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
If there is one feature on your head that you don’t want to grab attention, it’s the ears. Unfortunately, not everyone is born with ears that are subtle and balanced. Many children realize very early when they have unsightly ears, which is often ears that stick out (protrude) or appear too large for the rest of the face. In fact, the ears can be a major source of peer ridicule at school. If your child is called “Dumbo” and teased frequently for protruding ears, it may be time to take action. While over-sized ears are not typically a health concern, they can certainly be a threat to your child’s emotional development and self-esteem.
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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
Rising temperatures mean more time outdoors. Now is an excellent time to educate yourself on what the sun can do to your skin. If you value the health and appearance of your complexion, you should know the facts on sun spots. Sun spots on your skin can be a health concern as well as a threat to your confidence and aesthetics. Here are some FAQ’s about these unsightly areas of pigment that tend to pop up during the spring and summer months.
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While it can occur at different times and at various rates, the process of aging is inevitable. At some point in our lives, our bodies begin to deteriorate on the inside as well as the outside. When it comes to aging skin, it is common to experience a drastic reduction in moisture.
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When it comes to tightening loose facial skin and reversing wrinkles, a facelift is the go-to procedure. However, not every patient wants (or needs) facelift surgery. If you don’t have drastic signs of aging or can’t afford facelift surgery, that doesn’t mean you have to miss out on a more youthful and toned facial appearance. With a keen understanding of facial anatomy and the strategic use of injectable treatments, a skilled facial plastic surgeon can rejuvenate your aging face without the need to go under the knife. At The Beverly Hills Center, we proudly offer “liquid facelifts” for those who qualify. … Continue reading
If you were born between the years of 1981 and 1996, you belong to a generation called “millennials.” Millennials make up approximately 22% of the population and more than any other living generation, millennials understand, utilize and rely on a digital world. … Continue reading