A type of cosmetic eyelid surgery where the eyes are reshaped to create a crease for patients with mono-eyelids or to increase a patient’s original fold on the upper eyelid, or even to correct assymetrical folds.
The deep plane facelift is an advanced surgical technique that involves dissecting the muscular and soft tissue layer just below the skin called the SMAS and tightens and lifts the underlying muscle while repositioning the fat to restore a more youthful appearance to the face.
Lower eyelids that have dropped down to a level where excess white component of the eyes (sclera) is shown. May cause reduced function of the eyelids such as inability to close them fully during sleep, and excessive dirt and grit irritating the eyes. This can be a result of naturally occurring medical problem (scleral show) or from previously performed eyelid surgery where excess eyelid skin was removed, or a cosmetic procedure where eyelids were re-attached to soft tissue such as skin, rather than a solid structure like the lateral canthal tendon.
This is caused by fat surrounding the eyes that have pushed forward and creates a bulge under the eyes.
Eye Bag Surgery
A surgical procedure known medically as blepharoplasty. A procedure used to eliminate or reduce the appearance of bags (and loose skin only when necessary)under the eyes that are caused by herniated fat deposits in the lower eyelids. Under eye bag surgery consistently ranks as one of the most commonly performed cosmetic surgeries.
A cosmetic procedure where excess tissue such as skin and fat are removed or repositioned and surrounding muscles and tendons are reinforced to get rid of creepy eye skin, dropping eyelids, puffy bags and dark under eye circles.
A cosmetic surgery procedure that involves tightening and anchoring sagging skin and underlying tissues to lessen the appearance of wrinkles, volume loss, and facial folds, and drooping skin. Medically referred to as rhytidectomy.
The use of one’s own fat tissue usually from the hips, thighs or buttocks and is injected to various parts of the body to give back volume where it has been lost. Fat transfers are not recommended in the eye area due to sensitivity and complications.
Naturally occuring fat present in the upper and lower eye area. Commonly refers to herniated fat that has pushed forward creating a bulge on the lower eyelid.
This technology uses a microscopic laser beam that is filtered through CO2 and isolates specific wavelengths which punctures into the skin. It removes skin layers by vaporization which is helpful in the treatment of scars and wrinkles, smoothed skin surface and promotes microcirculation and new cell genesis resulting in firmer and glowing skin.
A condition of the lower eyelid where it has sunk due to loss of volume of fat in the area.
This acid has the ability to penetrate the skin to keep it soft and restore its elasticity, thereby combating signs of aging such as wrinkles. It also helps in wound healing, tissue reconstruction and protects the skin from UV irradiation.
The tendon that attaches the eyelid to the orbital rim. It is an extension of the orbicularis muscle that attaches to the overlying bone. It is one of the supporting structures in the eye.
The long, vertical lines from the corners of the mouth that extend to the chin. These become deeper from the cheekbone fat descending because of age and gravity.
Oculofacial Plastic Surgeon/ Oculoplastic Surgeon
Ophthalmologists who have pursued additional training in the areas of the eyes, face and orbital area. They also deal with reconstruction of the face, improvement of the appearance of the eyes and even diagnose tumors of the eyelids, the orbit and other structures.
Oculofacial Surgery/ Oculoplastic Cosmetic Surgery
Refers to surgery that involves the face, the eyes and the orbital area
Platelet-Rich Fibrin Matrix
An injectable filler composed of hyaluronic acid used to enhance the lips, diminish wrinkles and reduce the appearance of nasolabial folds. It also used for filling the hollowing of the eyes and adding the volume and contour of the cheek, chin, foreheadand nose.
Synthetic implants that are not placed on the cheekbones for patients who have high cheekbones and have lost soft tissue on the lower cheek area. It enhances deep mesolabial folds and is used in a safe and simple technique by the surgeon.
These are vertical lines that appear on the forehead when a person frowns. This is caused by the contraction of the corrugator and procerus muscles.
Also called facelifts, is a type of cosmetic surgical procedures to remove wrinkles and fine lines by tightening muscles and removing skin to achieve a youthful appearance.
ACell MatriStem® MicroMatrix™
Airbrush Body Bronzing
Breast Lift | Mastopexy
Facial Liposuction is a surgical cosmetic procedure that removes excess fat from the face and neck through a vacuum technique to achieve a younger looking, sculpted face.
Set of treatments to achieve younger-looking hands.
Laser Hair Removal
A cosmetic procedure that removes fat from the body. Cool Lipo is a laser assisted fat melting device used in conjunction with suction assisted fat removal.
Commonly referred to as a nose job. A cosmetic plastic surgery procedure that corrects, reshapes, resizes and reconstructs the nose.