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The Non-Surgical Butt Lift | Now Available at the Quatela Center

The Non-Surgical Butt Lift | Now Available at the Quatela Center Double board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. William Koenig is pleased to now offer the Non-Surgical Butt Lift.  This new treatment, made popular by the Kardashian’s plastic surgeon, is a great option for patients that would prefer to not have surgery and are looking for subtle lift and volume to the buttocks area.  The treatment is performed with Sculptra, which is an FDA-approved injectable filler that helps to stimulate your skin’s own natural collagen production and increases volume gradually over time to enhance the shape of the buttock area. How does … Continue reading

Tighten Loose Skin This Summer with Ultherapy

Tighten and firm loose skin this summer with the treatment named “Best Nonsurgical Skin Tightener” by NewBeauty’s Beauty Choice Awards.  Ultherapy is an FDA-approved, non-invasive treatment that gives a subtle lift to loose skin in the brow, chin, neck, and décolletage areas.  Benefits include no downtime and gradual results that build overtime.  If you are looking to refresh your look this summer, Ultherapy may be for you! The beauty of this ultrasound treatment is that it uses your body’s own regenerative response to stimulate the natural creation of collagen in the skin.  A tightening and firming of the skin occurs, resulting in gradual, … Continue reading

Top 5 FAQ’s About Facelift Surgery

A facelift is an effective and safe procedure performed to restore a more youthful appearance. Just as our faces are unique to each of us, surgery is customized to each individual. The overall goal is to address facial aging, concerns in the mid to lower face, and the loss of muscle tone.  With so many options available for patients today when it comes to facial rejuvenation, it’s important to do your homework.  Below are five frequently asked questions about facelift surgery. What is the best procedure for firming the neck and chin? A number of different treatments can be used … Continue reading

Dispelling the myths about summer surgery

Have you put the brakes on moving forward with your plastic surgery because summer is coming?  It is a common misconception among patients that surgery cannot be done during the summer months.  In reality, the time of year will not affect surgical outcomes or your healing process. For body procedures such as liposuction or tummy tuck surgery, while you will have to wear a garment for 3-6 weeks (depending on the procedure), these garments are lightweight and easily concealable underneath clothing.  The summer months generally bring higher temperatures (though in Western New York, you never know!), however this garment should … Continue reading

Top 3 Things to Start Doing Now to Prevent Wrinkles

“Wrinkle treatment starts young, and it starts with you.” Dr. Vito Quatela We asked Dr. Quatela about wrinkle treatment and management, and he shared with us the top three things to start doing now to prevent wrinkles: “My belief is that wrinkle treatment starts young, and it starts with you.  So there are many things that you can do that are not only preventive, but they are also a treatment. For one thing, sunscreen and sun protection. Starting Retin-A early in life I find has been the most significant thing for patients. Of my patients who have been with me … Continue reading

Happy National Nurses’ Week to our Patients

We love nurses! We would like to take the opportunity during #‎nationalnursesweek‬ to say congratulations for the awesome job you do! We strive for excellence every day in safety and patient care and try to get the best results possible, and we are flattered whenever a peer comes to us for our services. Recently we looked at our demographic data and realized that nursing and health care providers are the number one profession of all of our breast and body contouring patients. Thank you for your trust in us, and thank you for being nurses! Share this post with the … Continue reading

DIY At-Home Hair Help

Are you looking for a convenient, non-surgical way to reduce hair loss? The Quatela Center for Hair Restoration now offers HairMedica Infusion Hair Restore System® Home Treatment Kits for both men and women. This 3-step process for home use contains natural active ingredients proven to reduce hair loss and stimulate hair follicles to regrow while increasing hair follicle size to maximize hair restoration procedure results. The system is safe to use for both men and women. The system includes: Active Anchoring Solution®: Exfoliates the scalp and removes any cosmetic buildup and dead skin cells to prepare the scalp to receive solution Active … Continue reading

Save the Date │ Beauty Events

SAVE THE DATE! Our annual event at Casa Larga Vineyards is scheduled for Fall 2016. The exact date will be available soon.

Q Girls: Some of the Women You Need to Know

Julie Chatt, Nurse Practitioner, recently celebrated her 12 year anniversary at the beginning of May.  Julie has worked in the OR, clinic, and spa in multiple capacities in her time at the Quatela Center, in addition to her role as clinic manager for 11 years.  Patients and staff alike are thankful for her knowledge, care, and confidence. Nicole Grastorf, Receptionist, celebrated her 2 year anniversary in April.  Nicole is a valuable team player whose positive attitude welcomes everyone who enters the Quatela Center. Michele Nenni, Patient Consultant, is celebrating a total of 5 years working at the Quatela Center.  In … Continue reading

Announcing the #takeaQfrommom Contest Winner

The Quatela Center was honored to take part in helping to celebrate all of the moms and mother-like figures in your lives this Mother’s Day!  To those of you who shared the lessons about beauty and how these women are each beautiful, thank you!  Your photos and words were thoughtful and truly displayed the importance of these relationships and the deep connection between women that fosters positive ideals about beauty, inside and out. We are excited to announce and send a special congratulations to the winner of the #takeaQfrommom Mother’s Day contest, Cheri Marie!  Her photo and written entry (included below) was selected by … Continue reading

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