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Dr. Tess Mauricio, MD, FAAD is
a Board Certified Dermatologist
from Stanford University Medical
School. She graduated Summa
Cum Laude from UCSD and is a
past President of the San Diego
Society of Dermatological
Surgery. She is known
worldwide as “America’s
Who’s a candidate
Anyone who wishes they could have a slimmer, more defined nose
Anyone who wants a more prominent nose bridge
Anyone who wants the appearance of an enhanced nose bridge without the
risk, downtime and cost of surgery
If you don’t have the money for a surgical nose job
How does it work
Dr. Tess is an artist when she sculpts and enhances the features of the face.
She uses an FDA approved hyaluronic acid (HA) filler such as Juvederm to create
the appearance of a surgically enhanced nose. The filler is soft and feels natural to
touch. The beauty of a non-surgical nose job is you can easily choose to add more
filler at a later time if you desire a “higher” nose bridge.
How long does it last
Results vary from person to person but Restylane and Juvederm are FDA
approved to last up to 1 year. Most patients decide to have the injection repeated
before the filler has fully absorbed.
What are possible side effects and ways I can minimize them?
Even in the most experienced hands, some downtime is possible with any filler
injection. We offer the Auriderm Post-Injection Relief Kit to our patients to help
minimize the possible swelling and bruising that can be associated with filler
injections. For best results, you should begin using the kit 2 days before your
procedure. To minimize your risk of bruising discontinue aspirin, ibuprofen,
multivitamins, fish oil, St. John’s Wort and alcohol consumption 7 days prior to
Does it hurt to get Fillers?
As can be expected, there is some discomfort with injections. However, we
use with the best combination of numbing medication prior to injections in order to
In addition, Dr. Tess and all of our practitioners have been administering
fillers for over 10 years, servicing thousands of patients. This expertise not only
makes a big difference in your desired results, but also in the level of discomfort
that you will experience during the injections.
Are Fillers safe?
JUVEDERM XC AND VOLUMA XC injectable gel is made of Hyaluronic Acid
(HA). HA is naturally occurring in our body and is a major component of skin and
cartilage. HA injectable gel is the safest type of filler available on the market and
has been FDA approved for years. Dr. Tess only uses the safest fillers in her
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Dr. Tess talks nose and face reshaping on San Diego Living