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How to Prepare Yourself for Plastic Surgery

As a double board-certified facial plastic surgeon in Scottsdale, part of my job is helping patients know what to expect before, during, and after their plastic surgery procedure. Whether you are having plastic surgery on the face, breasts, or body (or several areas), there are a few things you can do to help ensure everything …

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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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BOTOX® vs. Fillers—What Is the Difference?

Facial fillers and BOTOX at our Scottsdale practice have become increasingly popular to address fine lines, wrinkles, and other effects of aging in the facial area. These FDA-approved, minimally invasive treatments require no downtime and provide natural-looking results. At our office, either I or one of our qualified aesthetic nurses performs these nonsurgical procedures under sterile …

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” …

Hobgood Facial Plastic Surgery

The Fountain of Male Youth- The Jaw Line

Recently I have seen so many young men interested in minor procedures to maintain a rested younger look. Many aspects of “fashionable” facial esthetics do change with women- not so much with men. Throughout time, the young, strong, prominent jaw line has been a sign of health and strength. This has remained a constant in …