Arm lifts have increased greatly in popularity over the last 15 years. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASPS), the number of arm-lift procedures has grown from just 338 procedures in 2000 to 15,769 in 2013–an amazing leap of 4,565 percent.
While theories about the reason behind the increase have been circulating, it probably has to do with a confluence of factors, including the desire to look great after weight loss, and/or the media culture surrounding celebrities and public figures. Read the rest of this entry »
With a forehead lift, men and women find their forehead and brow area is lifted and rejuvenated. This is a surgical procedure that lifts the skin to a higher position and also addresses the muscle action that leads to certain facial lines. Because it is an invasive surgery, you do need to plan for some downtime following the surgery. When is the right time for a forehead lift? While this is different for every patient, you might consider surgery once you’ve begun noticing the following signs:
Eyelids Droop and Become Noticeable in Your Line of Vision
As the forehead skin becomes lax and slides down the face, it puts pressure on the eyelids. They also begin to droop. For some, this may not be a major concern, but some patients notice that the sagging eyelids obstruct the vision and in some cases cause problems with peripheral vision. Read the rest of this entry »
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 »
Dr. Masri offers surgical and non-surgical procedures for the face and body such as rhinoplasty and facelift, breast augmentation and smartlipo, and laser skin resurfacing in Detroit, Dearborn, and Birmingham, Michigan.
I am 55 years old and have large masses of spider veins on both legs. I saw that sclerotherapy was an option. Does each vein have to be injected more than once to get the desired results?
Typically the best treatment for spider veins is known as Nd:YAG laser treatment, however some larger veins may need to be injected in a procedure called sclerotherapy. Sclerotherapy sometimes requires more than one session to achieve the desired effects. Please come in for a consultation and a customized treatment plan.