Yearly Archives: 2018

Facelift blog

How to Know You’ve Chosen the Right Facial Plastic Surgeon

Your quest for a plastic surgeon in Scottsdale can be overwhelming. With so many qualifications to filter through, it can be difficult to understand what's important and what isn't. This is especially true in the world of facial plastic surgery, which is a relatively niche field that requires ample specialized expertise. If you're struggling to …

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3 Reasons to Get Your Facelift in the Fall

Although we'll never really have the crisp days and falling leaves that much of the rest of the country associates with autumn, here in Arizona we get to enjoy the seasons change in our own way. As a plastic surgeon in Scottsdale, it always interests me to observe how my patients' routines change depending on …

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4 Myths That Still Persist About Facelifts

Facelift surgery in Scottsdale, AZ, is performed much differently today than it was 20 or 30 years ago. During patient consultations, I often receive similar questions from people who want to know if this procedure is right for them. Their questions frequently reflect information they’ve heard or read about that is no longer correct given …

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The Differences Between BOTOX® and Dysport®

BOTOX is not only popular in Scottsdale, but it has become a household name across the United States. With over 7 million procedures performed just last year, it is the number 1 minimally invasive cosmetic procedure. However, it has a kid brother that is beginning to grow in popularity as well: Dysport. So, how do …

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What Is A Dermaplane?

What is a dermaplane treatment and who is it most beneficial for? We love adding this non-invasive treatment to our patient’s skin care treatments for enhanced results and outcomes. Here’s a few of my most-frequently asked questions regarding this treatment and the reasons why we love it: What is a dermaplane treatment? Dermaplane treatments are …

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Should I Be Using Hyaluronic Acid?

Whether you've stepped into a spa, an aesthetics medical practice, or a department store, chances are pretty high that you've heard the ingredient hyaluronic acid referenced. But what is hyaluronic acid and why should you be using it? Hyaluronic Acid is particularly helpful in patients that have aging skin, and for patients that reside in …

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Why We Love Mineral Make Up

Mineral make up usage has grown in popularity along with aesthetics, skin care, and non-invasive procedures! At our Scottsdale, Arizona Facial Plastic Surgery office we use and recommend Jane Iredale Mineral Make up to our patients for ideal skin health. While full-coverage make up is sometimes necessary for big events, we believe strong skin care …

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Facelift Dos and Don’ts

As a Scottsdale facial plastic surgeon, I help many patients benefit from facial rejuvenation through either a mini or traditional facelift. All patients must remember, however, that even elective cosmetic procedures are still considered major surgeries. Because of this, you should prepare yourself to ask questions before your procedure. It is also important to carefully follow pre …

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Neck Lift or KYBELLA®: What’s Best for You?

In a world that seems to run on filler treatments and BOTOX, I’ve begun to notice a shift—more and more people are seeking longer-lasting cosmetic solutions, especially millennials. They are uninterested in returning every couple of months for touch-up treatments. However, just because these more invasive procedures are trending doesn’t necessarily mean they are right …

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