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
Anticipating a facial cosmetic surgery comes with a mix of emotions. While you may be excited and anxious to get the results and feel more confident in your appearance, you are also likely to be scared and nervous about the recovery process. Knowing what to expect during the post-operative period of your specific surgery can help ease your fears and plan accordingly.
Your activity level, diet and water intake can certainly impact how well (and fast) your body heals after plastic surgery. You should expect to make some temporary adjustments to your normal routine, which includes the way you sleep. … 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
This super grateful patient came in for her 3 months post op and the look on her amazing face when I showed her the photos is something I will never forget.
The glands are tighter, her jawline matches the rest of her face and even her upper eyes improved without me even touching them.
You can barely see any traces of incisions whatsoever. Now, she doesn’t have to use makeup as much and you can see the improved confidence as all her friends compliment her refreshed appearance. … 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
I’m so sorry for your heartbreak! My heartbreak story is a little different than most as it includes more than just a man breaking my heart.
I’ve been cheated on twice by two men and one completely broke my heart and destroyed my self-confidence and I plunged into total depression after the break up. It was love at first site for me; he was charming and good looking and could make me laugh, yet at the same time there was an air of mystery about him. Little did I know that the mystery was fueled by secrecy and his inability to answer a question directly. … Continue reading
Are tired of trying to turn back the hands of time with wrinkle creams and repeated anti-aging treatments? You may be considering a facelift as a surgical and more lasting means to regain your youthful and confident complexion. While a facelift certainly involves more investment of time and money than fillers or other non-surgical treatments, you’ll be surprised at how minimally-invasive and successful today’s facelift techniques can be in the hands of a skilled plastic surgeon. The question is: are you a candidate for facelift surgery? … Continue reading
How will I look after plastic surgery? This is the million-dollar question that every plastic surgery patient wants to know. While there is no way to fully predict what your results will be after a certain facial plastic surgery, there are some contributing factors that can help you set more realistic expectations. … Continue reading
Whether it was a facelift, blepharoplasty or other type of facial plastic surgery, your overall results can be influenced by how well you heal after the procedure. It is important that you follow all post-operative instructions after facial plastic surgery to not only protect your comfort during recovery, but also maximize your outcome and investment. One of the most critical rules is staying out of the sun. This can be a challenge if you have recently undergone facial plastic surgery and your healing period falls in the hot summer months. However, there are ways to protect yourself from harmful UV rays and still enjoy the warm weather. … Continue reading
According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, as much as 20 percent of all Americans will develop skin cancer during their lifetime. Due to its prevalent exposure to sun, the face is a common area of skin to be involved. When it comes to removing skin cancer lesions from the face, a specialized and highly effective procedure is performed called Mohs surgery.
Mohs microscopic surgery is typically done by a qualified dermatologic surgeon and involves removing layers of tissue at a time. The tissue is closely examined under a microscope to ensure that only the cancerous layers of tissue are removed and more healthy skin cells remain. Mohs surgery is the gold standard for removing cancerous skin cells around the eyes, ears and nose. These are areas in which there is less subcutaneous tissue and deep tumor invasion can progress quickly. … Continue reading