Archive for the ‘fat grafting’ Category

Top 10 Things People Worry about After a Fat Transfer (During the Recovery Period)

Published on January 16, 2013 by

Top 10 Things People Worry about After a Fat Transfer (During the Recovery Period) When I call one of my patients the night following a fat transfer procedure, I usually mention the top few things that can make them alarmed

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High or Low Brows?: What is Sexier for Men and for Women?

Published on January 8, 2013 by

High or Low Brows?:  What is Sexier for Men and for Women? I am reading a book called Survival of the Prettiest by Nancy Etcoff in which she says studies have shown that a higher brow actually looks less attractive

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The Outer Face: Converting Double Concavities into Convexities

Published on January 2, 2013 by

The Outer Face:  Converting Double Concavities into Convexities The one thing that I cannot stand is seeing a face that appears disjointed, i.e., part of the face has been over augmented relative to another.  Perhaps the two biggest problem areas

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Cosmetic Facial Enhancement: A Mechanic vs. an Artist

Published on December 12, 2012 by

Cosmetic Facial Enhancement:  A Mechanic vs. an Artist I had a lady come to my office a few months ago who said that she went somewhere else for a facial fat transfer because it was a couple of thousand dollars

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Fat Grafting: A Little Everywhere

Published on November 25, 2012 by

Fat Grafting:  A Little Everywhere Good taste with clothing means that the items one wears are in harmony, possess style, cut well, and made of good material.  Good cosmetic facial surgery is very similar.  The products (materials) one uses can

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Hollywood’s Pillow Face is a Problem

Published on August 27, 2012 by

Hollywood’s Pillow Face is a Problem As many of you know, I love facial volumization in which lost soft tissue of the face from aging is restored using fat grafting and/or injectable fillers.  The word that has dominated the media

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Fill vs. Lift in Facial Cosmetic Enhancement

Published on July 2, 2012 by

Fill vs. Lift in Facial Cosmetic Enhancement This article is a corollary to my other article called the “Two-Finger Rule”. In the article on the “Two-Finger Rule”, I argued that taking two fingers and gently pulling up on the skin

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Understanding the Brow as a Balloon: The Role of Fat Grafting to the Brow

Published on May 13, 2012 by

Understanding the Brow as a Balloon:  The Role of Fat Grafting to the Brow One of the most confusing things that I do is to inflate a brow/upper eyelid with fat or filler when someone instinctively thinks that her brow

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Understanding the Role of Artistry in Cosmetic Surgery and Enhancement

Published on April 16, 2012 by

Understanding the Role of Artistry in Cosmetic Surgery and Enhancement One of the greatest compliments that I received was from an Italian plastic surgeon who flew from Italy trusting me to work on his wife’s face, which I performed in

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Kenny Rogers and Bad Blepharoplasty and Browlift Surgery

Published on January 8, 2012 by

Kenny Rogers and Bad Blepharoplasty and Browlift Surgery Obviously, there is quite a bit of brouhaha about Kenny Rogers’ facial work. His alien appearance has clearly become the poster child for bad facial plastic surgery. If you are wondering what

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