Facial Plastic Surgery

What Does Jawline Contouring Do?

Jawline contouring is a euphemistic term used to describe the procedure to make the jawline look better. If you look at a fashion model, whether it be male or female, you’ll see that almost all of them have strong  jawlines that are uninterrupted. In other words, the skin doesn’t sag around the bone and they’ve …

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What Is a Natural Rhinoplasty?

There’s nothing truly natural about changing your nose. The term “natural” is a euphemistic word, but as it relates to rhinoplasty, it refers to surgery to the nose that doesn’t look as if the nose has been altered. There are far too many rhinoplasties that result in noses that clearly look  “revised.” My goal is …

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Does a Lip Lift Leave a Scar?

A lip lift does leave a scar, but it’s typically undetectable after a few weeks. Upper lip lifts are done with an external incision that is placed either on the lip under  the nose or rarely it can be placed directly above the lip line. My preferred method is to place the incision under the …

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Is Transconjunctival Blepharoplasty Safe?

Transconjunctival Blepharoplasty is a safe procedure, but it’s essential to understand the surgery and realize that there are two approaches to lower blepharoplasty. One is transconjunctival and the other is transcutaneous. Transconjunctival blepharoplasty is done by making an incision inside, through the mucosa, while  a transcutaneous blepharoplasty is performed through an incision in the skin. …

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Can Rhinoplasty Fix a Wide Nose?

Rhinoplasty is a wonderful procedure where we sculpt the nose and every patient should get an individualized consultation to determine what can be done to improve the appearance of this feature. What’s different about rhinoplasty for a wide nose?  The difference between wide-nose rhinoplasty and other rhinoplasties depends on the location of the excessive width …

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