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In pursuit of the perfect pout: your guide to lip augmentation with dermal fillers in Portland, OR

Dermal filler treatment is remarkably fast, gentle, and efficient.

If you’ve looked at Instagram lately, you’ve surely come across plenty of selfies showing off dazzling smiles with full, youthful, beautiful lips. It’s not just celebrities, plump lips have been one of the hottest trends in Portland, OR and across the country for some time, and their popularity shows no signs of waning. Of course, that is hardly surprising, since dermal fillers have made lip augmentation treatment easier, safer, and more reliable than ever. The lip augmentation treatment Lip augmentation is a medical procedure that adds volume to thin lips. In past generations, this could only be accomplished surgically. Understandably, … Continue reading

Understanding your options for treatment of acne scars in Portland, OR

Dr. Maddox offers several effective treatment options for acne scars at Thrive Aesthetic & Anti-Aging Center in Portland, OR.

Although most forms of acne do not pose a serious health risk, they can be devastating for a person’s quality of life. Here at Thrive in Portland OR, we understand this, and we offer a full range of treatments to help you achieve clear, healthy, glowing skin. In some cases, this is a two-phase process. The first phase is clearing and controlling acne, and the second is treating the scars. If you are concerned about acne scarring, we have good news for you. These scars are usually preventable – and if they develop, they are treatable. Here is what you … Continue reading

Your guide to Botox and antiaging treatment in Portland, OR through the years

Dr. Maddox and the team at Thrive Aesthetic & Anti-Aging Center in Portland, OR offer a full range of cosmetic solutions including Botox,

Dr. Maddox and his team are known for delivering beautiful, natural looking results in anti-aging treatment. Botox is one of the most requested anti-aging solutions here at Thrive Aesthetic & Anti-Aging Center in Portland, OR. Patients often ask, “When is the best time to begin treatment?” The simple answer is that Botox can be beneficial as soon as you see the first sign of crow’s feet, which most often happens in the late twenties or thirties. Below is detailed information about Botox use and other antiaging steps for every phase of life. Twenties – Focus on prejuvenation Time for Botox? … Continue reading

Portland patients benefit from IPL treatment to get rid of brown spots on skin

IPL Treatment is a great way to get rid of brown spots on skin.

Are those stubborn brown spots standing between you and your goal of beautifully flawless skin? If so, talk to Thrive in Portland, OR about IPL therapy. This gentle light-based treatment involves little to no downtime, and it can correct a wide variety of common skin concerns. IPL treatment explained The name “IPL” is an acronym, meaning intense pulsed light. It has many of the same benefits as traditional laser therapy, but it is much gentler. The most notable difference between the two is that laser devices emit a single wavelength, whereas IPL works with broad spectrum light. Your provider can … Continue reading

Turning back the clock with Juvéderm Facial Filler in Portland

Dr. Maddox and the team at Thrive in Portland, OR turn back the clock on your wrinkles with Juvéderm Facial Fillers.

They say that age is a state of mind. That may be quite true of how you feel on the inside, but it isn’t always reflected on the outside. Time and sun exposure take a highly visible toll on skin, but modern aesthetic medicine gives us the tools to fight back. If you are looking for a way to get rid of facial wrinkles, Juvéderm filler from our Portland practice may be an ideal solution. How facial wrinkles develop There are several types of wrinkles. Some are caused by factors such as skin laxity or muscle rigidity. However, the deep … Continue reading

Say goodbye to acne scars with Infini treatment in Portland, OR

Acne is a frustrating and embarrassing problem for many people

Acne is a frustrating and embarrassing problem for many people, and all too often the agony continues long after the skin condition clears. Severe acne can leave lasting scars, which are notoriously difficult to treat. Now Portland, OR patients have a new treatment option, with Infini from Thrive Aesthetic & Anti-Aging Center. It combines two tried and true techniques – microneedling and radiofrequency (RF) rejuvenation. Microneedling and RF – better together Microneedling is a popular, minimally invasive collagen stimulation technique. It is simple and surprisingly gentle, utilizing a multitude of hair-like fine needles to create tiny channels in the skin. … Continue reading

Why miraDry is getting rave reviews in Portland, OR as a cost-effective treatment with many benefits

MiraDry is a cost-effective treatment for excess sweating that is getting rave reviews in Portland

Embarrassing odors, uncomfortable wetness, and sweat stains on your favorite clothing – these are the problems that antiperspirant is supposed to solve. In fact, drugstore shelves are lined with dozens of products promising to do just that. If you feel like you’ve tried every one of them to no avail, you are not alone. Excess sweating (hyperhidrosis) is a common medical condition, and it is treatable thanks to an innovative new procedure known as miraDry. With an affordable cost and reliable results, this treatment is getting rave reviews from our Portland, OR patients. Understanding excess sweat, and how it can … Continue reading

Important information for Portland, OR patients: Things you should know about Botox treatment

Dr. Adam Maddox, a board-certified physician and graduate of the National College of Naturopathic Medicine.

Do you want to wipe away wrinkles and turn the clock back to your younger self? Perhaps you don’t yet have wrinkles, and you are seeking preventive solutions to stop the hands of time. In either case, you have probably considered Botox. It is one of the most popular anti-aging solutions in Portland, OR, and around the world. Here are a few important things you should know before choosing Botox treatment. You can stop wrinkles before they start When it was first introduced, Botox was largely considered a corrective treatment. When your crow’s feet got too bad, you would start … Continue reading

Kybella is a beautiful answer for Portland OR patients asking how to get rid of a double chin without surgery

Kybella is an excellent choice for most people with submental fullness, though there are a few exceptions.

The double chin, or submental fat as it is called in medical terms, in the nemesis of men and women in Portland and around the world. It may come with weight gain, or it may appear even if you haven’t gained a pound. Weight loss might make a double chin less noticeable, but it rarely disappears. You are left wondering how to get rid of it without surgery. Wonder no more – the answer is Kybella, available from Thrive Aesthetic & Anti-Aging Center. No knife, no liposuction, and no double chin: How Kybella makes it possible If you’ve tried to … Continue reading

You can enjoy a beautiful body with the predictable results of Exilis Ultra contouring in Portland

Portland, OR patients enjoy no downtime and predictable results from Exilis Ultra body contouring treatment.

If you want to enjoy showing off your curves, ask us about Exilis Ultra. It is a noninvasive procedure with beautiful, predictable results – and it is available right here at Thrive Aesthetic & Anti-Aging Center in Portland, OR. Exilis Ultra is unique in its dual approach to body contouring, with the ability to tighten skin as well as reduce stubborn areas of fat. The science behind Exilis Ultra BTL, the maker of Exilis Ultra, has long been an industry leader in noninvasive aesthetic devices. The first incarnation of Exilis received FDA clearance more than a decade ago, and quickly … Continue reading


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