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PAYMENT OPTIONS For the convenience of our patients, we offer several ways to pay your balance with The Cosmetic Concierge: PAY BY PHONE Call us to make a payment by phone (908) 938-0459 MAIL A PAYMENT Send a check or money order (no cash, please) to: The Cosmetic Concierge 325 Arlington Avenue Charlotte, NC 28203 PAY ONLINE Click here to make a payment online using your debit or credit card.

Earlobe Repair (Otoplasty) at The Cosmetic Concierge

Earlobe repair surgery is an excellent solution for those who have become self-conscious about the state of their earlobes. Excess, hanging skin is commonly the result of over-stretching the lobes with plugs or gauges or consistently wearing heavy earrings. Earlobe issues can also be due to tears, trauma and scarring from having earrings accidentally ripped out or other types of injury. Some clients simply have naturally larger lobes or an asymmetrical appearance. Regardless of the cause, The Cosmetic Concierge can give you the ear/earlobe appearance you desire. Local Anaesthesia Our cosmetic surgery center offers a welcoming, comfortable atmosphere for your earlobe repair. In most cases, these simple procedures are completed under local [...]

Sclerotherapy and Phlebectomy for Varicose and Spider Vein

Swimwear and shorts season is approaching rapidly as the weather warms up. If you have become self-conscious about visible varicose veins and spider veins, The Cosmetic Concierge has the solutions you seek. Our simple in-office procedure can restore your appearance and alleviate the cramping, burning and aching sensations that commonly coincide with these conditions. What is Sclerotherapy?  This minimally invasive procedure is used to remove spider veins and varicose veins. A treatment solution is directly injected into the affected area with a thin needle causing the veins to shrink, collapse and disappear over time. This is a simple outpatient procedure typically completed in less than an hour. What to Expect Clients may [...]

Scar Revisions Including Keloid and Hypertrophic Scars

Dr. Hope Sherie is a Board Certified Cosmetic Surgeon who understands that self-confidence directly correlates to personal appearance for many people. This means that the presence of Hypertrophic scars and Keloid scars can drastically inhibit some people’s sense of personal beauty. Thankfully, surgical scar revision is available for improving the appearance of scarring, whether it be from surgery, illness or injury. In many cases, removing scar tissue can also enhance function, making it more than simply a cosmetic benefit for our clients. Why Do Keloid and Hypertrophic Scars Occur? Our skin is actually the largest organ in our body. It is a complex system of cells, glands, hair follicles and layers, offering [...]

Excision of Skin Lesions Including Skin Cancer, Moles, Warts and Skin Tags

An area of skin that differs from the surrounding skin cells is defined as a skin lesion. This area may occur in the form of a sore, a lump, skin cancer or excess skin such as a skin tag. Dr. Hope Sherie and her skilled team at The Cosmetic Concierge can remove these unwanted blemishes to give you a healthier, more pleasing appearance. What to Expect During your consultation, the nature of the lesion, its size and location will be assessed to determine the best way to proceed. To ensure your total comfort, a local anaesthetic is applied to the area prior to removal. Once the problem skin has been excised it [...]

Textured Breast Implants and Increased Risk of Cancer

At The Cosmetic Concierge, the health and well-being of our clients is our top priority. We only use and advocate for the safest products on the market, which is why Dr. Hope Sherie has been an advocate of smooth breast implants from day one. She prefers them greatly over the shaped, rough textured variety to provide clients with safe, natural-looking results. An important health warning from the FDA supports her decision. FDA Study Links Textured Implants and Rare Cancer The FDA published a notice indicating that there is an increased risk of women developing a rare form of breast cancer with the textured implants. The cancer is called Breast Implant Associated-Anaplastic Large [...]