Yearly Archives: 2015

Rhinoplasty dressings in Scottsdale AZ

How to Deal with Your Rhinoplasty Dressings

It is common for rhinoplasty patients to have a cast on their nose after surgery. Most rhinoplasty surgeries involve restructuring the cartilage and bones inside the nose, which will have to be held in place while they heal to prevent the need for additional surgery. If you have ever had a cast before, you know …

Facial Contouring

Liposuction…for the Face?

Over the past decades, liposuction has become more than a simple tube used around the abdomen to suck out extra fat. The techniques are now more refined and the procedure can be used on almost any area of the body, including the face and neck. Using liposuction on those particular areas might seem a little …

Plastic Surgery for the Ears

Otoplasty: Plastic Surgery for the Ears

You already know that your ears play an important role in how your body functions; in addition to providing your sense of hearing, your ears are also responsible for your sense of balance and safety. For thousands of people, ears also play a role in how they feel about their appearance. Ears with a “normal” …

Different Materials in Chin Augmentations

The Different Types of Materials Used in Chin Augmentations

Well-defined chins and jaw lines are a key component to having a balanced and attractive face. When your chin isn’t so well-defined, it can cause a negative impact on the way your face appears. Chin augmentations improve this problem by using different materials to increase the size and volume of the chin itself, allowing it …

Botox and Brow Lift Surgery

Angry Scowls May Be Helped with a Brow Lift or Botox

Your face is full of muscles that are responsible for creating the dozens of facial expressions you make every day. Whether you are happy, sad, or perplexed, your facial muscles cause your mood to be reflected in your face. Some muscles get more work than others, particularly the ones around your forehead, eyes, and mouth. …

What are Dynamic Wrinkles?

Improve Dynamic Wrinkles with Botox and Dysport

Botulinum toxin injections, commonly known Botox injections, have been FDA approved since 2002 and are a well-known treatment for the appearance of wrinkles. Botox has been so popular that the brand is now a household name and can be found in plastic surgery practices all over the world. In the past few years, another botulinum …

Hobgood Facial Plastic Surgery

Nose Jobs Have Cosmetic and Functional Benefits for Patients

A recent study published on Healio highlighted one of the best features of rhinoplasty: it has the ability to improve a patient’s nose both from a cosmetic and functional standpoint. Rhinoplasty, also known as nose reshaping surgery, has been around for decades and was once thought to be only for patients who wanted to change …

facial plastic surgery in scottsdale arizona for men and women

What Makes a Person’s Face Look Masculine or Feminine?

There has been a lot of hype in the news media lately about how a person’s appearance can be altered to make them look more masculine or feminine. Caitlyn Jenner and other transgender patients have been receiving a great deal of attention for their facial plastic surgeries and how they now look more like the …

Mentally Prepare for Surgery With These Easy Steps

Mentally Prep for Surgery With These Easy Steps

There is a lot of preparation that goes into having plastic surgery. From the patient consultation to the final days of your recovery, you’re in for an experience that is ultimately rewarding, but potentially difficult. Many patients feel anxious before their procedure and then struggle with trying to get through their recovery. You can help …