Ben Talei, MD
DIRECTOR
Board Certified.
Dual Fellowship Trained.
Facial Plastic Surgeon.

Your Aging Eyes

Eyelid Lift Doctor in Beverly Hills CAYour eyes are typically the first feature others notice about you. They instantly reflect your mood and your energy. Your eyes are also a defining factor in how youthful (or old) you appear. Your eyes can begin to show signs of aging even as a young adult. Sagging eyes, bags under the eyes, crow’s feet, deep tear troughs and dark circles are common complaints when it comes the eyes. In many cases, patients feel that their eyes are largely misrepresenting their age. Fortunately, there are endless options when it comes to addressing unwanted eye aesthetics. From topical creams and fillers to surgical eyelid lifts, there are solutions for anyone who wants to reverse the signs of aging and restore a youthful sparkle. (more…)

Which Brow Lift Technique Is Best For You?

Beverly Hills CA Trusted Plastic SurgeonCould a brow lift make you look younger, happier, or more energetic? A brow or forehead lift is a cosmetic procedure that works to correct sagging skin and other signs of aging around the eyes, brows and forehead. It repositions the eyebrows or underlying forehead tissues to create a more youthful appearance. A brow lift, when done correctly, can restore the youthful arch to your brow while also opening the eyes and reducing forehead wrinkles. (more…)

Surgery For Your Acne?

Beverly Hills CA Plastic SurgeonPerhaps one of the most devastating aspects of severe acne is the scarring it can leave behind. There are many acne scar treatments available, including chemical peels, microdermabrasion and laser therapy. However, they are not effective for everyone and many require multiple treatment sessions. What acne sufferers may not realize is that there is also a solution in plastic surgery. Beverly Hills Center offers specialized facelift techniques to restore facial skin that has been chronically affected by acne and deep acne scarring. (more…)

Traits That Define Beauty

It may be true that “beauty is in the eye of the beholder.” However, there seems to be some common denominators when it comes to what people perceive as beautiful. In regards to a woman’s facial appearance, cognitive researchers and psychologists believe the following are some of the traits that define beauty and attraction: (more…)

Palomar Laser: Your Non-Surgical Mommy Makeover

Beverly Hills CA Plastic SurgeonLet’s face it; your body before kids probably looks quite different than it does now. Not only does age and extra stress take their toil on your skin and body contour, but pregnancy itself can also create many unwanted features. Whether you are unhappy with your wrinkles, varicose veins, stretch marks or skin tone, you don’t necessarily have to undergo surgery to boost your self-confidence. Today’s laser technology provides an excellent option for moms (and other patients) who want to turn back the hands of time and erase some of the aesthetic concerns that pregnancy has left behind. (more…)

What To Consider Regarding Teen Nose Jobs

Beverly Hills CA Rhinoplasty Plastic SurgeonThe social consequences of having a large or unattractive nose are not limited to adults. Many teens feel self-conscious and unhappy with their appearance because of their nose. If you are a parent of a teenager who is suffering these consequences, you may be wondering if plastic surgery is even an option. The short answer is yes. A nose job, or rhinoplasty, is not only safe, but it is also the most common cosmetic surgery performed on teens. The American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASPS) indicated in 2012 that plastic surgery among teenagers is on the rise, with the number of teen patients reported at up to five times the number it was fifteen years ago. This does not mean rhinoplasty is right for all teens. It is a decision that must be safely agreed upon by the parent, teen and physician. (more…)

Debunking Myths About Botox

Plastic Surgeon in Beverly Hills CABotox is one of the most sought-after treatments when it comes to non-surgical procedures to improve the face. With all of the buzz surrounding Botox, there lies many misconceptions. It is always best to let your plastic surgeon clear up any false information about Botox, but here are three of the most common myths to get you started on a better understanding of this procedure. (more…)

The Advantages of Micro-Liposuction

Beverly Hills CA Plastic SurgeonYou have probably heard of liposuction, but how much do you know about “micro-liposuction”? This new technique does exactly what its name suggests; it allows your plastic surgeon to perform liposuction (or remove fat) on smaller, more delicate areas of your body using small incisions and cannulas. Many patients choose micro-liposuction on areas such as the neck, face and chin. (more…)

Facelift While You Are Awake

Facelift With Surgery Beverly Hills CADid you know that is possible to get a facelift without going under? The Painless Facelift or “Awake Facelift” is a highly sought after cosmetic procedure for patients who are reluctant to undergo general anesthesia but who want to turn back the hands of time. (more…)

My Baby Has A Hemangioma, Now What?

Los Angeles CA Birthmark Removal DoctorsYou inspected every inch of your baby at birth, so you are quite alarmed to notice a bright red nodule suddenly appear on his or her skin several weeks later. Only a physician can confirm, but your baby may have a hemangioma. A hemangioma is a birthmark, known as a strawberry mark, which typically appears as a rubbery, bright red nodule of extra blood vessels in the skin. Hemangiomas grow during the first year of life, and then recede or fade over time. By the age of 10, most children have no visible trace of the mark. (more…)