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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 »

Answering Common Questions about Rhinoplasty Recovery

The likelihood of having a smooth recovery from rhinoplasty is greater if you have a good idea of what to expect. San Antonio rhinoplasty surgeon Jose Barrera encourages you to learn as much as you can about the recovery process. He will give you very detailed instructions about the post-operative period, and he will also… Read More »

Dr. Jose Barrera speaks at International Facial Plastic Surgery Meeting

Dr. Barrera gave courses at the 2018 International Facial Plastic Surgery Meeting at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. His topics were Measure Twice, Cut Once: Virtual Surgical Planning for Craniofacial Surgery and how to build and credential an ambulatory surgical facility. He also presented a poster on functional rhinoplasty outcomes evaluating functional breathing scores between… 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 »

Dr. Barrera reaches the Top 500 on RealSelf

RealSelf Names Triple Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Barrera Among Leading Doctors of Cosmetic and Aesthetic Medicine Houston, Texas – April 25, 2018 Dr. Barrera has been announced as one of 500 board-certified doctors worldwide to receive the RealSelf 500 honor, an esteemed accolade recognizing the highest-rated and most active doctors on RealSelf, the world’s largest… Read More »

LATERA Patient Testimonial

  Dr. Jose Barrera, MD, a Clinical Professor of the Uniform Services University in Washington DC and a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center talks about the LATERA implant. Interview conducted by Ivanhoe Broadcast News in January 2018. See full video interview here Why did you get on this LATERA as… Read More »

Nasal Valve Collapse

Nasal Valve Collapse | Latera Implant Nasal valve collapse can cause nasal obstruction. Other causes of nasal obstruction include a deviated septum, turbinate enlargement, sinus infection, and congestion from allergies. Are you experiencing nasal obstruction symptoms? • Nasal congestion or stuffiness causing difficulty breathing? Do you experience these other symptoms? • Nasal blockage or obstruction •… Read More »

Nasal Valve Collapse | Latera Implant San Antonio

Nasal Valve Collapse | Latera Implant Nasal valve collapse can cause nasal obstruction. Other causes of nasal obstruction include a deviated septum, turbinate enlargement, sinus infection, and congestion from allergies. Are you experiencing nasal obstruction symptoms? • Nasal congestion or stuffiness causing difficulty breathing? Do you experience these other symptoms? • Nasal blockage or obstruction •… Read More »