Repetitive motion of muscles of facial expression cause wrinkles to form with time. These wrinkles can be corrected by temporarily weakening specific muscles. Prescription injectables that our surgeons use are artfully placed to weaken muscles of the forehead, between the eyebrows, or around the eyes, thereby softening their appearance. These products may also be used to treat excessive sweating, a condition known as “hyperhidrosis”.
Restylane®, Restylane Silk® and Restylane Lyft®
Plastic Surgery of Westchester is pleased to offer an array of facial fillers and injectables, including Restylane®, Restylane Silk® and Restylane Lyft®. These hyaluronic acid fillers are a non-surgical option to temporarily correct wrinkles and fine lines associated with aging. At times, they can also be used to fill in defects seen in certain medical conditions or after trauma. Most patients benefit from fillers to enhance the appearance of their lips, restore volume of their cheeks, and correct loss of volume underneath the lower eyes. Fillers have also been used to improve the signs of aging on backs of hands. Hyaluronic acid, or HA, is naturally found in our body and when injected it incorporates and is slowly absorbed. Therefore, results are long lasting, but not permanent. You and your surgeon will discuss your specific areas of concern.
Our Nurse Injector
Meet our nurse injector, Brianna Vixama!
Nurse Practitioner Vixama has been a nurse for over a decade. She obtained her undergraduate degree at the University of Rhode Island, graduating in 2010. Brianna initially started her career as a Registered Nurse at the bedside in Cardiac Stepdown, Telemetry and Medical Surgical Hospital nursing units. Shortly after she became a nursing preceptor for new graduate nurses.
After 5 years of nursing experience the need to make a greater impact on patient health and wellness by obtaining a higher degree was obvious. This resulted in her attending the prestigious University of California, San Francisco. There she obtained her Masters degree in Family practice, becaming a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner.
During graduate school she became a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society and graduated with high honors. Currently, she is a member of The American Association of Nurse Practitioners.
After a year of training by 2 board certified plastic surgeons and attendance of numerous injector training courses, Brianna became a cosmetic injector. Her goal is to enhance each patient’s beauty and make each a better version of him/herself!