Facial Plastic Surgery

In Birmingham, AL

The Eyes Have It: Blepharoplasty FAQS

Published on July 2023 The Eyes Have It: Blepharoplasty FAQS In last month’s article, Beauty and the Brows, we discussed the options available for brow rejuvenation. This month, we will explore the topic of upper eyelid surgery by answering some frequently asked questions about blepharoplasty (eyelid lift), a simple and low-risk in-office procedure with minimal downtime but impactful results. As they say, “The eyes are the window to the soul.” So why not make them look their best? What happens to the eyelids as we age? In short: loss of collagen and elastin in the eyelid skin. (Fun Fact: upper eyelid skin […]

Beauty and the Brows

Published on June 2023 Beauty and the Brows In recent articles I discussed the increasing popularity of Botox and Filler in non- surgical facial rejuvenation. Herein, I’ll discuss the topic of surgical eyebrow rejuvenation by answering some frequently asked questions regarding how to best treat this often-overlooked area of the upper face. What happens to the brows as we age? In short, the ideal brow aesthetic describes a brow that rests just at or above the bony orbital rim (i.e. forehead bone). With age, the brows descend or become ptotic (droopy) due to a combination of factors, namely the weakening of various retaining […]

The Necklift

Published on January 2024 The Anatomy of Facial Aging-What’s Happening to My Face? In last month’s article, I discussed the ins and outs of the “Facelift,” a popular cosmetic procedure used to reverse the signs of aging in the mid-face. This month I will discuss the nuances of a “Necklift,” a similarly powerful procedure used to rejuvenate the neck and jawline. What is a “neck lift”? The term “neck lift” describes a surgical procedure used to correct age-related neck changes. In a successful Necklift, redundant skin is excised, lax muscles are tightened, and excess neck fat is debulked. More experienced surgeons may […]

Facelift FAQ’s

Published on August 2023 Facelift FAQ’s In previous articles we discussed the “Liquid Facelift” using dermal fillers, a non-surgical cosmetic procedure which has recently gained attention as a viable alternative to a traditional surgical Facelift. That said, as effective as a “Tiquid facelift” can be at rejuvenating the face, the surgical Facelift remains the gold standard for delivering predictable, natural, and durable (long-lasting) facial rejuvenation results. Before you decide if a Facelift is right for you, however, several questions need to be asked to determine if you are a good candidate for the procedure. Without further ado, let’s discuss Facelift. What […]
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