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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. 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 brow play together? […]

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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?

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 […]

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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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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Internet Consultations

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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The Art of Injecting – Part 2

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 […]

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The Art of Injecting – Part 1

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 […]

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Injectable Fillers in Southlake and Fort Worth – What I am using now

Dr. Jordan Rihani provides a recap of some of the current fillers that are out there and what he is currently using in his Ft Worth and Southlake offices. We use a variety of fillers including Juvederm, Restylane, Voluma, Vollure, Restylane Refyne, Restylane Defyne, Belotero, Radiesse, and more. Each patient has an individualized treatment plan […]

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Is there a way to make Botox last longer?

Injecting Botox or Dysport every three months can be a bit of an inconvenience for some of my patients. So what kind of options do we have and what impacts the length of duration of Botox and Dysport? I inject my own patients in my Fort Worth and Southlake, Texas offices and get asked a […]

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Addressing Submental Fat and Skin Laxity – Full Video

Dr. Jordan Rihani discusses various options for addressing submental fat and skin laxity. Is it time for a facelift? Can I have something that is going to buy me a little more time? Am I a candidate for Facetite or Kybella? These are addressed in this brief video. For more information on any of those […]

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Video – Lasers in Plastic Surgery

Dr. Jordan Rihani reviews some frequently asked questions about lasers. For additional information regarding lasers, also check out our previous summary of laser technology here: Understanding Cosmetic Lasers Questions? Email me at jordan@rihanimd.com or call us!

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