Chin liposuction is a popular procedure for people who have disproportionately gained weight in their face or those who are genetically predisposed to carrying more fat in the face. Liposuction is a great option for these patients and can often be performed without full sedation. So, how much fat is removed during chin lipo? As […]
Do You Still Need Botox After A Brow Lift?
Brow lift surgery is a frequently performed anti-aging surgery for the upper face. It also helps lift sagging brows back into their natural position along the brow bone. Many brow lift patients have used Botox and—while Botox can help prevent wrinkles—it cannot completely halt the aging that would cause the need for a brow lift. […]
Why Do My Teeth Hurt After Rhinoplasty?
Some minor pain and discomfort after rhinoplasty surgery are expected and normal. However, some patients may become concerned when they feel pain in areas that were not operated on. An example of one of these questions is, “Why do my teeth hurt after rhinoplasty?” After a nose job, patients may notice that they feel pain […]
What Is The Fastest Way To Recover From Blepharoplasty?
Blepharoplasty—or eyelid surgery—is considered one of the least painful procedures to undergo. This does not mean it is entirely pain or recovery free, but it is minimally invasive and often performed under local anesthesia. However, patients understandably want to get back to work and their lives as soon as possible. So, what is the fastest […]
Does Face Liposuction Hurt?
Does Face Liposuction Hurt? Face liposuction most commonly addresses the chin, but can also occasionally treat other areas such as the cheeks in rare circumstances. When seeking the procedure, patients are often astounded that they can undergo the procedure under local anesthesia and that the procedure does not require major recovery like other facial plastic […]
How Long Is Your Head Numb After A Brow Lift?
How Long Is Your Head Numb After A Brow Lift? Numbness is a side effect that can occur at the surgical site after any surgery. Not everyone will experience this, but it is perfectly normal if you do. In the majority of cases, this numbness is temporary. However, it can be alarming for patients, who […]
What Is The Best Age To Get A Nose Job For A Girl?
Rhinoplasty surgery is among one of the few plastic surgeries that people under eighteen seek out with relative frequency. Due to this, knowing the right age to get a nose job can be confusing and misleading. While some patients may need to wait longer than others for various reasons, or others undergo a reconstructive nose […]
How Do I Prepare For Laser Resurfacing?
Surgical laser resurfacing can address more advanced aging as well as many skin conditions. Thus, it is a common addition to other procedures and performed on its own. Undergoing surgery requires preparation, so, how do I prepare for laser resurfacing? First, Dr. Santos may ask you to receive medical clearances. This is not always necessary, […]
Why Do Facelifts Fail? & How You Can Prevent Bad Facelifts
Facelifts usually provide great results. However, there are always rare cases where they do not turn out ideally. Why does this happen? Is there a way to prevent it? Dr. David Santos—a facial plastic surgeon with decades of experience—details some of the reasons facelifts fail and how you can prevent bad facelifts. #1: Over Resection […]
Do They Shave Your Head For A Brow Lift?
Anti-aging surgeries such as facelifts and brow lifts involve incisions on or near the face. Understandably, this can cause concern for patients about possible future scarring and the location of the incisions. For a brow lift, the incisions are typically hidden in the hairline which brings up questions such as, “Do they shave your head […]