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Archive for April, 2011

I have never heard of earlobe repair and hope that you can do it

I am 35 years old, female and have a different sort of problem. I have very long, wobbly earlobes. This makes wearing pierced earrings impossible because it draws attention to the lobes. Is this a problem that can be fixed? I have never heard of earlobe repair and hope that you can do it. You […]

How long does it take to completely heal after receiving an injectable filler?

How long does it take to completely heal after receiving an injectable filler? Injectable filler may result in bruising and/or swelling. If these occur, it may take approximately 3 days to resolve.

I look tired all of the time due to the dark bags under my eyes.

I am 52 years old and look tired all of the time due to the dark bags under my eyes. It feels like fatty tissue. I would like the fat removed. Can this be accomplished with gentle liposuction or is blepharoplasty necessary? If the dark bags are due to fatty tissue, then a blepharoplasty would […]

Skin care products to prepare the skin prior to a chemical peel

Do you recommend any skin care products to prepare the skin prior to a chemical peel or laser resurfacing? We recommend sunblock. As well, studies show that treatment of the skin with a bleaching cream and a retinol may benefit those patients with darker skin complexion.

What sort of complications do you encounter most often with the brow lift

What sort of complications do you encounter most often with the brow lift and how do you address them? Bruising and swelling may occur after brow lift surgery. We recommend you avoid aspirin, aspirin-containing products, ibuprofen, ibuprofen-containing products, and certain homeopathic/herbal medicines that may increase the risk of bleeding, bruising, and swelling. High blood pressure […]

Does a facelift remove deep folds that run from each side of my nose

Does a facelift remove deep folds that run from each side of my nose to the corners of my mouth? The folds you are referring to are the smile lines, also known as the melolabial folds and/or nasolabial folds. Facelift surgery usually does not remove these folds. The better option for treating these folds include […]

Tips for reducing bruising and swelling afterward

I have my rhinoplasty scheduled in a month. Are there any tips that you would suggest for reducing bruising and swelling afterward? Bruising and swelling may occur after rhinoplasty surgery. We recommend you avoid aspirin, aspirin-containing products, ibuprofen, ibuprofen-containing products, and certain homeopathic/herbal medicines that may increase the risk of bleeding, bruising, and swelling. High […]

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