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Preventative BOTOX®: Does It Really Work?

Did you know you don’t have to wait until you’re riddled with wrinkles to enjoy the anti-aging benefits of BOTOX? Scottsdale-area patients sometimes start in their 20s or 30s. As a board-certified facial plastic surgeon, I often meet with younger people who want to stop signs of aging as early as possible. BOTOX is one …

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Answers to the Web’s Most-Searched Facelift Questions

You’ve got facelift questions, I’ve got answers. As a facial plastic surgeon and facelift specialist in Scottsdale, AZ, I know people often have lots of questions about the surgery, what it involves, and what to expect. That’s why in this blog post, I’m answering some of the most-Googled questions about all things facelifts. Chances are …

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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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You’ve Selected a Facelift Surgeon: Now What?

Choosing a facelift surgeon is both exciting and a bit nerve-wracking. Many patients consult with at least 2 or 3 plastic surgeons before making a choice, and the decision is as important as choosing to get plastic surgery in the first place. Now that you've selected a facial plastic surgeon in the Phoenix-Scottsdale area, it's …

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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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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 …