Changing the Face of Beauty: Popular Cosmetic Procedures

Posted by on Jul 17, 2013 in Face Procedures | Comments Off

Some women are very conscious of the way they look. They head to spas and salons to perfect their hair and nails, and meticulously shop and plan out what to wear each day. Other women are simply satisfied with just a bit of makeup before heading out for the day. However, some women go all-out and undergo cosmetic surgery to achieve the look they want. Cosmetic surgery is gaining in popularity, especially because TV ads and billboards are full of lean models with long legs, smooth skin, and youthful features. In 2012, roughly 13.1 million cosmetic surgeries were performed in the US alone—a...

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Beverly Hills Rhinoplasty: Weighing your Options

Posted by on Apr 22, 2013 in Face Procedures | Comments Off

Rhinoplasty in Beverly Hills can be performed two ways: open or closed. Surgeons like Jeffrey D. Hoefflin MD, FACS normally offer both options for first-time and revisionary nose jobs. What differentiates the two procedures is simply the incision location. When choosing which technique to use, surgeons and patients weigh many factors. Open Rhinoplasty In an open rhinoplasty procedure, the incision is placed on the columella, or the column of tissue that divides the nostrils. The surgeon makes an inverted-V incision to help keep the scar as inconspicuous as possible. This position also makes...

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Eyelid Surgery in Los Angeles: Taking a Good Look at This Popular Cosmetic Procedure

Posted by on Feb 6, 2013 in Face Procedures | Comments Off

The eyes are the windows to ones soul. They can convey joy, sadness, and even exhaustion. However, when people look into your eyes, they may first see the state of your eyelids.  If you have droopy or puffy eyelids, being well-rested might not be enough to give your eyes that youthful exuberance you want.  Eyelid surgery can drastically rejuvenate the look of your entire eye area. Eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) is performed on either the upper eyelids, the lower eyelids, or on both simultaneously. This particular cosmetic procedure enhances the look of the eye area by tightening droopy...

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