Category Archives: Face



Woman on the Beach

Sun Exposure & Keeping your Skin Looking Young

Published: June 25, 2017

This time of year I'm particularly mindful of the damage that the sun does to the skin of my patients. Since we do a lot of face and breast work, those areas, in particular, end up drawing my attention quite a bit. One critical approach to preventing that damage is minimizing sun exposure: avoiding those bright daylight hours of 10am-2pm; and the...

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Kybella – Non-surgical Neck Thinning – a Treatment That Works

Published: January 17, 2016

Non-surgical neck thinning.  Kybella - a treatment that works. Liposuction has long been a choice for treating patients with an undesirable neck profile.  When done carefully by an experienced plastic surgeon, the results are generally quite good.  While it is a short procedure with a high safety profile and excellent patient satisfaction, it...

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Why the Square Face?

Why the square face?

Published: September 18, 2015

Have a square face? Not having a tapered or more oval shaped face can take away from one’s attractiveness. In years past, it often took major surgical procedures in order to improve this issue. Luckily, we now have many good non-surgical options that allow us to make very nice changes in the shape of a patient’s face. As a surgeon and...

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Published: November 14, 2014

Facial cosmetic surgery is designed to give patients a younger, fresher appearance, but you might be wondering: How far can it turn back the clock? A study from the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) looked to detail how outsiders perceive a patient's age both before and after surgery. The result? Strangers perceived the ages of...

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From Kim Kardashian to Angelina Jolie: The Most Wanted Celebrity Body Parts

Published: September 19, 2014

Hollywood beauties certainly set the bar high when it comes to physical perfection. So, which celebrity body parts do women most covet? To find out, -- an online community focused on cosmetic surgery procedures -- took a look in its forums to see whose names popped up the most. Kim Kardashian's butt (which can be replicated with a...

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Beyond the Needle And The Knife

Published: August 24, 2014

As a plastic surgeon who has spent more than a decade learning to care for surgical patients, sometimes I marvel about how devoted I am to the aesthetic concerns of patients beyond what I can achieve with a knife, or a needle for that matter. Patients who come to our office because of issues caused by sun damage, aging, or a combination of both,...

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