Lips are typically a face’s defining feature. In turn, lip fillers are among the most requested cosmetic procedures. Despite the relatively small portion lips are to one’s face, they have a significant impact on a person’s overall appearance. As we age, our lips undergo dramatic changes, resulting in thinner lips and loss of structure. Lip fillers can soften and … Read more
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Coastal Plastic Surgery is pleased to now be offering CoolSculpting®. This non-invasive fat elimination procedure is an amazing answer for patients looking for the treatment of areas of stubborn fat that are resistant to diet and exercise. It’s a technology that has been around for several years but a few new advancements have improved it even further. Historically difficult areas to manage like the outer … Read more
When Boston patients come into my practice for a breast augmentation consultation, it’s pretty much a certainty that during our time together, we will identify some degree of preexisting breast asymmetry. All too often I think patients are told by family, friends, and practitioners that breast asymmetry is normal and therefore not something to be expected to be corrected. I think that this … Read more
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 both. However, when considering periorbital … Read more
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 can disrupt the flow of … Read more
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