Category: Face

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Do you pluck and tweeze your eyebrows to achieve that “high-arched” look? You might be interested to hear that full, expressive eyebrows – unplucked and untamed – are coming increasingly into vogue. That was the conclusion of a recent report in the journal Clinical Plastic Surgery. Based on an analysis of Western print media from… Continue Reading »

Why have eyelid surgery? For most people, it’s a simple technique that can take years away from the face, without the need for a more extensive procedure – like a facelift. However, drooping eyelids can be much more than a cosmetic problem. They can actually make it difficult to see. That’s what happened to 61-year-old… Continue Reading »

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For many people, the idea of having a facelift carried out under local anesthetic – while they are wide awake – might seem daunting. However, for some patients, having a facelift with local anesthetic is their preferred choice. An article in the UK Daily Mail profiled Frances Carter, a 52-year-old former nurse, who decided to… Continue Reading »

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Can dermal fillers be used to rejuvenate the surface appearance of the skin? At least one surgeon thinks so. Diluting hyaluronic acid fillers and preparing customized filler treatments may represent a new frontier in facial rejuvenation, according to Dr. Steven Fagien. “Once collagen went away, we stopped injecting the skin because all of the products… Continue Reading »

Cosmetic surgery has a lot of long words for popular procedures. Sometimes the meaning is easy to guess. For example, while you can probably guess that an abdominoplasty has something to do with the abdomen, you might find it harder to guess what rhytidectomy means. It gets even weirder when you find out that the… Continue Reading »

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Surgery or injection? When considering a facial cosmetic procedure, you may be wondering whether you will need to commit to surgery for the results you want… or will an injection suffice? Each procedure has its pros and cons. Dermal fillers such as Juvederm and Restylane are fast, easy and inexpensive, but are also temporary and unable… Continue Reading »

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What does it mean when we ask, “how long will your facelift last”? In one sense, your facelift is permanent, since your facial tissues will always be tighter than if you hadn’t had a facelift. However, since facial sagging continues as you age, the results of your facelift will necessarily fade over time. In reality,… Continue Reading »

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Are you too old for a facelift? Or perhaps too young? Most facelift procedures are performed on patients between the ages of 40–60. As a result, many people will say that the late 50s are the best age for a facelift, while others declare that the early 40s are the best time. The responses on… Continue Reading »

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If you’ve had eyelid surgery, getting more rest may enhance your results, according to a sleep expert. Sleep specialist Michael Breus, PhD, says that eye procedures, such as blepharoplasty and tear trough injections, are more effective when paired with quality sleep. He says that cosmetic surgeons can help meet or exceed their patients’ expectations for… Continue Reading »

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