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Plastic Surgery in Men

If you are considering facial plastic surgery, we see a number of men concerned with improving features (such as jawline or nasal appearance) or reducing signs of aging (sagging neck, eyelid hooding, etc). Our most common surgical procedure in men last year was a deep plane neck and lower facelift. This was able to address […]

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Case Study: Removing Silicone Lip Injections

Case 1: Female patient in her 60’s interested in facial rejuvenation. She had microdroplet silicone injections performed 20 years ago and has been bothered by the appearance since. She has had fillers to try and smooth some of the lumps from silicone injections since that time. Unable to find a permanent solution, she came to […]

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Technology in Plastic Surgery

I frequently receive questions in both my Southlake and Fort Worth offices on new and emerging brand names and technology. It is difficult for plastic surgeons, let alone, the general public to keep up with the industry. So I am starting this page as a log of emerging technologies. Feel free to comment or email […]

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How to Prepare Yourself For Your First Facial Plastic Surgery

It’s normal to be a little nervous before your first facial surgery procedure – whether it is a facelift, a rhinoplasty, eyelid surgery, etc –  but rest assured that Dr. Jordan Rihani is a professional, board certified facial plastic surgeon with years of experience. Someone who can offer advice to ease your nerves, and he’ll […]

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Post-Surgery Diet for Fast Healing

Post-Surgery Diet for the Quickest Scar Healing Process For the quickest healing of wounds, the body needs products containing: There is a high risk of dehydration immediately after surgery. Therefore, it is crucial for patients to stay hydrated: the patient should drink up to 52 ounces of water per day. The following article contains excerpts […]

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Questions to ask your plastic surgeon during your consultation

Over the years I have received all sorts of questions by patients considering surgery. Here is a list of some I believe are most important and most helpful when preparing for your facelift journey. Keep in mind, the point of the consultation is to determine if there is a good rapport with the surgeon and […]

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What do scars look like after a facelift?

One of the fears of patients is often the scars of a facelift. As a facial plastic surgeon, I can confidently say that scars should not be a fear of undergoing surgery and unless there is a problem with the healing process (which is rare), scars are not an issue for our patients. What makes […]

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Duck lip correction and managing migrating lip filler

We have all seen the duck lip look on some of our friends. Hopefully it has not happened to you, but if you are continuously receiving lip filler, there is a good chance it could. So what causes duck lips? Elongation of the upper lip happens naturally Two important changes happen over time that contribute. […]

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Necklift procedure vs Necktite radiofrequency

What is the difference between a necklift and necktite? A necklift is a surgical procedure designed to tighten muscles of the neck with removal of excess skin. Necktite is a radiofrequency device that used to tighten the skin – without removing any skin. Dr. Rihani breaks it down in this video from the Facial Plastic […]

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Threadlifting vs Facelift? Which one is better? How do they compare?

The trend of thread lifting or placing “threads” to lift certain areas of the face is not a new concept. Variations of threading technique have been around for over 30 years as patients began looking for less downtime options. Some of these techniques being touted as “lunchtime lifts”. So what is thread lifting? Why has […]

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What is rhinoplasty recovery like?

Following a rhinoplasty, most patients wake up with a splint over the bridge (or dorsum) of the nose. This is placed at the end of surgery to stabilize the nasal bones in their new position if the bones needed to be cut during surgery. Patients may also have thin plastic splints on the inside of […]

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Introducing Restylane Contour for Cheek Enhancement

We are excited to announce the release of the newest hyaluronic filler on the market – Restylane Contour. This filler was recently approved by the FDA (June 2021) for enhancement of the cheeks. Sold in markets by other names (Restylane Volyme) with a track record and proven results. As part of the Restylane family of […]

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Nasal Analysis for Rhinoplasty with Dr. Jordan Rihani

Dr. Rihani reviews pertinent anatomy and considerations when planning for a rhinoplasty. Every patient presents their own unique challenges. Attention to detail is important in achieving balanced and harmonious results for patients. We review some of the basic concepts in rhinoplasty including nasal tip projection, nasal rotation, nasal length, radix height, and more. While focusing […]

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Injector Network Roster 2020-2021 (Arranged Alphabetically by Last Name)

First Name Last Name Credentials Office Name City Krista Barrington RN Kunkel Plastic Surgery Fort Worth Julie Cook Aesth.  Malouf Dermatology Fort Worth Sommer Durante-Murray RN, BSN Mira Vista Dermatology Fort Worth Sonya Ellis MSN, CPSN, CANS the L.A.B. med spa Southlake Jennifer Geyer Aesth.  Steele Plastic Surgery  Fort Worth Cheryl Gwertney RN Simply Embellish […]

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What is dermatochalasis?

Dermatochalasis is taken from the Greek words “dermato-” meaning skin and “-chalasis” meaning relaxation. This “relaxation of skin” often refers to looseness of skin of the upper and lower eyelids. This skin looseness is one of the most common conditions dealt with in facial plastic surgery. The excision of excess eyelid skin is known as […]

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Lip Lift vs Lip Filler? Which one is right for me?

