Saggy skin is an issue everyone faces at some point in their lives. As people age, more and more skin around the eyes and forehead start to become loose, frown lines develop, and you may be left with an overall appearance that makes you look a lot older than you actually are. An endoscopic brow… [Read More]
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Unfortunately, all the signs of aging, stress, environmental pollution, gravity, anxiety and other factors show up on our faces and there’s no escaping it. How anxious, upset, or stressed out we are can be made out by the number of lines and wrinkles that form on our faces every time we move our facial muscles…. [Read More]
What Is A Tummy Tuck? A tummy tuck or abdominoplasty is a popular cosmetic surgery designed to help eliminate stubborn fat and excess skin in the abdominal region. The benefits of tummy tucks are both practical and aesthetic. Most tummy tuck patients are patients who have recently lost a lot of weight or have given… [Read More]
In U.S. culture, talking about our appearance is something of a taboo. The topics of plastic surgery and cosmetic surgery, being so closely tied to nationwide concepts of beauty, are perhaps even more difficult to talk about. Perhaps this is why misinformation about plastic surgery remains abundant. The decision to change the way you look… [Read More]
Everyone has a little something they would like to change about their appearance, but not everyone likes the sound of surgery. Luckily, cosmetic enhancements have advanced in recent years, providing a wealth of options for non-surgical procedures. Since 2017, non-surgical procedures have gone up by 4.2%. Take a look through these easy procedures that can… [Read More]
Double eyelid surgery is a kind of ‘blepharoplasty’, a cosmetic surgical procedure involving the eyelids — like an eyelift. Double eyelid surgery takes mono lidded eyes and makes small incisions or stitches to create a creased double eyelid. Mono-lidded eyes are commonly found in about half of Asian populations, so the procedure has become very… [Read More]
Plastic surgery may not be the right choice for everyone, and it can be a scary decision to make, especially if you’re just curious about playing with the way you look. Luckily, surgeons nowadays have greatly improved how invasive a lot of cosmetic procedures are, and the stigma around cosmetic surgery is loosening as more… [Read More]
If you’re about to undergo a breast augmentation, there are many questions you may have. While your plastic surgeon is the best person to answer these questions, it’s important to do your own research before your first consultation. To help you get ready, here are a few commonly asked questions about breast augmentation, how they… [Read More]
Having dark circles is probably one of the most frustrating issues I face on a daily basis. I was born with genetic dark circles so no matter how much rest I get I still have pesty hollowness accompanied by perpetual darkness under the eyes. Over the years I’ve accumulated makeup techniques to mask the appearance… [Read More]
Double Eyelid Surgery (Full Incisional Upper Blepharoplasty and Epicanthoplasty) – 3 Year Comprehensive Update (Why I got Surgery, my non-invisional surgery prior, what they look like now, etc.) Time flies, it’s been a little over three years now since I’ve gotten incisional upper blepharoplasty and epicanthoplasty with Dr. Goretti Ho Taghva from Lea Plastic Surgery… [Read More]