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Asian rhinoplasty

Is Asian rhinoplasty different? Asian rhinoplasty represents a unique subset of rhinoplasty surgery that requires specialized technical expertise and an aesthetic eye that is finely in-tune with Asian beauty standards. While a standard rhinoplasty procedure may involve reducing the size … Continue reading

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What is nose job without surgery? Is Rhinoplasty without surgery performed?

Rhinoplasty without surgery, or non-surgical nose job, is a commonly performed procedure to reshape the nose in a temporary fashion. Using hyaluronic acid fillers, such as Restylane or Juvederm Voluma, the nose can be augmented and refined by adding volume … Continue reading

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What is a facelift? How long does a facelift usually last?

Facelift, or rhytidectomy, is a common facial plastic surgery procedure performed to address the signs of aging by repositioning ptotic and sagging tissue, removing excess skin and facial fat, while restoring volume to deficient areas. The overall effect is a … Continue reading

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What is a lip augmentation? How long does lip augmentation last?

Lip augmentation is typically performed as a non-surgical, office-based procedure with a hyaluronic acid filler. Hyaluronic acid fillers have revolutionized aesthetic medicine and plastic surgery since first being FDA approved in 2003 for their strong safety profile, ease of use, … Continue reading

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How many units of Botox does it take to reduce a masseter?

Botox for masseter reduction, or Dysport for masseter reduction, is an excellent procedure to reduce the tension in the jaw, decrease grinding of the teeth, relieve stress in the lower face, and to slim the appearance of the jawline and … Continue reading

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Oligio X Next Generation K-Beauty Skin Tightening

The aging process of the skin involves an accumulation of extrinsic and intrinsic factors that contribute to increasingly loose, sagging skin with pigmentary dyschromias. Though we have little control over the intrinsic factors (genetic and cellular) that cause our skin … Continue reading

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What’s the best treatment for sun spots, hyperpigmentation and solar lentigines?

Light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation, or laser devices, provide focused energy delivery to precise targets in the skin while minimizing collateral injury. Prior to 2012, Q-switched lasers delivering light energy at nanosecond wavelengths allowed for pulsed energy delivery … Continue reading

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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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