Facial Procedures

From treating acne to improving the appearance of wrinkles to more complex cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, our surgeons offer an array of both surgical and nonsurgical procedures for the face.
 
Forehead lift
Drooping eyebrows, forehead furrows, and frown lines can be resolved through a surgical procedure known as a forehead lift. It is usually done on an outpatient basis with local anesthesia and limited hair removal. The surgeon removes excess skin, tissue, and muscle, leaving the patient with more youthful looking eyes, a smoother brow, and a rejuvenated facial expression.
 
Facelift (Rhytidectomy)
One of the most common plastic surgery procedures, a facelift addresses crow’s feet, jowls, wrinkles, and other signs of aging. During the procedure, the surgeon repositions muscle and connective tissue and removes excess skin. The result is a more youthful-looking face.
 
Cosmetic ear surgery (Otoplasty)
Protruding ears can be corrected through cosmetic ear surgery, or otoplasty, giving a patient (particularly children) more self-confidence without altering hearing ability. After studying the structure of the patient’s ears, the surgeon reshapes them by either trimming cartilage or using stitches to mold the cartilage into a more aesthetic appearance.
 
Eyelid surgery (Blepharoplasty)
Sagging eyelids caused by weakening eye muscles make you look older and can hinder peripheral vision. Eyelid surgery, or blepharoplasty, is an outpatient procedure during which the surgeon removes or redistributes excess skin, muscle and fat from one or both eyelids. Usually performed in less than two hours, the blepharoplasty procedure improves vision and can provide a younger, more alert look.
 
Nose surgery (Rhinoplasty)
Nose surgery, or rhinoplasty, reshapes the nose, making it more proportionate to a patient’s face. It also corrects breathing problems. Through an incision made inside the nose or in the tissue separating the nostrils, the surgeon reshapes the nose by removing bone or cartilage. Sometimes, cartilage grafts from the nose or ear are used to achieve the desired appearance or to achieve functional improvement in breathing.
 
Dermabrasion
This procedure surgically sands down raised areas of the skin to improve the appearance of scars or creases, evening out skin pigmentation and stimulating new collagen formation.
 

Nonsurgical Procedures

  • BOTOX® injections (also used in the treatment of severe chronic migraines)
  • Filler or hyaluronic acid injections
  • Facial peels
  • Laser procedures
  • Restylane® injections
  • Spider vein treatment

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