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This Sweatember, Sweat It All Out!

Who’s ready to sweat? Now that the dog days of summer have officially come to an end, and fall is quickly approaching, you may be searching for different ways to relax, catch your breath, and enjoy the change-in-season.

But we’re not going to let you!

If exercising is the farthest thing from your mind right now, at Aesthetx, we’re going to help keep you motivated . . . all the while, doing our part to ensure you stay in shape.

A great way to stay active, while also having fun, is by participating in yoga. YogaSource offers a variety of workshops and classes for all levels – from beginners to pros. Private sessions are also available, for those who would feel more comfortable in a one-on-one setting.

YogaSource is all about creating a safe, encouraging space for individuals who want to learn and grow through the art of yoga. Prices are affordable, instructors are both helpful and personable, and the location is convenient.

Have you ever considered practicing yoga?

Yoga offers a variety of health benefits, such as:

  • Builds Muscle Strength
  • Improves Flexibility
  • Perfects Posture
  • Increases Blood Flow
  • Ups Your Heart Rate
  • Lowers Blood Sugar
  • Helps You Stay Focused

Furthermore, yoga is a great way to sweat! Whether you want to sweat out the last of those summer toxins or that extra glass of red wine you had on Friday night, yoga will leave you looking good, but feeling even better.

Not one hundred percent sure yoga is for you? Well, you’ll never know if you don’t try . . . and September is the perfect time to try something new!

Specifically, on Saturday, September 23, YogaSource will be participating in Sweatember, an event to benefit individuals of Cancer CAREpoint, while also promoting healthy lifestyles. When you sign up for the class, you’ll get to try yoga, enjoy beverages and snacks, get a free hat, and raffle tickets for your chance to win some amazing prizes!

All proceeds of Sweatember will be given to the Cancer CAREpoint foundation. You know what they say: Sweating is so much more fun when it’s for a good cause!

Speaking of sweating, do you currently struggle with excessive underarm sweating, pit stains, and body odor? If so, miraDry could be for you! The very first FDA-approved treatment for excessive underarm sweating, miraDry uses the power of electromagnetic energy to eliminate sweat and odor. Better yet, it’s non-invasive and doesn’t require surgery . . . and the procedure is available at Aesthetx!

To schedule a consultation at Aesthetx to discuss miraDry, call (408) 559-7177 today!

 

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Lift Your Way Through Fall

It’s unfortunate but true: You can work out on a daily basis, watch every single calorie you put into your body, and still have stubborn pockets of fat that just won’t budge. Fair? No. Reality? Yes.

This doesn’t mean you shouldn’t workout.  The first step to feeling good about yourself is finding a good work out regime that you can stick to.  One place that comes to mind is .  This unique studio promotes living a healthy lifestyle and a tight knit community of supportive people who will help you stay motivated. From long days to busy schedules, it can be hard to find even an hour to dedicate to yourself and personal needs.  However, no matter how you choose to do so, moving your body is important. Therefore, LIFT offers a variety of opportunities to appease all needs! From cycle to high intensity heated interval training courses to 60-minute barre classes, you’ll sweat, and you’ll sweat good! And there’s no time like now, the fall season, to sweat!

If you’ve been curious about LIFT, and want to try out a sample class, now is the perfect time! You can participate in the Sweatember event, taking place on Thursday, September 21st. When you sign up, not only will get to take the cycling class, but you’ll also be given a free hat and raffle tickets for a chance to win a variety of prizes. Snacks and beverages will also be available.

The best part about Sweatember is the fact that you’ll get to sweat, while also helping out a great cause: Cancer CAREpoint. All proceeds from the event will benefit the patients of Cancer CAREpoint, meaning you can better your own life, AND someone else’s life too.

Yet, as stated above, it’s not always easy to lose weight just by dieting and working out. Sometimes, we need assistance in the form of cosmetic surgery – and that’s perfectly okay!

If you are considering a cosmetic procedure, either surgical or non-surgical, weight-related or not, it’s important to be as close as possible to your optimal weight.

