Is Laser Hair Removal Right For You?

March 6, 2015

  Wow! What a busy start to a year in our office! We have been busier than ever and it’s been great. As Dr. Thompson gets ready to leave on his medical mission to Ecuador this upcoming week, I will be going to Mexico on vacation. I am stoked! I was recently talking to a…

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Skincare In Your 40’s

February 27, 2015

NewBeauty magazine shares another great article on skincare, this one especially if you want to know about skincare in your 40’s. At this point in in life, early physical effects of aging often begin to show with changes in the tone and texture of the skin. These changes are often the result of years of…

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Utah Facial Plastics Introduces Restylane Silk for Lip Augmentation and Line Control

February 26, 2015

2/26/2015 SLC, Utah; Dr. Scott Thompson of Utah Facial Plastics is excited to offer the first and only FDA-approved treatment to specifically address lips and lines around them, Restylane Silk. As a top facial plastic surgeon in Utah, Dr. Scott Thompson has extensive experience treating patients with many dermal fillers and injectables, including Restylane and…

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Celebrity Winter Skin Secrets Revealed

February 23, 2015

The celebrities were glowing on the red carpet last night and not just from the shimmery gowns and beautiful makeup. It was clear that the A-listers have been taking great care of their skin, despite the dry winter climate many are in at this time of year. New Beauty reveals the celebrity winter skin secrets that are…

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3 Options for Neck Rejuvenation

February 20, 2015

Loose neck skin is one of the most common concerns people come to discuss with Dr. Thompson. Neck rejuvenation also provides one of the most dramatic results when it comes to cosmetic surgery. The presence of loose neck skin, banding and fat accumulation can make a person look much older and/or heavier than they actually…

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Why Do They Call It Plastic Surgery?

February 20, 2015

It’s a good question, right? And one many have pondered on. Which is why Huffington Post featured a great article answering this very question by plastic surgeon, Dr. Mathew Plant. The word Plastic in greek is plastikos, which is greek for “to mould”. It makes sense as plastic surgery involves manipulating and repositiong tissue to suit…

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Top 10 Botox Myths Set Straight

February 17, 2015 is a great resource for information on the latest advancements in facial plastic surgery and beauty products in general. They recently tackled the top 10 botox myths in their 2015 Winter/Spring edition that addresses many of the questions Dr. Thompson is often asked regarding Botox treatments. 1) Botox can be used anywhere on the…

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Combining Facial Cosmetic Procedures For Optimal Results

February 16, 2015

Each patient comes to Dr. Thompson with individual concerns they would like addressed through facial cosmetic surgery. Depending on the degree of aging concerns, non-surgical procedures or more invasive surgeries may be recommended to help each patient achieve their goals. Often times, a combination of both is recommended for optimal facial rejuvenation. Facelift surgery is one of…

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Uma Therman Responds to Facial Plastic Surgery Rumors

February 13, 2015

Uma Therman appeared on the Today Show yesterday morning to discuss the facial plastic surgery rumors that caught fire following her appearance on the red carpet last weekend. The “Kill Bill” star looked like her familiar self on the program and attributed her drastic look at the NBC’s The Slap event to nothing more than…

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Full Facelift Versus In-Office MACS Facelift

February 12, 2015

Dr. Thompson sees numerous patients daily who desire a facelift procedure to restore their neck and jaw line for a more youthful appearance. Overtime, the skin loses elasticity while both the skin and underlying muscles begin to sag as shown in the diagram to the left. Facelift surgery should not only lift and tighten the skin but the underlying muscle layer…

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