Buccal Fat Pad Removal: No More Chubby Cheeks!

June 27, 2019 by Dr. Williams

Chubby Cheeks

Buccal fat pads are structures that we are all born with. They lie within our cheeks, and there is one on each side. With increasing age, we tend to lose some of the fat underneath the skin in our face, but the buccal fat pads remain the same size. With time, this can result in Read More…

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Rhinoplasty Risks

June 20, 2019 by Dr. Williams

Best Rhinoplasty Results

Regardless of whether someone is considering a rhinoplasty to improve the appearance of their nose or to improve their nasal breathing, common fears center around the risks of the procedure. Generally speaking, there are two main categories of risks involved with rhinoplasty. Medical Risks With Rhinoplasty The first category involves medical risks. Nasal bleeding is Read More…

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Chin Augmentation: Improving A “Weak Chin”

June 13, 2019 by Dr. Williams

Beautiful chin

A small or “weak” chin is a facial attribute that is often inherited and present for a person’s entire life. It is not a medical problem, and it does not “need” to be corrected. However, an underdeveloped chin can affect facial harmony and facial balance. When we look at a person, we unconsciously measure how Read More…

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Rhinophyma: Cause & Treatment Options

June 6, 2019 by Dr. Williams

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Rhinoplasty can correct many nasal issues, but not all of them. Rhinoplasty involves reshaping the nasal bones and cartilages to improve the nasal appearance or improve nasal breathing. However, rhinoplasty does not affect the nasal skin. Rhinophyma is a condition of the nasal skin that is characterized by sebaceous gland hyperplasia. This condition was once Read More…

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The Sliver Blepharoplasty Technique

May 30, 2019 by Dr. Williams

Beautiful Eyelids

Aging skin around the eyes can cause people to look older than their true age, and similarly it can result in a perpetual “tired” look. Blepharoplasty is the term given to the surgical procedure designed to rejuvenate the eyelids. Blepharoplasty can be performed on the upper eyelids, lower eyelids, or both. There are several different Read More…

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Removing A Dorsal Hump With Rhinoplasty

May 23, 2019 by Dr. Williams

Straight Nose After Rhinoplasty

Rhinoplasty is performed for a myriad of reasons. One of the primary reasons that a person may desire a rhinoplasty is due to a large dorsal hump. Patients often describe this as a “bump” on their nasal bridge. The bump is often not noticed when looking directly in the mirror, but it becomes much more Read More…

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Treatment for Facial Scars

May 9, 2019 by Dr. Williams

Facial Scars and Acne Scars

Facial scarring is a common, and commonly misunderstood, problem faced by many people. To help clarify treatment options, we must create two categories of scars. Treatment For A Single Scar The first category is a single dominant scar. This can be the result of a laceration from a car accident, knife injury, or other traumatic Read More…

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Closed Rhinoplasty a.k.a. The Scarless Rhinoplasty

April 26, 2019 by Dr. Williams

Scarless Rhinoplasty

Many people familiar with plastic surgery understand that rhinoplasty is the name of the procedure designed to reshape the nose, and that it can be performed for cosmetic reasons or to improve nasal breathing. However, it can be difficult to understand terminology related to the surgical approaches and techniques of rhinoplasty. In general, there are Read More…

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Ideal Age for Facelift Surgery

January 11, 2019 by Dr. Williams

facelift candidate

To understand when to consider facelift surgery, we must first begin to understand what contributes to facial aging. In general, we think about three main factors that result in an older appearance. The first is skin quality. Throughout life, a combination of genetics, sun damage, and smoking, can affect our skin quality. Aged skin may Read More…

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Rhinoplasty for Teens

January 11, 2019 by Dr. Williams

rhinoplasty for teens

In recent years, the popularity of plastic surgery in teenagers has risen dramatically. A Rhinoplasty, or “nose job”, remains one of the most common procedures performed in teenagers. When discussing nasal surgery, terminology may be confusing, and this type of surgery may be performed for cosmetic reasons, medical reasons, or a combination of the two Read More…

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