Does Rhinoplasty Leave A Scar?

Rhinoplasty surgery consistently remains one of the most popular plastic surgeries around the world. However, like with all surgeries, patients do worry about the possibility of scars. While an open rhinoplasty does not often leave external scars, it is not a technique commonly performed anymore. So, let’s look at the question, “Does rhinoplasty leave a […]

Can You Move Your Eyebrows After A Brow Lift?

Can You Move Your Eyebrows After A Brow Lift? A brow lift surgery lifts the position of the eyebrows into a more youthful position and helps to reduce wrinkles, extra skin, and sagging. However, patients interested in or considering a brow lift often want to have a more youthful brow and forehead, but do not […]

How Long Does Tightness Last After A Facelift?

Facelift surgery consistently remains one of the most popular plastic surgeries around the world. As more people value looking younger, the procedure continues to find more patients. Though, like any surgery, there are recovery and side effects. While normally minimal, it is still important for patients to understand what to expect following a facelift. Let’s […]

What Is The Difference Between A Brow Lift & A Facelift?

At first glance, it may seem obvious that there is a difference between a brow lift and a facelift. However, before surgery and in consultations, many people ask, “Will a facelift address my forehead?” The term “facelift” is fairly vague, so it is not clear exactly what areas of the face the procedure address. Let’s […]

Signs You May Benefit From Adding A Neck Lift To Your Facelift

Combining a neck lift with a facelift is relatively common and easy. Many patients will find the best results from a facelift if they also address their neck at the same time. However, not every patient will benefit from a neck lift. So, how can you know? Ultimately, Dr. Santos can determine this following a […]

Managing Facial Plastic Surgery Expectations: What To Know

Expectations within the plastic surgery world can make the difference between someone who is a candidate for surgery and someone who is not. Plastic surgery–while it can achieve amazing outcomes–is not one size fits all. One result may not be possible in every patient based on varying anatomy. Expectations become heightened when it comes to […]

What Is The Difference Between A Brow Lift And A Forehead Lift?

The terms “brow lift” and “forehead lift” are often used synonymously to refer to surgical procedures that address aging from the eyebrows up. Though, to facial plastic surgeons, there is a subtle difference between the two procedures, even if they often address the same areas and concerns. Let’s take a closer look at the question, […]

How Long Does CO2 Laser Resurfacing Take To Heal?

Skin resurfacing is performed on different levels. Exfoliation strips away pollutants and dead skin, this can be done with daily cleansing or weekly with at home treatments. Deeper medical grade treatments such as chemical peels, non-ablative lasers, and microneedling. However, the deepest exfoliation comes in the form of surgical or deep chemical resurfacing, both of […]

Do Brow Lifts Look Natural?

Throughout the years, tabloids have published unflattering pictures of celebrities who have had bad plastic surgery, particularly brow lifts. When performed incorrectly or on the wrong patient, brow lifts can make the patient look perpetually surprised or windswept. Understandably, many patients who come in wanting to address their aging brow, worry that this will be […]

Is A Facelift Under Local Anesthesia Painful?

The use of local anesthesia during facial plastic surgery is proving to be not only possible but preferable in many cases. It lowers the overall risk of surgery, makes facelifts more accessible to people with medical conditions, and often results in an easier recovery. Some patients feel anxious about not going completely under for the […]