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Eyelash Transplant

An eyelash transplant is, quite simply, the transplantation of hair into the eyelash line. It is typically performed on patients with missing, weak, thin or sparse eyelashes. These conditions happen for a variety of reasons including the genetic inability to properly grow eyelashes, physical trauma to the eyelashes, obsessive plucking, improper use...

Alan Bauman, MD

February 05, 2015

Article Updated on January 11, 2018


Neck Liposuction

Neck liposuction is the removal of fat from the chin and neck areas. Neck liposuction can remove the appearance of jowls, or a double chin, to create a youthful and more defined jawline. It is designed to remove excess fat from the neck and under the chin area. Essentially, the doctor numbs an area of the neck before making a single, small incision...

Aaron Stone, MD

February 03, 2015

Article Updated on January 05, 2018


Labiaplasty

Labiaplasty is an aesthetic or reconstructive surgery to reduce the size of the labia minora AKA the inner flaps of skin on either side of the vagina. It is the most common vaginal rejuvenation procedure performed and can improve the appearance of the vagina while relieving symptoms related to enlarged labia minora. Labiaplasty can eliminate the pain...

Gary Alter, MD

December 29, 2014

Article Updated on December 15, 2017


Botox for Jawline Reduction

Besides removing wrinkles and lines caused by age on the face, Botox can benefit patients that have a wide jawline by injecting it in the masseter muscle of the jaw. This muscle closes the jaw during the chewing process and can make the face look bigger as it develops over time. Injecting Botox into that muscle limits its continuous contracting as a...

Charles Hsu, MD

July 07, 2016

Article Updated on December 04, 2017


SmartLipo

SmartLipo, also known as laser lipolysis, uses a combination of liposuction and laser technology to reduce body fat while tightening loose skin. With SmartLipo, a high-energy laser fiber is inserted through a small incision allowing the surgeon to melt the fat for easier removal. The heat from the fiber optic laser can also help tighten loose skin and...

David Berman, MD

May 17, 2016

Article Updated on November 27, 2017


Neck Lift

A neck lift, otherwise known as a lower rhytidectomy, is a surgical procedure used to improve the appearance of the neck and jawline by eliminating excess skin, removing fat and/or tightening the underlying muscles. The neck muscle, or platysma muscle, is a single broad sheet of muscle. As a person ages, this muscle often separates into two while causing...

Sarmela Sunder, MD

July 01, 2015

Article Updated on November 16, 2017


Facial Rejuvenation via Facelift

Facial rejuvenation via facelift is a cosmetic surgery that tightens and lifts aging skin on the face into a better position to provide a more youthful appearance. A facelift, also known as a rhytidectomy, can address natural signs of aging including: Sagging skin Bags under the eyes Loose jowls Fullness in the neck Forehead wrinkles Fine lines Facial...

Gilbert Lee, MD

February 02, 2015

Article Updated on November 14, 2017


Cynosure Elite MPX

Cynosure Elite MPX is a multi-modality laser that can treat skin imperfections such as extra hair, superficial varicose veins and brown spots on the skin simultaneously. This laser system is made by a company called Cynosure and it has three different products in it: Alexandrite laser Neodymium YAG laser Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Combined with...

Snehal Amin, MD

September 08, 2015

Article Updated on November 08, 2017


Anterior Cervicoplasty

An anterior cervicoplasty is a niche type of neck lift offered exclusively to men who do not want to have any visible scars and for those who desire an improvement in the appearance of the jawline. Anterior cervicoplasty is not performed using the open neck lift approach where incisions are placed in front and behind the ears. It involves the creation...

Lavinia Chong, FACS, MD

February 26, 2016

Article Updated on November 02, 2017