Bucay Center for Dermatology and Aesthetics

Dermatologist

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A passion for beauty, health and skin care led Dr. Vivian Bucay to establish her boutique-style practice in 1991. “I firmly believe that the skin is an indicator of what’s happening inside the body,” says Dr. Bucay. “You can’t attain beauty without a healthy foundation.”

 
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Youth is a gift; age is an art.
Dr. Vivian Bucay
Dermatologist
San Antonio, Texas

Services Offered

  • “Liquid Facelift”
  • Botox®
  • Dysport®
  • Juvéderm Voluma™ XC
  • Sculptra®
  • Restylane® / Perlane®
  • Xeomin®
  • Radiesse® / Belotero®
  • Nonsurgical Skin-Tightening and Lifting
  • Ultherapy®
  • Pellevé™
  • Facial Rejuvenation
  • Cutera Excel V
  • Fraxel® re:pair / DUAL
  • Cellfina
  • Eclipse MicroPen™
  • Vectus™ Laser Hair Removal
  • Chemical Peels
  • Hand Rejuvenation
  • Customized Skin Care
  • Treatment of Acne, Scars, Rosacea, Brown Spots and Stretch Marks
  • CoolSculpting®
  • Exilis® / Vanquish™
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A Minute With

1.
THE BEST SKIN IN HOLLYWOOD
Cate Blanchett’s skin always looks beautiful
2.
MY EXAM ROOM ROOM PLAYLIST
Shakira, Led Zeppelin, Fleetwood Mac, Adele, Mana, R.E.M
3.
THREE WORDS THAT BEST DESCRIBE ME
Dynamic, committed, genuine
4.
CAREER-DEFINING PATIENT
I used to feel guilty that cosmetic dermatology was not “real medicine,” until a patient once told me, “Never underestimate the way you make us feel, you give us more self- confidence and greater self-esteem.”
5.
THE MOST OUTRAGEOUS MEDICAL MYTH I’VE HEARD
The biggest myth is that sunscreen causes cancer
6.
MY DREAM INNOVATION
I would love to invent an implantable pellet that offers protection from UV rays, visible light and infrared rays, all of which age skin
7.
MY MOTTO
Aesthetics is about restoration, not alteration
8.
WHAT I LOVE MOST ABOUT MY PROFESSION
Dermatology affords me the opportunity to combine science, medicine and artistic skill into a profession that has the power to enhance a person’s self-esteem
9.
MY MOST UNIQUE PERSONALITY TRAIT
My willingness to share my professional secrets
10.
WHAT I CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT
My family, chocolate, art and shoes

Expert Insight

Ultimate Ultherapy

Frustrated by her “double chin,” this 47-year-old patient looked to Dr. Bucay for a solution. “Excess skin beneath the chin can add years to the look of your face,” Dr. Bucay says. With Ulthera, a nonsurgical skin-tightening treatment, Dr. Bucay was able to lift and tighten the patient’s sagging skin, resulting in a more defined jawline and younger appearance. 

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