Fotona Dynamis SP Laser

Lasers are an excellent solution for multiple cosmetic concerns, from minimizing imperfections to revealing a healthier, younger-looking complexion. In San Antonio, triple board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Jose Barrera offers the innovative Fotona Dynamis SP laser for non-surgical skin rejuvenation, scar removal, and many other issues. Benefits of the Fotona Dynamis SP Laser The Fotona Dynamis… Read More »

What Are Your Options for Snoring Treatments?

Snoring can greatly impact your health and intimate relationships. Loud, disruptive snoring significantly reduces sleep quality for both snorers and their bed partners. Irritability and relationship problems can often arise when a partner’s snoring leads to chronic sleep deprivation. Additionally, frequent heavy snoring may indicate serious health concerns, such as sleep apnea. Consulting a medical… Read More »

What Is the Minimally Invasive Deep Elevation (MIDE) Facelift and Necklift Technique?

For patients bothered by moderate to advanced signs of facial aging, such as sagging jowls, loose neck skin, or diminished contours, a surgical facelift has been the gold standard for dramatic rejuvenation, providing results that can last 7 to 10 years. However, traditional facelift techniques require extensive incisions around the ears or hairline along with… Read More »

Why Is Ultrasonic Rhinoplasty the Less Invasive Option?

For those considering a nose reshaping surgery, traditional rhinoplasty often comes to mind first. This surgical approach has existed for decades as an effective method to alter nasal anatomy and accounts for over 200,000 procedures performed every year in the US alone. However, the invasive nature of traditional rhinoplasty—which requires tedious cutting and rearranging of… Read More »

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 »