Archive for the ‘fat grafting’ Category

Avoiding Bad Eyelid Surgery: Preserve the Canthus At All Costs

Published on December 26, 2011 by

Avoiding Bad Eyelid Surgery: Preserve the Canthus At All Costs I oftentimes hear a patient come to me to say, “I don’t want to look like celebrity…” who has had too much surgery done or a friend that has been

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Eyebags, Shorelines, and Rocks

Published on December 18, 2011 by

Eyebags, Shorelines, and Rocks When we talk about eyebags, we are focused on the obvious, which is that there is a protuberant bag of tissue. However, is this really the case in the majority of situations? My answer is no.

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How I use Permanent Facial Fillers: Fat, Silicone, Bellafill(Artefill)

Published on November 26, 2011 by

How I use Permanent Facial Fillers:  Fat Transfer, Silicone, Bellafill(Artefill) In my clinical practice I use both temporary and permanent facial fillers depending on a mixture of budget, desires, and safety. Although permanent fillers carry the risk that they are

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Differentiating Type 1 from Type 2 Eyes When Considering Fat Transfer to the Upper Eyelid/Brow Complex

Published on November 5, 2011 by

Differentiating Type 1 from Type 2 Eyes When Considering Fat Transfer to the Upper Eyelid/Brow Complex A colleague of mine really got it right when he created a new perspective on seeing youthful eyes.  He called them Type 1 and

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Runner’s Face News Story Featured on 33 News Tonight

Published on October 10, 2011 by

Runner’s Face News Story Featured on 33 News Tonight I was featured on 33 News tonight at 9 pm on a segment entitled “Runner’s Face” for those hyper athletic individuals who prematurely age due to volume loss.  Melinda Arai goes

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Leveraging the Hardness of Products in Cosmetic Injectable Fillers

Published on October 9, 2011 by

Leveraging the Hardness of Products in Cosmetic Injectable Fillers How hard an injectable product is can be a very good thing or a not so good thing.  In any case, I try to use products based on its hardness factors

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Exploring The Recovery Period After Plastic Surgery: The Concept of Personal Time

Published on September 18, 2011 by

Exploring the Recovery Period after Plastic Surgery:  The Concept of Personal Time Many times during a recovery following plastic surgery we imbue that time with heavily negative connotations.  We reflect on everything that we could otherwise be doing. We think

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Depression After Plastic Surgery

Published on July 14, 2011 by

Depression After Plastic Surgery The goal of these blog articles is to discuss the good, the bad, and the ugly with regard to facial cosmetic surgery. Depression is an ugly word but it is important to mention it to understand

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Fat Processing for Fat Grafting: Does It Matter?

Published on July 6, 2011 by

Fat Processing for Fat Grafting: Does It Matter? One of the most common questions that I get on the forum is “How do you process your fat?” This question pertains to how fat, once harvested from the body, is treated

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Fat Grafting Master’s Seminar in Las Vegas 2011

Published on June 28, 2011 by

I gave this Master’s Seminar on Fat Grafting in Las Vegas on June 22, 2011, at the Vegas Cosmetic Surgery 2011 conference.

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