Archive for the ‘ Cosmetic Facial Surgery Consultation ’ Category

Custom Computer Generated Implants

Although you hear a lot of people discussing custom facial implants, it is really not a new technique.  I believe I performed some of the first custom facial implants in the State of Virginia as evidenced by the balding young doctor in the 1990 article below. Although the process is similar, a lot has changed […]

Chin Implants and Facelift Surgery

Facelift surgery is the ultimate cosmetic procedure for improving aging of the lower face and neck.  Dr. Niamtu frequently recommends chin implants for facelift patients as this small procedure can make a big difference in the result of the facelift.  A simultaneous chin implant can enhance the facelift by extending the chin and thus improving […]

Chin Implant and Liposuction

Although facelift surgery is the preferred surgical procedure for patients with excess neck skin, the placement of a chin implant and neck liposuction can improve some laxity of the neck skin. This patient underwent placement of a chin implant with neck liposuction by Dr. Niamtu. Along with the chin improvement, the neck skin laxity is […]

Video of Dr. Niamtu performing the Mini Open Brow Lift

The video below shows Dr. Niamtu performing the Mini Open Brow Lift.  It is actual surgical footage and may be too graphic for some viewers.  If you are sensitive to this type of material, view at your own discretion. The Video below shows a mini open brow lift patient 6 days after surgery

Facelift Recovery

Dr. Joe Niamtu, III interviews a patient one day and one week after facelift surgery and full face CO2 laser resurfacing.  The before and after pictures are also shown at 3 months after surgery. While recovery is different for all patients, this case is relatively typical for these procedures.To find out more about facelift surgery […]

Dr. Niamtu Interviewed by Dr. Drew Ordon of the Award Winning Daytime TV Show “The Doctors”

Dr. Drew Ordon is the host of the Award Winning daytime TV show “The Doctors”.  On this Aesthetic TV segment he interviews Dr. Niamtu about contemporary cosmetic facial surgery.  The topics include: Procedures that work and those that don’t Why “miracle facelifts seen on TV” don’t work Minimally invasive cosmetic facial surgery Pro bono and […]

Dr. Niamtu Featured on Cover of Plastic Surgery Practice Magazine

Dr. Niamtu has had the honor of being featured on the cover of Plastic Surgery Practice, a national publication that covers the profession of plastic and cosmetic surgery.  The article profiles Dr. Joe’s professional interests including his love for surgery and teaching as well as the challenges of his personal life.   Dr. Niamtu featured […]

Bullying and Cosmetic Surgery in Children

Cosmetic surgery is my life’s work and passion.  I love doing it, talking about it and writing about it.The way it usually works is that a patient see aging changes and decides to perform elective cosmetic surgery.  A pretty simple cause and effect scenario. There are times, however, when this template is different and one […]

Diamond Again

For the 5 year in a row, I am extremely proud to have been honored as the only Diamond Level Botox in the Central Virginia region.  This means that I am the largest solo Botox injector in the State of Virginia (of any specialty) and in the 1% of Botox injectors in the USA as […]

Here Comes the Sun

Several weeks ago, the media outlets were ablaze with the sensational picture of a career truck driver with severe sun damage on his “driver’s side” of his face.  This picture shows his normal aging on his face and neck and the tremendously accelerated aging on the left side.  I guess in some countries, the aging […]