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Rochester, MI
Northpointe Ear Nose Throat & Cosmetic Surgery Center
1135 West University Drive Suite 210
Rochester, MI 48307
(248) 844-3690

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Northpointe Ear Nose Throat & Cosmetic Surgery Center
951 S Main Street, Suite 2
Lapeer, MI 48446
(810) 664-7640


Posts for category: Dermatology

By Northpointe Ear, Nose, and Throat & Cosmetic Surgery Center
April 23, 2018
Category: Dermatology
Tags: fillers  

While beauty is in the eye of the beholder, lax and aging skin are probably not what people were talking about. Symmetrical, youthful and fillerssmooth skin are promoted every day. So, where does that leave you? Easy. At Northpointe Ear Nose Throat & Cosmetic Surgery Center, located in Lapeer and Rochester, MI, doctors provide patients with dermal fillers to regain and rejuvenate that youthful look.

What are injectable dermal fillers?

For several years collagen was the first and only FDA approved filler consisting of highly purified bovine, a dermal tissue extracted from cows.

A new filler was later developed that had only one percent rejection rate and contained human collagen. There was simultaneously a popular silicone filler removed from the market when silicone was banned from being used in breast implants.

Today, hyaluronic acid-based fillers, a naturally occurring substance that contributes to cell proliferation, are popular. Hyaluronic acid based fillers are made from bacterial proteins and don't require skin testing because they're already found in the body. The transparent gel is injected into facial tissue to eliminate wrinkles and smoothen folds.

What are other dermal fillers used in the USA?

Restylane received FDA approval in 2003, as well as other cosmetic fillers such as Perlane, Juvederm, Juvederm Ultra, Ultra Plus and Juvederm Voluma

You'll find calcium-based fillers instead of hyaluronic acid in markets these days, just ask your Lapeer and Rochester doctor. These new dermal fillers include Radiance/Radiesse, which is FDA approved and said to last up to 18 months.

Technological advancements have proven effective in creating safer products to rejuvenate your skin. If you have any questions about cosmetic fillers, don't hesitate to call your doctor at Northpointe Ear Nose Throat & Cosmetic Surgery Center in Lapeer and Rochester, MI.

Here are the phone numbers to contact your doctors at either location:

Lapeer - (810) 664-7640
Rochester - (248) 844-3690

By Northpointe Ear, Nose, and Throat & Cosmetic Surgery Center
January 17, 2018
Category: Dermatology
Tags: Botox  

If you are interested in achieving a more youthful appearance, then Botox might be right for you. Botox is a nonsurgical cosmetic treatment botoxfor eliminating fine lines and wrinkles. Following treatment, the skin is smoother and you look younger. At Northpointe Ear Nose Throat & Cosmetic Surgery Center, Dr. Douglas Hegyi is your doctor for Botox in Rochester and Lapeer, MI.

Botox Injections

Botox is a cosmetic drug that can help you look younger. It is injected directly into the muscles of the face, neck, or chest to smooth the skin and soften the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Botox accomplishes these things by relaxing the muscles. When the muscles relax, the surrounding skin smooths out, which softens the appearance of lines and wrinkles.

In addition to helping you look younger, another exciting benefit of Botox is that results are immediate. At the end of your appointment, you’ll instantly notice smoother skin with fewer lines and wrinkles. Further, the positive effects of Botox can continue improving for up to two weeks following treatment so you’ll look more youthful than ever. Your Rochester and Lapeer doctor for Botox can help you decide if Botox treatment is right for you.

Benefits of Botox

Beyond simply helping you look younger, Botox treatments offer several additional benefits. For instance, by smoothing out fine lines and wrinkles, Botox erases the constant look of fatigue, worry, or anger that can develop with age. Further, since Botox is administered by injection, there is no surgery, no recovery time, and results are immediate. The benefits of Botox treatments include:

  • Non-surgical procedure
  • Little to no recover time
  • Immediate results
  • A more youthful appearance
  • Eliminate fine lines and wrinkles
  • Smoother skin on the forehead, face, and neck
  • Minimize lines along the chest area
  • Smoother skin along the jaw line
  • Eliminate the persistent look of being tired or angry

Eliminate fine lines and wrinkles, and recapture a more youthful appearance with Botox treatments. In Rochester and Lapeer, MI, Botox is available at Northpointe Ear Nose Throat & Cosmetic Surgery Center. To schedule an appointment for Botox injections with Dr. Hegyi, call (810) 664-7640 for the Lapeer office or (248) 844-3690 for the Rochester office.

By Northpointe Ear, Nose, and Throat & Cosmetic Surgery Center
October 10, 2017
Category: Dermatology
Tags: Botox  

How Botox can erase the signs of agingbotox

When you look at your face in the mirror, do you like what you see? Do you still look as young as you used to, or do you notice fine lines and wrinkles, the first signs of aging? If you are starting to get fine lines and wrinkles, the good news is, you can fight back! The answer is Botox! Dr. Douglas Hegyi at Northpointe Ear Nose Throat & Cosmetic Surgery Center wants to share the facts about Botox. He has two convenient office locations in Lapeer and Rochester, MI to serve your needs.

Fine lines and wrinkles are the result of changes in your skin due to aging. As you get older, your skin becomes drier and its elasticity decreases. Your skin’s ability to “snap back” after frowning, laughing or showing other emotions is decreased. The result is fine lines and wrinkles beginning to show up around your eyes, mouth, nose and forehead.

Botox has a long history of safety and effectiveness in combating lines and wrinkles. Botox comes from a material produced by a bacterium known as Clostridium botulinum. It smoothes out the skin and reduces the appearance of lines and wrinkles by temporarily “freezing” the nerves and muscles near the treatment site. After Botox treatment, your skin will be noticeably smoother and more youthful looking.

