Author Archives: Ladner Facial Plastic Surgery

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Rhinoplasty Recovery Timeline

How long is the recovery after rhinoplasty? That's one of the primary questions patients have when they come in for a rhinoplasty consultation at our Denver, CO, practice. For many patients, the question means how long will they be off work? But the rhinoplasty recovery timeline has multiple stages, and it's important to know what …

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The Best Facial Plastic Surgery Combinations

When double board-certified facial plastic surgeon Dr. Keith Ladner consults with plastic surgery patients in Denver about facelift surgery, the conversation often turns to other areas of the face that a facelift won't address. A facelift elevates sagging cheeks and reduces jowling, but it won't diminish signs of aging on the upper part of the …

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Should You Get a Facelift or Neck Lift?

If you're taking a selfie, what's the one facial feature that tends to draw unwanted attention? For most people, it's the neck. Loose neck skin and vertical neck bands—the dreaded "turkey neck"—seem magnified by those photos taken at arm's length with a smartphone. My patients often ask if they need a neck lift or facelift …

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Surgical vs. ‘Liquid’ Rhinoplasty: Which Is Right for You?

If you're insecure about the way your nose looks, you're not alone. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, rhinoplasty was the top-ranked surgical procedure of 2020, with Zoom meetings and selfies highlighting every perceived imperfection. As a double board-certified facial plastic surgeon specializing in rhinoplasty at my Denver practice, I've also seen an …

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Does Preventative BOTOX® Actually Work?

Most people think of injectable treatments such as BOTOX® Cosmetic and Dysport® as something to first consider when they reach their mid-to-late 30s as worry lines and crow's feet become more pronounced. In recent years, however, we've been seeing an increasing number of younger patients asking about Dysport and BOTOX at our Denver facial plastic …

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