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Jeuveau is Here: The Newest Wrinkle Relaxer

Dr. Niamtu discusses and demonstrates Jeuveau injection. For more information visit Joe Niamtu, III DMD Cosmetic Facial Surgery Richmond, Virginia

Never, Ever Do A Facelift Unless You Do This! Facelift Misinformation

Like all cosmetic procedures, the Internet contains a lot of misinformation about face and neck lift.  Unfortunately, many doctors try to make this a “magic” procedure by omitting critical steps that can be the difference between a natural and long lasting result or a short cut procedure with short cut results. A shortcut facelift can […]

Jeuveau: The New FDA Approved Toxin for Lines and Wrinkles

Jeuveau is the newest FDA approved Toxin to treat lines and wrinkles.  Dr. Niamtu will be one of the first doctors to have the product and discusses and unboxes the pre release injectors kit.  Jeveau will be available in the next several weeks and Dr. Joe will review the product and injections.  Stay tuned. For […]

Lasers in Las Vegas

I recently had the honor to share the podium with some of the world leaders in lasers and related technology in Las Vegas  at the ACE (Aesthetic Clinical Experts) Forum.  Topics included laser skin resurfacing, skin tightening devices, vein treatment lasers, intense pulsed light therapy and vaginal rejuvenation.  My topic was facial laser skin resurfacing.  […]

Thank You for Making Us “Best Cosmetic Surgery Practice” for the 8th Year in a Row in Virginia Living Magazine

My awesome staff and I once again thank our patients for voting us #1 as “Best Cosmetic Surgery Practice” for the 8th consecutive year in a row in Virginia Living Magazine. Cosmetic surgery is my passion and our team has worked hard to establish an international practice.  Everyday we strive for excellence with safe surgery […]

Tips on Buccal Fat Reduction

Buccal fat reduction is a common and simple procedure for patients with full cheeks that desire a reduction in that area or a slimming of the face.  It is not a magic procedure and has a moderate result, but is more effective in those patients with really chubby cheeks.  I also frequently perform it with […]

Facelift with Combination Procedures: The Key to Natural Results

Some patients present for face and neck lift only.  It is not uncommon to undergo other simultaneous complimentary cosmetic facial surgery procedures.  This video discusses a case of face and neck lift, cheek and chin implants, brow lift and laser skin resurfacing. For more information about cosmetic facial surgery visit

Dr. Niamtu discusses Lip Lift on The Aesthetic Channel

About 99% of communication about lip enhancement focuses making lips bigger, and usually involves injectable fillers. However, a surgical lip lift procedure can improve lip and smile aeshetics in several ways………………… Click here to view article

International School of Plastic Surgery, St. Petersburg, Russia

Cosmetic surgery has provided me the honor of speaking on 6 continents and I recently returned from speaking at the International School of Plastic Surgery in Saint Petersburg, Russia.  St. Petersburg is a beautiful medieval city in the European portion of Russia that has had some of the highest highs (beautiful European architecture)  and lowest […]

How Do We Treat Fat During Facelift Surgery?

How does facelift surgery address fat?

One question I frequently is “does a facelift help fat”.  The answer is a resounding yes.  A large part of the face and necklift procedure concerns fat management and sculpting.  The video below discusses and details fat management in facelift surgery. For more information about face and neck lift or cosmetic facial surgery visit […]