Posts Tagged ‘ Dr. Joe Niamtu ’

The Tennessee Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery Meeting (AKA Music City Scale Meeting)

The Tennessee Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery Meeting (AKA Music City Scale Meeting) From left to right Dr. Biesman (cut in half) Dr. Michael Gold, Dr. Joe Niamtu, III, Dr. Doris Day, Dr. Rox Anderson, Dr. Darrell Ellis in a Q & A session I usually lecture at national and international meetings 12-15 times […]

Lip Implants are Still an Option

Lip implants have come in and out of popularity about every 10 years.  The have been great in some patients and not so good in others.  Over the past 20 years I have seen Gore-Tex, a saline filled implant and the more recent soft silicone implants.  The reason that lip implants were in demand in […]

Dr. Niamtu Receives Two Distinguished Surgery Awards in Cosmetic Surgery

I guess when you have done something for a long time and you get old you get some awards :). I have been honored to receive two recent awards for distinguished service in cosmetic facial surgery. On December 7th, the Bellevue Hospital Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Alumni Program named Dr. Joe Niamtu of Richmond, Virginia the […]

Silicone Injection for Facial Scars and Defects

  Patients often present to my office with scars from previous accidents or surgery and seek cosmetic improvement.  Most scars can be improved by laser treatments and generally lighter skin is easier to treat than darker skin.  Some scars are treated with subcision which involves separating the scar bands under the skin and some scars […]

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 […]

5 Minute Cheeks: Small Changes Make Big Results

Most patients don’t realize that volume loss in the cheek regions make them look old and tired.  They also don’t realize that in less than 5 minutes, this area can be volumized and rejuvenated and look younger.  This video explains midface volume loss and how easy it is to look younger in several minutes. For […]

Gauged Earlobe Repair: A growing Request

    People have been intentionally expanding their earlobes for thousands of years.  Over the last 20 years this has become more popular with the rise in body art including piercing and tattoos.  Ear gauging is most common in college aged men and women.  As the popularity of gauging has increased, cosmetic surgeons are seeing […]

“I Love My Facelift”

There are a lot of rewarding parts of my practice but none more enjoyable than the great feeling of making someone look and feel better about themselves.  Our patients are the crown jewels of our practice and we are so lucky to have so many great patients and friends.  This interview with one of our […]

Speaking to Our Protectors

Today, I had the distinct honor to be invited to speak to the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery doctors and residents at Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.  This is the famous bastion of medical care for our wounded warriors and our Commander in Chief, since Franklin Delano Roosevelt. We started off with a tour […]

Juvederm Voluma- the Newest FDA Approved Cheek Filler is Here Soon!

Our European and Canadian colleagues have known a secret for cheek augmentation for the last several years that will soon hit our county with the newest FDA approved filler Voluma from Allergan.  I just returned from Toronto as a member of the Allergan Voluma Advisory board with about 50 other multispecialists from around the United […]