Rhinoplasty, or nose job, is the top cosmetic procedure performed in the United States each year, but it can also play a non-cosmetic role. There are several conditions that can benefit from nasal reconstruction, and we review them here.
You know collagen and elastin are healthy skin components, and losing them is bad, but until you take a deep dive into these essential elements, you can’t fully appreciate their roles. Here’s a crash course on collagen and elastin.
Whether you’ve had a double chin since birth or developed a turkey neck later in life, you’re not stuck with that saggy skin. Keep reading to discover several options to tighten and smooth the skin below your chin.
Any procedure or treatment that changes your looks runs the risk of making you look fake. But in the right hands, lip fillers can create the perfect pout without looking overdone or unnatural. Here’s what you need to know.
Active acne may be in your past, but the scars it left behind are constant reminders of the pimples you popped. Now what? If you’re tired of camouflaging your acne scars with makeup, laser resurfacing may be the solution you’ve been seeking.
Droopy eyelids can make you look perpetually tired, disinterested, older than you are, or worse — all three. Fortunately, a treatment called blepharoplasty can fix the problem. Here’s a look at what causes sagging lids and how eyelid surgery helps.
If you’ve been wanting to get ear surgery for a long while, but you’re just waiting for the right time — it may be now! Here are the factors you should consider when deciding if and when to get your ears fixed.
Sinus surgery can change your life — you’ll breathe freely and kick those chronic infections to the curb. But the results aren’t instant. Find out when you’ll notice a difference in your sinuses and how to plan for post-op recovery.
You’ve always wanted a nose job to fix that bump or hook, and now you find out that you have a deviated septum as well. You can have both problems fixed at once, but it takes two different procedures. Here’s what you need to know.
When you start to notice the signs of aging on your face, it’s normal to start thinking about your anti-aging options — but should you consider a facelift in your 40s? Here’s how to know when it’s the right time.
Any facial feature that doesn’t conform with the “norm” is fair game for teasers and bullies — especially among children. But adults can be just as cruel. If your ears are causing you grief, otoplasty can help. Here’s what you need to know.
Do you look older than you really are? Do you look your age but want to look younger? There’s a laser for that. Discover how a simple session with advanced technology can erase the skin issues that give way your age.
Whether you have sinus issues, broke your nose, or elected to change its size or shape for cosmetic reasons, rhinoplasty can fix a long list of medical and aesthetic nose problems. Here’s what happens between the surgery and full recovery.
Sagging eyelids can be a cosmetic nightmare — revealing your age, smudging your makeup, and making you look perpetually sleepy. But if they’re also blocking your vision, it’s time to explore eyelid surgery.
Anyone who’s had a cold has had a stuffy nose and maybe an occasional sinus infection. But what happens if the infection keeps coming back or won’t go away? Learn the dangers of untreated chronic sinus problems and how to prevent them.
If your ears are too big, stick out too far, or you just don’t like the look of them, cosmetic otoplasty can make a huge difference. But this popular plastic surgery can also solve other issues — find out why it might be medically necessary.
You have droopy jowls, sunken cheeks, and deep wrinkles, and you’re ready for a facelift. But a facelift alone may not deliver the complete look you’re after. Discover how pairing laser skin resurfacing with your procedure can enhance your results.
A surgical facelift can correct years of damage caused by sun, age, and neglect, but the results won’t last forever. Here’re some time-honored tips to help you extend your lifted look for as long as possible.
Are the “windows to your soul” shuttered because of excess skin? Hooded eyes can make you look tired and old, but there’s a way to open them up and refresh your whole face in the process. Here’s what blepharoplasty can do for you.
A nose job done right can dramatically improve your looks and your ability to breathe, but done wrong, it can wreck both in an instant. Ready for round 2? Here’s what you need to know about revision rhinoplasty.
Like peanut butter and jelly, shoes and socks, and a wink and a smile, some things just go better together. Botox® and dermal fillers are the dynamic duo of your anti-aging arsenal. Find out how they team up to give you stunning results.
Facelifts have been around for over 100 years. In that time, celebrities, magazines, and social media influencers have stirred up confusion and misinformation about this classic cosmetic procedure. Our expert is here to set the record straight.
You’re thankful they’re there to protect you when the wind kicks up dirt or when light shines too brightly, but what are you doing to take care of your eyelids? Here are some eyelid-destroying mistakes you’re making every day.
