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How a Rhinoplasty Procedure Can Improve Your Breathing Ability

Rhinoplasty surgery is one of the five most popular cosmetic procedures in the U.S. With more than 220,000 rhinoplasties performed each year, it’s clear there are many benefits to gain from the procedure. For many people, a rhinoplasty may be an aesthetic decision to surgically alter their nose’s appearance and to improve harmony among all… Read More »

Can Buccal Fat Removal Refine Your Look?

Our facial appearance is a result of many different features. The nose, chin, lips, cheeks, and eyelids all contribute to your overall facial structure. There are many options for people wanting to improve a facial aesthetic concern, including rhinoplasty, chin augmentation, lip filling, brow lift, and also cheek augmentation, either via cheek implants or buccal… Read More »

What Can Dysport Injections Do for You?

The gradual appearance of fine lines and wrinkles is one of the most common aesthetic concerns patients bring to Dr. Barrera. While this is a natural process of skin proteins breaking down and skin gradually losing its elasticity, many options are available to those wishing to reduce the amount of wrinkling they experience. Botox is… Read More »

Unhappy with your chin? There’s a procedure for that!

The chin can be many faces’ defining feature. A robust and distinguished chin is a sign of confidence, power and assertiveness. This is because a strong jaw is directly correlated with testosterone levels in the individual’s hormonal system – the more testosterone, the stronger the chin. For many individuals, male and female alike, genetics is… Read More »

5 Things People Can Do to Maintain Their Youth

Aging gracefully is a goal we should all strive for, but you might not know what steps to take to achieve it. Thanks to advancements in medicine, people are living longer, healthier lives, so what can you do to get more out of your years?   1. Keep a Positive Outlook While some amount of… Read More »

What Are 3 Pre-Surgery Self-Care Tips?

As the age-old maxim says, “Prior planning prevents a poor performance.” Nothing could be truer for patients preparing their bodies, minds, and schedules for their plastic surgeries. Whether you’re choosing medical rhinoplasty or a facelift, pre-surgery self-care strategies can lay the groundwork for maximum comfort, ease, and a successful procedure. Here, Dr. Barrera offers his… Read More »

4 Issues a Neck Lift Can Address

The neck is an immediately distinguishable physical feature. It invites the eyes to move from the face down to the upper chest and cleavage, and is an elegant part of an aesthetic physique. However, for many people, their neck can be an area of contention due to loose skin, jowls, a poorly defined jawline, or… Read More »