Dallas Voice (Dallas, Tex.), Vol. 28, No. 40, Ed. 1 Friday, February 17, 2012 Page: 34 of 56
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Part y)ing shot
A little needle work can turn a dull
soiree into a face-saving event
RICH LOPEZ | Staff Writer
How's this for a Saturday evening: You head to a friend's soiree,
pick through the nibblies, grab a cocktail and then have someone
stab a needle into your face.
That may not sound like your typical fun weekend get-together,
but if there can be parties that peddle jewelry or give away swag
bags, why not one that leaves you looking a little refreshed —
even if it is with a shot?
Dr. John Proffitt and his team at Oak Lawn Dermatology have
begun offering this new service, mixing a little bit of pain with a
lot of pleasure.
As a glorified house call, it's a chance to both do shots and get
shots. Proffitt will come to your home with units of Xeomin (simi-
lar to Botox) and gladly inject those interested with a little touch-
up around the eyes. He's found the domestic setting, while fun
like any party, also has therapeutic advantages.
"The atmosphere;is very relaxed and people can get to know
me better," Proffitt says. "They can get comfortable if they are hesi-
tant, and can see their friends do it. The procedure is simple and
my syringes are tiny. Usually people have had it
done before at these parties."
The idea for in-home transformations came to
Proffitt when a patient was impressed with his re-
sults and thought his friends would be interested
in getting the procedure. Instead of convincing
them one at a time to make appointments, his
client had a party with Xeomin on the menu.
"It was like any typical party. I brought food,"
Proffitt says. "Usually I'll give a talk before to ex-
plain everything and people get interested and
watch others before them."
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So you want to
have your own
nothing to it other
than giving his of-
fice a call. Well
that and shopping
for liquor and
has to do is just
call our office.
We'll talk about it
and make the
he says. "We talk
about prices for
the injection units
and even a reduc-
tion for groups."
His parties are
also smart P.R.
He's won new clients from home parties and the firm hosts get-to-
gethers at the officer For a firm that has only been present in the
community for just over eight months, Proffitt knows how to
make an impression — even if it is putting a needle in your lace.
For more information, call 214-526-8100 or visit OakLawn
Dermatologist John Proffitt, above, has begun offering
Xeomin treatments in a more festive fashion. Injections
are less stressful in a comfortable, fun atmosphere —
and he even brings munchies.
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