Archive for April 5th, 2008

I have heaviness around my eyes. Should I have an eyelid lift or a brow lift?

April 05th, 2008 | Category: Facial Plastic Surgery

That is a great question and one that is hard to answer without seeing you in consultation to personally examine you.

Aging tends to be noticed in stops and starts rather than as a gradual process. With age, most of us get some drooping of the brows AND some redundancy of the skin and fat of the upper and lower eyelids. But, in many patients, we often find that one of these problems, more than the other, is responsible for their concerns. Read more

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We are often asked what is the difference between the various "non surgical" and "minimally invasive/ lunch time/ threadlifts/ lifestyle" facelifts?

April 05th, 2008 | Category: Facial Plastic Surgery

In order to explain all the differences we need to first differentiate between those procedures which are “non surgical” and the others which are “minimally invasive.” The “non surgical” options include Botox, Thermage, and the various lasers. For the purposes of this blog we will avoid lasers which are can serve as facial rejuvenation tools but are not really intended to give the effects of a facelift. (We will of course blog on all the various lasers in the near future.)  The minimally invasive options will be discussed over the rest of the week. Read more

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