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When to Consider a Neck Lift May 6th, 2021

With the aesthetic focus on the face, it’s possible to keep a youthful glow years later than previous generations could. There are more options than ever for countering facial lines, wrinkles, and other flaws that lead to loose skin and older appearance. However, the neck isn’t served as well. Time,...

What to Expect After Your Filler Treatment Apr 13th, 2021

Soft tissue dermal fillers are a big success when it comes to long-lasting treatments that shave years from your appearance. In fact, Americans choose dermal fillers twice as often as the top five cosmetic surgeries combined.  It makes sense. The collection of fillers we offer — including Juvéderm®, Restylane®, and...

4 Benefits of a Chemical Peel Mar 9th, 2021

Keeping the skin on your face looking its best takes time and effort, and your commitment often increases as you get older. It’s natural for your skin to lose many of its youthful properties, and exposure to sunlight creates a process called photoaging, perhaps the most aggressive challenge your skin...

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Feb 17th, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...

How Kybella®️ Can Help You Lose Your Double Chin Feb 11th, 2021

It’s possible to control the shape of fat in your body only when it’s located under sheets of tonable muscle. There are plenty of places in the body, though, where fat is subdermal, under the skin, but above muscle. No amount of muscle work in the gym can rein in...

Can Liposuction Get Rid of My Cellulite? Jan 21st, 2021

Cellulite is easy to explain from a physical standpoint. It occurs when connective tissue tying skin to muscle causes pillowing of the fat layer between them. It’s less easy to explain why the effects vary so much between people. Women are disproportionately affected, given the way the female body tends...

How Botox® Can Help You Look Younger Dec 9th, 2020

It’s the most common cosmetic procedure done in America today, with over 7 million treatments administered every year. Botox® Cosmetic injections are perhaps so popular because of the results, the lack of downtime, and the almost complete absence of side effects when delivered by trained medical aesthetics practitioners.  Dr. Carrie...

What Can I Do for My Sagging Neck? Nov 10th, 2020

It’s November, and the only turkey neck that should concern you is the one going into your stock pot for Thanksgiving. Unfortunately, “turkey neck” may be revealing your chronological age. Loose skin, drooping muscles, and fat deposits conspire to create the striated poultry-like look that may be at odds with...

Get Rid of Stubborn Acne With a HydraFacial® Oct 12th, 2020

Your face doesn’t break out in acne because you forgot to wash last Tuesday. In fact, it’s possible to overwash your face, making acne worse. When you can’t conquer stubborn acne with home care and over-the-counter products, it’s time to add Radiance Wellness MediSpa to your support team. The reason?...

What Are Chemical Peels and How Can They Help You? Sep 22nd, 2020

The effects of aging and exposure to the elements take a toll on your skin, particularly your face. Lines, wrinkles, skin pigmentation, and scarring each creep forward with every birthday, adding up to make you look your age or, heaven forbid, older than your years. Still, your body retains remarkable...

How We Can Help You Rejuvenate Your Sun Damaged Skin Aug 23rd, 2020

Few people will argue that the sun feels great on their skin — if they can get out of it when they’ve had enough. The sun is also essential to your health in limited doses. The “everything in moderation” axiom certainly applies, though, because sunburn, sunstroke, and longer-term effects accompany...

Tips for Keeping Your Vagina Healthy This Summer Jul 27th, 2020

While vaginal infections aren’t a certainty, about 75% of American women will have at least one at some point in their lives. Unfortunately, if you’re prone to these, the hot summer months only add to your aggravation. Your vagina needs some special care to help stay healthy and ward off...

What Can I Do About These Dark Circles Under My Eyes? Jun 24th, 2020

You know the look: You’re feeling a little tired, and a glance in the mirror confirms it. Dark circles under your eyes broadcast to the world that you’re burning the candle at both ends. The day comes, though, when the circles show up even when you feel fine. Are you...

10 Symptoms of Hormone Deficiency May 15th, 2020

Hormones are the brain’s messengers, chemical couriers that transmit orders to your body’s systems to regulate and control organ operations. With everything that a woman’s body needs to do, it’s a wonder hormone issues aren’t even more common than they are. Hormonally controlled body functions include everything from anxiety and...

Rejuvenate Your Vagina With FemTouch™ Apr 22nd, 2020

No one likes all the effects of passing time, and everyone has a different experience. For women approaching and into menopause, a wide range of symptoms may develop — alone or in combination, mild or severe. The vagina and urinary tract can be a focal point for problems with some...

