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The Revolutionary EuroThread Lift

Written by: Julie Date of published: . Posted in Blog, brow, face, lift, neck, non-surgical, volume, wrinkles


For a natural-looking lift, consider EuroThreads! 

EuroThreads are minimally-invasive. Threads are injected with a cannula. There are no incisions.  These FDA-approved threads are thin, flexible and absorbable sutures. Collagen grows around the thread, giving the skin more support and volume. The thread dissolves in 4 to 6 months while the collage remains and continues to support the skin. Results last approximately 1 1/2 to 2 years.

EuroThreads lift and tighten skin on the face, brow, and neck. Threads also  smooth and tighten skin around the mouth, chin, and under the eyes.

There is little to no down time! As there may be some bruising, we recommend taking the usual preemptive and post-treatment measures to minimize any bruising effect: avoid taking ibuprofen, fish oils and/or other supplements that may contribute to bruising. Arnica (topical cream and tablets) and bromelain (tablets) are natural supplement help minimize and dissipate bruising. If any, bruising should dissipate in about seven days.

The ability to treat gradually is another advantage to EuroThreads. Unlike surgery, you don’t have to do everything at one time. For example, your first concern might be sagging in the cheeks. You might choose to treat that area first and see how you like the results. And, at later time, you may decide you’d like to add some threads around the mouth and chin to smooth the skin in that area. It’s up to you!

97% of patients treated see immediate results!

Would you like to find out what EuroThreads can do for you?

Consultations are complimentary. Tell Dr. Rhoad about your areas of concern and the results you would like to see. And she will go over all your options with you.

To request your consultation today, please use our Contact Us form (on this website), send email to [email protected] or call our office at (512) 476-9149.


Number One Anti-Aging Breakthrough!

Written by: Julie Date of published: . Posted in Blog


FX CO2 Laser Resurfacing at Rhoad to Beauty


The “Total FX” is among the most frequent non-invasive cosmetic treatments performed by

Dr. Deirdre Rhoad, Board Certified Plastic Surgeon.

What does the FX CO2 Laser do?

The FX CO2 laser is the gold standard in removing wrinkles and skin resurfacing.  The application is minimally invasive while delivering powerful results– with less down-time than that of traditional lasers or surgical procedures, such as a face lift.

FX CO2 laser skin resurfacing can improve facial flaws, including but not limited to:

  • Fine lines or wrinkles around or under eyes, forehead and mouth
  • Scars from acne or chickenpox
  • Aged or sun-damaged skin

The treatment projects small beams of energy light into the skin. This jump starts and accelerates the body’s natural collagen production.

What treatments does Dr. Rhoad perform with the CO2 laser?

Dr. Rhoad performs both the Active FX and the Total FX. The difference between these options is the intensity, or depth of treatment. Typically, these treatments are applied to the face, neck and/or chest areas. The Scar FX treatment can be performed on targeted areas of the face or body, as appropriate. Limited area treatment is also available, such as areas around the eyes or mouth.

What is the down-time?

The first week to two weeks constitute the biggest downtime following laser resurfacing. During the first week, treated skin is red and ablated. The patient will want to remain indoors. After the initial recovery phase, the patient may have residual redness for some weeks. However, this can be camouflaged with mineral makeup. Sun exposure must be avoided for a full six weeks following treatment.

What is the cost?

The price for the FX CO2 laser resurfacing treatment, as an in-office procedure, ranges from $2900 (Active FX) to $3900 (Total FX).  For a limited time, Dr. Rhoad will treat the face, and include the neck and chest at no additional cost.

What are the results?

A dramatically smoother, fuller and more youthful appearance. Patients who have received the FX CO2 laser treatment will first notice improvements with wrinkle reduction and smoother skin. Because the treatment stimulates collage, it promotes tightening of the skin over time. The treatment can also significantly improve acne scarring.

See Before-and-After CO2 FX Laser Treatment pictures on the Rhoad to Beauty website!

How long will it last?

The effects of the CO2 laser resurfacing may last eight to 10 years.

Where can I learn more about laser skin resurfacing?

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons is a reliable source of information about laser skin resurfacing as well as the full range of cosmetic treatments and surgical procedures.

What is an IPL Photofacial?

Written by: Julie Date of published: . Posted in Blog

What is an IPL Photofacial?  Why do I want one?

My complexion has always been my Achilles heel. I spend a lot of time outdoors. And I wear sun block faithfully. But over time, it seems no matter what I do, I get sun damage on my face. I get both brown spots (ugh!) and smaller white spots. Lately, I have noticed more of those unsightly spots on my chest and arms, too. Then I discovered photofacials at Rhoad to Beauty.

Fall Skin Care at All Stages and Ages

Written by: Julie Date of published: . Posted in Blog

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Fall and Winter weather can be harsh reminders of the importance of daily skin care. In any season and at every age, the most basic skin care should include a gentle cleanser, moisturizer, and sunscreen every morning—even on cloudy days!

Beginning with your 30s, you may consider adding an antioxidant serum and eye cream to your morning routine. In the evenings, it is generally recommended to follow your wash with an exfoliating product containing a retinoid or glycolic acid to stave off wrinkles and sun damage.

Product choices will depend on your skin type, age, and personal goals. Rhoad to Beauty offers medical grade skin care products in the following lines: Epionce ™, Image ™, Skinceuticals ™, and Skinmedica ™. These products offer higher concentrations of the most effective ingredients at prices comparable to those of department and drug store products.

A free consultation with a licensed aesthetician is the first step toward choosing your best products and skincare routine. At Rhoad to Beauty, Molly Teeple is available for a service consultation to discuss your skin care free of charge! Please call (512) 476-9149.

Spring discounts on Dysport and Filler

Written by: Julie Date of published: . Posted in Uncategorized

Beautiful Savings, Beautiful You! Save $50 on Dysport (min. treatment 60 units). Save $100 on each filler syringe (Restylane, Silk and/or Lyft). Treat or pre-purchase with Dysport (the other Botox) and fillers in May and June. Offer expires 6/30/2016.

March Savings on Filler & Dysport with Dr. Rhoad

Written by: Julie Date of published: . Posted in Uncategorized

$100 off per syringe of filler (Silk, Restylane, Lyft) means big savings for you this month only. And save even more with a

$50 discount on Dysport (the “other Botox”, min. 60 units)!  Treatment or pre-purchase must be completed in March.

Offers expire 3/31/16.

*All injections are performed by Dr. Deirdre Rhoad, Board Certified Plastic Surgeon.

Rhoad to Beauty | 512- 476-9149

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