Monthly Archives: August 2013

Doctors Recommend Having Your Rhinoplasty and Genioplasty Simultaneously

Patients who are interested in undergoing a rhinoplasty procedure, more commonly known as a “nose job”, should consider having genioplasty, more commonly known as a chin augmentation, at the same time, if this is appropriate. Patients should take into consideration how a rhinoplasty will alter their facial harmony, especially in relation to their chin. Dr. …

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Are Stem Cell Facelifts Just Marketing Hype? Dr. Paul M. Parker Comments on the Controversy

A traditional facelift is a surgical procedure that focuses on the lower two-thirds of the face and the neck. It includes making incisions and removing excess loose skin.  Better facelifts include tightening and suspending the submusculoaponeurotic (known as a “SMAS” facelift) tissues. Some higher quality facelifts also include injections of fat, in recent years, to …

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The Aspen Treatment: A Non-Invasive Way to Treat Capsular Contracture

A small percentage of women who have undergone breast augmentation surgery may notice a hardening of the implant that can cause pain and shape distortion known as “capsular contracture”. Capsular contracture is a condition characterized by the hardening of the lining that naturally forms around every breast implant. The lining, or “capsule,” is the body’s …

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