Rhinoplasty for a flat nose

When one of my Houston ethnic rhinoplasty patients is concerned about a flat nose, it is important to identify what makes this nose flat. With Asian rhinoplasty or African American rhinoplasty, a flat nose typically means the bridge is flat and ill defined and the tip is insufficiently…

When can I wear contacts after eyelid surgery?

Recovery after eyelid surgery is a common question posed by many of my Houston eyelid surgery patients. Patient who wear contacts want to know when they can begin wearing them again. For upper eyelid surgery, as long as there no irritation to the eyeball or globe after surgery and there…

Keep my eyelashes during rhinoplasty surgery

Many of my Houston rhinoplasty patients are younger and have spent considerable time and money on eyelash extensions. During rhinoplasty surgery, general anesthesia is usually required. Therefore, the eyelids need to be taped shut so that the cornea does not dry out. I have found a way to…

Will a facelift improve my smile lines?

When I have discussions with my Houston facelift patients, many may ask if their facelift will help diminish their smile lines. A facelift, especially a deep plane facelift will improve the marionette lines at the corner of the mouth. These will flatten along with tightening of the jawline…

Chemosis after eyelid surgery

Lower eyelid surgery for lower eyelid bags is a procedure performed to enhance the lower eyelids and create a more rested and refreshed appearance. As with any surgical procedure, there are inherent risks associated with eyelid surgery. A common manifestation after lower…