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Procedure of The Week: Mid Facelift

As we age, a pad of fibrous and adipose tissue over the cheekbone called the malar fat pad descends to a lower position in the cheek, and this results in a flattened cheek area and a deepening of the buccolabial fold. This is the fold that commonly runs from the corner of the nose to Read More

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Procedure of The Week: Facelift

The facelift procedure, or rhytidectomy as it is medically called, treats the neck, cheek, jowl, lateral temporal or eyebrow area. It gives the ultimate improvement in facial plastic surgery because it addresses all the areas of concern, and will reposition tissues into a more normal, natural position. It helps to turn back the clock approximately Read More

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Procedure of The Week: Skin Rejuvenation (Chemical Peels and Laser Resurfacing)

Skin rejuvenation can be divided into different categories-light, medium, and deep treatments. Light treatments involved lotions and cream. These are frequently applied on a daily basis and have the advantage of no “down time” for convalescence. One can apply these lotions and continue her normal daily and social actives without any interruption. The objective of Read More

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Procedure of The Week: Cheek Implants

High cheekbones have long been considered a sign of beauty, which helps contribute to facial angulation and the classic “almond-shaped” face. Cheek implants can help add definition and angulation to the face, which helps improve facial harmony and symmetry. In addition, implants can decrease tissue laxity in the crease, which runs between the nose and Read More

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Procedure of The Week: Chin Augmentation

Chin augmentation is used to treat a receding or weak chin which has resulted from long-term nasal blockage, enlarged adenoids, or dental problems. The surgery may be done under “twilight” anesthesia from time of adolescence onward. The operation is usually performed from inside the mouth. When the submental lipectomy or double chin operation is performed Read More

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Procedure of The Week: Necklift

The necklift is used to treat laxity in the neck and submental area. It is especially helpful in treating the turkey gobbler neck and the deep cords or unsightly bands which often form in the neck. These are due to laxity of the platysma muscle. In the endoscopic necklift, a small incision approximately 1/2 inch Read More

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Pulsed Dye Laser in Facial Cosmetic Surgery

The Pulsed Dye Laser (PDL) is one of the most commonly used lasers in cosmetic surgery. It was originally developed to treat cutaneous vascular lesions such as telangiectasias (spider veins) and port wine stain vascular birthmarks. Technical advances and refinements in recent years have greatly expanded its use to include preventing scar formation following surgery Read More