Niamtu Cosmetic Facial Surgery

Facial Filler Reactions after COVID Vaccine

During the FDA Phase 3 trials of the Moderna COVID 19 vaccine, three patients had facial swelling in areas of previously injected hyaluronic acid filler.  Two of these patients had swelling reactions in their cheeks and one had swelling in her lips.  The reactions produced hard lumps in the areas of previously injected filler.  Two […]

How Would I Look with a Facelift?

People often wonder if there is a way to predict how they may look with a facelift.  This video discusses the topic of face and  neck lift surgery and how a patient may look with a facelift. For more information about cosmetic facial surgery by Dr. Niamtu, visit Joe Niamtu, III DMD Cosmetic Facial […]

A Happy Result for a Bullied Patient with Protruding Ears

I have performed thousands of surgical procedures over the past three decades and many of them are strictly cosmetic, just people wanting to look better.  There are many cases, however, that truly made a difference in a patients life.  Patients with protruding ears are often bullied in childhood (and beyond) and can have problems with […]

One Day After Facelift

  This patient is shown before and 24 hours after face and neck lift. One of the great things about my job is to see the dramatic changes after face and neck lift surgery.  Sometimes we have to wait several months to see all of the changes (caterpillar to the butterfly).  On the other hand, […]

1,300 Facelifts and Going Strong

Last week I performed my 1,300 face and neck lift.  I am proud of this accomplishment as many surgeons never do half that number in a lifetime.   I only do cosmetic surgery of the head and neck and face and neck lift is my favorite procedure.  Few other procedures have to be as precise.  Mediocre […]