Ross A. Clevens, MD, FACS

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Male Pattern Baldness: Your Options to Fight Thinning Hair

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If you’ve started balding, you might feel like you’re losing a lot more than just your hair. Hair loss can feel like a major, unexpected change, hurting your confidence when you look in the mirror and even when you go to work.  Sound all too familiar? If so, you’re not alone. According to the American Hair Loss Association, by the age of 50, up to ... Read More

How to Stop or Reverse the Effects of Sun Damaged Skin

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Living in the sunshine state, it can be challenging to stay away from those ultraviolet (UV) rays. Plus, who doesn’t love to get some vitamin D? But despite all the good the sun does for our mood, it can be quite damaging to our skin. Whether you love to soak up the sun or mostly stick to the shade, the effects of sun damage can be ... Read More

How Different Skin Types Affect the Aging Process

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Your ethnicity and your skin’s type, color, and texture all play a part in how you age and what issues you may encounter down the road. Understanding the unique benefits and challenges associated with your skin type will help you prepare for what’s to come and take the right preventive measures to slow fine lines, wrinkles, loose skin and other ... Read More

7 Questions to Ask Your Surgeon During a Plastic Surgery Consultation

7 Questions to Ask Your Surgeon During a Plastic Surgery Consultation

When you’re considering plastic surgery, a consultation is an important step in your journey. It is an opportunity to learn important details about the procedure and to begin building a rapport with your surgeon. It’s also the ideal time to ask any questions you have about the process, procedure, and recovery. Questions on these topics are ... Read More

How a Lip Lift Can Counteract Aging Lips

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    You have probably heard the phrase “turn that frown upside down.” As you mature, you may start noticing that you seem to be frowning more and more just because of the natural shape of your lips is changing. Lips fold in, turn down at the corners of the mouth, and become less full. The pink outline of your lips slowly diminishes over time. ... Read More

Fighting Hair Loss: Who Makes a Good Candidate for NeoGraft

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Millions of people, both men and women alike, struggle with hair loss as they age. As a result, many seek out hair transplant treatments to help restore and replenish lost hair; however, traditional hair transplant techniques, such as the “strip method,” have a high potential for scarring, are infamous for long recovery periods, and can even cause ... Read More

Facial Cosmetic Surgery: Benefits of Having More Than One Procedure at the Same Time

Facial Cosmetic Surgery The Benefits of Having More Than One Procedure at the Same Time

Many of the patients that we see for facial cosmetic surgery opt to have more than one procedure done at once—and there are many benefits to taking that approach. We’ve noticed that when patients move forward with only part of their recommended treatment plan, they’re sometimes not fully satisfied. Dr. Clevens, our specialist in facial plastic ... Read More

Surgical vs. Liquid Rhinoplasty: Which Nose Job is Right for You?

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Perhaps you’ve always been self-conscious about the shape of your nose, but you’ve been unsure about pursuing cosmetic surgery. Or you might have functional issues that make it hard for you to breathe normally through your nose—a condition which is less than ideal. Whatever the reason, thousands of people have rhinoplasty, or a “nose job,” each ... Read More

Paying for a Cosmetic Procedure: How to Compare Different Quotes

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Because a cosmetic procedure is often an out-of-pocket investment, it’s important to understand each quote you receive and what the differences are. Why is one plastic surgeon’s quote significantly higher than another surgeon’s? Of course, you have questions, and you should—you’re making a big investment in yourself! Read More

Fact or Fiction: Debunking 6 Common Myths of Plastic Surgery

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Living in a society with technology at your fingertips, you have the ability to constantly see people living their best lives and browse pictures of your younger or more fit self. These continuous reminders may have you wondering about different ways you can improve yourself. Or perhaps you know exactly what you want to change, but aren’t sure the ... Read More