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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Nasal Analysis for Rhinoplasty with Dr. Jordan Rihani
Dr. Rihani reviews pertinent anatomy and considerations when planning for rhinoplasty (nose job) surgeries. Attention to detail is important in achieving balanced and harmonious results for patients.
Podcast with Heather Finks, NP and Jordan Rihani, MD discussing injectables vs surgery on Sex, Love, and Injectables Podcast
Really enjoyed having this discussion with one of my Fort Worth colleagues, Heather Finks, NP. We discussed the considerations in deciding surgery vs injectables for aging face correction, current trends in facial treatments, over-filled face syndrome, and more. Give it a listen! https://share.transistor.fm/e/6b0b845d
Is there a timeline for getting a facelift or facial plastic surgery?
“I heard you should get a facelift in your early 50’s” “I’m going to get fillers until I get a facelift when I turn 60” Whenever I give a talk to a group of people, I usually receive a question about the right time to proceed with surgery vs non-surgical techniques. Let’s look into a […]
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 […]
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 […]
What can I do to avoid bruising with injections like botox or fillers?
A lot of weight is given to the injector and their techniques for avoid bruising. This is partly true, but there are some simple techniques that you can do to help your injector and to make the experience better for the both of you. These are things I have my patients should they have a […]
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 […]
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: https://facialplasticsurgeryinstitute.com/2017/11/17/the-botox-browlift/ So how do the muscles of the […]
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 […]
What are the different types of facelifts?
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 all facelifts are created equally. Not everyone is getting from point A to point B. So let’s discuss the different types of […]
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 […]
The first week after my facelift – in a patient’s own words
My recovery the first week after my facelift surgery with Dr. Jordan Rihani in Fort Worth Texas.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Injectable Tear Trough Fillers vs Lower Blepharoplasty, which one is for me?
Dr. Rihani discusses the decision making behind using fillers or performing surgery for the lower eyelid. He performs both surgery and injectable fillers in his Southlake and Fort Worth Texas offices. See our Blepharoplasty page or Injectable Page for more details on those procedures. Also, take a look at a nonsurgical lower eyelid injection combined […]
The FPSI Signature Lift – What is it and why is it different?
FPSI Signature Lift combines the best techniques in neck and facelifting as well as volume restoration for long lasting, natural results. Dr. Jordan Rihani discusses the creation of the FPSI Signature Lift and why it is different from traditional lifting procedures. For more information check out our facelift page or see our before and after […]
What is Jeuveau? The newest wrinkle relaxer on the market.
Jeuveau (prabotulinumtoxinA) is the newest FDA approved neuromodulator approved for improvement in glabellar lines in adults (wrinkles between the eyebrows). What is the difference between Jeuveau and Botox? It is actually the most similar neuromodulator to Botox in its size and shape properties. Therefore we expect this product to be a direct competitor to Botox. […]
Upper Blepharoplasty – Common Questions and What to Expect
When can I start using makeup after blepharoplasty? What is the downtime for the blepharoplasty? When can I start using contacts? Is there a lot of pain? Dr. Jordan Rihani of the Facial Plastic Surgery Institute in Fort Worth and Southlake, TX answers these questions and more in this video. For more information on Blepharoplasty […]
What are Nanofat, PRP and Facial Stem Cell Injections?
Ever heard of the Vampire Facial or the Vampire Facelift? If you are reading this then you probably have. The trend of drawing blood and injecting blood products back into the face or applying topically is the concept of both “Vampire” procedures. These two procedures are some of the latest in the trend of harnessing […]
How Long Does A Facelift Last?
If you are considering a facelift, you have probably asked yourself “How long does a facelift last?” There has been a recent trend in plastic surgery away from temporary procedures as patients have begun leaning away from short term solutions and favor longer lasting ones. There is nothing more permanent that undergoing a facelift or […]
Upper Eyelid Volume
The importance of Upper Eyelid and Orbit Volume on Eyelid Appearance An often overlooked aspect of upper eyelid aesthetics is the role of volume on the development of extra eyelid skin. As we age, the following changes lead to excess skin of the upper eyelid. Skin laxity increases The eye socket becomes wider and bone […]
Jordan Rihani, MD at Vegas Cosmetic Symposium for Rohrer Aesthetics
Dr. Jordan Rihani at the Vegas Cosmetic Symposium in Las Vegas discussing his use of the Rohrer Aesthetics CO2 Fractionated laser device. The CO2 device is used for resurfacing of the skin for sun damage, fine lines, and wrinkles. For more information check out our page on understanding technology in plastic surgery of our page […]
Not from the Dallas/Fort Worth area and interested in a consultation with Dr. Rihani? Setting up an internet consultation is easy. Step 1: Fill out the New Patient Paperwork Download New Patient Paperwork Here Step 2: Send 3 photographs (or 4 if a rhinoplasty) shown below and a description of the procedure you are wanting. Be […]
Basic Plastic Surgery Photo Setup
I get asked about my photography setup regularly so I decided to share our current set up. It has been a reliable setup for me if you do not have a photo studio room and are just looking to take some quality and consistent photos from your exam rooms. I think my team does a […]
Fresh Start for Summer – theMiddlePage Blog
So happy to share another experience of one of our beautiful patients and bloggers! Read all about her experience with fillers here: FRESH START FOR SUMMER: FACIAL FILLERS FROM RESTYLANE®
The Art of Injecting – Part 3
This three part series is meant as a guide for beginner or intermediate injectors looking for new concepts or interested in advancing their techniques. These concepts apply for injectable fillers as well as with Botox/Dysport. I also invite my patients to review these topics in order that they can be knowledgeable about their treatments. These […]
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 […]
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 […]
Botox with Jordan Rihani, M.D. and the Facial Plastic Surgery Institute
This brief video showcases one of the services at the Facial Plastic Surgery Institute. Neurotoxins (brand names include Botox, Xeomin, Jeuveau, and Dysport) are used for relaxation of muscles of the forehead and around the eyes (crows feet). This allows correction as well as prevention of wrinkles in those areas. Dr. Rihani has a thorough […]
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 […]
Injectable Fillers with Jordan Rihani, M.D. and the Facial Plastic Surgery Institute
This brief video showcases one of the services at the Facial Plastic Surgery Institute. Injectable fillers (brand names include Juvederm, Restylane, Belotero, Sculptra, etc) are a class of products that provide volume to areas they are injected. Some of these occupy space (hyaluronic acid fillers) while some promote collagen growth. For more information, check out […]
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 […]
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 […]
What’s the best SPF for sunscreens? Are we over-emphasizing SPF?
A common question I receive is what is the best SPF for my sunscreen/moisturizer? Let’s break down what SPF (Sun Protection Factor) means and dispel some commonly misunderstood concepts. I also pose the question “are we over-estimating the value of SPF?” 1. What is SPF? And is a higher SPF better? The SPF is simply an […]