Category Archives: Facial Plastic Surgery

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Facelifts Are Making a Comeback

Each year, along with other facial plastic surgeons in Phoenix, Scottsdale, and around the country, I eagerly await the release of statistics gathered by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons® (ASPS). Throughout the year, this organization compiles and organizes numbers related to plastic surgery in North America, and it provides those of us in the …

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Neck Lift vs. KYBELLA®

It seems like the summer months come with an onslaught of social events — graduations, weddings, barbeques, and more — which means that cameras will be snapping away. For people who feel self-conscious in pictures, refining the look of the chin or neck can go a long way toward boosting their confidence. As a facial …

facelift for men in scottsdale

The Masculine Look of Facelift Surgery

Women may still make up the vast majority of cosmetic surgery patients, but the number of men showing up in plastic surgery office around the nation is on the rise. Guys are interested in everything from nonsurgical body contouring to facelift surgery. Scottsdale is no exception: My male patients say appearance matters more than ever, …

Taking care of patient at Hobsgood Facial Plastic Surgery in Arizona

Choosing the Right Plastic Surgeon Really Matters

Plastic surgery is becoming more mainstream with each passing year and the number of plastic surgeons in the United States has skyrocketed from hundreds to thousands. No matter where you are, you probably have a least one surgeon in your state. All these available surgeons should make it easy for you to choose one for …

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” …

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. …

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 …

How to Narrow Down Your Search for a Plastic Surgeon

How to Narrow Down Your Search for a Plastic Surgeon

Plastic surgery grows in popularity every year, as does the number of available plastic surgeons. With all the choices and options out there, it can be pretty overwhelming trying to select the right plastic surgeon for you. The process is actually much easier than it sounds! By utilizing the following criteria in your search, you …

The Benefits of Profileplasty

Profileplasty Surgery Improves Your Face From All Sides

The overall appearance of a person’s face is not only determined by how the person looks from the front; it is also determined by each individual side of the face. When the two sides aren’t in harmony, the overall balance becomes a little muddled and affects the facial aesthetics. This is why some people feel …