Facial Fat Grafting – The Key to Facial Rejuvenation

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 […]

The Benefits of PRP Treatments

PRP, or platelet rich plasma, treatments are becoming increasingly popular. Originally used to treat orthopedic injuries, these treatments are also a natural option for rejuvenating the skin and stimulating hair growth in the scalp. By using growth factors in blood platelets, this treatment can trigger new cell generation for an increase in collagen and […]

Botox Myths

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 […]

Could You Benefit From A Facelift?

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 […]

When to Consider a Facelift

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, […]

The 411 on Fat Grafting/Fat Transfer

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 […]

Liquid Facelift

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 […]

Can a Facelift Lower Life Insurance Premiums

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 […]

Newer Trends in 2016

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 […]

Men Are In The Game

Trends are trends.  It seems more and more men are coming to the table to have cosmetic procedures done.  Some of the more common procedures are upper eyelid surgery, face lifts, suction of love handles and removal of male breast tissue or gynecomastia.  Non-surgical procedures mainly Botox saw a 95% increase over the last […]