Category Archives: Procedures

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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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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Mask of Pregnancy – Melasma!

Melasma is a condition where gray to brown patches appear on the face. It can occur in all skin types but more commonly on darker skin tones. Melasma occurs in 50-70% of pregnant women hence the nickname “pregnancy mask”. This … Continue reading

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Can I wear lash extensions during surgery?

Got Lashes? Can I wear lash extensions during surgery? The short answer is preferably no. We recommend that our patients leave out their extensions mainly because it can interfere with surgery as well as cause an issue with sterility. For … Continue reading

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Palms are sweaty, knees weak, arms are heavy.

Hyperhidrosis is a condition that involves excessive sweating in the hands, underarms, face, or extremities not necessarily due to exercise or body temperature. Typically, the body’s sweat glands produce enough perspiration during exercise, fever, or under stress to regulate the … Continue reading

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Trapezius botox!

The trapezius is a large trapezoid shaped muscle that starts at the neck and extends to the shoulders and back. It is an important muscle that allows you to shrug your shoulders, stand up straight, tilt your head, and control … Continue reading

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Festival Fun and Rhinoplasty

Festival season is here, so what does that mean for your rhinoplasty and how should you be careful? DO: Wear SPF and a hat! Sun exposure, especially for prolonged periods, as it can increase the risk of sun damage, hyperpigmentation … Continue reading

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