Recent Posts by Ross A. Clevens, MD, FACS

Round 2: When To Consider Revision Rhinoplasty?

You spent months saving up and studying before and after photos, planning for the plastic surgery that would give you the nose of your dreams. After a lifetime of wishing your nose looked different, you finally pulled the trigger and had the procedure done. The only problem now that you’ve recovered is that the results are not what you expected.

Rhinoplasty, commonly referred to as a nose job, is the surgical solution for reshaping the nose to improve its appearance and function. The procedure is very common—it is one of the top five cosmetic procedures, with more than 213,000 performed in 2018 alone.

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8 Nonsurgical Cosmetic Procedures for Men

Aging is a natural and universal part of life—men and women alike want to continue to look and feel their best as they age. Contrary to the common misconception that only women have cosmetic treatments, there are several nonsurgical procedures for men.

Nowadays, there are modern nonsurgical treatment options with little to no downtime and very few risks, an increasing number of men are getting cosmetic procedures done each year. In fact, the 2018 Plastic Surgery Statistics Report from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons revealed that more than 1.3 million cosmetic procedures were performed on men in 2018, and that number is on the rise.

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Why the Cost of Plastic Surgery Shouldn't Be the First Question You Ask

Plastic surgery can be a truly transformative experience, both inside and out—and not only for the rich and famous.

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Blepharoplasty 101: Everything You Need to Know About Eyelid Surgery

You’re still happy, youthful, and energetic, but over time you’ve noticed that your eyes are beginning to tell a different story. Lately you’ve found yourself staring into the mirror and pulling back loose, sagging skin around your eyelids, wishing your appearance reflected how you feel inside. And to top it off, people are constantly asking if you’re tired—even right after a full night’s rest.

Sound all too familiar? The good news is that there are several cosmetic procedures available to improve the appearance and function of the eyes. And blepharoplasty is one of the most effective and beneficial of them all.

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Real Patient Stories: Karen’s Life-Changing Facial Plastic Surgery

Karen, from Titusville, Florida, has an energetic attitude and a lifestyle to match—but her appearance hasn’t always reflected that accurately. Like so many others around her age, Karen started noticing common signs of aging such as deep lines, wrinkles, and loose, sagging skin on her face. When she found out that her daughter was getting married, Karen decided it was the perfect time to do something about it.

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Hairline Lowering Surgery: The Hair Restoration Procedure Nobody is Talking About

Do you struggle with a thinning or receding hairline that makes you feel self-conscious about your appearance? Does it sometimes feel like you’re losing not only your hair but also part of your identity? 

If so, you’re far from alone; hair loss is a common struggle for men and women alike. In fact, it’s estimated that hair loss affects 50 million men and 30 million women in the U.S. alone. If you’re one of them, you’ve probably researched different hair restoration techniques, including our unique NeoGraft “MaxGraft” procedure and follicular unit extraction (FUE)—but there’s a good chance you haven’t heard about hairline lowering surgery and the excellent results it can provide for the right candidates. 

Below we provide an overview of hairline lowering surgery, with information on everything from risks and recovery to lasting end results.

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Top Outpatient Plastic Surgery Procedures with Little Downtime

Are you starting to notice new lines and wrinkles when you look in the mirror? If so, you’re far from alone. Aging is a natural part of life, and sometimes as we age we start to see small changes that may alter the way we look and feel. 

Advanced procedures such as facelifts are long-lasting and highly effective for addressing common concerns, but some patients may not be ready or may simply not be interested in pursuing a surgery with an extended recovery. Luckily, advancements in laser technology have introduced new facial rejuvenation procedures that help people achieve a more vibrant, youthful appearance without a significant recovery period.

This blog post will discuss two procedures that require very little downtime, highlighting what they entail, results you can expect, and why the recovery process is so swift.

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Real Patient Stories: Charlotte's Incredible Cosmetic Transformation

Cosmetic surgery is a life-changing and defining experience for so many patients—patients who are real people with their own stories, dreams, and goals for how they want to look and feel. In this article, we’ll share a real patient example, detailing Charlotte’s beautiful transformation (inside and out) following her weight loss and subsequent facial cosmetic surgery.

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Treating Hair Loss: Answers to 7 Common NeoGraft MaxGraft Hair Transplant Questions

Each year, millions of people struggle with hair loss and search for ways to treat it safely and effectively. Despite how common it is, losing your hair can make you feel like you’re losing your whole identify. The good news is that there are multiple treatment options available to help you regrow your hair and regain your confidence in the process—including nonsurgical options that are minimally invasive and highly effective for treating hair loss.

This blog post will address some of the most frequently asked questions related to the NeoGraft “MaxGraft” hair restoration procedure.

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Addressing Family Members' Concerns About Your Cosmetic Procedure

Millions of people explore cosmetic procedures to enhance their natural beauty and boost their confidence. Choosing to have a cosmetic procedure is a highly personal choice—but it’s a choice that some people close to you may not understand. This article will address the natural concerns a loved one may feel when their parent, partner, or family member is considering an elective cosmetic procedure.

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