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Banish Spider Veins, Brown Spots, and Other Pigment Issues With a Photofacial Jul 1st, 2022

It may be impossible to avoid brown spots and spider veins. But you can take action to banish their appearance. At Best Impression Medical Spa in Blue Bell, PA, our aesthetic experts offer advanced and effective treatments to help patients achieve flawless skin.  Among our most popular weapons is the IPL Photofacial. This non-invasive,...

The Secret to a Natural Looking Facelift Jun 2nd, 2022

There comes a time when a facelift is the best choice to dramatically improve the appearance of aging skin. But it can feel like a drastic step, and you may worry about your results. Will they be natural, or will you have the pinched and tight look of a celebrity who’s gone...

Men Love Kybella® Too: Here’s Why May 1st, 2022

Is a double chin or ‘submental fat’ undermining your self-confidence? If so, consider Kybella®, the surgery-free solution that allows you to banish that unwanted extra face padding.  Kybella® is among the most popular services for men at Best Impression Med Spa in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania. Under the leadership of Dr....

Why You Should Choose NeoGraft for Your Hair Transplantation Apr 1st, 2022

While hair loss is often regarded as a problem men have, after the age of 50 about half of the American population, women and men, have issues with hair loss. Hair loss is often connected to changes in the balance of hormones.  Best Impression Med Spa recommends the NeoGraft® hair...

Get Rid of Cellulite Before Summer Mar 8th, 2022

If you’re unhappy with the appearance of cellulite on your thighs or hips but aren’t ready for surgery, you may be a candidate for Cellfina®. At Best Impression Medical Spa and Laser Center, our experienced physicians, Robert Mirabile, MD, and Vivian Hsu, MD, specialize in nonsurgical Cellfina treatments that minimize the appearance of...

What’s the Best Age for a Facelift? Feb 1st, 2022

At Best Impression Med Spa in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, we’re often asked at what age should you get a facelift. Unfortunately, the answer isn’t so simple. There are several factors that weigh in, like the type of skin you have, how well you’ve nurtured it throughout your life, and genetics....

Brotox: How More Men Than Ever Are Saying Goodbye to Frown Lines and Crow's Feet Jan 1st, 2022

There’s no doubting the enduring popularity of Botox® for erasing the appearance of active wrinkles on your face. Originally developed as a treatment for overactive eye muscles, the relaxing effect on crow’s feet and worry lines now counts more men than ever among its fans.  At Best Impression Med Spa...

Why There's No Better Time to Start Laser Hair Removal Than Right Now Dec 1st, 2021

Tired of worrying about unwanted hair? If so, there’s no better time to embrace laser hair removal than right now.   The expert team at Best Impression Med Spa in Blue Bell and Norristown, Pennsylvania, has helped countless clients get rid of undesirable facial or body hair long term. Why not...

4 Cosmetic Services Our Male Customers Love Nov 1st, 2021

A generation ago, it may have been excusable to think of aesthetic procedures as feminine. Plastic surgery procedures like breast enhancements and tummy tucks were largely chosen by women, and minimally invasive procedures including dermabrasion and chemical peels also showed a decided tilt toward a feminine audience.  Since the start...

The Secret to a Natural-Looking Rhinoplasty (aka Nose Job) Oct 1st, 2021

If you don’t love the shape of your nose, you might have considered a rhinoplasty, more commonly known as a “nose job.” While this procedure gives you a way to transform your nose — and consequently your entire face — it’s also a fairly complicated surgery. Your nose may look...

Fraxel® Laser Treatment: The Perfect Solution for Repairing Summer Sun Damage Sep 1st, 2021

Whether you’re a beach lover, tennis player, or hiker, outdoor enthusiasts often endure skin damage that makes them look older than they are and feel. At Best Impression Med Spa in Blue Bell and Norristown, Pennsylvania, we offer the best-in-class products delivered with the utmost expertise. That’s why Robert Mirabile,...

