How a Brow Lift Can Really Make the Face

The face, particularly the upper third of the face, is often the first part of our bodies to show tell-tale signs of aging. With the gradual appearance of fine lines, then semi-permanent, and finally permanent forehead wrinkles, the forehead and brow are one of the primary areas of concern for many patients experiencing aging. Here,… Read More »

5 Ways Laser Treatments Reduce Acne Scarring

Acne is the most common skin concern in the U.S., affecting over 50 million Americans every year. Technical advances in dermatology and medicine have provided laser treatments capable of helping patients with their acne. Here, Dr. Barrera discusses five ways in which laser treatments such as photofractional laser resurfacing, vascular laser treatment, laser resurfacing can… Read More »

Benefits of Non-Surgical Lip Lift Surgery

In some cases, people are naturally blessed with full voluptuous lips, such as Angelina Jolie. In other cases, patients can change the position and appearance of their lips without needing any surgery or anesthesia. Here, Dr. Barrera discusses how a non-surgical lip lift can help you get the lips you desire and why we find… Read More »

What is the Best Facial Procedure for Your Goals?

Each patient who visits Dr. Jose Barrera brings a unique story and a unique set of ambitions and reasons for exploring reconstructive or cosmetic facial surgery. While each individual is unique, the natural aging process and life create certain parallels between people. This means that there are some ideal facial procedures that can achieve a variety of different goals. Whether you… Read More »

4 Issues a Neck Lift Can Address

With over 50,000 procedures performed annually, the neck lift is an increasingly popular cosmetic procedure in the U.S. Because the skin on your neck is thinner than on other parts of your body, the area loses volume and elasticity earlier, causing sagging and prominent wrinkles. If you’re tired of hiding behind scarves and turtlenecks, Dr…. Read More »

How to Prep for a Bikini-Ready Body This Summer

Summer allows us to relax, have fun, and show some skin. You may love the freedom of flaunting your sexy physique with a bikini – ideal for tanning, expressing your inner goddess, and displaying your power and confidence. To enjoy turning heads in your bikini all summer, proper preparation is essential. In many cases, nutrition… Read More »

Is Facial Fat Grafting Better Than Dermal Fillers?

The face is one of the first parts of the body to show signs of aging. As time marches forward, the skin, fat tissue, and musculature of our faces gradually begin to lose their youthful contours and elasticity. This leads to fine lines, wrinkles, sunken features, and a lack of definition in our facial characteristics…. Read More »

Can You Combine Rhinoplasty and Sinus Surgery?

The nose sits at the center of our face. As such, it is an essential aesthetic focal point, but it is also a vital organ that facilitates our breathing. For many people in the U.S., their nose can be a source of discomfort, either for aesthetic or functional reasons. A question that patients frequently ask… Read More »

5 Tips for Sinus Surgery Recovery

For patients experiencing sinusitis, sinus surgery is a life-changing operation that can significantly improve one’s quality of life. However, sinus surgery patients must remember that the recovery process is just as important as the operation itself in achieving the desired results. While your surgeon can prescribe medication and offer advice on how to best recover… Read More »