But why?

First, it’s necessary to be as healthy as possible prior to and during your cosmetic procedure. Considering the other side of the equation, if you have been losing weight thanks to extra gym time or by consuming more vegetables than carbs, are you satisfied with the results? Unfortunately, it’s common to lose an excessive amount of weight, but be left with a sagging stomach, stretch marks, or drooping skin. If this is you, consider body contouring. Body contouring can remove excess fat, sagging skin, and improve the shape of your figure, leaving your feeling smoother and more sculpted.

To schedule a consultation at Aesthetx to discuss your body contouring options, call (408) 559-7177 today.

 

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Can You CycleBar?

Fall is almost here, meaning you may have trouble staying fit and healthy, as schedules become packed with practices, sporting events, and parent/teacher meetings. After all, getting into a “back to school” routine is hard enough, but “back to the gym?” Forget about it!

Finding time, energy, and motivation to workout can be a struggle, which is why the founders of CycleBar have combined three key ingredients to help keep you focused (and pedaling) all season long: great instructors, great music, and a great environment.  You will have no problem staying motivated in the uniquely lit, state-of-the art CycleTheatre™ that is filled with great music and monitors that help you track your progress throughout your ride.

Remember, despite the time of year or how hectic life can become, there is always room for a good sweat!

Now that summer is ending, one of the best ways to power through and stay dedicated to fitness this September, is to try different workouts. That’s right, mix it up! Think of it this way: You’d get bored watching the same movie over and over, every single day, right? Your body gets bored, too. So . . . get creative; see what you like, don’t like, and what your body is really capable of accomplishing.

CycleBar offers a variety of classes, for people of all walks of life, no matter what your interests may be. From classes that include strength training and endurance challenges, to competitions and themed rides, there is something for everyone!

Interested in trying out a class? CycleBar is hosting an event on Thursday, September 14th at 7:00 PM. As part of this Sweatember event, you can sign up for the event, and get fit while helping the Cancer CAREpoint cause. Beverages, snacks, and prizes will all be provided. It’s the perfect opportunity to give to those who are in need, and discover if cycling is really for you!

While cycling is a great way to lose weight and stay in-shape, at Aesthetx, we understand that sometimes it takes more than just exercise and diet to get rid of stubborn pockets of fat. If you need some extra assistance in getting the body you’ve always wanted, consider CoolSculpting.

CoolSculpting is a new fat reduction procedure that uses advanced fat freezing technology to non-surgically eliminate fat that simply won’t budge . . . not matter how much you diet or workout. Better yet, CoolSculpting provides natural, smooth results.

Interested in learning if CoolSculpting is for you? Contact the associates at Aesthetx today to schedule a consultation by calling (408) 559-7177.

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Are You Ready for Sweatember?

It’s hard to believe that summer has not only come, but now, is officially almost over. Where does the time go? Yet, it’s important to remember: Just because fall is quickly approaching, doesn’t mean it’s okay to forgo those healthy habits you’ve been employing all season long. Hard work and dedication aren’t always easy to come by . . . Don’t give up now!

While it may be easy, or easier, to stay motivated and active during the long, sunny days of summer, fall is still a great time (perhaps, even better) to stick with past goals, as well as create new ones. However, from time-to-time, we all need a little push, which is why I’m pleased to introduce you to Sweatember.

Throughout September, I’m hoping you, your family, and friends will join me by supporting an integral cause for many of my patients: Cancer CAREpoint. Serving on the board of directors for this great cause has supplied me with a first-hand look at the importance of helping others and giving back to the community.

But now, I want and need your help!

In order to accomplish Sweatember, I have partnered with a handful of local Bay Area fitness “hot spots,” allowing us to come together to not only sweat, but to sweat for a cause!

Below, you’ll find information on all three events taking place this fall. After each workout, there will be chances to win some amazing prizes, including gift certificates for miraDry and other suggested treatments, silk peels, clothes, and so much more! All of the proceeds will benefit Cancer CAREpoint.

