Certified Physician Assistant and Radiance owner Kim Knox has been cultivating her skill of facial sculpture for over a decade. She holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Microbiology and a Masters Degree in Biology/Medical Parasitology, both earned the University of Texas at El Paso. After receiving her Masters, Kim went on to complete Physician Assistant’s school in Denver, Colorado. Her educational background coupled with extensive experience in dermatological and cosmetic procedures brought her to her specialty of correcting facial volume loss.
As people age they notice some loss of volume in the space below the cheekbones or under the eyes; this is referred to as lipoatrophy, or hollowing. Beyond aging, lipoatrophy can be linked to weight loss and even medication. Reconstructing these areas can be challenging, but as an expert artist Kim rises to the occasion by making the face her perfect canvas. She uses the highest quality dermal fillers to “sculpt” her patients and awaken the radiance of youthful beauty.
"It is not simply seeing a hollow space and filling it. This is art in real life!"
After a thorough analysis of a patient’s entire face Kim notes the areas that have suffered volume loss. She then devises a plan for the state-of-the-art filler placement. Her strategies are fundamental to creating an instant lifting affect and renewed dimension. Kim’s objective is to restore a natural look while enhancing classic beauty, and her patients are her masterpiece.
Kim’s patients know she devotedly cognizes her medium, and they trust her knowledge and experience to deliver transcendent results. She is acclaimed for both her special touch and expert techniques that provide youthful rejuvenation to the face.
In the cosmetic field nothing can be more gratifying than having immediate correction of wrinkles, facial hollowing or scars as a result of the use of injectable dermal filler. The substances that we use at Radiance are ones that have been personally selected by Kim for use on her patients. Dermal fillers are valued for their safety, ease and continuity of favorable, long-lasting results. Each one has its own benefits for differing needs and skin types. It is not always easy for the patient to discern which product might be best for them, but our staff is always happy to answer any questions. For a personalized recommendation and pricing come in for a complimentary consultation (by appointment only).
Botox has revolutionized cosmetic procedures because it is easy to administer, has relatively few side effects and when administered by an experienced professional is exceedingly safe. Botox is a substance that temporarily immobilizes specific facial muscles to soften wrinkles cased by repetitive motion. Furrows between the eyebrows caused from frowning and wrinkles along the sides of the eyes from squinting are common examples of areas well treated with Botox.
Dermal Needling is a highly effective technique used for many years throughout the world as a way to trigger skin cell turn-over and collagen remodeling on a large scale. The use of the “DermaPen” device allows for a more precise and fully customized treatment than ever before. Collagen remodeling is not merely collagen stimulation: we refer to it as remodeling because the effects are so extensively repairing to skin elasticity with vast improvements made to areas of depressed scarring and discoloration. The high volume of cell turn-over experienced with this procedure is remarkable, revealing youthful, radiant skin. The results most achieve after 3 – 6 treatments is not unlike that of treatment with aggressive laser treatments without the pain and long down time!
It never fails that when we have an important event an unsightly zit will pop up. It’s even worse when there is a big one brewing deep under the surface that you cannot see, only feel. You know it's coming and it's going to be bad. Well you don’t have to worry any longer. Kim uses a custom, anti-inflammatory solution that we all call "magic" to stop that pimple dead in its tracks. We can never predict these things but if you give us a call when one crops up we can usually fit in the 10 – 15 minutes needed to inject the problem acne lesion. It’s quick and easy.
Sclero-therapy is a treatment that helps to remove spider veins. A mild substance is injected into the vein cluster to stimulate your body’s natural responses that break down and remove the vein. Each session lasts about one hour and depending on the severity of the veins, more than one session may be required.
B vitamins are essential to maintain healthy skin and muscles. Among many other things B vitamins support and increase the rate of metabolism, enhance immune and nervous system function promote cell growth and prevent anemia. You can experience the benefits of B vitamins in their most absorbable form, via injection.
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