Cosmetic Facial Surgery

Subcision: A treatment Option for Nasolabial Folds and Scars


I have had numerous requests from doctors to demonstrate subcision technique.  The following video shows subcision for nasolabial folds.  Although not as effective as injectable fillers, it is a simple treatment that can provide results. For more information about cosmetic facial surgery visit   Joe Niamtu, III DMD Cosmetic Facial Surgery Richmond, Virginia

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Some Doctors Say Cheek Implants Don’t Work!


From time to time I hear patients say that their surgeon told them that cheek implants are not a good option because “they don’t work” or they “dissolve bone” or they have “taken out more than they have put in”. Having placed hundreds and hundreds of implants and having cheek implants in my own face, […]

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Farewell to One of My Most Memorable Patients Ever


While reading the Richmond Times Dispatch on Thursday I was shocked to see the obituary of Casey Perkins.  Casey died at the age of 28. Casey was a normal healthy 6 year old and awoke on Christmas morning in 1996 to the smell of smoke.  He proceeded downstairs and at the moment he got to […]

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Endoscopic Removal of Forehead Osteoma: Minimally Invasive, Maximally Effective

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Dr. Joe Niamtu, III is a cosmetic facial surgeon in Richmond, Virginia and is well known for his treatment of forehead osteomas with minimally invasive endoscopic surgery.  This is a simple technique that is virtually scarless and has a very short recovery when compared with older approached to forehead osteomas.  Be sure to view other […]

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I’ve Got Friends in No Places!


I went to add a friend request on Facebook and was surprised to see the following message! Dang!  Why would Facebook limit the number of friends?  Does not make sense, you would think the more the merrier?  I bet Mr. Zukerberg has more than 5,000 friends as he has 68 million followers. Evidently, if you […]

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The Ups and Downs of Father’s Day


I was asked to write an essay for the Richmond Times Dispatch in 2010 about the experience of Father’s Day for parents of children with disabilities.  Yes, Father’s day for parents of disabled children is different from normal families because every day is different from normal families.  There is not doubt that it is tough […]

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Jim Kelly’s 30th Celebrity Golf Tournement


Once again we headed for Buffalo on the first weekend in June for our buddy Jim Kelly’s annual celebrity golf tournament to benefit “Kelly for Kids”.  This is Jim’s charitable foundation and he has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars to help children in need over the past three decades.  Always a great time and […]

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