You might think you can live with your deviated septum and take the side effects as they come. But ignoring your nasal problem can lead to frustrating, potentially serious health issues. Here’s what could happen.
Deciding to change your facial features so you’re more comfortable in your own skin is a positive move. Make sure you give yourself every advantage by preparing for your surgery with these important steps.
If you want to erase your wrinkles, spots, and scars, there’s no better way than laser skin resurfacing. But aftercare is important if you want to keep the beautiful results. Here’s how to protect your newly resurfaced skin.
You can live with your aching back and your fading eyesight, but the wrinkles have got to go. If it’s the loose, crepey skin that bothers you most about aging, give them a one-two punch with Botox® and fillers together.
A bad night’s sleep can leave your eyes looking droopy, but you can’t always blame insomnia for the bags under — and over — your eyes. Age and genetics can also cause that hooded, half-closed look. But blepharoplasty can open them up.
The size, shape, and angle of your nose can either make or break your face. That’s why nose jobs are the leading type of plastic surgery in America. But the nose is more than just a facial feature. Find out when your crooked nose needs medical attention.
You’ve worn an oral appliance that thrusts your jaw forward. Even slept with (or tried to sleep with) CPAP. But you’re still snoring and waking up exhausted. If you have sleep apnea and want to sleep normally again, you may need sinus surgery.
Want to improve your complexion but don’t know where to start? Now there’s a way to treat all of your problems at once. Learn how the UltraPulse® aesthetic laser system can address all of your skin imperfections with its advanced technology.
If the bags under your eyes are starting to look more like suitcases, it may be time for a lower eyelid lift. This cosmetic procedure can take years off your appearance in a matter of hours. Learn more about it and decide if it’s right for you.
Looking for a special “women only” bonding experience? Cosmetic surgery is becoming a popular choice for mothers and daughters spanning several generations who are looking for some quality “girl time.”
Rhinoplasty is a process, rather than a quick fix. If you’re considering enhancing the shape of your nose, revision rhinoplasty, or nasal reconstruction surgery, here are a few things you can expect during your recovery.
The delicate skin of your eyelids is more prone to aging than the rest of your face. This can result in eyes that make you look permanently tired or sad. Eyelid surgery removes and tightens tissue around your eyes for a fresher appearance.
If you have chronic sinus infections that don’t seem to go away, then sinus surgery may be a good option. Not sure about having surgery? Here are three reasons why you should consider sinus surgery to get relief from chronic sinus symptoms.
Eyelid surgery is one of the most popular cosmetic treatments in the country and helps over 209,000 men and women each year. But are you a good candidate? Learn more about this minimally invasive procedure and if it’s right for you.
One of the most complex plastic surgery procedures, revision rhinoplasty, follows primary surgery, and is often more elaborate than the original operation. Choosing a rhinoplasty specialist is the best way to meet your surgical expectations.
Rhinoplasty is primarily a cosmetic procedure for the nose, but it does have aspects that assist better breathing. However, when you have a deviated septum that requires surgery, you’ll need a septoplasty. These procedures can be combined.
The otoplasty procedure is simple and recovery time is short. But when is the right time? Here, I provide a primer on the procedure and things to think about if you’re considering otoplasty for your child.
You’ve had it with the droopy skin, jowls, and turkey neck that make you look older than you feel. You’re ready for a face-lift — more than ready. But you wonder: Does a face-lift last long enough to be worth the investment?
If you feel self-conscious about a weak profile or large nose, you may need mentoplasty. No, that’s not a new kind of breath freshener: It’s a surgical correction of your chin. And it’s easier than you think.
Did you know that the mini-facelift is the most popular facelift in the country? This specialized procedure targets your problem areas to give you a natural, younger look that lasts for years without extensive surgery or prolonged recovery.
Appearance issues with your nose can detract from your other features, as well as, make you feel self-conscious. Most flaws, however, can be corrected with rhinoplasty (a.k.a a nose job). Read on to learn how.
Droopy, heavy eyelids are often the first telltale sign of aging. They don’t only reveal your age, but also make you look tired and can even interfere with vision. Read on to learn how eyelid surgery rejuvenates eyelids and restores a youthful appearance.
Myths and misconceptions about laser skin resurfacing abound. While laser treatments are capable of astounding results, it’s important to keep your expectations in line with the limits of the technology. Here, Dr. Guida reveals six key things you should kn