The Effects of Smoking and Plastic Surgery

Plastic surgery poses risks for any individual, no matter the procedure, but these chemicals significantly heighten the risks for smokers. If you smoke and are considering plastic surgery, consult an experienced plastic surgeon to discuss the procedure.

Should I Get Plastic Surgery?

Several factors go into determining whether a facial procedure is right for you. Take time to consider plastic surgery seriously, and find a facial plastic surgeon that will help you determine if a procedure, and which one, will give you the results you want.

How young is too young for a rhinoplasty?

Rhinoplasties should only be performed after nose growth ends. A surgeon will be able to tell if a nose has finished growing. A rhinoplasty should also be performed only if the patient has the emotional maturity to handle facial surgery.

Skin Necrosis After a Facelift

Skin necrosis typically develops during the first few weeks following the procedure. Once necrosis starts, it cannot be reversed. But, the earlier the diagnosis, the sooner you can take steps to prevent the necrosis from spreading.

Post Facelift Massage

Every individual heals differently — follow up with your surgeon about healing techniques that are best for you. Do not participate in a massage after facelift surgery if areas of your face are still scabbed and bruised from the procedure — the wound should be secure.

Rhinoplasty and Teens

Rhinoplasty is the most common plastic surgery performed for teenagers. The procedure enhances the appearance of the nose and aligns it with the rest of the patient’s facial features. Physical appearance plays a key role in teenage confidence, but a rhinoplasty procedure should only be considered if ...

All About Fillers

Fillers result in a full, smooth, more youthful looking appearance, and have little recovery time and immediate results. Every face is different and requires different filler placement.

Tips for Preparing for a Facial Surgery Consultation

How do you know which facial plastic surgeon is the right one for you? Preparing for your consultations and asking good questions can help you make sure you feel confident about your surgeon, procedure, and results. These 7 steps can help you get there.