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Facial Plastic Surgery Blog

RAPID RECOVERY FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY

Posted June, 06/20/2018 - 06:34 AM

Today, people want to get back to their busy lives as quickly as possible today after all forms of facial plastic surgery. This is especially true with men, but with women as well. One week to ten days is often the maximum tolerance for downtime. As a facial plastic surgeon, I do everything in my […]

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THINKING ABOUT AN EYELID LIFT? HERE ARE THE MOST IMPORTANT QUESTIONS TO ASK

Posted May, 05/08/2018 - 06:04 AM

Eyelid surgery can make a big difference in how you look and your self-confidence. They are, and always have been, among the most requested facial plastic surgery procedures, and eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) may be growing in popularity due to advances in techniques and technologies as well as the epidemic of tired-looking eyes. We live in […]

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HOW YOUNG IS TOO YOUNG FOR NOSE RESHAPING SURGERY?

Posted May, 05/03/2018 - 12:02 AM

Rhinoplasty or nose-reshaping surgery can benefit self-esteem and even improve a person’s ability to breathe, but such benefits are most dramatic when the procedure is matched to the right person. Age is often a key factor in this decision. There is no one-size fits all answer on how young is too young for rhinoplasty, and […]

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EXPOSED: THE DANGERS OF COSMETIC SURGERY TOURISM

Posted April, 04/18/2018 - 05:56 PM

Lured by promises of cheaper prices and amazing results, thousands of people leave the US to undergo cosmetic surgery each year. They may head to Dominican Republic, Colombia, Brazil, Mexico, Venezuela, Argentina, El Salvador, China, Syria and Turkey for a virtual laundry list of surgical procedures. And while such cosmetic surgery tourism may seem attractive […]

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SCAR PREVENTION 101

Posted March, 03/27/2018 - 03:22 PM

Surgery involves incisions, and incisions mean scars. There really isn’t any sugarcoating these facts. Another fact: Everyone scars differently. Some of us develop much more noticeable red, raised scars. While this may not be a big deal on some parts of the body, scars that appear on the face or neck can be difficult to […]

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NEW SKIN CANCER GUIDELINES WILL SAVE LIVES

Posted February, 02/13/2018 - 06:37 PM

Nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC)- basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma –is the most common types of skin cancer. More than three million Americans will develop one of these skin cancers every year, and rates are alarmingly on the rise. The overall incidence of basal cell carcinoma increased by 145 percent and the overall incidence […]

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CAN FACIAL YOGA MAKE YOU LOOK YOUNGER?

Posted January, 01/26/2018 - 05:57 PM

A facial exercise regimen may help turn back the hands of time. New research shows that women who performed 30-minute daily or alternate-day facial exercises for 20 weeks looked an average of three years younger. When the face ages, the skin loses elasticity and the fat pads between the muscle and skin grow thinner. As […]

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People magazine’s “Most Beautiful” List Captures Changing Beauty Standards

Posted December, 12/01/2017 - 09:51 PM

Times they are a-changin’ and so are our ideas about beauty and what – or who – is the most beautiful. How do we know? People magazine, of course. Each year, People Magazine curates a World’s Most Beautiful list, and researchers from Boston University School of Medicine took a look back to see if they […]

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Cuts, Scrapes and Scars

Posted October, 10/10/2017 - 02:33 PM

When Should You Call a Facial Plastic Surgeon for Your Child? Your son or daughter falls head on into the coffee table and ends up with gash under the eye or perhaps he falls flat on his face in the park, smashing his nose and slicing his lip open, or maybe she sustains a traumatic […]

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Demystifying Scar Prevention

Posted July, 07/12/2017 - 07:48 PM

Facial plastic surgery procedures involve some incisions (albeit small ones that can usually be hidden in the skin’s natural folds). Incisions provide the surgeon with access to the skin, soft tissue, muscles, and fat that must be pulled, removed or re-placed during your procedure. All incisions will take time to heal, and scars are part […]

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