When it comes to your appearance, your nose plays a very influential role due to its central position on the face. Unfortunately, not everyone is born with a nose that is perfectly symmetrical and proportioned with the rest of the face. If you are dissatisfied with the appearance of your nose, a rhinoplasty procedure (nose job) can help you reclaim your confidence by adjusting the unwanted characteristics of this central facial feature. … Continue reading
Acne is a frustrating skin condition that affects as many as 8 out of 10 teenagers. While these embarrassing breakouts can often be considered as a “rite of passage” or “fact of life” during adolescence, there are many individuals who continue to suffer from the effects of acne well into adulthood. It is not uncommon for teens and adults to complete an active battle with acne, only to be left with unsightly acne scars.
Acne scars can be categorized as ice picks, boxcar scars, rolling scars and craters. Regardless of the type you have, it is important that you understand how they form and what you can do to lessen their appearance. A board certified plastic surgeon can offer effective treatment for mild, moderate or severe acne scars. … Continue reading
We know that age takes its toll on the skin. Unfortunately, the loss of elasticity of the skin and poor muscle structure in the neck region can lead to a loosening under the chin. Patients can experience progressive sagging under the chin as well as excess fat in this region. The result is an unwanted “double chin” appearance that makes you cringe when looking at photos of yourself. … Continue reading
While facial freckles are regarded as “cute” on young children, not every adult appreciates these dark spots that commonly emerge on the cheeks after sun exposure. While certain individuals and skin types are more predisposed to freckles than others, it can be difficult to prevent them from making their appearance during the summer months – even with proper sunscreen applications. If you are bothered by your freckled cheeks or find yourself using extra layers of makeup to cover them up, you’ll be happy to know there are solutions at your Beverly Hills plastic surgery center. … Continue reading
Your smile is one of the first features that others notice about you. An important framework of your smile is your lips. Unfortunately, the lips tend to thin, wrinkle and lose their volume and definition with age. This can threaten the appearance of straight white teeth as well as alter the way the rest of your face looks proportionally. … Continue reading
One of the greatest fears in a patient who is considering a facelift is getting results that look “over done” or unnatural. This often includes a “pulled” appearance along the cheeks, jawline and mouth. Not only does this look unnatural, but these antiquated facelifting techniques don’t hold up as well over time, leading to the need for additional cosmetic investment.
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An estimated 14 million Americans suffer from a chronic inflammatory skin condition called rosacea. Rosacea, which commonly occurs on the face, can trigger severe redness or blushing along with bumps. It is often mistaken for acne, eczema or skin allergies and can be detrimental to the self-esteem of those who suffer. Fortunately, there are treatments for rosacea as well as ways lessen flare-ups at home. … Continue reading
The warmth of the sun on your skin is certainly inviting, especially in the spring. Unfortunately, too much time in the sun comes at a cost. Not only are the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays the leading cause of skin cancer, but they can also largely contribute to premature skin aging such as wrinkles, sagging, age spots and more. … Continue reading
This month, families across the nation are celebrating moms. How will you honor this special woman in your life this year? While pretty flowers and breakfast in bed are welcome gestures on Mother’s Day, your mom deserves a gift that could really spoil her. It’s time to make her feel like the beloved woman you see her as with the gift of facial rejuvenation from a skilled plastic surgeon. … Continue reading
There are countless procedures that can enhance your facial appearance. However, when it comes to cosmetic eye surgery, the results can be especially rewarding. Your eyes not only help you see the world around you, but they are often the first feature others see in you. The eyes are considered a “window to the soul.” Therefore, choosing to enhance this facial feature can bring impactful and lasting benefits. … Continue reading