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Long Term Outcomes of the Subnasal Lip Lift

The most common surgical upper lip rejuvenation procedure is the subnasal lip lift. Whether it is of congenital or aging origin, an elongated upper lip is associated with an undesired perioral appearance. With a longer upper lip, particularly if it is age-related, the amount of visible vermilion (pink part) usually becomes less as well. With Read More…

Reduction of the Enlarged Scapha of the Ear by Wedge Excision

The external ear has a very complex topographic shape which is largely overlooked/underappreciated because it sits on the side of the head. Its variety of convexities and concavities of its cartilage framework create the recognizable ear shape even if one can not describe them in detail. While there are differences in the exact size and Read More…

Techniques in Cupid’s Bow Reshaping of the Upper Lip

Lip enhancement is one of the most commonly performed non-surgical procedures and is usually done with injectable fillers. Adding volume to the lips can be highly effective and can meet most patient’s lip augmentation objectives. But filler can not achieve very specific types of lip reshaping changes. This is particularly true in the cupid’s bow Read More…

The Fundamental Techniques in Cat Eye Reshaping Surgery

There are numerous types of eye reshaping of which the most commonly known and performed are rejuvenative in nature. Traditional blepharoplasties and browlift procedures are typically done in older patients and treat age-related periorbital changes of which the goal is to refresh one’s appearance and not really change it. Less commonly known and usually performed Read More…

Did You Know? Hyaluronic Acid – Based Injectable Fillers

Injectable fillers are one of the most commonly performed non-surgical aesthetic facial procedures performed. I would suspect that at least a million ccs of injectable fillers are placed  in faces every year in the U.S. Of these injectable fillers the majority are composed of what is often called hyaluronic acids. The term ‘acid’ seems incongruous Read More…

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