Patients interested in facelifts are typically in the 50 to 70 age range; however, occasionally there will be a younger patient that is interested in a facelift and their first question is always “Am I too young for a facelift?”. There are many factors that contribute to a patient’s candidacy for a facelift, which […]
As we all age there are certain things we will all have in common. Most people as they age will first show signs of advanced aging in their faces. The classic jowl formation, bands in our neck and a significant loss of soft tissue in our face. How to fill in this tissue loss […]
Botox is or has become a common household term today. As popular as it is there are several misconceptions about Botox. First, remember Botox is safe to use even though it is developed from botulinum protein, a very toxic substance. It is important to remember if done properly, Botox treatments are not painful. Many […]
As you age, you may begin to experience the unavoidable effects of gravity on your face and neck. A facelift can remove excess tissue and tighten these areas, giving you a more youthful, while still natural, appearance.
Candidates for a facelift are healthy individuals with no medical conditions and are nonsmokers. If this describes you […]
Today, most everyone has heard of a facelift- the procedure that can take years off your appearance for a more youthful look. For those who are experiencing signs of aging on the face, like sagging skin at the jawline, in the cheeks, jowls, and neckline area, a facelift may be able to help. However, […]
To me the ability to graft or transfer fat from one part of the body to another has been a tremendous tool I use almost daily to eliminate some of the stigma of aging. This has been a remarkable advance in cosmetic surgery. I tell my patients this is “liquid gold”.
One of the sure […]
I read and hear this term all the time. Patients ask me “what is a liquid facelift?” It really is not a lift in the traditional sense of the word. What it is in reality is a facial rejuvenation technique that involves the injection of various fillers in areas of the face to help […]
I recently read an interesting article about a company called Lapetus Solutions out of Wilmington, North Carolina. They have developed a software program that can analyze a selfie and help an insurance company get a read on your health and over all life expectancy. You would be able to forgo a physician, answer a […]
The statistics are in and 2016 is now in the record books. We saw 17.1 million surgical and minimally invasive procedures performed with breast augmentation and Botox leading the way. Overall the 2016 statistics saw a 3% increase over 2015. Facial cosmetic procedures saw a sharp rise and once again are one of the […]
I am a big fan of fat grafting. It basically is taking fat from an area of your body where you don’t want it and placing it in an area of need. I would say I use fat grafting in about 60 – 80% of my facelifts. I am also using it more and […]