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How Long Will a Procedure Last?

Posted January 20, 2023 in Uncategorized

When it comes to facelifting procedures, keep in mind that no one can predict the exact longevity of a facelift. You may get 44,000 miles out of a tire, but things are different with the face. Many factors contribute to aging the face. Weight gain, weight loss, genetics, sun and smoke exposure, skin laxity, and […]

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How Our Faces Age Pt. 2

Posted December 26, 2022 in Uncategorized

As we age, the face loses volume like a deflating balloon. The tissues sag, and we lose bone volume of the skull and mandible, or jawbone. Hollowed eyes, sunken cheeks, or depressions around the mouth are all the “skeletonizing” signs of aging. In some cases, it appears that we can see the skull more clearly […]

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How Our Face Ages Pt. 1

Posted December 22, 2022 in Uncategorized

The best way to create a more youthful appearance is to really understand how the face ages. Simply put, we age in three main ways. Once you understand this, you can predict and guide all recommendations that facial plastic surgeons make. These three ways we age in the face are: damage to the skin, loss […]

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Other Reasons to Get Plastic Surgery

Posted December 22, 2022 in Uncategorized

No doubt about it, people want to (and are expected to) keep up with the expectations of their relationships and today’s visual society. And yet, patients still describe many other reasons for wanting to change or enhance their appearances. Consider the patterns we get into in life. Relationships, jobs, family – sometimes we get stuck […]

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The Evolution of Plastic Surgery:
Refned and Elegant

Posted December 20, 2022 in Uncategorized

Have you noticed how things in life continue to evolve? Remember the old rotary phones with cords on them? Compared to today’s iPhones, it looks like we perform magic. Grandparents have evolved too. Remember what grandparents used to be like forty or fifty years ago? One of my patients said, “Blue hair, orthopedic shoes, baking […]

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