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Aug 26th, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...

Debunking 7 Common Myths About Breast Augmentation Aug 5th, 2021

Despite the ongoing popularity of breast augmentation, many myths continue to exist regarding the procedure and what you can expect after surgery. Best Impression Med Spa is a full-service plastic surgery and aesthetic practice that’s earned a reputation for delivering the highest quality results available to men and women in...

Am I a Candidate for CoolTone®? Jul 19th, 2021

When you invest in anything — whether it’s a house, a business, or an activity — you want it to pay off. So ask yourself what kind of ROI you’re getting from all the precious hours you’ve invested in squats, lunges, and crunches at the gym or at home. If...

4 Ways to Minimize Acne Scars Jun 6th, 2021

Acne is a skin disorder in which hair follicles become clogged by oil and dead skin cells. Bacteria, too, can become trapped in the skin, causing infections and worsening acne outbreaks.  Over-the-counter acne treatments help some of our patients, but others need a different and more pointed type of care. ...

Do Nonsurgical Facelifts Work? May 7th, 2021

A facelift without surgery might sound too good to be true. But thanks to modern technology, a great deal is possible for improving your facial aesthetics without going under the knife.  At Best Impression Med Spa in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, Robert Mirabile, MD, and Vivian Hsu, MD, offer ultherapy, which...

Say Goodbye to Stretch Marks With Our Palomar Laser Treatment Apr 7th, 2021

Stretch marks are basically scar tissue that forms in parallel bands across your skin. When they’re new, they appear red or pink. After they’ve healed, they fade to grayish-silver or white, the exact color depending on your skin tone.  In the early stages, you might be able to feel a...

How NeoGraft® Can Restore Your Hair Mar 10th, 2021

Healthy hair falls out regularly but is also replaced regularly. However, if the number of hairs lost exceed the hairs replaced, you start to notice the difference.  Changes in your hormones that come with age, stress, chronic health conditions, and even medications can negatively impact hair growth. However, most hair...

Treatment for Your Acne Scars Feb 7th, 2021

You probably still remember the panic you felt as a teenager when acne began rearing its ugly head. Would you wake up with a big pimple in the morning? How could you get rid of it? If you still have acne scars on your face from those days, you may...

How to Make the Veins in Your Legs Disappear Jan 12th, 2021

According to research, approximately 20% of adults have large, bulging, blue varicose veins in their calves and inner legs. If your gnarled, knotty veins embarrass you and keep you from wearing clothes that show your legs, turn to Robert Mirabile, MD and Vivian Hsu, MD and our team here at...

Winter Benefits of a Hydrafacial Dec 2nd, 2020

Along with cozy sweaters, togetherness, and the holidays, winter months often bring cold, dry air that negatively impacts the skin and its appearance. Cold air tightens your pores and reduces blood circulation. Paired with less humidity, these effects can lead to a dry, lackluster complexion you feel less confident about....

How Fillers Enhance Your Face Nov 10th, 2020

Dermal fillers are a popular aesthetic treatment for good reason. You can reduce the appearance of signs of aging, ranging from deep wrinkles around your mouth and nose, sagging skin, and lost contouring, with this quick, safe injectable treatment. If you want to look your best and feel more confident...

What Causes Cellulite? Oct 1st, 2020

Dimply skin that’s the consistency of an orange peel is how many of our patients describe their cellulite. It’s thought that 90% of women have cellulite somewhere, whether it’s their thighs, stomach, buttocks, or hips, while only 10% of men grapple with it.  Part of this has to do with...

What to Do About Stretch Marks Sep 15th, 2020

Stretch marks are bands of parallel lines of scar tissue that run along your skin. They’re a different texture than your regular skin, and they can range in color from purple to red, bright pink to grayish-silver. Sometimes you can feel a slight ridge or indentation when you run your...

