What is Nose Surgery (Rhinoplasty)?

Nose Surgery, or rhinoplasty, is a surgical procedure to enhance the appearance of the nose.  It can also improve nasal function by modifying the nasal passages.  It is usually performed because the patient feels that their nose does not fit in with the proportions of other facial structures, or because the nasal passages are suffering […]

What Is Dermabrasion?

Dermabrasion is a minor surgical procedure in which the surface of the skin is removed in order to give the skin a smoother, more even look.  The procedure usually requires a topical anesthetic and mild sedation, usually given orally approximately 30 minutes prior to surgery. The procedure is usually done to remove deep facial wrinkles, […]

What is a Neck Lift (Platysmaplasty)?

A neck lift, or Platysmaplasty, is a procedure in which excess skin is removed from around the neck, and the remaining skin is repositioned and tightened.  The desired effect of this surgery is to reduce wrinkles and sagging skin, and give the neck a more youthful appearance with a sharper angle beneath the chin.  Platysmaplasty […]

What is Liposuction?

Liposuction is a surgical procedure in which the fat is removed from beneath the skin using a hollow metal tube.  The tube is able to isolate and remove excess fatty tissue.  This procedure is also known as “lipoplasty”, or “suction-assisted lipectomy”, and is typically used to remove excess fat in areas where the overlying skin […]