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Orbital Decompression for Thyroid Eye Disease

An overactive or underactive thyroid can have a variety of detrimental effects on the body. Thyroid eye disease is a condition that occurs secondary to general thyroid disorder in which the inflammatory response of the immune system affects the soft tissues in the eye socket. This inflammation usually occurs in both eyes, though not […]

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Why Eyelid Surgery Needs the Skill of a Specialized Surgeon

People undergo eyelid surgery for several different reasons. We commonly hear about the cosmetic benefits of eyelid rejuvenation on the upper or lower eyelids. While blepharoplasty is one of the most popular cosmetic procedures, eyelid surgery may also be necessary for functional reasons, such as to reduce symptoms related to an inward- or outward-turned […]

By |March 15th, 2019|Eyelid surgery|Comments Off on Why Eyelid Surgery Needs the Skill of a Specialized Surgeon|

Double Chin Treatment: Kybella or CoolSculpting?

Excess fat under the chin can be as frustrating as that lingering belly fat that sticks around long after the holidays. Historically, liposuction has been the primary method of dealing with fat tissue that doesn’t seem to get metabolized no matter how much you watch your diet and how often you visit the gym. […]

By |February 28th, 2019|CoolSculpting|Comments Off on Double Chin Treatment: Kybella or CoolSculpting?|

Are You Considering a Brow Lift?

The appearance of your eyes has a significant impact on your face as a whole. Naturally, the eyebrows are meant to rest over the bony ridge above the eye, called the upper orbital rim. With age and the ongoing decline in collagen, the position of the brow gradually changes. A dropped brow heaps weight […]

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Is it Possible that Blepharoplasty May Need to be Redone?

There is a term in plastic surgery that most people don’t want to hear: revision. A person undergoes a procedure like blepharoplasty because they want their eyes to be an adequate “window to the soul.” We know on a human level what research has only confirmed, that our eyes speak for us. They tell […]

By |January 30th, 2019|Eyelid surgery|Comments Off on Is it Possible that Blepharoplasty May Need to be Redone?|

It’s Shaping Up to be a Beautiful Year

Beauty is on the minds of millions of people at the moment. Every new year that we reach brings us into close contact with our intentions. We ask ourselves who we are, who we want to be, how we want to look and, ultimately, how we want to feel as we go through our […]

By |January 15th, 2019|Face Procedures, Facial Fillers|Comments Off on It’s Shaping Up to be a Beautiful Year|

Cheek Augmentation: Which Approach is Right for You?

As we age, most of us experience some degree of deflation in the mid face area. Because strong, high, and rounded cheekbones are the hallmark of a youthful face, we frequently consult with people about how to correct volume loss. The easy answer is that dermal filler product can be injected into the cheeks […]

By |December 30th, 2018|Facial Implants|Comments Off on Cheek Augmentation: Which Approach is Right for You?|

Hyaluronic Acid is an Ingredient You Need. Here’s Why!

We may not recognize hyaluronic acid, or HA, by name. Instead, we know the familiar brands of dermal filler solutions that are used today. These are so popular that awareness of them may even overshadow the fact that the primary provider of hyaluronic acid is the body itself. This organic carbohydrate molecule is essential […]

By |December 15th, 2018|Facial Fillers|Comments Off on Hyaluronic Acid is an Ingredient You Need. Here’s Why!|

Hormone Shifts and Weight Gain

One of the common complaints that we hear from patients is that they have encountered more difficulty maintaining a healthy weight as they have aged. Studies have confirmed that women may gain weight more easily during the years leading up to menopause. After menopause, this may not change much. What one study has shown […]

By |November 30th, 2018|CoolSculpting|Comments Off on Hormone Shifts and Weight Gain|

If You’re Over 40, You Need to Know About Microneedling

When we consult with patients over 40, we hear a number of different concerns. For some, it is age spots or old scarring. For others, it is the looseness of their skin that bothers them most. Across the board, what our patients are seeking is younger looking skin. There are several ways to achieve […]

By |November 15th, 2018|Microneedling|Comments Off on If You’re Over 40, You Need to Know About Microneedling|