Dr. Alexander Rivkin
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January 21, 2015

Fighting the Hollywood Cosmetic Surgery Stigma While cosmetic procedures are slowly becoming more common and socially acceptable, there is still a major stigma attached to it.  For some, the term plastic surgery evokes images of overfilled or frozen faces, Hollywood celebs that have gone overboard (Michael Jackson, among others), duck lips and the list goes […]

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December 18, 2014

With so many different treatments for wrinkles available, it’s hard to distinguish truth from trend.  In many cases, these treatments are a means to the same end and it is simply a matter of choosing the best option for your budget and lifestyle.  One specific treatment that has gained much popularity recently (due to an […]

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December 10, 2014

There is not a woman alive who does not want long, thick, luscious lashes.  From mascaras and lash extensions to Latisse and other growth serums, there are many products on the market to choose from.  Along with these products, come massive marketing campaigns which tend to create some unrealistic expectations, as well as a few […]

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December 4, 2014

Zinc has a long list of therapeutic properties as both a dietary supplement and topical product. It has been known to help with the body’s immune system, with some evidence that it may even shorten the common cold. Topical zinc oxide preparations protect against sunburn and windburn, as well as diaper rash in babies. Recently, […]

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November 20, 2014

Since the beginning of time, a beautiful neck and well defined jaw are highly sought after features that signify youth, health, femininity and beauty. In the 14th Century BC, Queen Nefertiti was known for her striking beauty and sculpted neck lines. Today, women are frequently requesting a refined jaw line similar to Angelina Jolie or […]

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November 13, 2014

Micro-Botox – The HD Lift Large pores, oily skin and acne are an absolute nightmare to deal with. Billions are spent every year on acne treatments, skin primers, concealers, foundation and other cosmetic products to achieve smooth, flawless skin. Oftentimes, these products leave the skin looking and feeling worse and with new issues. For many […]

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July 31, 2014

Tired of having to re-apply and take off your makeup every day, sometimes several times a day? Westside Aesthetics is proud to offer a one time, lasting solution to your daily makeup habits through SofTap Permanent Makeup. The top-of-the-line SofTap technology is now available at our LA office to gently and carefully tattoo on permanent […]

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June 27, 2014

When it comes to altering and improving your most visible features, choosing a well-qualified cosmetic surgeon is crucial to ensuring you achieve the results you deserve. Whether you’re looking to soften a few fine lines with Restylane or interested in a non-surgical nose job, selecting the right specialist can make all the difference in the world. […]

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June 23, 2014

There’s arguably no feature on the face more prominent than the nose. With its prime real estate front and center on the face, deviations and imperfections often feel magnified, leaving men and women eager to conceal perceived flaws. Apart from aesthetic concerns, nasal irregularities like a deviated septum or collapsed, narrow cartilage can also contribute […]

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June 17, 2014

Restoring Lost Volume with a Voluma Filler Treatment Gravity may keep your feet planted firmly on the ground, but that perpetual tug can stress – and stretch – your skin. While a facelift is one way to lift, tone and restore lost volume, surgery entails a significant commitment in terms of time, recovery and money…not […]

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