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Cosmetic Procedures for the Holidays

Plastic surgery is not to be taken lightly. Deciding to undergo plastic surgery is committing to an operation that requires healing and downtime. Downtime takes time away from your regular schedule, including work time, family time, and social time. For this reason, the holidays may offer some candidates an ideal opportunity to get plastic surgery… Read More »

Facial Fat Grafting & Facelift

The signs of aging gradually appear as fine lines, wrinkles, and volume loss- particularly around the eyes, lips, cheeks, and nasolabial folds. Traditionally, complete surgical procedures such as a facelift have been the go-to option for those looking for an enduring aging solution.  Botox and dermal fillers can also combat aging fantastically. Advanced plastic surgeons… Read More »

What to Do about Dark Undereye Circles | Dr. Jose Barrera

If you have dark undereye circles you may be tempted to treat them on your own with over-the-counter remedies. But topical products can only address the symptoms: a true solution requires the expertise of an experienced facial plastic surgeon. As a triple board-certified surgeon with years of experience in plastic surgery, Dr. Jose Barrera has… Read More »

What to Do about Dark Undereye Circles

If you have dark undereye circles you may be tempted to treat them on your own with over-the-counter remedies. But topical products can only address the symptoms: a true solution requires the expertise of an experienced facial plastic surgeon. As a triple board-certified surgeon with years of experience in plastic surgery, Dr. Jose Barrera has… Read More »

Lip Augmentation | PermaLip Implant with Dr. Jose Barrera

Permanent lip augmentation can be achieved in various ways. Lip augmentation can be performed with lip fillers like Restylane or Juvederm. Volbella has recently gained attention as a long lasting lip filler. However, all lip fillers will dissipate at about 6 months after injection. In order to achieve a lasting lip augmentation, permanent lip implants… Read More »

Revision Rhinoplasty | Nasal Tip Refinement and Hump Removal

Our patient underwent rhinoplasty with San Antonio Facial Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Jose Barrera. The goal of rhinoplasty was to bring attention to her eyes and lips. Transformation in rhinoplasty is best achieved with natural results. Rhinoplasty is a transforming procedure which can improve nasal breathing as well as form and shape. People naturally focus on… Read More »

Periorbital Rejuvenation: Combining Brow Lift with Eyelid Surgery

Perhaps the most prominent and expressive area of the face includes the eyes, brows and forehead. Unfortunately, this area is also extremely susceptible to the aging process. With advancing age, the eyelids can become puffy or droopy, the brows can sag and the forehead can develop prominent wrinkles. Dr. Jose Barrera, an experienced San Antonio… Read More »

Dr. Jose Barrera Featured in August issue of San Antonio Medicine

Treating a Root Cause of Nasal Airway Obstruction: The evolution of treatment modalities for nasal valve collapse Dr. Jose Barerra was recently featured in the August 2018 edition, Volume 71 No. 8, of the San Antonio Medicine Magazine with his article on Treating a Root Cause of Nasal Airway Obstruction.  It is estimated that more than… Read More »

Understanding the Aging Process

The first step in choosing a skin or facial rejuvenation procedure is identifying your needs. Understanding the aging process can help you pinpoint your needs, as well as make all the difference in selecting the right treatment. In this blog post, San Antonio facial plastic surgeon Dr. Jose Barrera sheds light on the aging process,… Read More »