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Restylane | Botox | Medical Spa | West Hollywood | Los Angeles CAAging, sun exposure, genetics, and other factors can cause the facial skin to develop wrinkles, lines, and folds. Skin laxity becomes particularly conspicuous in the facial area, which can make a person appear older than their actual age. An experienced medspa treatment provider may recommend dermal filler solution such as Restylane or a popular muscle immobilizing agent such as Botox to address these conditions.
Both treatments are non-surgical and involve negligible downtime. Motykie Medical Spa is an eminent facility providing some of the advanced FDA approved soft tissue filler injectables such as Restylane as well as Botox treatment. Patients in Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, and other areas have an opportunity to receive these treatments at the facility.

Restylane Dermal Filler

This facial filler is based on hyaluronic acid, which a naturally occurring substance in the human skin and tissue. It performs the function of holding the skin together. As the skin loses hyaluronic acid due to aging and other factors, patients can seek to replenish this substance in the body at a qualified medspa that provides Restylane dermal filler injections.
Restylane treatment is considered an ideal choice to enhance the sensitive areas of the face such as the lip edges and the lower eyelid area. The treatment will add instant volume to the targeted areas of the face, causing the wrinkles and lines to fade away. It also stimulates the production of fresh collagen in the deeper layers of the skin for longer lasting results.
At Motykie Medical Spa, Restylane may be recommended for patients who need to reduce the appearance of moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds, as well as those who need to augment the appearance of lips. The treatment can also be applied to the tear trough area to reduce dark circles and hollowness, to make the eyes appear well rested and alert. Dr. Motykie receives patients from Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, and surrounding areas for injectable anti-aging treatments.

Botox Injectable Treatment

Botox treatment is based on botulinum toxin, which is a highly powerful biological agent designed to cause temporary immobilization of targeted muscles. For many years, Botox has remained one of the most popular anti-aging non-surgical treatments for the face all over the world.
The treatment has been approved by the FDA for the reduction of frown lines around the brows and forehead. A Botox provider may also recommend Botox to reduce lines and light wrinkles in other areas of the face. In 2013, the FDA also approved Botox for the cosmetic reduction of crow’s feet around the eyes.

Right Back to Work

Results with Botox may last for anywhere between three and six months. On the other hand, the results with Restylane will typically last for about six months. Both treatments can be repeated as per the recommendation of the medical spa in order to prolong the benefits. Both Restylane and Botox are performed as outpatient procedures, and the patients are usually able to return to their regular activities or go back to work immediately following the treatment.
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Chemical Peel | Facial Rejuvenation | Medical Spa | Beverly HillsA chemical peel is a scientifically proven and widely accepted non-surgical aesthetic treatment for facial rejuvenation. Depending on the needs of a patient, the medspa expert may recommend different types of chemical peels. During the initial consultation, the treatment provider will explain various aspects of the procedure, and also discuss about the estimated costs.
The goal is to help the patient make appropriate cost comparisons and make a well informed choice. Motykie Medical Spa is a leading provider of chemical peels to patients in Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, and surrounding areas.

Chemical Peel Classification

The cost of chemical peel treatments can be broadly classified for light, medium, and deep chemical peels. Motykie medspa is equipped to provide state of the art chemical peel treatments using a wide range of peels. Patients have an opportunity to discuss which type of peel will be most suited to address their skin condition and meet their unique aesthetic goals.
Motykie Medical Spa is led by board certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Gary Motykie. Patients are assured of the highest standard of treatment at the facility. Dr. Motykie provides the latest and proven chemical peel treatments with outstanding results. The facility receives patients from Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, and nearby locations.

