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Three Things to Know About Browlifts.

Tweet Email Have you ever been asked why you are angry or tired, even when you’re not? A common reason may be your brows have descended with time—making you look angry and tired. This can be very annoying, especially if people continuously bring this up. But it highlights how important our facial features are, because people make snap subconscious impressions based on how you look. The good news is there are effective options to treat this. First, it’s important to carefully examine your face to find out why you look […]

Ethnic Rhinoplasty

Tweet Email One of the great things about San Antonio is the various different ethnic backgrounds of our citizens. Many Asians, Hispanics and African Americans also are interested in rhinoplasties. However, a lot of information or public perception of rhinoplasties is still focused on the Caucasian nose. In the past, non white patients electing a rhinoplasty would get a surgery that changed their features to a Caucasian nose. Though the nose may look like a pointed upturned nose, there was the possibility that it didn’t match the patient’s face. As […]

Differences between female and male rhinoplasties

Tweet Email Men and women are looking into rhinoplasties, or nose jobs. While each rhinoplasty is individualized for each patient, regardless of sex, there are some general considerations to consider when doing a rhinoplasty from the gender perspective. Before I proceed, I should clarify these factors relate to cosmetic surgery. From a functional perspective, there are really no differences between how one treats a female vs. male nose. But there are important differences when we are talking about the cosmetic goals of a rhinoplasty. First, in my experience and observation, […]

Which is better—open or closed rhinoplasty?

Tweet Email Rhinoplasty, or nose job, is one of the most popular facial cosmetic surgeries performed in the United States. The nose sits prominently on the face and is a major factor in determining one’s facial harmony and beauty. In addition, the nose serve a vital function in humidifying and warming air when we breathe. One only has to recall when one had a cold to realize how important good nasal airflow is to good quality of life. Despite its popularity, a nose job also happens to be one of […]

Three Things to Know about Upper Eyelid Lift

Tweet Email Our eyes are the most captivating part of our face. They are windows into our emotions, and an old saying would attest they are windows into our souls. But it’s not just an ancient saying. Scientists have discovered that the iris may also reveal our character and psyche. Eyes are also a key determinant of beauty. One only needs to look at beautiful women and handsome men and notice they have gorgeous eyes. As we age, unfortunately, the upper eyelid starts to hood over our eyes. Not only […]

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