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Technology in Plastic Surgery

I know how confusing it can be to keep up with all the brand names and technologies in this field. As a result, I have combined many of the name brand technologies (like Coolsculpting, ThermiRF, Clear & Brilliant, etc) into easy-to-understand categories. I will be updating this list based on your feedback or as new […]

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Thinking about your first Botox consultation?

So you’ve heard about Botox and your friends may be getting it BUT you still have a lot of unanswered questions before you schedule a consultation like “What happens during the consultation?”. So here is my rundown of some common Q&A’s to get everyone caught up. Some common questions: Where should I start learning about […]

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Under Eye Rejuvenation with House of Preservation

I’m very excited to be teaming up with some fantastic women with an eye for aesthetics. It is not every day that you can take your fashion/design careers and funnel those energies into blogging about beauty and the art of “age preservation”. But Brittany and Rylie have done just that. Their blog is entitled “House […]

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Introducing our new Concern Based Website!

I am very excited to launch our new website! I have always thought finding information on which plastic surgery procedure may be the right one for you can be such a long and confusing process. This was at the forefront of my mind when designing my new website. By clicking on the Concerns menu, you are […]

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What’s the difference between Botox and Dysport?

I have received an increasing number of questions about the difference between Botox and Dysport, so I thought it would be good to address the question here. I use both products almost interchangeably. Are Botox and Dysport both used for the same purpose? Yes. Both are derived from botulinum toxin and are simply different in […]

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Trends in Facial Volume – Achieving Natural Results

I recently spoke about a topic that has increasing importance in the field of facial plastic surgery and I want to sum up a few of those concepts here. 1. Surgery of the aging face began with removal of extra, loose skin but has made great advances as we learn more about facial aging. Suzanne […]

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Refer Friends, Earn Points for Injectables, Products and Services

Referring your friends but not feeling appreciated? We understand! We are making the process super easy with our plastic surgery reward points program. Refer your friends to receive points whenever they purchase products or services. You use those points to apply towards Botox/Dysport, Filler, skin care products, and clinic services.  What do your friends get? They […]

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Grand Opening Celebration

Join us for a Grand Opening Celebration next Thursday, July 28th at our Southlake Office. Giveaways, Live Demonstrations (Botox, Venus Freeze, Laser Resurfacing), Hors d’oeuvres, and Cocktails! 521 W Southlake Blvd, Southlake TX 76092. 

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Top cosmetic procedures for men

Statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons show overall numbers of plastic surgery procedures are on the rise. Men continue to increase as a proportion of those total numbers. Here are the top facial cosmetic procedures for men (minimally invasive and surgical).  1. Botox (up 4% from 2014) Men are increasing using Botox to improve […]

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How young is too young for rhinoplasty (nose job)?

Many parents ask me what the appropriate age may be to consider a rhinoplasty, or nose job, for their children. The reasons for desiring surgery range from a traumatic injury, cleft deformities, or a nasal appearance that is the subject of teasing. I therefore want to explore a few myths and provide some insight into […]

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Understanding Cosmetic Lasers

I will try to keep this short and informative… Lasers are simply light that is amplified at a certain light wavelength. Think of the spectrum of visible light. We are able to see different colors based on the wavelength of light that is emitted (red corresponds to 650 nm wavelength, for example). There are a […]

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Your Face, Your Story, Your Results: Kay and Basal Cell Carcinoma

My blog series “Your Face, Your Story, Your Results” features patients in their own words as they make the transition through a surgical procedure – whether it be for reconstructive or elective reasons. My goal is to shed insight into the thought process, the emotions, and to encourage conversation and social interaction between patients undergoing […]

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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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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 […]

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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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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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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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