Archive for May, 2014

Don’t Worry About Frown Lines, Be Happy Again

There are people with facial contours that suggest a frown or sadness, even when they’re happy or content. They may or may not regard their default expression as a burden. But facial plastic surgeons are not infrequently asked to evaluate and treat people with this trait. These otherwise upbeat folks may have been born this […]

Botox: From Bacterial Toxin to Billion-Dollar Beauty Industry

Botox is the most popular of all cosmetic procedures, by a wide margin. Of the 15.1 million cosmetic procedures performed in the United States in 2013, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons reports that 13.4 million were of the “minimally invasive” type — injections, peels, laser treatments, and microdermabrasion. Of that group, 6.3 million were […]

Avoid the Windswept Look From Facelift Surgery

Many patients visit facial plastic surgeon Dr. Batniji to treat obvious signs of aging that gradually occur. A popular procedure is facelift surgery, which is designed to strengthen the underlying structure of the face and remove excess tissue such as skin and fat. While the transformative surgery can create a significantly more youthful look, an […]

How to Avoid Looking Fake After Facial Plastic Surgery

Elective cosmetic procedures are a great way to permanently improve a person’s looks and self-esteem, but what happens when surgery creates the opposite effect? Following facial plastics, one may feel his or her face has been overcorrected. When excessive amounts of tissue are removed, or the face has been sculpted with unnatural curvature, patients may […]

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