Do I need my neck done with a facelift?

Many of my Houston facelift patients are not as concerned about their neck or do not have a neck that requires a necklift or liposuction of the neck.  Those facelift patients' main concerns may be jowling, downturned corners of the mouth, or marionette lines.  The ncek may not have significant fat, laxity, or banding of the platysma on exam.  It is important to understand…

Liquid rhinoplasty or surgery?

The last 5 years, many of my Houston rhinoplasty patients have been interested in liquid rhinoplasty or filler to the nose.   Many are unsure if they should have liquid rhinoplasty or actual surgical rhinoplasty.  I like to explain it this way:  

- Liquid rhinoplasty is usually performed to camoflauge a nasal hump by injecting above and below the…

Will eyelid surgery change the shape of my eyes?

Many of my Houston eyelid surgery patients are concerned that eyelid surgery may change the shape of their eyes.  Eyelid surgery or blepharoplasty is meant to create softer, more refreshed, rested, and youthful eyes.  Unless it is necessary to tighten the lower eyelid or correct a ptosis of the eyelid, the shape of the eyes should not change.  Eyelid surgery is a…