Why So Many Men Love Kybella Mar 2nd, 2020

The double-chin sneaks up on many people. If it’s not there because of some long-ago added weight, it may be due to the genetic contributions of your ancestors. For years, the only answer was liposuction, and cosmetic surgery had favor with women much more so than with men.   Now,...

Botox® and Fillers: Combining Treatments for a More Youthful Look Feb 5th, 2020

If you’re getting ready for your first aesthetic facial treatment, you may be wondering: Botox® or dermal fillers? The answer: Both! Combining these two treatments can give you a more youthful look, and this combination has been used successfully on many individuals for beautifully smooth skin.  Carrie L. Morris, MD,...

Not Ready for a Complete Facelift? Try a Brow Lift Instead Jan 13th, 2020

In today’s society, aging doesn’t get the credit it deserves. There are so many benefits to growing older — you become more mature, find and enjoy your passions, and grow into the best person you can be. Despite the personal and emotional benefits of aging, you may not be so...

Why Winter Is the Best Time for Laser Hair Removal Dec 1st, 2019

Are you already dreading the idea of spending yet another summer shaving, plucking, and waxing your hair away? We don’t blame you. Laser hair removal may remedy the perpetual plight of manual hair removal, but did you know it will work best if you start before the summer season begins?...

You Don't Have to Live With That Double Chin: Learn About Kybella® Nov 1st, 2019

Losing weight can be hard, but trying to get rid of that stubborn double chin can be especially frustrating. That’s why we offer the quick, effective, and nonsurgical option of Kybella® to thin out that particular problem area. Dr. Carrie Morris and the rest of our team at Radiance Wellness...

Myths and Facts About Botox Oct 1st, 2019

Forehead wrinkles and crow’s feet aren’t just caused by aging. In fact, even foregoing your sunglasses and squinting too much can contribute to the development of crow’s feet. Forehead wrinkles and eyebrow furrows can make you appear grumpy or worried -- even if you’re not. No matter what caused your...

Spots, Scars, and Stretch Marks: Lasers Can Treat Them All Sep 1st, 2019

Tired of looking at stretch marks, scars, and other red marks? Wish there was a way to get rid of them without expensive, high-risk surgery? Laser therapy is an effective treatment that carries few risks. At Radiance Wellness MedSpa, with three different locations in Texas, our staff is highly experienced...

Don't Let Menopause Affect Your Sex Life: Learn About Vaginal Rejuvenation Aug 1st, 2019

As you age and your hormone levels drop, every aspect of your life changes. You may experience mood swings and reduced skin elasticity, or you may even have difficulties with sexual intimacy. Many women are on the fence when it comes to taking hormonal treatments to improve their quality of...

Summertime Tips to Keep the Sun From Wreaking Havoc on Your Skin Jul 2nd, 2019

Summer is well underway here in Texas, and along with summer vacations and barbeques come high temperatures and the strong Texas sun. Even though many of us flock to indoor locations with central air conditioning, unless you live in a cave or under a rock, there’s no way to fully...

Say Goodbye to Your Droopy Eyelids Once and For All With a Blepharoplasty Jun 1st, 2019

The eyes, of course, are windows to the soul, but as you age, the window dressing can change. Bagginess under your eyes combined with sagging eyelids conspire to create a tired and bedraggled look, even after you’ve slept a solid eight hours. Skin laxity is a contributor, an inevitable deterioration...

Find Out How Dermal Fillers Can Give You the Youthful Look You Desire May 1st, 2019

Tired of looking tired all the time, even though you’ve had a perfectly good night’s sleep? When your face looks older than you feel, consider dermal fillers to combat the natural aging effects of depleted collagen and hyaluronic acid. Carrie L. Morris, MD, FACS (Fellow of the American College of...

Get Swimsuit Ready with SmartLipo Treatments Apr 8th, 2019

Summer means longer days, warmer weather, and opportunities to enjoy yourself at the pool, beach, or lake. It’s that last one that fills you with anxiety, because you just don’t feel your body is quite swimsuit ready, and spring is quickly slipping away into summer. At Radiance Wellness MediSpa, we...

Wondering If a Face-Lift Is the Right Procedure for You? Mar 1st, 2019

You don’t have to tolerate the unwanted signs of aging, such as facial creases, sagging skin, and fine lines. A face-lift, or rhytidectomy, surgically improves the signs of aging. But it’s not a quick or side effect-free procedure. Your surgeon makes incisions around your hairline or ears (for a mini...

