, Dr. Donath says, "I am performing more of these procedures than ever for my busy patients who say they are 'tired of looking tired'--they are looking for a dramatic improvement in dark circles beneath the eyes at a fraction of the cost of surgery, but with equal cosmetic results." Examples of patients treated by Dr. Donath can be seen at these links:
Patient 1 Before & After Photos
Patient 2 Before & After Photos

The article abstract can be found at the following link: Nonsurgical Eyelid Lift Durability Abstract

The Nonsurgical Eyelid Lift performed by Dr. Donath is a short procedure that can be done on a lunch break, with little or no discomfort and using only a numbing ointment, rather than painful injections, before filling the depressions under the eyes ('dark circles') with Restylane, one of a class of fillers called Hyaluronic Acids, which are naturally-occurring substances in the skin.

About Alexander S. Donath, M.D, F.A.C.S.:
Dr. Alexander Donath is a double board certified plastic surgeon who specializes exclusively on cosmetic surgery of the face. Certified by both the American Board of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery, and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Dr. Donath's patients benefit from the highest levels of professional medical experience and ethics. Dr. Donath is an internationally renowned expert on facial rejuvenation and enhancement, having published numerous articles and having lectured internationally on the subject. Dr. Donath's office is located at 7763 Montgomery Road, Suite A, Cincinnati, Ohio, 45236. Tel: (513)891-5438. Before and after photos can be seen on the practice web site: Individual patient results may vary.


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