Category: Face

What One Author Wishes She’d Known Before Her Rhinoplasty

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If you’ve been thinking about getting a new nose, chances are you’ve spent some time Googling your way through mounds of information on rhinoplasty surgery and recovery. While looking at before and after photos and FAQs are a great way to learn, it’s also helpful to hear first-hand accounts from patients who’ve undergone a nose job themselves—and we’ve found a fantastic example. In this article from Refinery 29, author Jacqueline […]

Not Your Mama’s Facelift: How Plastic Surgery Has Improved Over the Years

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Cosmetic medical procedures are at an all-time high. Over 17 million procedures were performed in 2016—that’s a whopping 180% increase since 2000, and averages to a procedure for 1 in every 20 Americans, just in the last year. Given this surge in popularity, it’s likely that at least a few people you know have had work done. But if you haven’t noticed, don’t be surprised: cosmetic enhancements are much harder […]

Does BOTOX Make You Happier?

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BOTOX® has become a household name for reducing fine lines and wrinkles, improving migraine pain, and even halting overactive sweat glands—and apparently it also has the power to make you feel happy. Yes, you read that correctly: according to a study published by the Journal of Psychiatric Research, there could be a link between mental health and BOTOX use. How does BOTOX work? BOTOX is an FDA approved injectable neurotoxin […]

What is the best age for a facelift? And other common questions about facelift surgery

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Wondering if it’s time for a facelift? If you’re bothered by loose jowls and deep facial folds, you’re on the right track. When it comes to restoring a more youthful, refreshed appearance, facelift surgery remains the gold standard procedure—an expertly performed facelift can reduce jowling and firm sagging skin, taking around 10 years off a patient’s appearance. While consulting with an experienced facelift surgeon is the best way to learn […]

When Can I Show Off My Facelift Results?

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There’s nothing like a special occasion to motivate a person to spruce up his or her appearance. If facial aging is a concern for you, an upcoming wedding or school reunion may have you considering a facelift. If so, you’re not alone. Facelift patients often decide to move forward with the procedure when a big event looms on the calendar. And, when performed by an experienced plastic surgeon, a facelift […]