Facelift isn’t a Dirty Word

  The word “facelift” gets a bad rap. It conjures up images of over-done celebrities and being “old”. But that’s not the case at all. Let’s talk about what a facelift really does and how you don’t have to be a celebrity, or “old”, to get one. What does a facelift do, anyway? A “facelift”…

You Don’t Have to Look Like Kim Kardashian

Brazilian Butt Lifts are exploding in popularity – the number of procedures performed in the U.S. skyrocketed 86% from 2013 to 2014.  Popular culture is dominated by extreme examples of the curvaceous posterior.  (Jennifer Lopez, Kim Kardashian and Nicki Minaj to name a few).  Many  patients express curiousity about the procedure but are hesitant to…

Why these lips look so great.

This is a model featured in a magazine for her smokey eye look. But what makes her lips so attractive? First, the upper and lower lips have the proper relationship. The upper lip shouldn’t be as fat as the lower, or else it looks unnatural. The edge of the upper lip and the philtral columns…

When Eyelid Surgery Isn’t Enough

Many patients come to see us complaining of excess upper eyelid skin.  At times, the issue is purely cosmetic but for others the condition can get to the point where their vision is obstructed.  Some of these patients benefit from upper blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery) alone, but for many patients, the underlying problem is actually related…

Don’t be haunted by your skin’s troubled past

  If you’re constantly being reminded of your teenage years when you look in the mirror, and not in a good way, this blog post may be for you.  Acne is the most common skin disorder in the country and affects 40-50 million people. As if suffering with acne itself weren’t bad enough, severe forms…