Lip augmentation is a method used to restore a plump appearance to aging lips. Like many parts of the body, lips lose their smooth, full appearance as we get older. Natural substances in our bodies decrease with age, causing our skin to sag, dry, wrinkle, and crease. The lips are no exception, but they...
Restylane is a cosmetic filler and non-surgical alternative to plastic surgery. It was approved for use in the United States in 2003 as a treatment for facial wrinkles and lines, lip augmentation, eye trough deformities, and general facial contouring. Restylane is safe filler made of non-animal stabilized hyaluronic acid (NASHA). Hyaluronic acid is a...
Laser procedures are a popular category in the field off plastic surgery. Laser treatments offer many of the same anti-aging and corrective benefits without the invasiveness of traditional cosmetic surgery. Lasers use a single-wavelength of light energy to alter small areas. They create a process known as selective photothermolysis, which uses light to produce...
There are several things you need to know before selecting a cosmetic surgeon. Failing to research your options before committing to a surgeon can result in disappointment, or worse, injury to your body. If you are in the process of selecting a cosmetic surgeon, consider the following: Experience Determine how many times the doctor has performed...
Rhinoplasty surgery is a type of plastic surgery focused on altering the shape of a patient’s nose. It is performed for both cosmetic and medical reasons, and in some cases, both. The procedure might include the removal of cartilage and bone, or the addition of tissue, depending on the desired result. Surgical alterations to...
Cosmetic surgery is a type of elective plastic surgery performed to improve appearance. There are several procedures included under the umbrella of cosmetic surgery, all of which are done for aesthetic reasons. Cosmetic surgery is safe, but patients are encouraged to research their options and ensure their doctors are licensed and experienced before committing...
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