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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 »

What Is an Ethnic Rhinoplasty and How Is It Different?

With over 350,000 procedures yearly, rhinoplasty, or nose reshaping, is the second most popular cosmetic procedure in the U.S. But the nose is a defining facial characteristic that differs significantly between people of different ethnicities and backgrounds. As such, surgeons performing rhinoplasties for patients from different backgrounds must be aware of and experienced in manipulating… Read More »

What Procedures Are More Popular with Younger People?

With 45% of all cosmetic procedures performed on patients between 40-54 years of age, it’s clear that once we enter our forties, we start becoming more concerned with the visible signs of aging. However, 1 in 4 cosmetic procedures is performed on patients below 39 years old, demonstrating the demand for procedures in younger demographics…. Read More »

5 Facts About Lip Fillers

The lips are one of the most attractive facial features. You use them all the time; whether you’re eating, drinking, talking, laughing, or kissing, the lips are involved. That’s why having lips that make you feel confident is so important. In this article, expert plastic surgeon Dr. Jose Barrera discusses five of the most interesting… Read More »

What Are the Differences Between Male and Female Rhinoplasties?

Many people incorrectly assume that rhinoplasty, or a nose job, is the same for men and women. In reality, the fundamental aesthetic variances between the feminine and masculine noses mean the procedure differs significantly. Although the procedure does follow similar basic concepts, the aesthetic appreciation and experience required to alter the appearance of a masculine… Read More »