Entries by Michael Constantino

VISAGE MedArt Introduces “Vanquish”

Dr. Marek Kacki Lauded As Most Experienced Doctor in U.S. Using New BTL Aesthetics System NASHVILLE, Tenn. (August 6, 2013) – As one of the most experienced providers in the United States, Dr. Marek Kacki, director of VISAGE MedArt LLC, is announcing that he will begin treating patients today with VANQUISH™, the world’s first non-invasive, […]

New Treatment as VISAGE MedArt

Over the last  decade the aesthetic industry concentrated on many aspects of facial and body rejuvenation. None has received more attention than skin tightening and fat removal using the least invasive procedures with minimal downtime. Fat Reduction-Skin Tightening  became the  Holy Grail of Aesthetic Medicine but, until recently, most of those have not lived up […]

Aesthetic Medicine and Beauty

We all would like to be young and look young. We eagerly seek new options, miracles and fountains of youth believing that the newest and, how often, the most expensive is that elusive IT. Women, more than men, have a wonderful need to look beautiful, desirable and attractive with the least signs of  passing time. […]

New Injectable and Merz

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Xeomin for temporary improvement of moderate to severe glabellar lines. This alternative to Botox and Dysport has been used for many years in 14 European countries under the name Bocouture. Xeomin is made by Merz, a company known for their filler Radiesse. Xeomin was already approved by […]

NUTRA SWEET™ Controversy

Aspartame in NutraSweet, Equal and AminoSweet is an artificial sweetener composed of 2 linked aminoacids: aspartic acid and phenylalanine. It is intensely sweet and although it may provide calories  the amounts used to sweeten foods result in negligible effect. There are numerous controversies about aspartame although it has passed the FDA requirements. These controversies are […]

New Sunscreen Rules from FDA

The FDA has finally set new rules for labeling of sunscreens. The major points of the ruling are: −Sunscreen labels must carry a “broad spectrum” label to show they offer some protection against UVA radiation as well as UVB. −The “SPF” designation still will show how well a product protects against UVB, although the highest […]

Did You Know?

According to The Skin Cancer Foundation: •   Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. More than 3.5      million skin cancers in over two million people are diagnosed annually. •   Up to 90% of the visible changes commonly attributed to aging are caused      by the sun. •   Indoor […]

The VISAGE Difference

VISAGE MedArt is a most unusual Aesthetic Medical Center.  It is a medical office. It is an art gallery. The waiting area, treatment rooms, even the restrooms contain original art from three continents. Many of the pieces are the creation of the owner, operator, physician, Marek Kacki, MD. After nearly 3 years in operation, with […]

What is IN? What is OUT?

The 6th European Masters in Aesthetics and Anti-Aging Medicine Congress ended in Paris on October 17, 2010. Each year, the most renowned aesthetic practitioners from Europe and beyond, present a multitude of avan-garde  studies, techniques and workshops. Receptive audiences have a rare opportunity to discuss many aspects of the newest developments and witness engaging live presentations. […]

A Revolution in Dermal Filler Injections

It has been 3 months since we began using blunt cannulas for filler injections. I wish I could forget the needles all together! There is no reason to subject my patients to the risk of bruising or bleeding if a better and safer alternative is available. The needle-less filler injection is the single most monumental […]