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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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Fresh Start for Summer – theMiddlePage Blog

So happy to share another experience of one of our beautiful patients and bloggers! In order to do this, I partnered with Restylane and went to Dr. Jordan Rihani, MD (in Southlake, Texas) to discuss some of Restylane’s newest facial fillers. Restylane is a global leader focused on medical solutions in skin health, and I […]

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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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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 – for injectors and patients alike. If you are […]

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How long is facelift recovery? Jordan Rihani, MD on Realself.com

Dr. Jordan Rihani discusses facelift recovery at the Realself.com studio in Las Vegas NV. This is one of the most common questions regarding facelifting. If you are considering a facelift, please check out more information regarding the procedure and take a look at before and afters on the Facelift page. Jordan Rihani, MD answering a […]

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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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Who are you trusting to perform your facial injections or surgery?

We compiled a list of important factors to consider when choosing someone to perform your injectables. The first thing is to assess credentials. Dr. Rihani is a double board certified facial plastic surgeon with extensive knowledge of the head and neck anatomy. Experience is also important. As a national trainer for injectable fillers and neuromodulators, […]

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What is a Paramedian Forehead Flap?

Understanding the 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. Shown below is a typical nasal tip defect. Refining the defect […]

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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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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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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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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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