Can You Make Your Pores Smaller?

As you get older, you might be so focused on controlling or minimizing your wrinkles that you neglect another area of your skin: the size of your pores. There are a number of misconceptions about pores out there, starting with the myth that you can "open" them up with steam or hot water and "close" them with ice water. While you can't really ... Read More

Six Things to Avoid After Rhinoplasty

The recovery period after any type of facial plastic surgery is as important as the preparation period and as important as what goes on during the actual surgery itself. After rhinoplasty, what you do (or don't do) to your nose affects your results as much as what you tell the surgeon you'd like changed about your original nose. To help you get ... Read More

Treatments That Require a Medical Pro

With daily deal sites and coupons being as popular as they are, you might have come across an offer for Botox, laser hair removal or another minimally invasive beauty treatment at a price that seems too good to be true. Unfortunately, with bargain-priced treatments, in many cases, you get what you pay for. And when lasers or injections are ... Read More

Common Questions About Facelift Recovery

The recovery period after a facelift can be full of a great number of unknowns, but it doesn't have to be. If you are contemplating a facelift, you probably want to know what you can expect while recovering or what changes you'll need to make to help your recovery go as smoothly as possible. Your facial plastic surgeon can provide further details ... Read More

3 Procedures for Fighting the Signs of Aging in Your Face

There are a lot of options out there when it comes to fighting the signs of aging on your face. Part of the reason why there are so many choices, from injectable neurotoxins to surgery, and from laser skin resurfacing to injectable fillers, is that the face ages in different ways. Some signs of aging are on the surface of the skin, while others ... Read More

Types of Brow Lift

While you may rely on your face to convey what you're feeling, various signs of aging can often work against you and send the world the wrong message. For example, years of furrowing your eyebrows can leave you with two vertical lines between them, giving you an upset appearance, even if everything is great. If your face is sending a message that ... Read More

Injections 101: Tips for Newbies

After stressing about the frown lines on your forehead for months or constantly worrying over the deepening laugh lines by your mouth, you've decided to take the leap and have an injection or two. But, when deciding to have any type of injection, it's important to look before you leap. If you're seriously considering an injectable for the first ... Read More

Wrinkles 101

Although they certainly aren't the only sign of aging on your skin, wrinkles tend to be what people think about when they think about getting older. While most people have seen wrinkles, either on their own skin or on the skin of other people, not everyone understands what causes them or what can reduce them. Getting the full story on wrinkles can ... Read More

When You Want Surgery and Your Spouse Is Against It

When you decide to have plastic surgery, one of your concerns might be how people will react to your slightly changed appearance. While you don't have to tell anyone about your decision, unless you want to, people might notice and come to their own conclusions. Read More

What's the Right Age for Surgery?

Age is just a number, except when it starts to affect how you look and feel about yourself. One question many patients considering facial plastic surgery have in common is "what's the right age for surgery?" Since everyone is different, there's usually no one, set answer to the question. Instead, it depends on your own health and expectations and ... Read More