Average Cost of Chemical Peels

The estimated monetary value of chemical peels at Motykie Medical Spa are provided as follows:
Custom Light Peels
Customized treatments with light chemical peels will cost about $100 for a 30-minute treatment. These peels may be based on Glycolic, Lactic, Salicylic, Azelan, Melanostop, or other chemical treatments. Custom light peels can help a patient achieve a resplendent glow even if they are always “on the go”. Each treatment is customized to match with the individual skin care needs of the patient.
Custom light peels are designed to exfoliate dead skin cells and stimulate cellular turnover. This allows for production of new collagen and elastin, enhances facial tone and texture, restores sun damaged skin, helps address acne and regulates the pH balance of the skin. Optimal results can be attained with a series of four to six peel treatments received every two to four weeks.
The Perfect Peel
Outstanding results can be achieved with this peel, which is suitable for all skin types. The treatment involves almost no pain, no advanced preparation for the skin, and minimal downtime.
The peel contains a synergistic combination of highly effective ingredients aimed at reducing age spots, acne scars, freckles, and hyper pigmentation, including melasma. Facial signs of aging will also be reduced with The Perfect Peel.
Cosmelan Peel
This is a deep chemical peel for dramatic and lasting results. Cosmelan Peel provides an advanced de-pigmentation treatment that reduces melanin formation, suppresses and removes long-term sun damage, addresses stubborn conditions of hormonal melasma, and minimizes acne and post-acne marks and redness. Patients with a severe condition of melasma may require a series of peel treatments.
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Board certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Gary Motykie, founded his surgery practice as well as Motykie Medical Spa on the principles of compassion and care. The same motivation of Dr. Motykie also extends beyond his day to day practice to support the larger good of the community. Dr. Motykie’s nonprofit initiative, The Healing Curve, was a result of this motivation to make a more meaningful and sustainable contribution to the society.
Dr. Motykie founded The Healing Curve in 2008 as a nonprofit organization to support breast cancer survivors who are left to face the tough reality of breast tissue loss and permanent scars as a result of the mastectomy that save their life. Physical well-being is directly connected to a person’s emotional well-being. Therefore, treating physical deformities apart from the life threatening breast cancer becomes an equally important responsibility.

Inspiration

Dr. Motykie was featured in the popular Dr. 90210 TV series of E! Entertainment. As a part of the episodes of this series, Dr. Motykie performed reconstructive surgeries for breast cancer survivors. The flood of responses that followed the show inspired him to come up with the idea of The Healing Curve. The initiative was launched in 2008 with a mission to fund and support corrective surgeries for women who had sustained physical deformities acquired as an outcome of cancer, trauma, prior unsuccessful procedures and/or birth defects.
Dr. Motykie realized that while the insurance firms provided coverage for the initial construction procedure following breast cancer, but in many cases they would not offer coverage for secondary procedures for survivors. If the survivor could not afford the surgery on their own, they would have to remain feeling incomplete in absence of treatment.
Dr. Motykie says about his experience: “I started The Healing Curve to help those women who have won the battle against breast cancer but have lost their breasts, their femininity and their self-esteem in the process. These women have already been through so much with cancer itself; they deserve the best possible breast reconstruction that plastic surgery can offer.”

Widening the Reach

The Healing Curve was originally established with a sole motive of helping breast cancer survivors to restore their physical aesthetics. However, once the TV show went on air, Dr. Motykie was inundated with letters from viewers. Each letter had a different tale to narrate, but the underlying theme was common: they all suffered from a physical deformity and had no financial means to have it corrected.
Dr. Motykie also came in touch with patients of cosmetic surgery who had been wrongly treated or had poor surgical outcomes. It also included patients who had been through a traumatic accident or suffered from congenital physical deformities. In absence of financial means, these patients were left with disfigurement and permanent scars that could be corrected with a revision surgery. The Healing Curve extended its reach to all such patients, and offered the highest standard of care to those who could not afford it. The initiative is on its way to touch a greater number of lives by raising funds through donations and charity events.
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Juvederm Voluma Cheek Volumizer Before and After Photos

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juvederm voluma before and after photo
Juvederm Voluma is among the latest hyaluronic acid fillers specifically developed to increase face volume so that it appears young and all wrinkle signs become less prominent. Since this procedure is relatively painless and has minimal side effects, it can be done easily at Dr. Motykie’s MedSpa located at West Hollywood, Los Angeles. During this procedure the filler is injected into cheek area to provide mass and volume to cheek so it looks full naturally. The product has been approved for cosmetic enhancement process by Food and Drug Administration since it is made of hyaluronic acid which is a naturally occurring substance under the skin therefore is rarely harmful.

Effect of Juvederm Voluma

If one were to look at before and after photo graphs of several individuals who have used this product you can see a visible lift of cheek muscle within weeks which gives a youthful look to the face. This can be a part of a person’s facelift surgery procedure if desired or also as a separate procedure to enhance profile. Under the skilled hands of Dr. Gary Motykie this procedure will not take more than an hour and the patient can easily be driven home within a couple of hours at most. Since the Juvederm Voluma is a viscous gel based product it dissolves over a period of time and to get back the same look patient will have to visit a plastic surgeon once every year for the injection.

