How a Lip Lift Can Counteract Aging Lips

How a Lip Lift Can Counteract Aging Lips_After Photo

    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

Tummy Tuck vs. Liposuction: The Skinny Between These Two Procedures

Tummy Tuck vs Liposuction The Skinny Between These Two Procedures

If it seems like nothing is working to improve the extra cushion in your midsection despite your best efforts, you might find yourself researching popular cosmetic surgical procedures such as tummy tucks or liposuction to address your concerns. Both of these options are highly effective, but they target different areas and ultimately provide ... Read More

Finding a Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon: What's the Difference Between a Generalist and a Specialist?

Finding a Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon What is the Difference Between a Generalist and a Specialist

When you’re considering cosmetic surgery—specifically, when you’re trying to select the right cosmetic plastic surgeon to perform your procedure—it’s critical to know the difference between a generalist and a specialist. By choosing a plastic surgeon with extensive experience in your area of interest, you can move forward with complete confidence ... Read More

Arm Lift Procedures: Considerations, Expectations, and Recovery

Arm Lift Procedures Considerations Expectations and Recovery_Before_After

If you have a hard time with sagging skin along your upper arms, you’re definitely not alone. Throughout the aging process, natural occurrences such as weight changes and the force of gravity have an impact on the body, creating this common concern. Many people opt to have an arm lift to remove both sagging skin and fat and restore the toned, ... Read More

Customizing Your Mommy Makeover: What Procedures to Consider

Customizing Your Mommy Makeover What Procedures to Consider_Dr Clevens

Although there’s no doubt that becoming a mother can be one of the greatest joys in life for many women, pregnancy can be a different story. Pregnancy is hard on a woman’s body as the muscles and skin tissue expand to accommodate the baby—particularly in areas such as the abdomen, breasts, and hips. A “Mommy Makeover” is a great solution for women ... 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?

Nose Job

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

The Who, What, and How to Prepare for Breast Implant Exchange Surgery

How to Prepare for Breast Implant Exchange Surgery_Dr Clevens

Breast implants have improved dramatically in quality. With procedures today offering better results than ever before, an increasing number of women are opting to have breast implant exchange surgery. If you’re one of them, it is to your benefit to come to your consultation prepared to ensure you can accurately answer your plastic surgeon's ... Read More

Paying for a Cosmetic Procedure: How to Compare Different Quotes

Paying for a Cosmetic Procedure How to Compare Quotes from Different Surgeons_Dr Clevens

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