Cosmetic Facial Surgery

Repair of Torn Earlobes

Although it seems like a minor problem, thousands of people with pierced ears have torn earlobes and with the popularity of body piercing the number will surely grow dramatically.  The torn earlobes can result from the continual wearing of heavy earrings, trauma, getting earrings snagged on phone cords, pull over sweaters, bath towls, hairbrushes or children […]

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Lip Reduction

  Although most patients are interested in augmenting their lips, some patients are interested in making their lips smaller.  This is more common in certain ethnic or racial groups and is popular with men and women.  Some patients also have lip enlargement due to trauma and this can be treated similarly. At the consultation, the […]

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The Art of the Peel

Chemical peeling is one of the most time tested procedures in cosmetic facial surgery.  It was practiced by the Egyptians using fermented fruit acids and has been safely and effectively utilized since then.  The basis of chemical peeling is to intentionally damage the outer layers of the skin.  This is done by coating the skin […]

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Cosmetic Facial Surgery and Domestic Abuse

Cosmetic facial surgery and domestic violence may seem like unlikely bedfellows, but unfortunately they are sometimes very entwined.   I guarantee, whether you realize it or not, if you are reading this you have friend, coworker or neighbor that is a victim of domestic violence. I practice cosmetic facial surgery and I am also very active […]

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Facts on Facial Fillers

 Introduction to Injectable Fillers   The use of Injectable facial fillers is one of the fastest growing areas in the field of cosmetic surgery.  Many advances in have been made in the last 5 years that have led to safer, more predictable and longer lasting fillers.   Historically, surgeons have injected substances into the face […]

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