Facelift surgery has been around for over a century. The first facelift surgery in the early 1900s involved removal of skin in front of the ear to lift the cheek and corner of the mouth. This skin excision technique has evolved to include many different facelift techniques to help rejuvenate the face. There are numerous […]
Stand in line at any grocery store and you will either see or be directed towards “bad” celebrity plastic surgery. Everyone is familiar with the “Jerry Jones Facelift” or the”Kenny Rogers Eyelid Surgery” because they are celebrity faces that are frequently exposed to the public eye and photo documented at different stages of healing. There
Injectable materials have been around for years, but recently hyaluronic acid gels like Restylane® and Juvederm® and more recently Voluma® have taken the place of collagen and silicone injections. Fat injections also have been around for years, but in the advent of the discovery of stem cells contained in fat, the technology in fat harvest and
The aging face has multiple components and individual patterns which are directly affected by both genetics and our environment. Typically, our areas of facial aging are genetically programmed and we will likely age in the pattern of our parents. Our environment, which includes sun exposure and tobacco use, can potentiate premature aging and skin damage.