The other day, I saw a patient who wanted my assistance in changing his appearance. Others often said he looked sleepy and tired even was he was feeling awake and energetic. He wanted to change his appearance to one that was more vibrant and engaging. In our conversation, he mentioned that he had always had the appearance he was asking me to help him change. He was born this way, and he recalls people in his youth telling him to get more sleep and stay more alert because of the facial messages he was broadcasting. I explained to him that in his case, I would be helping him with a facial … [Read more...] about Facial Rejuvenation vs. Transformation
The logo above is associated with my practice and possesses a lot of meaning for me. It is a graphic representation of my practice philosophy of rejuvenation, which is based upon achieving powerful yet natural/subtle results for my patients through my specific methodology. Real beauty is timeless and has an instant connection with the deeper parts of our brain. When we think about beauty, we often assume it’s only subjective and based on the eye of the beholder. Although we all have different likes and dislikes, we also have a natural, hard-wired, objective affinity to certain appearances. … [Read more...] about Perfect Proportions: The Meaning of the Boxes
As we age, we discover that one of the most noticeable changes to our appearance involves the eye area. Perhaps the most common complaint I receive as a specialist in cosmetic eyelid rejuvenation is that my patients have heard from others that they look sick or tired, even when they are feeling well and rested. The origin of such unwanted comments is typically the nonverbal messages the lower eyelid region sends as we age. This area can be affected by many different factors which each contribute to the appearance of dark circles under the eyes—the first is the convexity or concavity of the … [Read more...] about What Causes Dark Circles Under the Eyes?
What Is the Difference? Many people who undergo lower eyelid surgery to improve the appearance of their lower lids are dissatisfied afterwards because of one factor which can complicate the results from lower eyelid surgery. One factor which can complicate the results from lower eyelid surgery is lower eyelid/cheek festoons and malar mounds. Festoons are a medical condition in which the skin of the lower eyelid becomes significantly damaged, usually by the sun. This damaged skin can result in folds in the lower eyelids and can lead to swollen mounds on the cheeks. They often occur … [Read more...] about Lower Eyelid Bags vs. Festoons