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Category Archives: Face Lift

DO JOWLS MAKE YOU HOWL?

For humans, jowls are probably leaders among the ‘least-wanted’ facial features.  On your favorite pooch, they’re cute, endearing, and biologically useful. On most of us? Not cute and not useful. WHAT ARE JOWLS? Jowls are those extra areas of skin and fat that start appearing in the lower face, as we age. When is that? Well, it varies, but usually … Read more

THE FACELIFT IS BACK

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  Why is the Facelift ‘back’?  and Where did it go? Let’s rewind a little bit. The Facelift, always one of the signature procedures in the field of Plastic Surgery, has had some shifts in popularity in recent years. New, mimimally-invasive technologies can explain a tendency to explore other options rather than surgery. And, changing public perception and attitude account for … Read more

ABOUT YOUR NECK

  Lift? Laser? Lather?    What have you tried – and what can you do to improve the appearance of your neck? As you’ve probably heard (and maybe even noticed first-hand) the neck is one of those areas with a high place on the list of “first things to go.”  We prefer to call it one of the ‘more obvious’ … Read more

5 QUESTIONS YOU WILL NEVER NEED TO ASK YOUR PLASTIC SURGEON

With a little imagination, and a little poetic license- we can say these are 5 questions you’ll never have to ask. How can we be so sure? Because we’re going to give you the answers right here. As a San Jose Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, in practice for more than two decades, I’ve seen literally thousands of patients. Each one … Read more

LIQUID FACELIFT- (Really, what are my options?)

“Once over easy” please? Is the no-fuss, no downtime, ‘low-(ish) cost’ facelift a reality?  Our mission here will be to filter through the hype, and give you some straight talk on non-surgical, face”lifting” injections. What many people like to call the Liquid Facelift. Do Plastic Surgeons administer these kinds of treatments? Yes.  I’m a San Jose Board Certified Plastic Surgeon. … Read more

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