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Liquid Rhinoplasty: A Nonsurgical Alternative

– by facial plastic surgeon Heather Lee, MD Nonsurgical rhinoplasty has increased in popularity over the last few years, allowing patients to make small adjustments to the nose without surgery.  Dr. Heather Lee, a facial plastic surgeon who specializes solely in cosmetic and functional procedures for the face, offers an in-depth look at what the liquid rhinoplasty procedure can do. The nose is one of the key features of the face, and one of the most common reasons people visit our office.  Because it occupies the central part of our face, it can have profound changes to the perception of … Continue reading

Botulinum to the masseter | What you need to know

-by board-certified plastic surgeon Ashley N. Amalfi, MD Your facial contour is your first impression.  A sharp jawline can give a face the structure it needs and help you look strong and healthy.  And in the world of selfies and social media, we are spending more time analyzing our facial structure and improving our appearance. Some of this is genetic.  Even in youth and at an ideal body weight, some faces never have the well-defined jaw they desire.  Others have a strong facial contour, but with age or weight changes, they begin to lose that chiseled look.  So what does … Continue reading

How Long Do Fillers Last?

-by board-certified plastic surgeon Ashley N. Amalfi, MD Let’s talk about fillers In 2018, almost 16 million non-invasive procedures were performed in the United States, with Botox and filler injections topping the list.  Dermal fillers involve the injection of a product, typically hyaluronic acid, into the face to restore or enhance the facial features. As children, our faces have a more cherub-like appearance, and this facial volume is associated with youth.  However as we age, we lose volume of both the bony structure as well as the fatty compartments of the face.  Dermal fillers allow your doctor to directly address … Continue reading

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