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Laser Skin Tightening VS Facelift: Which Gives the Best Results?

If you’re unhappy when you look in the mirror and see deep creases or loose skin, you’ve probably considered a face contouring procedure. But which is right for you? Below I’ll go over the benefits and drawbacks of the two most popular options – Laser Skin Tightening and Facelifts.  It is important to understand that […]

How Long Does It Take to Look Normal After a Facelift?

A facelift can safely and effectively improve your appearance by reducing or eliminating sag, wrinkles, fullness in the neck, and other signs of aging. Many of our patients want to look and feel their best before a big event. With proper planning and preparation, you’ll be able to facilitate a smooth recovery so you can […]

How Can I Eliminate My Sagging Jowls?

Sagging jowls are a common concern for many aging adults. As we get older, years of gravity combined with our natural loss of skin elasticity, genetics, and even our lifestyle habits, can play a role in how quickly our facial appearance becomes aged. The good news is, sagging jowls aren’t something you have to live […]

Is Cheek Augmentation Part of a Facelift?

Facelift procedures are the gold standard when it comes to mid-to-lower facial rejuvenation. A facelift is ideal for patients that are bothered by facial volume loss, droopy fat pads, or excess skin. The procedure is highly customizable according to the patient’s individual concerns and goals. In fact, combination procedures aren’t at all uncommon. As a board-certified […]

Why is a Facelift Better than Fillers?

Non-surgical cosmetic procedures have been gaining popularity in recent years for good reasons. The fillers available and the results obtained, when performed appropriately, are better and better. I believe in fillers as an option, and I offer them and do all the injections myself in my practice. Unfortunately, I see all too many cases where […]

Facelift Vs. Facial Lipo: Do I Need Both?

Facial rejuvenation is one of the most commonly requested surgical procedures among both men and women. However, the main worry patients have is looking “pulled” or “overdone” which represents a surgical failure. Great plastic surgery whispers, it doesn’t shout! The key to optimal rejuvenation is a natural, graceful, balanced appearance. Through advanced surgical techniques and […]

Are There Any Scars With a Facelift?

Facelift surgery can be a game-changer for many men and women. They’re able to achieve a younger, more youthful contoured facial appearance with a single procedure. Today, we’re going to address one of the most commonly asked questions “Are there any scars with a facelift?” Understandably, scarring can be a valid concern with any surgery, […]

Am I Too Young for a Facelift

Everyone ages differently. Genetics, sun damage, and other environmental factors all play a role in when the underlying foundation of our face starts to change. That being said, there is no set age or simple answer to the question of when to do your facelift.  Instead, when evaluating clients, I focus more on the severity […]

How Long Does A Facelift Last?

Facelift procedures can take 10-15 years off of your appearance. The procedure can produce life-changing results for the right candidate. Many patients opt to have facelift surgery for a dramatically more youthful appearance, while others prefer a subtle change. And always, always natural.  As a board-certified surgeon, I’ve helped thousands of women and men achieve […]

What is a Deep Plane Facelift and Why Does Dr. B Do That in Every Facelift?

The first facelift was performed in 1901 by a German surgeon in Berlin.  An elderly Polish aristocrat asked him to “lift my cheeks.” He did the operation by making incisions in front of and behind the ears. The lift involved pulling on the skin, and the removing the excess. While the technique changed somewhat over […]