Using Antioxidant Sunblock to Prevent Skin and Hand Aging

Sun exposure is a major contributing factor that accelerates the process of skin aging. This can also cause a reduction of collagen in the deep dermis layers of the skin and even brown spots on the face and hands. At the same time many consumer grade sunblock brands only offer a modest level of protection… Read more »

Give Yourself Youthful and Alert Eyes from Eyelift Surgery

As you age the skin around our eyes starts to slowly lose elasticity. This can cause your eyelids that droop, and lines to form around your eyes. Some people also develop unsightly fatty deposits under their eyes. A Blepharoplasty, or eyelift procedure, is designed to address the droop in your eyelids and remove excess fatty… Read more »

Having a Facelift Procedure

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons estimates that over 128,000 Americans have some form of facelift procedure each year. A facelift is intended to help reduce the natural signs of aging in the skin around your neckline and face. Some people will also have a facelift performed in conjunction with a necklift or eyelift. This… Read more »

Liposculpture to Improve Contours

The last two decades have seen significant advances in liposuction technology and techniques. Liposculpture is a relatively new liposuction procedure designed to sculpt and reshape specific body parts. Your surgeon will recommend sedation techniques based on the location and length of the procedure. Sometimes deep sedation is not required and patients will only be given… Read more »

The Role of Toners in Skin Care

Toners help to pull out and remove oil from deep within your skin’s pores, while also gently exfoliating your skin for a bright and clean appearance. There is a wide array of toner products and brands available on the marketplace today. Most break down into one of two categories. Alcohol based toners, use the solvent… Read more »

Good Habits for Reducing the Appearance of Skin Aging

An individual’s skin shows signs of aging in different ways and for different reasons. Some of the most common causes include sun exposure, stress, genetics, tobacco use and improper diet. Along with natural aging process this can cause a loss of collagen in the skin. For most people there is no one single cause, instead… Read more »

What is Rhinoplasty?

Accidents, injuries or deformations in the nose caused by age can often affect the form and function of your nose. In some cases this can even affect your breathing. A rhinoplasty procedure, also known as a nose job can often correct these problems in a single procedure. There are two different types of rhinoplasty procedures… Read more »

Preparation and Recovery from a Facelift

How well you prepare for any surgical procedure can certainly help shorten the length of recovery time. This is equally true with a facelift or necklift procedures. During your surgical consultation let your doctor know about any medications you are taking or any other medical conditions. Smoking and other tobacco products can have a negative… Read more »

Choosing the Right Plastic Surgeon for You

Having a facelift, liposuction, breast augmentation or any other cosmetic surgery is a serious investment in altering your appearance. For most people, it is a personal experience and they want to connect with a surgeon that engenders their trust. When choosing a surgeon, you should always look for one who is a member of the… Read more »

What is Liposuction?

Over the course of the last 20 years, liposuction has grown in popularity and availability for people who want to have excess fat removed from specific parts of their body. Liposuction can also be used to sculpt and reshape certain body parts. Some of the more common parts of the body for liposuction include thighs,… Read more »