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When is a Blepharoplasty Medically Necessary?

A blepharoplasty, or eyelid surgery, is a procedure that removes excess skin, muscle, and/or fat from the eyelids. There are both cosmetic and functional reasons to have this surgery. A frequently asked question from patients is, “When is a blepharoplasty a medically necessary procedure?” The first aspect to consider is the motivation for seeking surgical…

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Is My Facelift Covered by Insurance?

When researching cosmetic surgery options, many patients wonder if health insurance will pay for all or some surgical expenses. Typically, facelift surgeries are not covered by insurance. For a surgery to be covered by health insurance, there usually needs to be a functional issue that can be addressed surgically after all available conservative and non-surgical…

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How Much Does a Rhinoplasty Cost?

At the Plastic Surgery Center at Williams, we recognize that a patient’s decision to have rhinoplasty surgery is an investment of both their time and financial resources. The cost of a plastic surgery procedure is a question we receive often — and it’s certainly an important topic for discussion. In searching for a plastic surgeon…

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How Much Does a Facelift Cost?

Many patients considering a facelift procedure understandably want to know the cost of one before fully committing. Since undergoing a facelift is a significant decision, it’s also one that requires extensive thought and planning. The cost of facelift plastic surgery can depend on many variables, such as the extent of the surgery being performed and…

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Facelift Surgery: Frequently Asked Questions

In 2019, facelift surgery was the fifth-most common plastic surgery procedure. At The Williams Surgery, patients who want to reduce the signs of aging in their face often contact us with questions about the facelift procedure. More often than not, the decision is then made to schedule a consultation with our facial plastic surgery specialist,…

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Rhinoplasty FAQs

1. Will I Have Visible Incisions? A closed rhinoplasty avoids making any visible incisions on the skin of the nose. There are primarily two approaches for performing a rhinoplasty: the closed, or endonasal, approach and the open approach. In approximately 95% of our patients, we can achieve our results using the closed approach. This is…

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What Kind of Facelift Do I Need?

“Facelift” is one of the more confusing terms in the cosmetic surgery industry. The formal name for a facelift surgery is “rhytidectomy,” which translates to surgical removal (-ectomy) of undesirable wrinkles (rhytid(s)-). This is not an entirely accurate description because we do not surgically excise each of the wrinkles — this would leave a very…

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How Can I Make My Lips Bigger?

As popularity in “bigger lips” continues to increase, many Americans wonder what exactly they can do to get their lips to looking bigger, fuller, and more aesthetically pleasing. And the answer is: there are several options. Lip fillers are an extremely popular cosmetic intervention that are performed in nearly every part of the United States.…

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What to Know Before Revision Rhinoplasty Surgery

If you peruse the internet and social media searching for plastic surgery testimonials, you will find a plethora of inquiries regarding revision rhinoplasty. Patients frequently upload photos of themselves demonstrating their displeasing results from their rhinoplasty operation seeking opinions about what can be done to remedy their concerns. Although revision rhinoplasty surgery is a difficult…

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Facelift Adjunctive Procedures

Learn About Additional Procedures Commonly Done Simultaneously With Facelift Surgery For most patients, undergoing facelift surgery is a decision that they have been contemplating for years. We respect the commitment these patients have made to themselves and to our practice in thus decision. Depending on their cosmetic concerns, many patients feel that if they are undergoing surgery,…

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