Archive for the ‘fat grafting’ Category

Fillers versus Fat: Shifting Sand Concept

Published on June 26, 2011 by

Fillers Versus Fat: Shifting Sand Concept Many of my patients try to weigh the merits of fat grafting versus fillers since they both seem to be equally beneficial to fill in the hollows of an aging face.  However, I would

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Understanding The Aging Process Using Fat Grafting: A Glass Of Water Emptying

Published on June 15, 2011 by

Understanding the Aging Process Using Fat Grafting:  A Glass of Water Emptying The face undergoes significantly less gravitational descent than was once thought.  Although everyone oftentimes takes two fingers to lift up what appears to be sagging, this maneuver does

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Understanding The Anterior Chin: The Upside Down U

Published on June 11, 2011 by

Understanding The Anterior Chin: The Upside Down U Aging of the chin area is one of the most confusing areas because people I believe focus on the wrong thing. Most oftentimes the concern is about a jowl or about a

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Dismissing Fat Grafting Myths

Published on May 15, 2011 by

Dismissing Fat Grafting Myths After speaking with patients who are vaguely familiar with fat grafting I have encountered a lot of misunderstanding about how fat grafting works and a lot of this misunderstanding comes from other surgeons who do not

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Blink Effect: How We Perceive Beauty and the Role of Cosmetic Surgery Enhancement

Published on May 12, 2011 by

Blink Effect:  How We Perceive Beauty and the Role of Cosmetic Surgery Enhancement One of the most important things that a woman typically wants fixed is the fine lines around her mouth.  I have found this to be the case

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Fat Grafting Recovery: Things You Need To Know Following Your Procedure

Published on May 9, 2011 by

Fat Grafting Recovery: Things You Need To Know Following Your Procedure One of the biggest concerns in our busy workaday America is “What is my recovery like after fat grafting?”  This is something that I will try to explore in

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Stem Cells and Fat Grafting: My Thoughts

Published on April 29, 2011 by

Stem Cells and Fat Grafting: My Thoughts Perhaps the hottest topic that we have today in cosmetic surgery is stem cells.  Do they exist?  How do we use them?  What are they good for?  Are there risks?  Unfortunately, even the

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Fat Grafting Eyelid Series Part 2 of 2: Rethinking the Lower Eyelid

Published on April 14, 2011 by

Fat Grafting Eyelid Series Part 2 of 2:  Rethinking the Lower Eyelid This second article in the series focuses on techniques for lower eyelid rejuvenation.  The traditional way to manage the lower-eyelid aging was through a cutting procedure that involved

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Fat Grafting Eyelid Series Part 1 of 2: Rethinking Aging of the Upper Eyelid and Brow

Published on April 11, 2011 by

Fat Grafting Eyelid Series Part 1 of 2:  Rethinking Aging of the Upper Eyelid and Brow Traditionally, we have looked at the aging of the upper eyelid and brow through a gravitational model, i.e., we believe that the aging of

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The Importance of the Buccal Zone: Joining the Mid to Lower Face

Published on April 7, 2011 by

The Importance of the Buccal Zone: Joining the Mid to Lower Face The buccal area is defined as the part of the face where if you sucked in your cheeks they would suck inward.  It is the area that in

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