Should I Get a Chin Implant with Rhinoplasty?
Tweet Email There’s a reason why a rhinoplasty is one of the most popular cosmetic treatments today. Your nose is a central defining feature of your face, and if you are bothered by the way your nose looks, a rhinoplasty can improve your appearance. But many people aren’t aware of how their chin looks and often overlook the chin. I was a facial plastic surgeon during my time in the Air Force and rhinoplasty was the number one surgical procedure I performed. There were many patients who could have benefited from […]
Three Ways to Improve Laser Resurfacing Results
Tweet Email A very popular treatment patients seek at our office is CO2 laser resurfacing, particularly during the winter months. Many people aren’t happy with their skin texture or pigment issues as we age. Older patients may have been part of the “sun worship” mentality in the 80-90’s. Now many of us have learned the drawbacks (and sometimes dangers) of excessive sun exposure—with increased incidence of skin cancer being the most feared one. But even if you don’t have any cancerous lesions, it’s likely you’re bothered by your skin texture. […]
How Much Does Botox Cost?
Tweet Email By far, the most popular cosmetic treatment in the U.S. is Botox injections. Botox is the botulinum toxin manufactured by Allergan that acts as a neuromodulator to weaken target muscles that create the unwanted facial wrinkles. In our industry, Botox is not a poison, but more accurately is a protein. One reason why Botox is so popular is its effectiveness and it is super safe. Its effects are temporary and there is absolutely no risk to permanent damage. That is why you are seeing so many providers offering […]
How Much Does a Browlift Cost?
Tweet Email In a prior blog, I discussed some important things to know regarding the browlift procedure. Many people, especially as we get older, will see their brows start to droop. A common reaction from your friends and family, “why do you look angry or tired?” This can be very annoying since you are not tired or angry. There are various treatment options to improve your brow position. Minimally invasive options include Botox, Dysport, or dermal fillers. But the definitive treatment is surgical browlift. All these entail costs, which are […]
Best Age for Plastic Surgery
Tweet Email In past decades, it has been assumed only old people get plastic surgery. The main reason is to look younger, and probably most were well to do patients with the income needed to pay for these procedures. But we’ve seen the popularity and acceptance of all things cosmetic rise dramatically in the past few years. A big contributor is the influence of celebrities and a more openness to reveal their treatments. Another major reason is the impact of social media, particularly from younger celebrities. And by celebrities, I […]