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CONTENT Why Facelifts Are Growing More Popular With Younger People

When we think about a typical facelift patient, we immediately think of older people like our parents wanting to turn back time and reverse those signs of aging on their faces. However, increasing numbers of younger people, especially millennials, are taking control of the “prejuvenation” process by actively preventing or slowing down their visible signs of aging…. Read More »

How a Brow Lift Can Really Make the Face

The face, particularly the upper third of the face, is often the first part of our bodies to show tell-tale signs of aging. With the gradual appearance of fine lines, then semi-permanent, and finally permanent forehead wrinkles, the forehead and brow are one of the primary areas of concern for many patients experiencing aging. Here,… Read More »

Is Facial Fat Grafting Better Than Dermal Fillers?

The face is one of the first parts of the body to show signs of aging. As time marches forward, the skin, fat tissue, and musculature of our faces gradually begin to lose their youthful contours and elasticity. This leads to fine lines, wrinkles, sunken features, and a lack of definition in our facial characteristics…. Read More »

Can You Combine Rhinoplasty and Sinus Surgery?

The nose sits at the center of our face. As such, it is an essential aesthetic focal point, but it is also a vital organ that facilitates our breathing. For many people in the U.S., their nose can be a source of discomfort, either for aesthetic or functional reasons. A question that patients frequently ask… Read More »

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 »

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 »