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Tips for Preparing for a Facial Surgery Consultation

You’ve probably started researching surgeons if you’re considering facial plastic surgery for the first time. There are a plethora of plastic surgeons out there offering the best-in-class facial procedures and innovative techniques to give you the best results possible. How do you know which one is right for you?

The Effects of Smoking and Plastic Surgery

Cigarettes contain over 4,000 chemicals and they are detrimental to your health. Plastic surgery poses risks for any individual, no matter the procedure, but these chemicals significantly heighten the risks for smokers. If you smoke and are considering plastic surgery, consult an experienced plastic surgeon ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Post Facelift Massage

Every individual heals differently — follow up with your surgeon about healing techniques that are best for you. Do not participate in a massage after facelift surgery if areas of your face are still scabbed and bruised from the procedure — the wound should be secure.