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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 »

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 »

Non-Surgical Rhinoplasty | Non-Surgical Facelift San Antonio

Non-Surgical Facelift or liquid facelift is a non-surgical procedure designed to improve skin texture, add volume to the face, and improve fine lines and wrinkles. Non-surgical facelift San Antonio procedures may involve using laser skin resurfacing to improve Fine Lines and Wrinkles. Dr. Jose Barrera, MD is a certified laser surgeon and injector. Dr. Barrera specializes… 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 »

The Top Minimally Invasive Procedures According to ASPS

Approximately 17.5 million cosmetic procedures were performed in 2017, according to the latest report from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). Even more interesting: minimally invasive procedures accounted for 15.7 million of the total procedures. San Antonio facial plastic surgeon Dr. Jose Barrera reveals the top five procedures in this blog post.