Spread the word; everyone is welcome! I hope to see you all this fall, because there’s nothing better than getting fit, sweating out any remaining summer toxins, and giving back to those in need.

Below are the dates, locations, and links to book your class. Join us while #AesthetxSweatsForACause!

CycleBar

When: Thursday, September 14, 2017

Where: Los Gatos

Time: 7:00 PM (click here to reserve your spot)

Details: A 50-minute cycle class, with beverages and snacks to follow

Cost: $40, which includes the class, hat, and raffle tickets

Lift

When: Thursday, September 21, 2017

Where: Willow Glen

Time: 6:45 PM (click here to reserve your spot – please see note below)

Details: A 45-minute cycle class, with beverages and snacks to follow

Cost: $40, which includes the class, hat, and raffle tickets

Note: Riders will need to create a Mind and Body account, and sign up for the class in advance. When signing up, search for the date of the class (Thursday, September 21, 2017, and the name of the class: Lift Gives.)

YogaSource

When: Saturday, September 23, 2017

Where: Los Gatos

Time: 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM (click here to reserve your spot)

Details: Open house, allowing you to select from a variety of classes

Cost: The class is free, and includes a hat and raffle tickets. Donations are suggested:

  • $50 donation/person for the Cycle class
  • $40 donation/person for the Hot Pilates class
  • $75 donation/person for both classes

 

 

 

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What You Need to Know About Breast Augmentation in Your 30s

Are you in your 30s and thinking about breast augmentation? Lucky for you, your 30s is an optimal time for breast enhancement; you’re more confident, you’ve probably settled into a career, and you know yourself more than ever. If you’re curious about what having breast augmentation in your 30s will entail, check out our guide on getting breast augmentation in your 30s.

The Benefits of Breast Augmentation

In addition to being one of the most customizable procedures in the plastic surgery industry, breast augmentation happens to be the top cosmetic procedure in the world—and for good reason. Breast augmentation is a great way to remake your figure and give yourself a curvier, more alluring silhouette. To be more specific, breast augmentation can:

  • Enhance breast volume
  • Enhance your cleavage
  • Shape the breasts
  • Create fuller, firmer breasts

Optimal Breast Augmentation

One of the main issues with getting breast augmentation in your 20s is that your breasts might still be growing and maturing; once you’re in your 30s, however, that risk is almost nonexistent. Unless you have some major life changes-like pregnancy-getting a breast augmentation in your 30s is a great way to ensure your breast augmentation results will stand the tests of time.

Breast Feeding and Pregnancy

If you’re thinking about having children in the future, then it’s important to consider potential issues like how your breasts might change because of pregnancy or how breast implants might interfere with breast feeding. Since our breasts naturally change shape and size during pregnancy, it’s possible that your breast augmentation results might be affected. And while it’s not impossible to breastfeed after having breast implants, the amount of milk you produce might be compromised. If having more kids is a possibility in the future, you should make sure to discuss it with your surgeon.

Who You Are

Planning your breast augmentation is more than finding out what will look best on you—in fact, your implants should also fit your lifestyle and personality. Thankfully, a lot of women hit their stride in their 30s; women are a lot more self-assured at that time in their lives, and many of them have settled into lifelong careers and hobbies. By your 30s, you already know whether you’re someone who loves being active or someone who doesn’t mind a dramatic physical change, making it the perfect time to choose the kind of implants that will work best with your life.

Now that you know a little bit more about what it means to get breast augmentation in your 30s, let our surgeons educate you on the rest. Contact Aesthetx now, for a consultation.

 

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What You Need to Know About Breast Augmentation in Your 20s

Almost a third of all breast augmentation patients get them during their 20s. It makes sense; after all, your 20s is such crucial time in your life. It’s when you find yourself and experience major life events for the very first time. It’s also the perfect time to reinvent yourself and grow into the person you’ve always wanted to be. Are you in your 20s and considering breast augmentation? Take a look at this handy guide on what you need to know about the treatment.

