Monthly Archives: February 2024

What is Asian blepharoplasty? How is Asian blepharoplasty different from a typical upper blepharoplasty or eyelid lift?

Asian blepharoplasty differs from other types of upper blepharoplasty in that it requires a slightly more complex surgical technique and vastly different aesthetic to create a naturally beautiful result. When upper blepharoplasty or eyelid lift is performed in an aging … Continue reading

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What is a spreader graft in Rhinoplasty? What purpose do spreader grafts serve in the nose?

Spreader grafts were initially described in the ’80s by a rhinoplasty surgeon named Jack Sheen, who used them through an endonasal – or closed, scarless – approach to provide support in patients with short nasal bones, and to reconstruct the … Continue reading

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What is a deep-plane facelift? How is it different from a SMAS facelift?

During a traditional SMAS facelift, the skin and subcutaneous tissue is elevated from an incision designed around the ear in a single layer. The layer deep to the skin and subcutaneous fat is the SMAS, or superficial musculo-aponeurotic system, a … Continue reading

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Where are the scars for a deep-plane facelift? How much downtime is there for a facelift?

The beauty of a well-designed and well-performed deep-plane facelift is that the result is youthful and natural, and the scar is virtually undetectable. The incision is hidden in the temporal hair tuft, along the back of the tragus, and in … Continue reading

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Does scarless rhinoplasty or closed rhinoplasty have any limitations? Why wouldn’t you want a nose job with no scar?

Closed rhinoplasty or scarless rhinoplasty is an excellent procedure in the properly selected patient. Scarless rhinoplasty involves making incisions only within the nostrils, so that the scars are hidden and difficult to see from the outside. This does make the … Continue reading

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Considerations during Asian Rhinoplasty and Asian Nose Job using your own rib cartilage and DCF (diced cartilage fascia)

Asian rhinoplasty and Asian nose job surgery has enjoyed a surge in popularity as the interest in rhinoplasty surgery more broadly has also increased due to the wider social acceptance and emergence of techniques and surgeons capable of producing predictably … Continue reading

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Who is the best rhinoplasty surgeon in the world? Best Plastic Surgeon in Beverly Hills?

Any attempt at definitively and objectively determine who is the single best plastic surgeon, or rhinoplasty surgeon for that matter, is an endeavor fraught with subjectivity and destined for failure. Unlike other surgical specialities where outcomes and quality of treatment … Continue reading

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