Juvederm Voluma Cheek Volumiser at West Hollywood

A person located in the vicinity of Beverly Hills or West Hollywood desirous of knowing more details can set up an appointment with Motykie’s MedSpa. The Medical Spa has trained staff  to assist patients in getting a clearer idea about their appearance after the procedure by viewing photographs of patients who have undergone this process. Photographs of patients taken after the procedure show that Juvederm Voluma generally takes a month to show optimal results. Though the website of Motykie’s MedSpa also has profile photographs of patients taken before and after the injection of Juvederm Voluma Cheek Volumiser every person is given a personalized profile about how their appearance is going to change using computer generated imagery.

Juvederm Cheek Volumiser at Dr. Motykie’s Medical Spa

Under the skillful hands of an experienced plastic surgeon like Dr. Motykie Juvederm Cheek Volumiser becomes a malleable product to reverse facial aging of a patient. With his experience of using products like these Dr. Motykie knows well about where the gel has to be injected deep into the skin for uplifting facial muscles in a natural manner. This procedure requires special training and understanding of facial contours and Dr. Motykie with his educational background in biomedical engineering and reconstructive surgery is just the right person to seek professional advice.
The staff at Motykie Medical Spa in West Hollywood puts a person to ease with a detailed analysis of likely after-effects of this procedure so no nasty surprises are in store for the patient. The staff also follows up after patient goes home post treatment to review progress and assure them of well being.
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Before and after photos provided by: http://www.juvederm.com/views/before-and-after/

Thank you to the Gay Matchmaking Club for organizing the Fitness Expo at The Abbey in West Hollywood, CA this past Thursday, July 24th, 2014! We were lucky enough to join other fabulous local West Hollywood businesses including Sunset Tan, My Fit Foods, The Bar Method, Equinox, Lift, and Cycle House, for an evening of health, beauty, wellness and fun! We met so many new, like-minded friends that were all interested in alternative ways to heal your body and optimize your health, while promoting the most BEAUTIFUL YOU. Most people who visited the Motykie Med Spa booth were interested in our alternative, non-invasive medical aesthetic treatments, such as Cool-Sculpting permanent fat removal and JuVa-Shape skin-tightening, body contouring treatments. We look forward to attending more events like this one soon!

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Our staff came out to support the event, so it doubled as a girl’s night out as well!

We always have fun with the beautiful Sunset Tan Girls!

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First Wellness Circuit Event Hosted by Motykie Med SpaOn July 26th, we threw an event at Motykie Med Spa that was different than any event we had ever done before.  We put together a group of wellness practitioners to gather together and offer the attendees of the event consultations of their varied specialties.  There was a well-rounded group that included a chiropractor, lymphatic/colonic specialist, massage therapist, dietician, dentist, hair mineral analysis specialists, permanent make-up artist, an esthetician offering “skin readings” and healthy bites provided by Kooshi Gourmet.  Our hope is that we can offer people the opportunity to learn about alternative wellness services that can improve their overall health, which ultimately leads to a happy, healthy better quality of life.

If you are interested on attending our next CIRCUIT event, Saturday September 13th from 2PM-6PM, please call us at 310-276-6772 or email amanda@motykiemedspa.com for more details!  

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Juvederm Voluma Cheek Volumizer Cost Beverly Hills | Los Angeles Spa

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Juvederm Voluma is a type of filler used to add volume to your cheeks. It is made with hyaluronic acid, which is found in our bodies. Juvederm Voluma is not only used for adding volume to sunken cheeks but also used to correct hollows under the eyes.
Dr. Gary Motykie offers treatments with Juvederm Voluma cheek volumizer at his med spa. Those living in and around Beverly Hills, West Hollywood and Los Angeles can avail of this procedure at his medical spa.

How much does it cost?

The filler cost will be determined by the number of injections required. Number of injections can be determined by the extent of the treatment. How much volume does a patient need or want will decide the cost.
Patients requiring follow-up injections should expect to pay more for the treatment. It all depends on the extent of the damage of the skin and how much treatment a patient wants to undergo. The results of these procedures last from 12 months to 18 months. If you need to repeat the injections, this will affect the cost in the long-term.

Other factors influencing cost of Juvederm Voluma cheek volumizer procedure

  • Experience and expertise of the plastic surgeon definitely adds to the cost of a procedure. The more experienced a doctor, the safer a patient will feel under their care. Also, more knowledge and practice translates to more expenses for the patients.
  • Experience of the support staff also adds to the cost.
  • The location of the treatment facility is one major factor influencing the cost of a cosmetic procedure. The cost of living is different in different geographic locations depending upon many thing such as local economy and way of living.
  • The type of the treatment facility is another factor to consider for determining the cost of Juvederm fillers. The type of rooms, the type of services offered to the patients, the quality of food available all these add to the cost of the treatment facility. The fancier a treatment center, the more chances of its being costlier.