What Can Breast Augmentation Do?

Breast augmentation can help you boost your self-confidence and help you feel more alluring and feminine. Breast augmentation is perfect if you’re looking to:

  • Increase the volume of your breasts.
  • Enhance your cleavage
  • Enhance firmness and fullness of the breasts
  • Shape the breasts

Implant Choice

With breast augmentation, you’ll be able to choose a wide variety of options to fully customize your result:

 

  • The size of breast implants
  • The type of incision used
  • The texture of the breast implants
  • Where the implants are placed
  • The type of implants

Did you know that the FDA recommends that women under the age of 22 use saline implants instead of silicone? It’s not a legal mandate, however, and any woman over the age of 18 can use whatever type of implant they want.

Be Ready and Prepared

We all grow at different paces—and that applies to the breasts, too. While some of us might be done maturing at the end our teens, others might continue to grow well into our 20s. It’s not just development that can change our breasts, either; weight fluctuations and switching birth control can also cause fluctuations in size. Many surgeons advise waiting until the breasts are fully mature until getting breast augmentation, so if you’re considering it, make sure your body is completely ready.

Know Thyself

The best candidate for a breast augmentation is someone who has realistic expectations and wants to enhance their breasts for themselves and no one else. You need to undergo the procedure for the right reasons, which is why it’s important to have an in-depth discussion about your procedure with your surgeon.

When it comes to planning the perfect breast augmentation, you’ll need the proper guidance and wisdom to help you make the right choices. To work with compassionate, experienced surgeons like Dr. Zeidler and Dr. Berkowitz, contact Aesthetx now, for a consultation.

 

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Dr. Zeidler and Dr. Berkowitz Named as Newest Haute Beauty Experts

Aesthetx is proud to announce that our incredible surgeons have yet again been recognized for their innovative work: Haute Beauty has announced that Dr. Zeidler and Dr. Berkowitz have been named as their latest beauty experts. We’re excited to share the latest recognition of our surgeons’ work, and we can’t wait to see what the future holds for them.

So, What’s the Haute Beauty Network?

Dr. Zeidler and Dr. Berkowitz are excited to be a part of Haute Beauty’s network of top cosmetic surgeons. Haute Beauty is part of the national luxury lifestyle magazine, Haute Living. While Haute Living has a focus on profiling prominent entrepreneurs, artists, celebrities, and more, Haute Beauty offers an insightful look into the latest advancements in beauty, wellness and aesthetic and reconstructive treatments through its network of acclaimed surgeons.

Haute Living’s readers truly expect the best, and with Haute Beauty they can learn the latest news and insights from the world’s top plastic surgeons and beauty specialists. More importantly, they can learn all about the latest innovations in products and technology and receive essential advice from esteemed specialists who truly know the industry, like Dr. Zeidler and Dr. Berkowitz.

By joining the Haute Beauty network, Drs. Zeidler and Berkowitz become a part of an elite council; the Haute Beauty Network is invite-only, each member needs to be board-certified, and doctors are selected according to stringent standards that put their reputation, their standing with medical boards, and their techniques to the test. It’s truly a testament to Dr. Zeidler and Berkowitz’s incredible contributions to the aesthetic surgery world.

A History of Excellence

Of course, this isn’t the first time that Dr. Zeidler and Dr. Berkowitz were called upon to share their expertise—they’re both born educators, and they’re passionate about informing the world on the safest, latest methods and devices in the cosmetic world. In addition to their multiple appearances in the news and media, Dr. Zeidler recently appeared on the Emmy award-winning show The Doctors as a specialist on Aeroform, and Dr. Berkowitz has been called upon to educate fellow plastic surgeons through national symposiums and conferences like the ASAPS and the Rhinoplasty Symposium, where he’s also the co-chairman.

