Rhinoplasty of the past The history of rhinoplasty is long, but not pleasant to read about. Ancient Egyptian doctors could rebuild the nose, to help thieves whose noses had been cut off. In India in the 6th century B.C., skin from foreheads was used to rebuild noses. The method of sewing skin from elsewhere in…

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Deep plane facelifts and deep plane minitucks No two facelifts are alike, and facelift is customized for the individual face, but most of the major ones are deep plane facelifts or deep plane minitucks. Then there are those that involve less surgery, and are intended for somewhat younger patients trying to get rid of early…

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The many different types of nose With the nose right in the center of the face, it can make the difference between being shy and being confident. But its role is to complement the other features instead of drawing attention away from them. What people generally want from a nose job is a nose that…

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Cosmetic surgery Lots of people in and around Charlotte are trying facial plastic surgery. If you’re interested, get the opinion of an expert and find out if you actually need surgery. Not everything a surgeon does is strictly surgery. Filler injections can enhance and rejuvenate a face. BOTOX injections relax the muscles that cause dynamic…

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If your son or daughter wants a nose job No matter how uncomfortable a teenager is with his or her features, surgery should be avoided until his or her features have fully matured — about age 15 in girls and 17 in boys. The holidays are a good time for teen rhinoplasty. They’ll need to…

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Getting lip augmentation According to realself.com, 92% of those who get lip augmentation say it’s “worth it.” Only an experienced facial plastic surgeon can tell you if lip augmentation is right for you. If you just need your lips a little fuller, you can get this by having them injected with a filler, like body…

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