Will a Lip Lift Show My Teeth When I Smile?

The lip lift is one of the lesser-known cosmetic surgeries in the U.S., with approximately 40,000 procedures performed each year. Despite this, a lip lift can offer stunning aesthetic benefits for patients, helping them to achieve a far more youthful, relaxed, and pleasant facial appearance.   Here, Dr. Jose Barrera discusses the lip lift procedure… Read More »

5 Tips to Make Neck Lift Recovery Faster and Safer

With over 160,000 procedures performed each year in the US, the neck lift is one of the most popular cosmetic procedures on the market. Helping patients achieve a smooth, youthful, wrinkle-free neck, upper chest and under jaw, a neck lift takes years off a patient’s appearance. However, what many patients don’t understand is the critical… Read More »

Dr. Barrera Announced as Chair of the Much Anticipated “Innovations in Rhinoplasty” Event at the 2023 AAFPRS Advances in Rhinoplasty & Facial Rejuvenation Meeting in San Diego

San Diego, CA –  World-renowned plastic surgeon Dr. Jose Barrera, has been appointed Chair of the prestigious “Innovations in Rhinoplasty” event at the upcoming 2023 American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) Advances in Rhinoplasty & Facial Rejuvenation Meeting. The event, scheduled to take place from April 27 – 30, 2023, in San… Read More »

How Is Rhinoplasty for Wide Noses Different?

Rhinoplasty, colloquially referred to as a nose job, is a surgical procedure that reshapes the nose, transforming its appearance and improving its functionality. For individuals with wide noses, the process can be uniquely intricate, requiring an experienced facial plastic surgeon to address the distinct characteristics that set these noses apart from other noses. In this… Read More »

How Soon Can You Get Revision Rhinoplasty?

  Each year, over 350,000 Americans get a rhinoplasty, or nose reshaping, procedure. This makes it the second most popular cosmetic procedure in the U.S. However, many people don’t hear about the fact that many rhinoplasty patients aren’t happy with the results of their procedure. When this happens, patients have three options: Leave it as… Read More »

What Should I Be Asking My Doctor Before a Facial Reconstruction Surgery?

Facial reconstruction surgery can be a life-changing event for patients. After a traumatic accident, an illness, or even to change a physical feature from birth, facial reconstruction surgery can help patients achieve a physical appearance that they are happy with, and one that functions properly. However, the severity and importance of facial reconstruction surgery mean… Read More »

What Is a Good Treatment for Facial Scars?

Facial scars vary from mild to severe. For some people, they can be an unwanted reminder of a traumatic accident, and for others, they might be remnants of stressful times as a teenager with bad acne. The best treatment for facial scars will depend on the individual and the specific characteristics of the scar. It… Read More »

How Long Does a Deep Plane Facelift Last?

The facelift is one of the five most popular cosmetic procedures in the US, with over 230,000 patients receiving the surgery each year. While there are different types of facelifts, the deep plane facelift delivers some of the most long-lasting and satisfying results. Here, Dr. Jose Barrera discusses the deep plane facelift procedure, how long… Read More »

Should You Massage Restylane to Help Results?

Restylane is an injectable product used to reduce fine lines and wrinkles, volumize lips, and add definition to other facial features such as the cheeks and jawline. With the increasing popularity of dermal fillers, there is some confusion about what you should do after you’ve received Restylane. Here, Dr. Jose Barrera discusses whether or not… Read More »