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How hard is recovery after eye lift surgery?

How hard is recovery after eye lift surgery?

Blepharoplasty, or eye lift surgery, is an amazing procedure to make your eyes look younger and more awake. But many people worry about the recovery after eye lift surgery. What does eye lift surgery do? Eye lift surgery can be done on either the upper or lower...

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Dog Bites to the Face are Terrifying

Dog Bites to the Face are Terrifying

Dog bites to the face can happen to anyone... We were on a long weekend at home, and I was brainstorming ideas from Pinterest to keep my toddlers busy, as the dreary weather kept us cooped up indoors. The kids were completely wound up, and repeatedly running their way...

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Botox Gone Wrong – Why Does Bad Botox Happen?

Botox Gone Wrong – Why Does Bad Botox Happen?

When I see new patients who want Botox for the first time, they often bring up examples of Botox gone wrong. So what exactly is Botox gone wrong? And why does bad Botox happen? FYI, I use two types of neurotoxin in my practice - Botox and Xeomin. But for the sake of...

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What is the difference between Botox and fillers?

I perform many minimally-invasive procedures to treat wrinkles in my office, and I've noticed that there is often a lot of confusion about exactly what the difference is between a neurotoxin such as BOTOX, and a filler such as Juvederm or Restylane. My blog post today...

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Is there a non-surgical lower eyelid lift?

Is there a non-surgical lower eyelid lift?

Aging lower eyelids can make you look chronically tired, even if you are well-rested. Several things happen during the aging process: Skin texture changes, becoming more crepey in appearance. Skin elasticity decreases, resulting in excess skin over the lower eyelids....

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What is the difference between a neck lift and a face lift?

What is the difference between a neck lift and a face lift?

Face lift and neck lift are two procedures that are nearly always done in a single operation. Today I'm going to talk about the difference in the two operations, and when you might only need one vs. both. Face lift: addresses only the mid-face, which is the area from...

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Will a face lift make me look unnatural?

Will a face lift make me look unnatural?

This is a great question; many patients are concerned about looking unnatural after having cosmetic procedures done. And we've all seen examples of celebrities who look artificial or unnatural after plastic surgery. But I can assure you those are the exceptions. First...

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Heavy eyebrows after Botox?

Heavy eyebrows after Botox?

Heavy eyebrows after Botox are one reason people avoid getting Botox injections. Injecting neurotoxins such as Botox and Xeomin only takes a couple of minutes, and it seems pretty straightforward. But giving patients the best result possible means tailoring results to...

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What is a Vampire Facelift?

A Vampire® Facelift is a procedure created several years ago by a physician in California. It is not a true facelift, but rather falls under the category of nonsurgical facial rejuvenation. A Vampire® Facelift combines the injection of hyaluronic acid fillers such as...

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What is the recovery like after face and neck lift?

What is the recovery like after face and neck lift?

Patients are continually moving toward non-invasive procedures with little to no downtime. But while Botox, filler, and laser treatments are great options, they are not a replacement for a face and neck lift. I think that many people overestimate the recovery time and...

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