Electrolysis vs. Laser Hair Removal: What's the Difference? Aug 17th, 2020

Traditional hair-removal techniques like shaving and waxing can be time-consuming with less- than-optimal results. The effects are often short term with the potential for annoying cuts, razor bumps, and ingrown hairs resulting from your efforts.  Electrolysis and laser hair removal are two types of hair removal that can produce long-term...

The Benefits of a Breast Reduction Jul 17th, 2020

Big breasts may be glamorized in the media, but the truth is that disproportionately large breasts are more embarrassing and painful than glamorous. If you have large breasts, you know they can bring symptoms like chronic back and neck pain, shoulder pain, and nerve pain. What’s more? An extra-sized chest...

5 Natural Products that Can Lessen the Appearance of Acne Scars Jun 18th, 2020

Acne is a common, chronic skin condition that is known for affecting teens in their high school and college years—at least 85% of people ages 12-24. But, acne can affect people at any age. It only requires the right combination of skin problems to arise. Mild cases of acne may...

Botox vs. Fillers: What's the Difference? May 22nd, 2020

The number of Botox® and filler procedures keeps rising in the United States. According to the Plastic Surgery Statistic Report, in 2017, the number of Botox procedures reached 7.2 million, and the number of filler procedures reached 2.7 million. Both of these are up from the previous year and are...

Unhappy with Your Ears? Otoplasty Can Help Apr 30th, 2020

For those who are insecure about their appearance, looking in the mirror can be a daunting task. Some people are uncomfortable with the symmetry (or lack thereof) of their faces. Others are bothered by the curvature of their noses. Still others don’t like the look of their ears. If you’re...

Ditch the Dreaded Double Chin With Kybella® Mar 1st, 2020

A double chin is a concern for many. Unfortunately, a healthy diet and exercise cannot melt away the fat under your chin. Instead, weight loss occurs throughout the body, and spot reduction is impossible. This leaves your fat distribution at the mercy of your hormones and genetic makeup.  Until recently,...

Incorporating Fillers Into Your Regular Beauty Routine Feb 1st, 2020

Many women go along for years, using the same skin care products without giving much thought to their changing skin. Until lines and wrinkles appear, that is. Then their daily beauty routine gets a hard look, and the search begins for the best ways to hold off the signs of...

Start Laser Hair Removal Now and Be Silky Smooth by Summer Jan 1st, 2020

Hairy legs can be a nightmare to deal with during the summer. Every time you want to wear shorts, a cute dress, or a bikini, you have to spend precious time shaving or make an appointment with your waxer. Either one of these choices can eat into your day-to-day schedule,...

Breast Augmentation: More Choices Than Ever Dec 1st, 2019

Breast augmentation still tops the charts as the most popular cosmetic surgery, chosen by over 300,000 people in the United States in 2018 alone. As a high-demand procedure, options and refinements are frequently added, giving you more choice than ever to customize the surgery to your preferences. As a medical...

Why Winter is the Best Time to Banish Spider Veins With Sclerotherapy Nov 1st, 2019

Spider and varicose veins are different types of the same medical condition known venous insufficiency. More than 40% of women — and many men as well — have spider veins, which usually develop due to weakened or damaged valves in the veins. They’re usually small and painless, and they’re most...

Tummy Tuck or Liposuction: Which Is the Better Solution for Your Muffin Top? Oct 11th, 2019

Belly bulge, muffin top, middle-aged spread, the mom pooch. These are all names for excess belly fat, but regardless of what you call the fat, excess belly fat affects your body in many ways. Not only does excess abdominal fat make it harder to zip up a pair of skinny...

Repair Sun Damage and Other Skin Imperfections with Fractional CO2 Laser Therapy Sep 30th, 2019

Each year, the time you spend in the sun creates more damage to your skin, and as you age, this sun damage becomes visible as lines, wrinkles, and dark spots. But would you trade all those beach days or afternoons on the ski slopes for smoother, younger-looking skin? Fortunately, you...