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By Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor | May 7, 2013

Dr. Julius Few comes to NYC.

New York. If you can make it there, as the saying goes, you can make it anywhere. Dr. Julius Few, a Chicago-based plastic surgeon with a new line of skin care, recently set up shop on the East Side of New York City and, on April 12, he opened his doors to beauty editors for a special preview.
 
As the founder of The Few Institute (TFI), Dr. Few brings his globally renowned expertise in both surgical and non-surgical procedures to the new office located at 56th and Lexington Ave. Offering cutting-edge aesthetic treatments, TFI utilizes the latest techniques to deliver unsurpassed outcomes and highly personalized patient care.
 
“At The Few Institute, we constantly strive to exceed expectations and preserve patients’ individual identities while maintaining a natural appearance,” said Dr. Few. “I believe in strategically combining specific surgical techniques with non-invasive treatments to optimize results, reduce recovery time, minimize scarring and achieve a natural-looking outcome.”
 
Dr. Few currently serves as a clinical associate and director of cosmetic surgery rotation for the division of plastic surgery at the University of Chicago. He is also on staff at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and is on the board of directors and commissioner of cosmetic medicine for the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.
 
Procedures offered at the TFI’s East Coast office include Botox, Dysport and Xeomin, dermal fillers and laser treatments. Now, Dr. Few is selling his JF Aesthetic collection at the NYC location. The line is said to be formulated with medical-grade ingredients to help extend the efficacy of in-office treatments and address multiple signs of aging, including wrinkles, sun spots, sagging skin, and uneven tone. Products range from Daily Anti-Oxidant C Cream ($99), an emollient cream containing high-potency antioxidants for protection against harsh environmental elements while stimulating collagen production; to HP Gel (also $99), an innovative oil-free gel featuring hyaluronic acid to enhance skin moisture without any heaviness. It can be used under make-up, sunscreen or moisturizer, or as a lightweight moisturizer alone for acne-prone skin. He recently launched a sunscreen (as previously reported in the March Happi, p. 71), Smooth Shade ($75), a daily-use physical sunscreen containing SPF 30 with both titanium dioxide (4.25%) and zinc oxide (4.25%).
 
“The future always holds promise of new ingredients, compounds, and formulations for skin protection, especially as we learn more about the effects of other types of solar energy on the skin,” Dr. Few told Happi.

Photos courtesy Car Pelleteri
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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