Not Yet Ready for a Facelift?

Not Yet Ready for a Facelift?

As our face ages, underlying soft tissues descend from their youthful positions over the cheekbones, and in so doing, contribute to the jowls, lines and waddles of the lower face and neck. The purpose of a facelift is to lift and smooth the underlying soft tissue of the lower face and neck, followed by a careful trimming…

Most Common Facial Plastic Surgery Myths

Most Common Facial Plastic Surgery Myths

Facial plastic surgery and cosmetic procedures such as BOTOX® and fillers are more commonplace today than they have ever been. There have been staggering advancements in facial rejuvenation, but I find that patients still have some misconceptions in this area. Here are the most common facial plastic surgery myths I have encountered: “People who have facial…

Embarassed by Excessive Sweat?

Embarassed by Excessive Sweat?

We know sweating is a normal physiologic response to increased body temperature. However, when underarms sweat excessively for no apparent reason, a medical condition known as primary axillary hyperhidrosis (HH) may be the problem. Not only can uncontrollable sweating interfere with daily activities, it can have significant emotional and social impacts. Patients report a lack…

Top Skin Care Recommendations for Healthy Skin

Top Skin Care Recommendations for Healthy Skin

Make Use of Topical Retinoids: Topical retinoids are potent anti-agers. They improve skin texture and the appearance of fine lines. Look for ingredients like retinyl palmitate or retinyl acetate as they are gentler on your skin. Pick Skin Care Products Wisely: Choose skin care products based on your skin type and your skin goals. Don’t fall prey to fancy…

Thinking About Having a Cosmetic Procedure?

Thinking About Having a Cosmetic Procedure?

The world of aesthetics can be overwhelming for someone just beginning to consider having a cosmetic procedure. Many people wonder… What procedure should I have done? How do I choose the right doctor? How much will it cost? I would like to take this opportunity and help answer some of these questions. What procedure should…