5 Habits That Age Your Face

One of the primary reasons that both men and women choose plastic surgery or facial skin rejuvenation services is to reduce the signs of aging. Today there are countless procedures, both surgical and non-invasive, that can improve wrinkles, sagging, laugh lines, crow’s feet and more. Depending on your specific preferences, your budget and the severity of your concerns, a plastic surgeon can recommend an effective solution to turn back the hands of time. … Continue reading

Answering Your Cleft Lip Questions

Cleft lip and palate is the most common birth defect of the head and face. Cleft lip occurs when there is a separation or a gap within the upper lip. There can also be a separation of the roof of the mouth, which is referred to as cleft palate. This congenial anomaly can be distressing to parents and also present immediate feeding concerns for the baby. Here are some answers to common questions surrounding cleft lip. … Continue reading

How Smoking Can Sabotage Your Plastic Surgery

Most plastic surgery procedures, whether it be a tummy tuck, breast reduction or facelift, involve a change in skin and tissues. When skin and tissues get placed differently or removed, there is an inevitable change in blood supply. Adequate circulation and oxygen in your blood supply is vital to ensure your skin and tissues get what they need to heal properly. … Continue reading

Love Your Lips

There are many reasons why patients are dissatisfied with the appearance of their lips and want a lip procedure. Many women want a more upward curvature in their lip shape or lips that will reveal their teeth when they smile. Others lack volume in their lips and desire more plump, sensual or youthful lips. If you are unhappy with the way your lips look, a plastic surgeon can help. … Continue reading

Facial Scars: You Have Options

Do you avoid looking in the mirror because of a scar on your face? Scars can often be unsightly reminders of a previous accident, injury or trauma. When they occur on the face, it can be even more devastating. A scar is a group of connective fibrous tissues and is a natural response when the skin is damaged from a cut, burn or wound. Unfortunately, the appearance of a scar can be quite unattractive. Scars can be wide, sunken, red, raised, pale or even cause distortion of other parts of the face such as your eyes or lips. The good news is that you do not have to be stuck with an unsightly facial scar for the rest of your life. With today’s advancements in facial plastic surgery, you can undergo a scar revision procedure and regain the confidence you once had. … Continue reading

Don’t Let Droopy Eyelids Bring You Down

The eyes are one of the first areas of your face that show signs of aging. Unfortunately, this can also be the most noticeable. Over time the upper eyelid often start to droop or sag. This may even be an inherited characteristic. Not only can this affect your vision, but it also gives you an old, tired and sad appearance even if you feel energetic and happy. The good news is that there is a procedure called blespharoplasty that can lift your upper eyelids instantly and make your look refreshed and younger. Even better, this procedure can typically be performed without general anesthesia, which quickens and eases recovery time. … Continue reading

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