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 »

4 Issues a Neck Lift Can Address

With over 50,000 procedures performed annually, the neck lift is an increasingly popular cosmetic procedure in the U.S. Because the skin on your neck is thinner than on other parts of your body, the area loses volume and elasticity earlier, causing sagging and prominent wrinkles. If you’re tired of hiding behind scarves and turtlenecks, Dr…. Read More »

4 Issues a Neck Lift Can Address

The neck is an immediately distinguishable physical feature. It invites the eyes to move from the face down to the upper chest and cleavage, and is an elegant part of an aesthetic physique. However, for many people, their neck can be an area of contention due to loose skin, jowls, a poorly defined jawline, or… 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 »

Kybella and Nonsurgical Fat Reduction

Nonsurgical Fat Reduction Kybella Double Chin Treatment San Antonio | Dr. Jose Barrera, MD Kybella is the latest nonsurgical treatment option for patients seeking improvement in the neck and nonsurgical fat reduction. Kybella is specially designed to remove fat from the double chin. Dr. Jose Barrera, MD, San Antonio Facial Plastic Surgeon answers questions about… Read More »

Genioplasty San Antonio

Genioplasty San Antonio improves the chin and jawline by moving the chin surgically. San Antonio Genioplasty Surgeon Dr. Jose Barrera, MD specializes in chin augmentation surgery to improve a weak chin, move back a prominent chin, or correct chin asymmetry. A Sliding Genioplasty can be combined to improve the neck and remove unwanted fat. Before… Read More »

Mentoplasty San Antonio | Jowl Lift Surgery

Mentoplasty in San Antonio is performed by Plastic Surgeon Dr. Jose Barrera, MD. Dr. Barrera performs chin implants in the prejowl and chin in combination with neck lift to improve the neck. Jowl Lift Surgery may involve placing a pre jowl chin implant to disguise the jowls of the neck. Jowl improvement is often done… Read More »

Submentoplasty San Antonio | Neck Band Surgery

Submentoplasty San Antonio Facial Plastic Surgeon Dr. Jose Barrera performs submentoplasty to improve the aging neck and correct neck bands. The featured patient had a previous history of severe acne scarring in the face and neck. Neck band surgery addressed the neck deformity with a neck lift and facelift. The submentoplasty San Antonio provided a symmetric… Read More »

Neck Lift San Antonio, Texas

Neck Lift San Antonio Texas Specialist and Facial Plastic Surgeon Dr. Jose Barrera, MD performs necklift and mini facelift San Antonio surgery to improve the jawline and remove neck fat without a facelift. A Necklift San Antonio is a minimally invasive procedure which removes fat from underneath the jaw line. A neck lift may also involve… Read More »