Modern Facelift Techniques: Individualizing the Technique to the Patient

In the modern age of facial rejuvenation, a multi-technique approach is utilized to achieve a youthful refreshed look.  Some techniques have stood the test of time and other techniques are a more recent reflection of our greater understanding of the soft tissue anatomy of the face. In this blog article, I will focus primarily on […]

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Understanding the Aged Lower Eyelid

When meeting a person for the first time, our mind naturally studies their face and draws conclusions on age, fatigue, and lifestyle based on clues we can find.  An aged appearing lower eyelid can overpower most other features of the face to leave a negative impression on others. So what makes an aged appearing eyelid?  […]

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Understanding the Effect of Breast Augmentation on Quality of Life

Breast augmentation is one of the most popular cosmetic procedures in the United States.  An estimated 300,000 women undergo the procedure each year in the Unites States alone. In my own practice, the positive effects of breast augmentation on self esteem and quality of life are seen every day.  Patients routinely seem more confident, make […]

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Understanding Migraine Trigger Sites

Migraine headaches are a severely disabling phenomenon.  Over 324 million people are affected.  Migraines rank at the 20th leading cause of years lost due to disability worldwide.  For decades the only available treatments included avoidance of common migraine triggers and medications.  Medications are effective for most, but come with side effects such as fatigue and […]

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Am I a good candidate for Migraine Surgery?

Migraine headaches are extremely common and severely disabling.  In the Global Burden of Disease Survey 2010, migraine headaches were ranked as the third most common disorder and the seventh highest cause of disability worldwide. Migraine headaches are diagnosed with the following criteria from the International Classification of Headache Disorders:  At least five attacks with the […]

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