Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. However, when it comes to the lips, there are certain characteristics that make this facial feature more desirable, attractive and sensual. Few people are born with perfect lips, and the qualities of ideal lips are especially difficult maintain as we age. This brings many patients to a qualified plastic surgeon for either surgical or non-surgical lip enhancement. … Continue reading
Are you bothered by a long or “big” forehead? When a facial feature is sized out of proportion with the rest of the face, it can significantly compromise your overall beauty and attractiveness. Your forehead is no different. While not all long foreheads are a source of aesthetic concern, they can often give the appearance of a receding hairline because the distance of the brows to the hair line is noticeably large. … Continue reading
We all have pores on our skin. In fact, the average adult has five million pores on their body with approximately 20,000 on their face alone! Pores allow the skin to breathe as well as help eliminate oils and toxins. Each pore contains its own sebaceous (oil-producing) gland and can produce a single shaft of hair.
The problem with pores, however, is that nobody really wants to see them – especially on your face. Pores that are too large and noticeable are often a source of concern. Small pores, on the other hand, can help support a smoother and more attractive complexion. But what can we do about pores if they are too big? … Continue reading
Rhinoplasty, which is commonly referred to as “a nose job,” is considered one of the most complex procedures in plastic surgery. A surgeon must alter the delicate structures of the nose in a way that achieves better balance and symmetry, while also preserving or improving the function of the nose. Due to the complexity of rhinoplasty, it is common to have patients request Revision Rhinoplasty, or the correction of their previous nose job. … Continue reading
Microneedling is one of the most trusted non-surgical treatments in facial rejuvenation. This minimally-invasive procedure relies on tiny needles that gently penetrate the skin in order to improve its firmness, texture and appearance. Microneedling triggers your body’s own natural healing process as well as allows your skin care products to penetrate your facial skin and do their job. For these reasons, microneedling can be considered small investment with big and lasting rewards. … Continue reading
In today’s world, it is not difficult to find someone who offers dermal filler or facial injections for cosmetic improvement. Plastic surgeons are now joined by estheticians, nurses, dermatologists and even dentists who consider themselves qualified to offer facial injections. Dermal fillers can add volume to areas of the face that have been depleted with age.
When it comes to “plumping” an area of the face to look more attractive, the lips get a lot of attention. Lip fillers can be an excellent way to boost your appearance without the downtime and recovery of plastic surgery. Filling the lips, however, must be done strategically and carefully by a skilled injector. … Continue reading
While it may seem silly when you stop to think about it, people view hair on the head as attractive and desirable, but hair on other parts of the body is often considered embarrassing and unwelcome. Women are especially prone to these concerns in terms of hair on their legs, underarms and face. Men, on the other hand, tend have less embarrassment with body hair, but many wish to have the hair on their back removed. Removing hair in the right places can drastically improve your self-confidence. The question is: how should you remove it? … Continue reading
It’s not often that teammates who have the same vision, goals and outlook get the opportunity to meet. But in this case they did! In this synergistic discussion, we sit down to chat with a dynamic duo of the top surgeons in Los Angeles and how it transpired for them to begin their journey of working together at The Beverly Hills Center. And judging by this video, we can only guess that sky’s the limit. … Continue reading
Besides a desire to look better, most men are seeking cosmetic procedures in order to gain a competitive edge in the workplace. Dr. Douglas Steinbrech, a Manhattan-based plastic surgeon, describes the demand for what he calls a “Forbes Facelift.” Men want to enhance their careers by looking distinguished (leaving a few wrinkles) yet still portraying a youthful, confident appearance at work. Men seeking plastic surgery for corporate reasons often get a neck lift, eyelift, jawline recontouring and perhaps liposuction as well. … Continue reading