Hobgood Facial Plastic Surgery: Todd Hobgood, MD Blog

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The Chin Is “In”: 5 Reasons To Choose a Chin Implant for Augmentation Instead of Fillers

Have you heard friends and celebrities talking about chin filler lately? It’s no surprise: Chin augmentation is gaining lots of buzz as more people discover just how transformative even small chin changes can be. As a facial plastic surgeon in Scottsdale, AZ, I love performing chin augmentation to help men and women achieve total facial …

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The Zoom Boom: 5 Plastic Surgeon-Approved Secrets for Feeling Confident on Camera

Zoom calls are fueling requests for facial plastic surgery as we spend more time looking at ourselves on camera. As a double board-certified facial plastic surgeon serving Scottsdale and Phoenix-area men and women, I’ve certainly noticed the trend myself. Now that so many of our meetings are happening virtually, we all want to look our …

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Getting Cheeky: Do You Need Cheek Filler or Facial Plastic Surgery?

Fuller, firmer, more lifted cheeks are one of the most sought-after features in the world of facial plastic surgery. People from Phoenix, Chandler, and across Arizona visit my Scottsdale practice in search of plumper cheeks that reflect the youthfulness they feel inside. Fortunately, more options exist than ever for achieving spectacular results, including treatments that …

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How Dangerous is a Facelift?

A facelift can tighten up loose, saggy skin and take years off a patient’s appearance. However, like any other surgery, there are risks and rewards for going under the knife. Many patients want to know how potentially “dangerous” a facelift procedure can be. After all, facial tissues are very delicate—you don’t want to damage such …

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How to Prepare for Your Plastic Surgery Consultation

The first step in any plastic surgery journey is scheduling a consultation. As a plastic surgeon in the Scottsdale-Phoenix area, I love having a chance to chat one-on-one with patients and discuss their treatment options. Unfortunately, some patients new to cosmetic procedures are nervous about the process. They are unsure of what to expect and …

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Nonsurgical Options to Eyelid Surgery: Do They Work?

In my role as a plastic surgeon and an advocate for my patients, I'm committed to recommending the least invasive, longest-lasting treatment solution that effectively addresses an individual's aesthetic concerns. With that in mind, when someone considering blepharoplasty at my Phoenix-area practice asks if a nonsurgical option is possible, my answer depends on the specific …

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