Cost comparison with other surgeries

Plastic surgery is more expensive than cosmetic procedures that use fillers and injections to correct a problem. Surgeries require more hours to perform so ther are more costly than Juvederm. The surgeon’s fee and the cost of anesthesia, operating room or any medical test that the patient might be required to take, all add to the cost of a surgical procedure.
Patients need more time to recover after a surgery. The extended hospital stay also adds the surgery cost. Plastic surgeries and cosmetic procedures for aesthetic purposes are not covered by insurance making these treatments costlier on the pocket. In comparison, cost of Juvederm Voluma Cheek Volumizer procedures are less expensive. The filler is just injected and within an hour you are good to go.
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External Beauty Self-esteem | Plastic Surgery Los Angeles Beverly HillsBoard certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Gary Motykie, is a believer in the power of inner beauty, and says that outer beauty can only complement in the inner beauty of an individual. Dr. Motykie recommends that a cosmetic surgeon’s goal must be to bring out the best in a patient in terms of their self-esteem and natural happiness about their own body. This goal may not necessarily involve a surgical procedure in every case.

Everywhere You Look

Everywhere you look, you will find yourself surrounded by commercial images of stunningly beautiful women and handsome men who appear to have it all. More often than not, these images can trigger wishful thinking even in the most conservative of human beings – because at the end of the day, everyone is only human. The social pressure to look beautiful has only grown with the passage of time.
As an experienced plastic surgeon, Dr. Motykie recognizes the importance of cosmetic procedures to resolve the inner conflicts of an individual when it comes to physical beauty. However, he approaches the issue with spectacular care and empathy, and first ensures whether a surgical procedure is indeed in the patient’s best interests and is the best available solution to serve their personal goals and aspirations.

External Beauty and Inner Self-esteem

The human mind has a great natural sense of aesthetics, balance, and proportion. This can be seen in every manmade creation from paintings to sculptures to architectural marvels to modern automobiles and gadgets. In that sense, there is no way to escape from the reality that human beings love beautiful things. The legendary poet, John Keats had said: “A thing of beauty is a joy forever.” There is a ring of pure truth in these words.
The challenge, however, is that external beauty is only one of the elements that go into building a strong self-esteem of an individual. In other words, plastic surgery is not the cure-all for a low self-esteem. Dr. Motykie adopts an integrated approach to plastic surgery that combines overall health and happiness of the mind and spirit with the physical beauty of the body. Wherever he believes that the patient may be better served by a non-surgical approach, he will actually divert the patient towards different approaches such as diet, exercise, and even psychological health support.

Choosing the Surgical Option

With the kind of amazing advancements and innovations that have taken place in the field of cosmetic surgery, Dr. Motykie knows that for many patients, surgical options may be the shortest and surest path available to boost their self-esteem. Aesthetic challenges such as unbalanced facial features, sagging skin, small or asymmetric breasts, and physical deformities can become a source of constant unhappiness.
Particularly in cases where the condition cannot be resolved with diet and exercise alone, Dr. Motykie may recommend a suitable, safe, and conservative surgical approach to achieve most satisfying outcomes for his patients. In any case, even with surgery, Dr. Motykie encourages the patient to adopt a combined approach involving a healthy and balanced diet, an active and positive lifestyle and regular exercise. Wherever appropriate, he will even combine non-surgical aesthetic solutions, dietary changes, and a scientific exercise regimen along with surgical treatment for long lasting results.
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We were recently awarded the top CoolSculpting clinic in Beverly Hills and received the Premier Crystal Award! Thank you for choosing Motykie Med Spa as your preferred CoolSculpting clinic. We are so excited about the results we’ve been able to give our clients this far!
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CoolSculpting has given our patients the opportunity to reduce those areas of stubborn fat that they have not been able to achieve through diet and exercise alone. We have had some great results with theCoolSculpting system for our patients and have recently acquired the CoolFit applicator which now lets us effectively treat areas such as the arms, calves, inner knees and more! This has really opened up the treatment options for areas of fat that were previously only reachable through invasive procedures such as Liposuction.
To find out more about CoolSculpting and to see if you are the right candidate for the treatment, please contact us to book your complimentary consultation 310-276-6772.

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