Lip lifts have been around for quite some time, but have recently resurged in popularity. I have been performing this procedure in my Fort Worth and Southlake offices since our practice opened in 2015. The increased interest is likely driven by the trend to fuller lips with more red lip show. With the popularity of […]

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Understanding the forehead muscles. The Corrugator Supercilii and Frontalis muscles relationship and how it pertains to Botox and Dysport injections.

As a trainer, I get asked quite a bit about the anatomy of the forehead as it pertains to injections. Injectors want to lift the brows without dropping them (as do patients). For more information about this topic you can see my post on the Botox Browlift: http://facialplasticsurgeryinstitute.com/2017/11/17/the-botox-browlift/ So how do the muscles of the […]

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Restylane Kysse – the newest lip filler at Facial Plastic Surgery Institute

Announcing the newest filler in our practice – Restylane Kysse by Galderma.  This is the newest hyaluronic acid filler approved by the FDA and specifically designed for lip augmentation and correction of upper lip lines.  The filler’s uniqueness stems from its cross-linking technology that gives the product a balance between structure and flexibility.  Addition of […]

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What are the different types of facelifts?

Dr. Rihani reviews common types of facelifts performed and reviews in detail his preferred method of facelifting – the deep plane facelift. When it comes to surgery there are just as many ways to perform a facelift as there are songs on a radio or fish in the sea. The fact is that however not […]

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Unemployment information for small businesses

Dr. Jordan Rihani, Dr. Jason Bloom, and Dr. Michael Somenek – Facial Plastic Surgeons and small business owners discuss options with Mr. Ryan Griffitts. Mr. Griffitts is a shareholder at Littler, one of the nations leading labor and employment law firms. I hope some of my colleagues find this information helpful and please share with […]

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What is the difference between a lower facelift and a necklift?

What is a lower face lift? How is it performed? Where are incisions/what tissues and muscles etc. are altered during a lower face lift? Lower face lifts or cheek lifts are performed through incisions around the front of the ear. This procedure improves the appearance of the jawline and improves the area of the jowls. There […]

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The Plastic Surgery Rejection

Ever been to a plastic surgeon and been told no? Telling people they are not a candidate for a procedure is a regular part of my business. This seems surprising to some people that I turn down “potential business”. Whether it is an injectable patient or a surgery patient, I probably turn down 1-2 potential […]

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Dr Jordan Rihani featured in The Spotlyte beauty blog

Dallas Plastic Surgeon Dr. Jordan Rihani Reveals How Social Media Has Affected the Aesthetics Industry When it comes to first-time cosmetic aesthetic patients, Jordan Rihani, MD, double board-certified facial and reconstructive surgeon from Dallas, TX, knows you’re probably nervous. And he has a plan. At his practice, the Facial Plastic Surgery Institutesm, he and his team […]

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Other Posts

Essential Skin Care for 2016

Every good skin care regimen starts with a solid foundation so I want to highlight THREE essential (and simple) concepts of skin care to get you looking and feeling your best in 2016. 1. Microtrauma – This is an important concept that seems counterintuitive, but is great for overall skin health. The idea is to provide […]

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Hormones and Skin Elasticity

When it comes to skin aging, it is helpful to think of two forces at play – external and internal. The external forces include things you can change such as sun and tobacco exposure. The internal are not easily avoided, such as hormonal changes that occur over time. Perhaps it may come as a surprise […]

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Easy way to get rid of neck fat?

You may be asking is this too good to be true? One of the newest, most asked about procedures I do, is an injectable that dissolves fat – known as Kybella. Kybella is the first FDA approved product of its kind and is having great results in correctly selected patients. We are excited about this easily […]

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About Jordan Rihani, M.D. and the Facial Plastic Surgery Institute

Understanding what we do is key to understanding us. We specialize exclusively in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the head and neck, focusing on facelift, rhinoplasty, eyelid lifts, botox and fillers. Through his training in head and neck surgery, Dr. Rihani has remained committed to optimizing results for his patients by providing the most up […]

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If Celebrity Faces Were Symmetrical…

We have seen these before but thought I would link into this great demonstration of the impact of facial symmetry. And another example here Just a reminder that it is normal to have one side slightly differ from the other. Although we aim to correct large disparities between the sides – a small amount of variation […]

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Evolus Botox Alternative – Dallas, Fort Worth and Southlake, TX

Evolus, Inc is a strictly aesthetic company that is developing the first 900 kD Botox alternative since the early 2000’s. This new product is showing exciting alternatives to Botox, which has been the Dallas-Fort Worth market leader for its trusted brand name. Evolus is bringing this new product to market soon (likely 2019) so stayed […]

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Technology in Plastic Surgery

I frequently receive questions in both my Southlake and Fort Worth offices on new and emerging brand names and technology. It is difficult for plastic surgeons, let alone, the general public to keep up with the industry. So I am starting this page as a log of emerging technologies. Feel free to comment or email […]

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