Here is a list of medical aesthetics and laser services performed at Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery. We offer creative non-surgical options as a complement or alternative to traditional surgery. Many of these treatments have little, if any, down time. Let us help you select what might work well for you.
BBL, short for BroadBand Light, is reversing the signs of aging skin. Forever Young BBL™ is the only light-based device that has shown to literally change the RNA gene expression of skin back to its youthful characteristics. Over ten years of data supports the anti-aging properties of BroadBand Light published in a recent article from Stanford University.1
We are each unique and so are our birthmarks. Birthmarks come in various shapes, sizes, colors and textures. They can appear anywhere on our skin. Some people wish to have birthmark removal surgery for aesthetic reasons. If you decide that birthmark removal is right for you, the team at Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery is happy to remove your birthmark in a comfortable, safe and painless manner.
Are you unhappy with wrinkles that are forming as laugh lines or frown lines on your face? Do you want to do something about it before surgery might be necessary? You may be a good candidate for Botox® Cosmetic, which can temporarily erase these fine lines and wrinkles. Dr. Wendel and his associates can assist you with your Botox needs. Read more by clicking on the Botox Cosmetic link.
We offer effective chemical peels to improve the texture and quality of your skin. If you have had a chemical peel or other skin treatment to repair sun damage, it is important to maintain your results and protect your skin with sunscreen. We can help. Read more by clicking on the Chemical Peel link.
If you are generally in good shape but have a few problem areas or cellulite that won’t seem to go away, surgery is not always necessary. You may be a candidate for the Exilis® Elite. Exilis Elite is an advanced radio frequency (RF) technology that targets fat cells to reduce fat and also tighten skin. Exilis Elite treatments can be performed alone or as part of a recovery program with other procedures such as liposuction. Read more by clicking on the Exilis Elite link .
Exilis Intima is a one-of-a-kind non-surgical alternative for vaginal rejuvenation. The 30-minute treatment is done using the energy-based Exilis Elite device to naturally stimulate collagen production, restoring the vaginal area’s strength and vitality.
Did you see an inexperienced injector and get too much filler? Do you have lumpy areas of filler that you would like to smooth out? We can help. We have advanced, highly trained providers. Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery provides expert hyaluronidase injections to fine tune your results or correct over-injection.
Hyperhidrosis or excessive sweating is an embarrassing medical condition that can interfere with your daily routine. It may affect your underarm area, the palms of your hands or the soles of your feet. Periodic, systematic injections with Botox® Cosmetic is approved by the FDA as a safe treatment for this condition; it can substantially reduce sweating for up to six months.
Dermal fillers and injectables are one of the most common ways to add volume to the lips and face for a more youthful appearance. There are many different types of fillers. Dr. Wendel, Lori Lankford, NP and Paige Hastings, NP can help you choose which filler is best for you and your specific goals. Read more by clicking on the Injectable Fillers link above. See also, our filler for lips and fine lines around the mouth, VOLBELLA, VOLLURE for softening laugh lines around the nose and mouth, and VOLUMA for volumizing your cheeks. Fillers can also be used for nonsurgical liquid facelift or liquid rhinoplasty.
Do you feel self-conscious about fat under your chin? Does it make you look heavier or older than you really are? Do you want a non-surgical, non-invasive solution? If most of these apply to you, you could be a good candidate for KYBELLA®. Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery is one of the first and few providers of this FDA-approved injectable in Nashville.
Do you have unwanted hair? Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery offers Laser Hair Removal | Laser Hair Reduction with both Laser technology and Intense Pulsed Light (IPL). Your treatments will be customized depending on your skin type and the amount, color, density and location of the unwanted hair.
Using intense bandwidths of light, BBL or Forever Young BBL laser skin rejuvenation treats the surface of your skin and its deeper layer to produce a clearer complexion, repair sun damage and give you a younger look. If sun exposure and age have produced wrinkles and fine lines around your mouth and eyes, you may be an ideal candidate for Halo Laser treatments, full-surface laser skin resurfacing, fractional laser skin resurfacing, micro laser peel (MLP) or a combination treatment.Our Erbium: YAG Laser is known for its efficacy, safety and minimal down time. The providers at Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery use the most advanced resurfacing technology.
Has your face lost volume and gained wrinkles with age? A liquid facelift involves the injection of sometimes large amounts of filler in the face to restore your face to its youthful appearance without surgery. A nonsurgical facelift can be an attractive procedure because there are no surgical scars and virtually no downtime.
Melasma is a difficult condition requiring intensive treatment. Although it’s never truly cured, a combination of treatments can help reduce its effects. At Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery, we treat melasma using multiple modalities including skin care and protection, chemical peels, microneedling, fractional laser and intense pulsed light. A series of treatments is often necessary to get the best results.
Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery proudly offers professional microneedling treatments. Our aesthetic specialists apply a micro pen to stimulate collagen production; this makes your skin look healthier and younger. The process also drives the best products deeper into your skin, which enhances results. Microneedling can be used to treat various skin conditions such as fine lines and wrinkles, melisma, hyperpigmentation, scars and more.
Plastic surgery is not only for women. Many men seek surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures to improve their appearance. Last year, the top five surgical and non-surgical procedures for men were liposuction, eyelid surgery, male breast reduction, tummy tuck, and facelift. Dr. Wendel is a member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and performs these and many other plastic surgeries for men.
Do you have a small aesthetic imperfection, such as a liposuction scar, cellulite dimples, or loss of volume in your cheek or hands? Renuva® Allograph Adipose Matrix was engineered to conveniently treat small volume soft tissue irregularities through a quick, in-office procedure.
A stretch mark is a form of scar that occurs when your skin has been stretched out and thinned. The goal of treatment is to make the skin pull itself back together. Treatment methods that stimulate collagen production and improve the appearance of stretch marks include fractional laser treatment, micro laser peels and microneedling. Growth factor serums or other products may be used as adjuncts to treatment.
For an objective analysis of your complexion that’s easy to understand and skin care recommendations customized for your specific needs, visit Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery. Our licensed aestheticians can provide a comprehensive report card for your skin using the Visia Skin Analysis.
Wrinkle treatment for laugh lines has arrived! VOLLURE® is the latest hyaluronic acid (HA) filler to join the JUVÉDERM family of dermal fillers. Vollure (known in other countries as Volift) has been used to improve the appearance of deep wrinkles such as nasolabial folds and was approved for use in the United States in late March 2017. Juvéderm Vollure is now available in Nashville at Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery.
Wrinkles affect both men and women, and they come in a variety of shapes and sizes. Dr. J. J. Wendel’s team can develop a personalized treatment plan that addresses your skin’s specific needs and erases your unwanted lines and wrinkles. Popular treatments include injectable fillers, chemical peels, laser peels and Botox®. The ultimate weapon in the war on wrinkles is a facelift by Dr. Jason Wendel, our clinic’s experienced, talented and board-certified plastic surgeon.