For those who regularly tune-in to CBS’s renowned TV show The Doctors, seeing Dr. Ben Talei as a guest to share his wealth of knowledge in regard to facial plastic surgery is no surprise. For the latest episode, Dr. Talei will once again grace the set with his presence, only this time as a first-time co-host of the show. In this Beauty Episode, he will lead the topics of conversation as he dives into hot, pressing topics ranging from the truths of buccal fat removal to the dangers of DIY threads. … Continue reading
When considering cosmetic procedures for the lips, the female population typically comes to mind. Women are most known for their desire to achieve a fuller, younger-looking or more sensual lip appearance. However, the same surgical and non-surgical lip augmentation procedures that are available to women are also available to men. In fact, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, an increasing number of men are seeking out specific procedures to achieve plumper, more attractive lips. … Continue reading
Whether it is a facelift, rhinoplasty or other procedure, facial plastic surgery demands a certain amount of time for healing. For most patients, this non-negotiable downtime is often one of the most dreaded parts of getting cosmetic surgery. Not only are patients anxious to see their results, but many are also trying to improve their appearance without others knowing what they’ve done.
Keep in mind that proper healing after your procedure is paramount to your long-term success as well as your final results. While you should never neglect or rush your recovery time after facial plastic surgery, there are some things you can do to speed it up and make it more comfortable. … Continue reading
Accidents happen. When it comes to bad falls or sports injuries, it is not uncommon for the nose to be involved in the trauma. A fractured nose can produce outward signs of bruising, bleeding and swelling, but there can also be internal damage that can affect breathing and the functionality of the nose. One of the worst mistakes you can make if you’ve suffered nasal trauma is avoiding or delaying a visit to a plastic surgeon. When it comes to restoring the delicate features of the nose, time is of the essence. … Continue reading
We all critique ourselves, especially when it comes to our facial appearance. According to a survey from the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, nearly 67% of people named their “double chin” as one of their most bothersome flaws. In fact, study participants were equally concerned by their double chin as they were about wrinkles and other signs of aging.
Until recently, fixing a double chin meant going under the knife for plastic surgery. However, a youthful and contoured chin and jawline can be achieved by a simple injectable formula called Kybella®. … Continue reading
Fat transfer in the aging face is increasing in popularity. In fact, the 2020 statistics provided by The Aesthetic Society, shows facial fat injections trending in third place for overall facial cosmetic procedures and totaling 28,376 surgeries this past year. Fat transfer or fat grafting is a minimally-invasive procedure that can address a wide range of aging concerns within the face. Like other facial procedures, however, it is imperative that facial fat transfer is performed by a skilled and experienced surgeon.
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An estimated 7,000 babies in the United States are born with cleft palate, a birth defect that involves an opening (or “cleft”) in the roof of the mouth. Unfortunately, cleft palate can lead to several serious setbacks including those related to dentition, eating, drinking, speech and even hearing. The only treatment option is cleft palate repair surgery. … Continue reading
Both men and women can suffer from the dreaded “turkey neck” appearance, which is marked by an unattractive bulge of sagging skin underneath the chin. This can make patients look much older than they really are and even cause them to avoid pictures or hold their chin with their hand to hide their “turkey neck.” Fortunately, there is a facial plastic surgery procedure that can reverse these sagging tissues. A platysmasplasty (often combined with a neck lift) can effectively tighten the tissues and muscles underneath the chin while reducing the sagging skin in the area. … Continue reading
If balding or thinning hair is destroying your self-esteem, it is time to consider hair restoration from a qualified plastic surgeon. At Beverly Hills Center, we understand the devastating impact that hair loss can have on both men and women. Thinning hair and male pattern balding can make you look much older than you really are. Whether it is a medical condition, the natural aging process or the genes you inherited, your disappearing hair can be reversed in most cases. The advanced technology of NeoGraft hair transplantation can help you regain a full head of hair and the confidence you deserve. … Continue reading
Regaining a more youthful face doesn’t always have to involve surgery. There are several innovative, minimally-invasive options in facial rejuvenation that can turn back the hands of time. In fact, one of the newest and most advanced treatments involves using your own blood! Microneedling with PRP (platelet-rich plasma) is a naturally rejuvenating procedure that relies on your body’s own healing capabilities. Most impressively, PRP can take standard microneedling results to the next level. While using tiny needles and blood across your complexion may sound gruesome at first, you’ll be glad to know that this in-office procedure is not as dramatic as you may imagine. … Continue reading