How Kybella Can Help Get Rid of Your Pesky Double Chin Feb 4th, 2019

The phrase “double trouble” might as well have been invented to describe that extra fat under your chin, making your real chin fade away into obscurity. Double chins are equal opportunity offenders, often striking without regard to gender or body type. Luckily, we have an equal opportunity weapon that eliminates...

Improve Your Vaginal Health This Year with FemTouch™ Jan 25th, 2019

A woman’s health is dictated by her reproductive system in some very significant ways, not the least of which is their vaginal health. Whether childbirth, illness, or menopause has robbed you of an enjoyable sex life due to poor vaginal health, we now have the tool that can help you...

How to Know if Eyelid Surgery Is Right for You Dec 19th, 2018

Our eyes say a lot about us, including how old we are. And because the skin around our eyes is relatively thin, it’s often the first area where we start to see signs of aging. Eyelid surgery (or blepharoplasty) can help reduce the signs of aging in both the upper...

IPL Facials: How They Work to Fight Against Aging Nov 28th, 2018

IPL stands for intense pulsed light therapy, and it is a therapeutic approach to the treatment of many medical conditions. Heliotherapy, an old-school name for this procedure, embraces the power of natural light without all the potential radiation damage that comes from the sun. How does IPL work to fight...

How Non-Surgical FemTouch Can Boost Your Confidence in the Bedroom Oct 31st, 2018

Changes to the vagina and vulva are things you don’t hear much about in discussions about aging and menopause. It may be an uncomfortable subject, but vaginal health plays a significant role in a woman’s confidence. It’s hard to feel sexy when you know having intercourse can cause you pain,...

What's the Best Age to Have a Face-lift? Sep 13th, 2018

“Only people of a certain age should get a face-lift.” You hear this a lot, especially from younger folk, whose golden days of youth stretch far ahead of them. As you get toward that “certain age,” however, you may start to notice a little sagging here and there. Maybe the...

Tired of Under Eye Bags Making You Look Tired? Learn Your Remedy Options Aug 29th, 2018

Dark circles and under-eye bags can form for a variety of reasons. It can be thinning skin, lack of fat, hyperpigmentation, or even skin conditions like rosacea. Sometimes, they’re caused from lack of sleep and sometimes they’re simply a result of natural aging. Regardless of their reason for being there,...

Everything You Need to Know About Nonsurgical Vaginal Rejuvenation With FemTouch™ Jul 25th, 2018

Everything You Need to Know About Nonsurgical Vaginal Rejuvenation With FemTouch™ Having a baby, going through menopause, and treating a serious illness such as breast cancer are all things women do with grace. But these things sometimes come with a price, like vagina comfort or enjoyment of intimate moments with...

Botox: Learn Why it's Still the Gold Standard for Erasing Crow's Feet and Frown Lines Jul 9th, 2018

Dr. Morris can’t turn back the hands of time, but she can erase the fine lines and wrinkles that come with it — even stubborn ones like crow’s feet and scowl lines. At Radiance Wellness MediSpa, Dr. Morris relies on the proven power of Botox® to provide safe and effective...

Get Silky Legs By Swimsuit Season With Laser Hair Removal May 29th, 2018

Radiance Wellness MediSpa prides itself on offering the latest laser technologies to help residents of Southlake and Granbury, Texas, tackle various cosmetic concerns, from aging skin to wrinkle removal. Tucked in there is a state-of-the-art laser system that gets rid of unwanted body hair.The laser differenceAlthough laser technology has been...

Women Empowered Event – Southlake Chamber of Commerce Mar 2nd, 2018

Radiance Wellness Medispa and Carrie L. Morris, MD, FACS were bronze sponsors of the Women Empowered (WE), which is an annual event hosted by the Southlake Chamber of Commerce. This dynamic forum brings women together from throughout North Texas to network, learn, support each other, give back and get involved....

Skin Care Products Jan 10th, 2018

Did you know we carry the best line of skin care products on the market? Whatever your needs we can help! CALL US TODAY!ADVANCED SKIN CARE BACKED BY SCIENCETo maintain and improve skin health, an effective skin care regimen must contain three fundamental elements: Prevention, Protection, and Correction. Designed to...

Hormone Replacement Jan 2nd, 2018

Dr. Morris has spent months researching the many Hormone replacement products on the market and has found Pro-Pell Bio-identical Therapy to be the best!Pro-Pell is a bio-identical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) program by Pharmacy Solutions. The ultimate goal in BHRT is to bring the body’s natural hormone levels back into...