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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between a brow lift and blepharoplasty?

A brow lift is a procedure that elevates your eyebrows to create more distance between your brows and upper eyelids. There are several ways to perform this procedure (I almos…

I have a thin scar under my lip that I would like to remove. I am a 42 year-old African American woman and I read that women with darker skin have lower success rates with skin resurfacing, is that true?

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In my experience, scar revision can be very successful if the scar is widened, depressed, or elevated, even in darker skinned individuals. I would not recommend skin resurfac…

I am a 25 year-old female, and I have a serious hump on my nose. Can Rhinoplasty fix that hump?

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Yes, that is one of the most common reasons patients schedule rhinoplasty consultations. Another common nasal deformity complaint is a big nasal tip. Also, I will evaluate th…

When I was 15 years old, I got into a car accident and broke my nose. It has been slightly askew to the left ever since. Is there any way Rhinoplasty can fix that?

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Patients who have had significant injury to their nose during an accident resulting in a crooked nose are candidates for a nasal fracture repair. This is not considered a cos…

I am a 72 year old lady and my eyes are sagging. My eyelids basically cover my eyes. Can Blepharoplasty help an old lady like me?

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Upper eyelid blepharoplasty is a very safe and effective surgery in patients your age. As long as you have no serious medical conditions that would preclude you from the proc…

When I was 22 I was in a punk rock band and I got smashed in the face with a guitar. Ever since my eye hasn't been the same and has looked droopy. I's only gotten worse with age. Is there a way that Blepharoplasty can fix my eye?

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I would need to evaluate you before making a recommendation, but it sounds like you may have either a dehiscence of the muscle that elevates your eyelid, or excessive scar ti…

I did some research on Blepharoplasty. It says that you can modify an eye lid and that excess tissues and fat can be removed. Can you do that for anyone at any age? I'm only 27 but I've always felt like my eyelids looks puffy and unattractive.

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You are a little young for eyelid surgery, unless you want to change your ethnicity, such as Asian eyelid surgery. It sounds like you have a heredity for heavy eyelids. In th…

People around me always think I am angry with them. My eyebrow always has this sort of furrowed look to it. I heard that a Forehead lift could help. Is that true or would Botox be a better option?

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I would definitely tell you to start with botox injections to see if this would soften your medial brow region. This will also give you a "chemical" brow lift. Depending on y…

I am a 41 year old man looking to get a face lift. I have done some research on face lifts and was wondering about how the procedure works. Is there anything I should know before having the operation?

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At forty-one, you are very young to be thinking about this procedure. Unless you have an extraordinarily amount of skin laxity and sagging of your jaw line and/or neck, I wou…

When I was younger I was playing baseball and the ball hit me right in the face. My nose was broken and has ever since been crooked and has a bump. Can rhinoplasty fix these issues? What would be done?

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Patients who have had significant injury to their nose during an accident resulting in a crooked nose are candidates for a nasal fracture repair. This is not considered a cos…