Author Archives: Ladner Facial Plastic Surgery

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Your Best Laser Skin Resurfacing Guide for Fall

As summer winds down, we see an uptick in patients scheduling laser skin resurfacing treatments at our plastic surgery practice—and for good reason. Laser skin resurfacing allows us to “zap” skin imperfections like wrinkles and scars while refreshing tired, dull skin damaged by the summer sun. If you want smoother, fresher-looking skin and you're considering …

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How To Get a Better Jawline With Chin Augmentation Surgery

When it comes to achieving a defined jawline, most people will think about makeup contouring, dermal fillers, fat reduction treatments, and even nonsurgical skin tightening. While these methods can be beneficial, few can rival the impact of chin augmentation surgery. Chin augmentation balances the two components of facial harmony: proportion and projection. A weak chin …

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What Age Is Best To Start Fillers?

To maintain a youthful appearance for as long as possible, injectable cosmetic treatments such as dermal fillers can be an excellent anti-aging measure. Fillers are designed to smooth out wrinkles and fine lines and add volume to areas that have lost plumpness over time. But what's the best age to start using them? What Can …

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Does a Neck Lift Get Rid of Jowls?

What’s the worst thing about facial aging, and why is it jowls? As we age, the muscles in our lower cheeks weaken and our skin loses its elasticity. Gravity pulls the skin, fat, and muscle down, creating bags that soften the jawline. While a few wrinkles or lines can be annoying, jowls tend to be …

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Rhinoplasty: What Type of Nose Job Is Best?

Changing the look of your nose transforms your appearance and helps you feel more confident. Whether you're looking to adjust your nose's size, shape, or contours, rhinoplasty can do the trick. Rhinoplasty isn't a one-size-fits-all procedure, however, so choosing an experienced, board-certified plastic surgeon is essential to getting the best possible results. A skilled surgeon …

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QUIZ: Do You Need Facelift Surgery or a Non-Surgical Facelift?

If you want smoother skin and a younger-looking face, facelift surgery is usually the gold standard. Increasingly, though, people who are not quite ready for surgery are turning to non-surgical facelifts to rejuvenate their appearance. A facelift improves your facial structure and sagging skin, while a non-surgical facelift (often called a "liquid facelift") uses BOTOX® …

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How Is Men’s Facial Plastic Surgery Different?

A confluence of related factors occurring during the past few years has led to more men seeking facial plastic surgery. The emergence of social media and dating apps during the past decade initially stimulated a surge in men thinking more about their appearance. That trend only accelerated when the pandemic resulted in the “Zoom” boom—online …

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How To Minimize Blepharoplasty Scars

Your eyes are considered the windows to your soul, and unfortunately, they're one of the first areas to show signs of aging. Sagging eyelids, dark under-eye circles, and puffiness under the eyes can give you a fatigued and tired appearance. Blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery) can rejuvenate tired eyes by improving puffiness, under-eye circles, tear troughs, and …

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Can You Have a Facelift After Dermal Fillers?

Cosmetic injectables such as dermal fillers are a staple of anti-aging aesthetic treatments because they involve little to no downtime, with results often lasting a year or more. At a certain point, however, the facial aging process reaches a point where a nonsurgical approach no longer produces the desired results, and people consider getting a …

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