Read Dr. Zeidler’s first column here: http://hauteliving.com/hautebeauty/dr-kamakshi-r-zeidler-is-breast-surgery-during-summer-a-good-idea/
Read Dr. Berkowitz’s first column here: http://hauteliving.com/hautebeauty/dr-r-laurence-berkowitz-how-to-combine-rhinoplasty-and-summer/

Want to move beyond advice and actually get to work with our talented surgeons? Contact Aesthetx now, for a consultation.

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Planning the Perfect Wedding Around Los Gatos

Planning a wedding is both fun and a little stressful! From picking the cake, the venue, the dress to even the littlest details, a lot goes into putting together your big day. Luckily, Aesthetx created a list of places in and around Los Gatos that can help take a little of the pressure off. Take a look below to see a variety of people around the city who can help make your dream wedding a reality!

1. Weddings By My-Dung is a wedding planner that treasures the opportunities to meet loving couples and help them plan their dream weddings.
2. Haute Bride is an intimate design studio and bridal boutique that works with clients to create custom looks with couture gowns and accessories for their special day.
3. De Young Flowers is a unique flower shop that takes a creative approach with an inspired aesthetic to floral arrangements for weddings.
4. Harry Who Photography is a wedding photographer that has a passion for capturing the most unforgettable moments of a couple and family’s life.
5. Marvel Cake is a specialty cake designer that uses the finest materials and ingredients to create cakes that can only be described as pieces of art.

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Juvéderm® or BOTOX®: Which Injectable is Right for Me?

Okay, you have started the fight against age. You notice lines and wrinkles emerge on your face – and you don’t like it! You know there are procedures out there to restore and preserve your youthful appearance, but are a little confused with what does what. You’re not alone. Every day here at Aesthetx, we hear from people in the Silicon Valley with the same questions as you.

Two of the more popular products on the market are BOTOX® and Juvéderm®. They are both effective, but different. Today we are going to look at how they are different and how to determine which may be right for you.

BOTOX® vs. Juvéderm®

Let’s first look at how these two injectables are alike. They are both nonsurgical cosmetic treatments designed to eliminate wrinkles. They are both in-office procedures which take 15-30 minutes to complete. Results of both are seen quickly and have short to no down time.

BOTOX®

BOTOX® prevents muscle movement which cause wrinkles. It is a synthetic protein often used to reduce the visibility of crow’s feet and frown lines which develop from sustained muscle movement, particularly in the brow area above the eyes.

Its best applied to the upper face:

  • Forehead
  • Between brows (glabella)
  • Around the eyes (for crow’s feet)

Its formulation includes a precise amount of a neurotoxin produced by a bacterium called clostridium botulinum.

BOTOX® blocks the nerves from sending signals to facial muscles to prevent contraction. The outcome is a relaxed facial appearance and a delay of wrinkle formations.

Juvéderm®

Juvéderm® is a soft tissue filler used mainly for lines around the mouth and nose. It is a hyaluronic acid dermal filler great for softening wrinkles and creases from the nose to the corner of the mouth (nasolabial fold). With age comes loss of facial fat. This can cause lines around the mouth that look like parentheses, cause the cheeks to flatten, or the lips to flatten.

Hyaluronic acid is natural to the body, so there is no risk for allergic reactions. Injected in the problem areas, mainly in the mid to lower face, it aids to plump up sagging facial areas and fill voids. Other products, like Restalyne, are also hyaluronic acid fillers.

Juvéderm® is a dermal filler that can treat:

  • Sunken cheeks
  • Nasolabial folds
  • Lip lines
  • Superficial lines
  • Oral Commissure
  • Thin lips
  • Chin lines

Summary

So, if you are looking to fight the good fight of a youthful appearance, here is a good rule to follow: For the areas above your eyes that are showing signs of age, BOTOX® may be your best non-surgical solution.

For the areas around the mouth and chin, Juvéderm® could be the answer. Whatever the problem area, Aesthetx has the products and treatments to help. Contact us today for a consultation and we will put you on the right path to the anti-aging process.

Call (408) 559-7177, or contact us HERE.

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