How Long Does Maxillofacial Surgery Take to Heal?

Recovering from maxillofacial surgery varies from patient to patient, and there are several factors that determine recovery time. Here, industry-leading plastic surgeon Dr. Jose Barrera discusses maxillofacial surgery in-depth and analyzes how long it takes for maxillofacial surgery to heal. What is Maxillofacial Surgery? Maxillofacial surgery is any corrective operation performed on the face, jaw,… Read More »

How Long Do Vascular Laser Treatment Results Last?

Spider veins, varicose veins, among other vascular lesions, are relatively common aesthetic issues patients have. Fortunately, vascular laser treatments effectively solve these often undesirable and unsightly aesthetic afflictions. Here, industry-leading plastic surgeon Dr. Jose Barrera discusses vascular laser treatment and, in particular, discusses how long vascular laser treatment results last. What is Vascular Laser Treatment?… Read More »

Can Cheek Implants Help Jowls?

Cheek augmentation with implants offers patients a permanent strategy to add volume and contour to their cheekbones and mid-face. Because of the extra volume these implants give to the area, they can also help lift the lower face and reduce jowls. Industry-leading plastic surgeon Dr. Jose Barrera offers cheek enhancements in San Antonio to help… Read More »

Will a Lip Lift Change My Nose?

The mouth is a focal point of the human face. People look at the mouth when speaking, laughing, smiling, and also as a sign of sexual attraction. For this reason, the lips signal a lot about a person. This is why the lip lift is an increasingly popular cosmetic surgery in the U.S. In this… Read More »

Can an Eyelid Lift Improve Eyesight?

In 2020, eyelid surgery, professionally referred to as blepharoplasty, was the second most popular cosmetic surgery in the U.S., with over 325,000 surgeries performed. While many people consider eyelid surgery a purely cosmetic procedure, it is in fact, also a medical procedure that can improve vision obscured by drooping eyelids. In this article, industry-leading facial… Read More »

The Best Procedure for a Contoured Jawline

A well-defined jawline is a remarkable physical asset. It asserts confidence, dominance, and assertiveness. Unfortunately, many of us aren’t genetically blessed with the jawline we might desire. This is why jawline contouring procedures, particularly genioplasty and dermal fillers, are great options for those seeking to improve the appearance of their jawline. In this article, expert… Read More »

Will I Lose My Facial Fat Grafting Results if I Lose Weight?

Facial fat grafting is a fantastic way for patients to get more definition in their facial features, particularly the cheeks, around the eyes, and the jaw while reducing the amount of fat in other undesirable donor areas. However, it’s crucial patients understand the mechanisms behind facial fat grafting before committing to the procedure. In this… Read More »

Ultrasonic Rhinoplasty

Achieving flawless, natural-looking plastic surgery results requires surgeons to stay abreast of the latest tools and techniques. That’s why Dr. Barrera uses cutting-edge ultrasonic rhinoplasty technology to achieve only the most precise results for his patients. How Do We Incorporate Structure With Ultrasonic Rhinoplasty? Ultrasonic rhinoplasty is a surgical procedure that uses high-frequency ultrasonic waves… Read More »