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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 […]

Booking a Rhinoplasty for a Teenager: What You Should Know

Tweet Email The most common facial plastic surgery request we see in teenagers is rhinoplasty. Whether from a sports injury or from genetics, many teenagers aren’t happy with their nasal appearance. And some are so bothered by it that it affects their self-confidence or self esteem. Sometimes, unfortunately, they get teased by it. A rhinoplasty can be an effective surgery to improve one’s nasal appearance and regain one’s self-confidence. But there are some important differences in the work up of rhinoplasties between adults and teenagers. First, the age is crucial […]

How to make your eyes look less tired

Tweet Email A common frustration many people have is looking tired when they’re not. The most frequent complaint is “bags” under the eyes. While drooping brows generally impart an “angry” look, typically bags or dark circles under the eyes generate the appearance of tiredness. We get many patients who are frustrated that friends and coworkers keep asking them if they’re tired, even when they’re not. Many will try over the counter cosmetics to try to conceal or even “remove” the bags, but they quickly discover these over the counter treatments […]

New Advancements in Facelifts Part 2

Tweet Email In my previous advancements in facelift blog, I discussed the resurgent popularity of the facelift and what it and can’t achieve. Today, I’ll discuss advances seen in the facelift, as well as its cost and recovery. What Advances Have Been Made? There are several. The critical advance relates to the depth of treatment or dissection. Rather than simply pulling back and cutting away the extra loose skin, surgeons now lift and reposition underlying muscles. In the early days of facelifts, surgeons only pulled the skin. Due to the […]

New Advancements in Facelift- Part 1

Tweet Email We’re all aware of the huge popularity of neuromodulators, dermal fillers, and lasers in today’s cosmetic industry. Botox and Dysport are safe, easy treatments to relax wrinkles. Fillers (particularly the hyaluronic acid fillers Juvederm and Restylane) can restore lost contours from volume loss. And lasers and chemical peels are effective in office procedures to resurface the skin and improve skin discolorations. Finally, exciting skin tightening treatments like Thermage and Ultherapy can improve one’s jawline without surgery! But against this backdrop of flashy nonsurgical breakthroughs, a veteran rejuvenation treatment […]

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