How does age affect rhinoplasty results?

Many of my Houston rhinoplasty patients are over 40 years old and interested in rhinoplasty to finally get the nose they always wanted. One thing to keep in mind with rhinoplasty for older adults is the skin does not have the elasticity of someone in their 20’s and 30’s. Therefore, it…

Where is the scar for eyelid surgery?

Many of my Houston eyelid surgery patients will ask where the scar is located with eyelid surgery. For upper eyelid surgery, the scar should hide in the crease of the upper eyelid and slightly extend into the crow’s feet wrinkles laterally. For lower eyelid surgery, the incision…

How long before I can have revision rhinoplasty?

Many of my Houston rhinoplasty patients who come in for revision rhinoplasty and are unhappy with the results want to know what can be done and when they can have a revision rhinoplasty performed. After rhinoplasty, there is significant scar tissue deposited between the skin and cartilaginous…

Eyelid surgery and contact lenses

Many of my Houston eyelid surgery patients will ask when they can wear their contact lenses after eyelid surgery. For upper eyelid surgery, most patients can wear their contact lenses about one week after surgery as long as they are healing appropriately and are not having eye irritation…

How many years younger will I look after a facelift?

Many of my Houston facelift patients will ask how many years younger they may look after a facelift. This depends on the type of facelift performed. A facelift that incorporates a deep plane facelift into the dissection will last longer. With the deep plane facelift, the ligaments are released…