FAT TRANSFER TO FACE

Fat Transfer to Face

Fat transfer techniques have come a long way in the past ten years.  Better equipment and better understanding of how to transfer fat has increased the rate of fat retention. The options for augmenting the face are weight gain (yes!), fillers such as Restylane, Juvederm, etc. and patients own fat. The advantage of fillers is…

Common, Unknown Causes of Bad Breath

No matter how good one’s face or body looks, bad breath (halithosis) is definitely an undesirable “friend” to carry around! In some cases, the treatment is very easy, yet many patients are unaware of these options. Please note, however, if the halithosis persists, please see a physician, as there are serious medical conditions which may…

Advantages of Fat Transfer in Cosmetic Surgery

Although fat transfer is not a new technique, its use has significantly increased over the past several years.  Part of the reason is better instrumentation and technique, resulting in better fat retention. Fat transfer has several advantages.  The patient is using his or her own fat and essentially recycling it to another position.  This, in…

Earlobe Repair before and after

Do Your Ears Hang Low?

“Do your ears hang low? Do they wobble to and fro?” These clever old song lyrics tell of the sad plight of a person with large, droopy, protruding ears, whose earlobes are so saggy that one could tie them in a knot or bow. If your earlobes are similarly enlarged, sagging, or torn, earlobe repair…

Eyelid Surgery and Brow Lift Before & After Photos

Brow Lift With Blepharoplasty

Sagging brows and sagging eyelids can both be corrected with plastic surgery. Patients with these effects of aging may need a brow lift, blepharoplasty, or both. The following points can help you decide when to consider brow lift with blepharoplasty or just one procedure versus the other. Who Needs a Brow Lift Only? A brow…

Liposuction for Arms

When beginning any weight loss diet and exercise routine, it’s difficult to predict where the pounds will shed from first. However, it is safe to say that the arms will probably be slow to slim down despite your healthy lifestyle. The upper arms do not shed fat as easily as other places of the body,…

Do I Need a Facelift, Neck Lift, or Both?

Signs of aging can affect both the face and the neck. These two areas can age at the same or different rates and in similar or different ways. While some individuals are candidates for just one of these rejuvenation procedures, many are candidates for both facelift and neck lift surgery. Depending on your rejuvenation goals…

Breast Implants With Lift

As if the wrinkles, gray hairs, and fat accumulation weren’t enough, one of the many downsides of aging is breast sagging. If your breasts are sinking toward your toes, you may want to consider breast lift surgery. Breast lift surgery was one of the top five cosmetic surgical procedures in 2016, according to the American…