Botox treatment can reduce the appearance of:

  • Crow’s feet; the lines at the corners of your eyes
  • Glabella; the lines between your eyebrows
  • Furrows; the lines in your forehead
  • Lines around your mouth and nose caused by smiling and laughing

Botox is the minimally invasive way to look younger! For more detailed information about Botox, please visit the Botox page on the website at

If you want to say goodbye to fine lines and wrinkles, Botox is the choice you want to make. To get started on your younger-looking face, call Dr. Hegyi at Northpointe Ear Nose Throat & Cosmetic Surgery Center, with offices in Lapeer and Rochester, MI. Call today!

By Northpointe Ear, Nose, and Throat & Cosmetic Surgery Center
July 14, 2017
Category: Dermatology
Tags: Microdermabrasion  

Microdermabrasion is an excellent option if you're concerned about fine lines and wrinkles, age spots, acne scars and other skin issues. microdermabrasionDr. Douglas Hegyi of Northpointe Ear Nose Throat & Cosmetic Surgery Center in Lapeer and Rochester, MI, explains how microdermabrasion works. The service is offered at his Options MedSpa.

What is microdermabrasion?

Microdermabrasion removes the outer layer of the skin that contains fine lines, shallow scar, and other flaws. The treatment also helps form collagen, the protein that gives skin its elasticity. When collagen thickens, your skin becomes tighter and smoother.

Who can benefit from microdermabrasion?

Microdermabrasion treatments can be helpful if you have:

  • Fine Lines and Wrinkles: Lines and wrinkles located in the top layers of your skin disappear after microdermabrasion treatment. The treatment is not a good option for deep wrinkles.
  • Age Spots and Hyperpigmentation: Microdermabrasion is an excellent choice if you're concerned about age spots and dark patches of skin on your face.
  • Pore Reduction: Loss of skin elasticity as you age can enlarge your pores. Microdermabrasion treatment firms collagen and shrinks pores.
  • Acne: The treatment unclogs pores and also diminishes the appearance of light scars.
  • Stretch Marks: Microdermabrasion can also be helpful in minimizing the appearance of stretch marks.
  • More Vibrant Skin Tone: Treatment removes dead skin cells that can dull your complexion. Microdermabrasion may be used before a facial or a chemical peel.

What happens during a microdermabrasion treatment?

Your skin is thoroughly cleaned to remove dirt and impurities before your treatment begins in our Lapeer or Rochester offices. Because microdermabrasion gently removes the top layer of the skin with a spray of fine crystals, you may be given a pair of goggles to wear to prevent stray crystals from getting in your eyes. The handheld device used to spray the crystals uses vacuum suction to retrieve the used crystals and the loosened dead skin cells. Treatment usually takes about 30 minutes and isn't painful. After your treatment, your skin will look a little red, and you will notice some minor peeling during the next several days. Once peeling ends, your skin will look firmer and smoother.

Microdermabrasion offers a gentle, non-invasive way to improve your appearance. Call Dr. Douglas Hegyi of Northpointe Ear Nose Throat & Cosmetic Surgery Center and Options MedSpa to schedule your visit. Make an appointment by calling (810) 664-7640 for the Lapeer, MI, office or (248) 844-3690 for the Rochester, MI, office.

By Northpointe Ear, Nose, and Throat & Cosmetic Surgery Center
April 03, 2017
Category: Dermatology
Tags: Dermal Fillers  

Turn back those hands of time and get more youthful-looking skin with dermal fillers.fillers

Most people shy away from cosmetic services because they often picture invasive procedures that require incisions and long recovery times, but you can still get younger and more radiant skin without aggressive or time-consuming treatments. In fact, our Lapeer and Rochester, MI, cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Douglas Hegyi, can improve the appearance of wrinkles in a matter of minutes.

Do you love to laugh but hate those laugh lines? Have your lips starting to thin out as you get older? Are crow’s feet the only thing you notice when you look in the mirror? If you said “yes” then dermal fillers might just be the best cosmetic option for you.

What are dermal fillers?

Dermal fillers are cosmetic injections that are used to increase volume in areas of the face that are beginning to thin out, sag or crease. It’s also great for reducing the appearance of lines, wrinkles and superficial scars (e.g. acne scars). As we get older our skin begins to lose volume, but dermal fillers can contour and plump up the skin and lips to create a more youthful appearance.

What goes into getting dermal fillers?

This procedure is extremely easy and straightforward. These injections are administered right here in our office and it only takes a couple minutes. For more sensitive or anxious patients, we can apply a numbing cream beforehand to minimize any discomfort. Even without the numbing ointment, patients report only feeling a slight pinch.

There is no recovery time when you get dermal fillers so you can head right back to work or go back to your daily activities right after. There really are no restrictions. While you probably won’t notice results right away you will start to see results after a couple of days (with full results appearing within one week). Results can last several months and up to a year or more, depending on the type of dermal filler you choose. Of course, you can continue to get injections every few months to keep your results fresh.

Who should consider dermal fillers?

Anyone dealing with the issues above who is looking for a simple and non-invasive cosmetic treatment might want to talk to our Lapeer and Rochester cosmetic surgeon about whether dermal fillers could be the best choice. It’s important to talk to us about your treatment goals. While dermal fillers can certainly improve the appearance of wrinkles and lines it won’t be able to offer the same results as a facelift or cosmetic surgery.

Are you interested in getting dermal fillers in Lapeer or Rochester, MI? Then turn to the caring experts at Northpointe Ear Nose Throat & Cosmetic Surgery Center and take years off your face in no time.