What is a Lip Lift?

The Lip Lift (Upper Lip Lift) is a surgical procedure designed to permanently rejuvenate the lips by reshaping the upper lip. The distance between the base of the nose and the upper lip is shortened by removing excess skin and lifting the lip muscle, SMAS and skin. These proportional changes allow for more upper teeth show when one smiles and … Read More

What is a Facelift?

Signs of facial aging  include droopy jowls, sagging facial skin, loose neck skin and muscles, folds between each corner of the mouth and  to the sides of the nose (i.e., nasolabial folds). The most effective surgical procedure that is used to address these issues is referred to as a facelift, also known as a rhytidectomy. With a facelift, especially with … Read More

What is a Rhinoplasty?

A rhinoplasty, which is also referred to as cosmetic nose surgery or a nose job, is a surgical procedure that is used to alter the shape of a patient’s nose. This procedure is extremely popular because the results are permanent and provide balance and harmony to patients’ faces. Nose surgery may also be performed to improve the patient’s ability to … Read More

What is a Neck Lift?

As we age we lose tightness and smoothness in the neck. This is due to skin, muscle and ligament aging in the jawline and neck tissues. There is excess skin with or without excess fat which forms a “double chin” or a “turkey neck”. Our neck area is a very visible part of our appearance and an aging neck can … Read More

Necklift

  As we age we lose tightness and smoothness in the neck. This is due to skin, muscle and ligament aging in the jawline and neck tissues. There is excess skin with or without excess fat which forms a “double chin” or a “turkey neck”. Our neck area is a very visible part of our appearance and an aging neck … Read More

Skin Resurfacing

  What is skin resurfacing? Skin resurfacing is the medical term used to describe medical procedures that we use to renovate the skin improving wrinkles, discoloration, large pores, fine lines, skin texture. We use a combination of office procedures and select them according to the patient’s skin, goals and expected downtime. Lasers and chemical peels are the most popular skin … Read More

Daily Skin Care

  Many patients come to my office interested in preventing or treating skin aging. They also want to have a healthier looking skin and be able to maintain this healthy skin over time. There are some general, personal thoughts on skin care and anti-aging treatments you can incorporate into your routine. This are simple, easy to do things at home … Read More

Botox / Dysport / Xeomin

  Neurotoxin (Botox / Dysport / Xeomin) for wrinkle treatment and prevention Botulinum toxin, or neurotoxins, are injectable products utilized for improvement and prevention of facial wrinkles, amongst other medical uses. Botox®, Dysport®, and Xeomin®, are the commercial names of the most popular brands of neurotoxins used for cosmetic purposes. How does Botox / Dysport / Xeomin work? Neurotoxins work … Read More

Collagen Biostimulation

  Many patients in their 30s and 40s come to me interested in preventing loss of skin elasticity or improve initial skin aging and volume loss. There are several procedures we can do in the office which will help boost collagen production: hyperdiluted filler injections such as calcium hydroxylapatite and poly-L-lactic acid, POD threads, skin-needling with nanofat and growth factors. … Read More

Improve Dark Circles

  Dark circles are caused mainly by two issues: excessive pigment on the skin and thinning of the skin and subcutaneous fat around the eyes. Therefore, all efforts to improve the dark circles will include some type of skin treatment and volume restoration. What are the procedures used to treat dark circles? For patients with hollowed lower eyelids or deep … Read More

Non-Surgical Lift

  What is a non-surgical facelift? A non-surgical facelift or a non-surgical lift is a combination of procedures done in the office using injectables, threads and skin treatments to improve facial aging with no surgery. Are non-surgical facelifts effective? A non-surgical facelift can be very effective, but it does not have the same durability and is not as comprehensive as … Read More

Non-Surgical Rhinoplasty (nose fillers)

  What is a non-surgical rhinoplasty? Non-surgical rhinoplasty, also known as a liquid rhinoplasty, is a low downtime procedure used to improve the shape of the nose without surgery. It is certainly a current trend of non-invasive procedures to bring balance to the nose and face. Nose fillers is a common request from my patients, and it is a perfect … Read More