January 23rd, 2014 Blog Admin
The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery recently predicted the five cosmetic procedures they believe will be the most popular in 2014. With the AAFPRS thinking there may be double digit increases in plastic surgeries this year, now is a great time to embrace the changes you’ve been pondering. These four trending procedures include a mix of facial plastic surgeries and non-invasive procedures.
One of the natural occurrences with aging is that the tissue below the skin loses volume and elasticity. When this happens, certain areas of the face begin to look gaunt or hollowed, the lips may narrow, and creases, fine lines and wrinkles start to appear. To smooth the skin, fill in the hollows, and reduce the appearance of wrinkles, fat transfers are becoming a very popular option. Read the rest of this entry »
January 15th, 2014 Blog Admin
Per statistics given by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, AAFPRS surgeons performed a little more than 40,200 rhinoplasties in 2012. Twenty percent of the patients undergoing rhinoplasty were under the age of 21. Whether a nose surgery is requested to help put an end to bullying, to correct the function, to address a problem that leads to lower self-esteem, or to repair damage from an injury, there are things that teens and their parents need to understand. Read the rest of this entry »
January 8th, 2014 Blog Admin
In the 1980s, actress Linda Evans became a spokesperson for the Rejuvenique Electric Facial Mask. This mask worked by producing a light electrical current to 26 metal contacts that rested on different areas of the face. The mask promised to rejuvenate the face and create glowing, vibrant skin without facial plastic surgery. Some users ended up with permanent scars from burns they received when using the mask. While that product seemed to disappear from the market, there is a surge of do-it-yourself devices hitting the market that are gaining a huge following in Asia and causing bruising and more serious facial injuries. Read the rest of this entry »
December 31st, 2013 Blog Admin
According to a 2013 study released in the United Kingdom, 70 percent of the 1,000 men polled listed eyes as the first thing they notice about women. The 1,000 women polled in the same study also listed eyes as the first thing they notice in a man. It’s clear from this study that the eyes are a very dominant facial feature.
At the same time, the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery issued a press release in December 2013 ranking eyelid lifts as the second most popular facial plastic surgery. It is a popular procedure because the thin skin around the eyes makes the common signs of aging more noticeable. The good news is that you have a choice of surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures that help restore a youthful appearance. Read the rest of this entry »
December 23rd, 2013 Blog Admin
When searching for a facial plastic surgeon, you’ve probably heard a lot of talk about board certification. Some doctors only hold board certification by one of the boards under the American Board of Medical Specialties. Others hold double or even triple board certification from this organization and the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Read the rest of this entry »