Your Face and Head

When you look in the mirror what do you see? If you are like most, your attention is most often drawn to what you consider to be imperfections. Wrinkles on your brow, sagging skin on your neck, an unsightly bump on your nose, hair loss; these are but a few of the many imperfections and noticeable signs of aging that most people long to correct. Enter face and head plastic surgery, an aesthetic solution that can help you look and feel your best.

Rhinoplasty

Rhinoplasty — commonly referred to as a nose job — can be used to reshape your nose. It can correct a structural deformity (such as a bump or hook), provide subtle changes to nose size and shape, or correct a functional problem (such as difficulty breathing). Redo or revision rhinoplasty is sometimes needed to improve upon the cosmetic result or correct a breathing problem that occurred after the initial nose surgery. Find out everything you need to know about rhinoplasty, including important information on rhinoplasty cost, recovery, revision rhinoplasty and types here.

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Facelift

The wrinkle-erasing effects of injectables and fillers last for several months, but the age-defying results of a facelift can last for more than 10 years. Still, a facelift (rhytidectomy) is a major surgical procedure. There are many facelift variations, including the SMAS lift (submuscular aponeurotic system) and the mid-facelift. The different types vary by incision type, number of tissue layers treated during the procedure, facial area, degree of invasiveness, facelift recovery time and facelift cost.

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Head

A brow lift can turn back the hands of time on your forehead (and may even cure migraine headaches), while a neck lift typically involves a plethora of different treatments aimed at excising double chins, "turkey necks" or other signs of aging on the neck. Eyelid surgery can help erase the sagging skin around this delicate area.

Visit our pages on eyelid surgery complications, recovering from eyelid surgery and the cost of eyelid surgery. We also offer information about Asian eyelid surgery, an increasingly popular ethnic plastic surgery procedure that creates a "double eyelid" out of a "single eyelid." Ear surgery (otoplasty) can correct protruding ears, large or otherwise deformed earlobes, or other cosmetic ear problems. Our pages on ear surgery recovery and ear surgery risk can provide you with more info on this procedure. Earlobe repair surgery is performed to correct earlobes that have been torn by earrings or stretched through body piercing. Find out what you need to know about all of these head plastic surgery procedures, including their downtime, risk and costs.

Hair

Women with long, flowing locks, and men with thick, shiny heads of hair, embody our image of beauty and vitality. Hair loss — including female hair loss — can affect self-esteem and make people feel incredibly self-conscious. The good news is that today's hair transplants are more natural looking than ever before. If hair loss extends to your eyelashes, Latisse, an FDA-approved eyelash lengthening drug may be just what the plastic surgeon ordered.