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Archive for September, 2011

Is there a gel treatment for crow’s feet?

Is there a gel treatment for crow’s feet? The treatment options I recommend for crow’s feet include Botox which softens the muscles that form crow’s feet. I also recommend a good eye serum, such as IS Clinical’s eye serum, to hydrate the skin around the eyes. If the crow’s feet are more prominent, I may […]

I am Asian-American and am seeking a consultation on rhinoplasty.

I am Asian-American and am seeking a consultation on rhinoplasty. I would like to have the bridge of my nose raised and narrowed and also have the width of my nose at the nostrils narrowed. I believe that this means some type of augmentation. Can this be done without detracting from my Asian features? Yes, […]

Are there limits to what can be achieved with ethnic rhinoplasty?

Are there limits to what can be achieved with ethnic rhinoplasty? Ethnic rhinoplasty limitations include the inherent strength and resilience of the nasal cartilages, the thickness of the nasal skin, and the healing process of the individual. Another consideration is the harmonious balance between the nose and the facial features. In ethnic rhinoplasty, we like […]

I’ve heard weak or broad cartilages are common in Hispanic noses

I’ve heard weak or broad cartilages are common in Hispanic noses, particularly in the nasal tip. How are these improved? Nasal tip cartilages that are weak can be reinforced through a few different methods. One method is to use suturing techniques to strengthen the cartilage. Another method is to take cartilage from the septum and […]

Is it possible to perform rhinoplasty on a patient of ethnicity to improve the appearance

Is it possible to perform rhinoplasty on a patient of ethnicity to improve the appearance of the nose but still maintain some of the ethnic characteristics? Yes, it is possible to perform rhinoplasty while maintaining ethnicity. For example, a Middle Eastern female patient with a bump along the bridge of her nose and a wide, […]

Necklift Byrne

Stephen W. Perkins, M.D.*, Rami K. Batniji, M.D.# *Perkins/Van Natta Center for Cosmetic Surgery, Meridian Plastic Surgery Center, 170 W. 106th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46290, USA. Corresponding author. [email protected] #Batniji Facial Plastic Surgery, 361 Hospital Road, Suite #329, Newport Beach, CA 92663, USA Introduction The desire to achieve a more youthful neckline is one of […]

Repair of Acute Nasal Fracture

Rami K. Batniji, M.D.*, Kamal A. Batniji, M.D., F.A.C.S.# *Batniji Facial Plastic Surgery, 361 Hospital Road, Suite #329, Newport Beach, CA 92663.  Attending, Department of Plastic Surgery, Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian, Newport Beach, CA 92663. #Chairman, Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian, Newport Beach, CA 92663. *corresponding author:  Rami K. Batniji, […]

Trichophytic Endoscopic Forehead-Lifting in High Hairline Patients

FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA Stephen W. Perkins, MD*, Rami K. Batniji, MD Surgical technique Discussion Summary Acknowledgments References Since Hunt’s description of the coronal brow-lift in 1926, many techniques for surgical rejuvenation of the upper third of the face have been described in the literature [1]. Although the coronal forehead-lift has been […]

Rejuvenation of the Lower Eyelid Complex

Stephen W. Perkins, M.D.1 and Rami K. Batniji, M.D.1 ABSTRACT Blepharoplasty is one of the most common cosmetic surgeries performed on the male patient. Whereas in the past the male patient would present later in life for eyelid surgery to address functional issues, he now presents earlier in life with an interest in aesthetic improvement […]

An Aesthetic Approach to Facial Hemangiomas

Rami K. Batniji, MD; Edward D. Buckingham, MD; Edwin F. Williams III, MD Hemangiomas are the most common tumor of infancy and childhood, affecting approximately 10% of infants by the age of 1 year. The diagnosis can nearly always be made by the patient’s history and findings on physical examination. Prior to the classification system […]

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