Category Archives: Facial Plastic Surgery

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3 Reasons the Facelift Is Better than Ever

When you think about facelifts, it’s possible you picture the dreaded “wind tunnel” look, complete with overly tight skin and obvious scars. It’s one reason many people today are hesitant to consider a facelift procedure even when it’s clearly the best solution to their aesthetic concerns. In truth, the facelift techniques of the past that …

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Your Facial Plastic Surgery Options

When considering facial plastic surgery in the Boston area, knowing which procedures and approaches are available can be a huge source of empowerment. I often meet with patients who are excited about reharmonizing their facial features or bringing some youth back into their appearance, but aren’t always sure which treatment plan can help them look …

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Your Top 5 Rhinoplasty Questions Answered

Rhinoplasty patients at my Boston plastic surgery practice typically ask plenty of questions during their consultations, which is great. Educating patients about the procedures they're considering is something I truly enjoy, and I encourage men and women getting rhinoplasty to make a list of questions prior to our meeting. With that in mind, here are …

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3 Common Procedures Performed with Blepharoplasty

Blepharoplasty, or eyelid surgery, addresses eyelid heaviness and puffiness that contribute to the common complaint "I look tired, but don't feel that way".  I assure patients at my Boston practice that if the eyes are the windows to the soul, then the shades shouldn't be distracting. Blepharoplasty can be performed on the upper eyelids, lower eyelids, or …

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3 Common Procedures Performed with a Rhinoplasty

Rhinoplasty is a common procedure used to alter the shape and profile of the nose.  There are several additional components that can be addressed at the same time that improve the overall outcome, both aesthetically and practically.  At my Boston-based practice, the 3 most common ancillary procedures are: Septoplasty Turbinate Reduction Chin Surgery A deviated septum …

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3 Common Procedures Performed with a Facelift

"Facelift" is a fairly generic term, and this can be confusing when one is looking to reverse the signs of aging.  A facelift procedure lifts the cheek area and tightens the overlying skin, thereby improving the midface and jowls.  It doesn't address other areas of the face that may also be prematurely aged, and this can lead to disharmony …

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My Thoughts on the "Liquid Rhinoplasty"

The uses for injectable fillers continues to grow.  Initially relegated to areas like the "parentheses" around the mouth, they now are increasingly used in Food and Drug Administration off-label methods throughout out the face.  This includes their use in the nose. Before undergoing treatment the patient is anesthetized with a topical to maximize comfort.  I'll …

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EarWell for Newborn Ear Deformities

Ear shape and size can significantly alter a newborn's appearance, and while you may not notice an average pair, you will certainly notice ones that "stick out" or are abnormally shaped. The problem is usually noticed shortly after birth and occurs in upwards of 30% of newborns. Parents are often incorrectly told that the ears will …

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Much More Than a Job

When considering a 'nose job' or rhinoplasty Boston patients often call our office.  A rhinoplasty involves fine detail adjustments to the central feature of the face and can result in an enormous impact on a one's overall appearance. Historically rhinoplasty was performed as a 'reductive' procedure, one that focused on narrowing a wide bridge or …

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Earlobe Repair

Split, elongated, or gauged earlobe repair in Boston is done in many different ways.  I use a specialized technique that incorporates small flaps and the procedure is comfortably done in the office under local anesthesia.  When compared to more traditional straight-line closures, the multiple flap technique offers the advantages of: Fewer recurrences An earlobe that is naturally …

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