Joe Niamtu III, DMD – Cosmetic Facial Surgery

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Last month you may have voted for us in the Virginia Living contest and we need  your support one more time for the Style Weekly contest.  Please take a second to vote for us and your other Richmond favorites.  We try hard to be the best and winning this energizes my office and staff.

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Help Joe and April help Easter Seals

We need your help this Sunday.  April and I are proud to be the Chairs of the 2016 Easter Seals “Eggstravaganza” and as part of the upcoming events we will be celebrity bartenders at Positive Vibe Cafe to benefit Easter Seals/United Cerebral Palsy.  Eat, Drink and help children with disabilities. We hope to see you Sunday and will tempt you with  Dr. Joe’s “Botox Blaster” or April’s “Apriltini”.

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We will also be Chairing the “Eggstravaganza Gala” on April 23  at Dover Hall.  More to come………………

Joe, April, Joey and Evan Niamtu

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Hemangioma: A Benign Tumor of Blood Vessels

Blog McGrath, Charlotte

A hemangioma is a benign tumor of blood vessels.  Most hemangiomas are harmless although some can be associated with vital organs and be serious.  Small hemangiomas can be removed with lasers  but larger tumors must be surgically removed.  This surgery can be difficult due to the large concentration of blood vessels.  The 7 year old patient below presented to the office after several unsuccessful treatments by other doctors.  I was concerned about the amount of lip tissue that might have required removal as the patient was a very cute child.  I am happy to say that we were able to remove the tumor and reconstruct the lip with a successful result.  As the patient grows we may perform further cosmetic treatment but she and her parents and my entire office were pleased with the result.

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Joe Niamtu, III DMD

Cosmetic Facial Surgery

Richmond, Virginia


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Introducing the All New Volume II Niamtu Cosmetic Surgery Education Video Series

About 8 years ago I produced high definition, narrated DVD series on cosmetic facial surgery.  Surgeons from all specialties in almost every country purchased these DVD’s for teaching, learning and review.  Over the past year I have produced almost 300 new videos on contemporary cosmetic facial surgery procedures and am proud to introduce Volume II.  Keeping with the latest technology of streaming and downloading, all the videos are online.  This has eliminated the hassles of DVDs.  Most new computers don’t even have DVD players and in the past adding new content was impossible.  Now, doctors can access all videos 24/7 and I can update any procedural series to viewed around the world in minutes.  I will update these videos at no extra charge within Volume II.

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See the video below to view a Volume 2 series trailer.

The blue geographic regions indicate countries where Volume II has been downloaded or purchased since the 2016 release

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To preview videos or order visit  click here


Joe Niamtu, III DMD

Cosmetic Facial Surgery

Richmnond, Virginia

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Joe Niamtu, III DMD

Cosmetic Facial Surgery

American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery Annual Meeting and Scientific Session





It is my honor to present 4 lectures (eyelid, facelift, facial fat reduction and practice management) at the 2015 American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery Annual Meeting in Hollywood Florida.  Congratulations to Suzan Obagi, M.D. and Jacob Haiavy, M.D. Webster Award Winners.  This is a great academic meeting and socially, April and  I get the chance to see all my U.S. and international cosmetic surgery friends.  I am sorry this is the last day, such a great meeting.

Joe Niamtu, III DMD

Cosmetic  Facial Surgery

Richmond, Virginia

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Total Removal of Facial Sebaceous Cyst

Sebaceous cysts are common facial lesions that have a lining and are filled with various contents depending on the type of cyst.  If the lining is not totally removed, the cyst will return.  Squeezing, lancing and otherwise disrupting the cyst usually results in disappointing recurrence.  Removing the entire lining will usually be curative so the cyst does not return.  The surgeon’s knowledge of how and were to place the skin incision also has a direct bearing on the quality of the scar.  Patients that heal with a visible scar can be treated with laser resurfacing.

Joe Niamtu, III DMD

Cosmetic Facial Surgery

Richmond, Virginia

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We have Apple Pay

Being a techie, I am always excited when technology and business can mesh for a better experience.  One of the bottle necks of any busy practice is the check out.  Patients leaving have to wait for other patients to check out and pay their fee.  Some patients write checks, some patients fumble around their purses for credit cards and some patients pay in cash and have to wait for change.  All of this takes time.  Apple is a new example of immediate payment which greatly accelerates paying ones bill.  More and more businesses are beginning to use Apple Pay and similar formats as they are not only time saving, but offer a more secure process for the consumer as all transactions are encrypted and secure.  We have offered Apple Pay in our practice for 6 months, it has not become mainstream, but in my opinion, will quickly catch on once consumers see how quick and efficient it is.  I love using vendors that offer Apple Pay and we are happy to offer it to our patients.

Joe Niamtu, III DMD

Cosmetic Facial Surgery

Richmond, Virginia

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Diamond Again for 6th Year in a Row.

Diamond 2015

A lot of great things happened to me in 2015 and one of them was receiving the Diamond Award from Allergan for the 6th year in a row.  This means that once again I am in the top 3% of all doctors in the United States for Botox and Filler usage.  Although cosmetic facial surgical procedures are the main thrust of our practice, minimally invasive procedures such as Botox and lip and wrinkle fillers constitute a large portion of what we do.  Advances in these products have made lunch time procedures not only popular but a mainstay in rejuvenation and fighting off aging.  Although we perform these procedures all day everyday, we also perform a significant amount of free treatment to needy individuals such as accident victims, domestic violence survivors or other specific crises situations.  Again, I am a lucky guy, I love coming to work.


Joe Niamtu, III DMD

Cosmetic Facial Surgery

Richmond, Virginia

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Laser Treatment for Facial Spider Veins

Facial spider veins (teleangictasia) are a cosmetic problem for many patients.  These can be hereditary but can also result from sundamage and other environmental and social factors.  Modern vascular lasers can treat facial spider veins as a lunch time procedure.  The video below show actual treatments by Dr. Niamtu.  Dr. Niamtu is a fellow of the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery and has 6 lasers in his surgery center and performs hundreds of laser procedures each year.


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Joe Niamtu, III DMD

Cosmetic Facial Surgery

Richmond, Virginia

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