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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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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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The Botox Browlift

How do you lift the brow with Botox? This is a common request I receive from patients and is something not all injectors know how to assess properly. I want to outline proper assessment of brow position and how to avoid the much feared brow drop. Step 1 – Assessment Whoever is performing your injections […]

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How to Apply Retinol and Retin A

One of the most common issues patients have after starting retinol is peeling and skin sensitivity. Most often, the issue is actually improper application of the product. Start slow, apply as tolerated at night, and start in the oily parts of your face to prevent unwanted side effects. Check out our newest video with House […]

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What is the recovery for a facelift?

This is one of the most common questions I get, so wanted to answer this here. What is the recovery for a facelift? In general I say 2-3 weeks, although this varies for everyone. This is the amount of time that I generally recommend avoiding social gatherings or special events. I do not use any […]

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Lunch and Learn August 1st

Join us on Tuesday August 1st for our lunch and learn featuring Galderma. Galderma is one of the global leaders in injectable aesthetic products and their US Headquarters is actual here, locally, in Fort Worth TX (which we love!). Their product line includes Dysport, Restylane, Restylane Silk, Restylane Lyft, Restylane Refyne, Restylane Defyne, and Sculptra. […]

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What is a Paramedian Forehead Flap?

What is a Paramedian Forehead Flap? One of the most common ways to reconstruct the nasal tip is a flap known as the paramedian forehead flap. This uses skin and its blood supply borrowed from the forehead to replace lost skin of the nasal tip. What does a Paramedian Forehead Flap look like? The above […]

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Total Facial Volume Replacement – Sculptra and Fat vs Gel Fillers

Total Facial Volume Replacement – Sculptra and Autologous Fat vs Gel Fillers Misconceptions, Questions, and Expections Is my face going to look too full or round?  Short answer: No. I am replacing lost volume that has occurred. Long answer: The face has lost about 25% of bone volume by age 60. That causes increased size […]

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Facelift Post-Operative Instructions

Jordan Rihani, MD provides information to his patients following facelift, necklift, and browlift in this podcast. Jordan Rihani, MD performs facelift, necklift, and browlift surgery in Southlake and Fort Worth, TX.

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Improve Healing with Proper Nutrition

If you have a surgery in the near future or have chronic conditions that require healing, diet is an important part of that process. Proper nutrition provides your body with the building blocks it needs to heal itself. Let’s review a few of my recommendations for proper nutrition in the peri-operative period. The power food […]

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Radiofrequency Skin Tightening

House of Preservation + FPSI collaboration now up! House of Preservation reviews Radiofrequency Skin Tightening at my office in Southlake, TX with information on how it works and what to expect. Rylie (from House of Preservation) was interested in collagen tightening of the face and jowls. The treatment feels almost like a hot stone massage […]

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Microcannulas vs. Needle Injection for Injectable Fillers

Isn’t it enough that there are so many different fillers out there? Now we have to keep up with HOW they’re injected? Bear with me, as I think this is an important topic for anyone that is undergoing filler injections – more important that the type of filler. What is a microcannula? A microcannula is […]

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