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What Are the Different Types of Facelifts?

If you are dissatisfied with your facial volume, structure or the elasticity of your facial skin, it’s important to educate yourself about the available options. Your surgeon will be able to recommend a solution specific to your facial needs, but before your initial consultation, it ...

How to Get Rid of a Double Chin

Many people believe that weight gain and aging affect whether or not we have double chins. While excess fat and aging contribute to neck aesthetics, genetics plays a bigger role in the fat distribution to different areas of the body. When people refer to the fat ...

How to Treat a Dorsal Hump

Many patients consult surgeons to remove or lessen the bump on the ridge of their nose – the dorsal hump. This bump can have a range of prominence and can be the result of multiple causes. No matter the origin or size, the dorsal hump ...

A Nose Job Failure: Revision Rhinoplasty

A nose job failure sounds like a scary thing. But, before you determine that your rhinoplasty has failed, it’s important to know about rhinoplasty healing time and side effects. And, luckily, if you do experience a failed rhinoplasty, revision rhinoplasty is an option. Healing After a ...

What is an Alar Base Reduction?

An alar base reduction, also known as nostril reduction surgery or an alarplasty, is a rhinoplasty procedure that narrows the width of the nostril base, decreasing the nostril size and amount of nostril flaring. Alar Reduction Rhinoplasty Patients who qualify for an alar base reduction have a ...

How to Fix Flared Nostrils

Most of us have the ability to flare our nostrils, but some people’s nostrils are more pronounced when smiling, inhaling, laughing or when static and at rest. There are solutions to reducing nostril flares, no matter when your nostril flaring is most prominent. What Do Flared ...

Skin Discoloration After Facelift

The facelift healing process requires a lot of patience. Face discoloration is a typical side effect from a facelift, but will go away as time passes. So, if you have had a facelift and are experiencing a discoloration in your skin, do not panic. If ...

A Nose Cast After Rhinoplasty

There are many different types of rhinoplasty — some nasal procedures are open while others are closed, some procedures alter nose bones while others adjust solely the nostrils or tip of the nose. Your individual nasal needs dictate the type of rhinoplasty procedure, and ultimately ...

Smile Lines on Face – How to Remove and Prevent

Smile lines are the wrinkles, lines or creases in the skin that start at the side of the nose, and run down to the corner of the mouth. The technical term is nasolabial folds, but they are most commonly known as smile or laugh lines. For ...