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I enjoy exploring new places in Houston, spending time with family and friends, playing with my dog and having the best job - being a facial plastic surgeon.

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Submental Fat Reduction Options

Posted June 14, 2017 in Fat Reduction, Ultherapy, Ultherapy

Let’s level with each other: we all wish looking beautiful was easy. This desire to look effortlessly amazing is what makes those infomercials and social media ads for quick-fix beauty products so enticing. The most recent hype is surrounding a new FDA-approved product called KYBELLA®, which is designed to reduce your double chin without surgery, […]

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16 Skin Problems That Fraxel® Laser Treatment Can Fix

Posted May 25, 2017 in Uncategorized

While no beauty treatment can miraculously fix every aesthetic issue, some advanced technologies can come pretty close. The Fraxel® laser provides skin resurfacing to treat an incredible range of skin conditions. Patients with any of the following conditions can undergo a Fraxel® laser treatment to achieve a more youthful, even, refreshed, and bright complexion. Routine  treatments […]

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Pucker up for Valentine’s Day

Posted February 13, 2017 in Uncategorized

IMG_2291 With Valentine’s Day today, not only do we want to find that perfect valentine, but to have an irresistible pucker for them, too! We have a number of ways to enhance your naturally beautiful lips. Lip “Plumpers” You can find a number of products on the market in every price range that claim to […]

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What happened to Obagi Skin Care Line?

Posted October 04, 2016 in Products

The Obagi skin care line had many loyal patients until 2011 when it was discontinued in Texas.  The success was in many ways attributable to the fact that some of the products contained hydroquinone, a strong skin lightener.  In 2011, the Texas Attorney General’s office informed Obagi that selling hydroquinone through physician offices is against […]

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Scar Be Gone!

Posted August 02, 2016 in Surgical procedures

Whether it is from a cut, scrape, trauma or surgery, almost everyone with a scar would like for it to be less noticeable.  The means for scar reduction can vary from creams, to lasers, to surgery.  I have compiled some information from the scientific literature to try to make sense of all of these treatments. […]

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What does facelift mean anyway?

Posted July 12, 2016 in Facelift, Surgical procedures

A frequent question in our office is, “What is the difference between a facelift and a necklift?”  The problem is that a facelift is a misnomer.  When we say facelift, this means that we will lift the muscles of the cheeks, jawline and neck.  We then delicately redrape the skin so that the appearance is […]

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What do I do about prominent ears?

Posted June 06, 2016 in Uncategorized

Summer is a really busy time for a plastic surgery practice.  This is because many people have time off of work, school and social obligations.  One of the things we see commonly during the summer is parents who bring their kids in because their ears bother them.  Some people are born with ears that protrude […]

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Update on the Neck

Posted May 02, 2016 in Nonsurgical Procedures

Some of the new treatments for the neck have been out for several months, so what are we finding?  As expected, there is some good news, but nothing is perfect. Ultherapy We have talked about Ultherapy in my blog a few times.  This is a noninvasive skin tightening treatment that uses microfocused ultrasound to stimulate […]

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Skin Brightening for the Non-Stop Lifestyle

Posted March 28, 2016 in Nonsurgical Treatments

All of us want smooth, even skin, but many of us have a non-stop, on-the-go lifestyle that makes some of the treatments impractical.  We all look in the mirror and see that new brown spot or wrinkle that seems to pop up over night.  I have to say that it stresses me out.  Luckily, there are options! Topical […]

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Get yourself what you really wanted

Posted January 03, 2016 in Uncategorized

A patient once told me that her facelift was the “best gift that she ever gave herself”.  By improving something that bothered her for a long time, she was able to relax and be herself without worrying about how she looked from certain angles or with certain lighting.  The best part of my job is […]

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Get your neck in shape!

Posted October 01, 2015 in Uncategorized

No matter how young you are, you can have fullness under your chin. Excess skin can be caused by genetics, sun exposure, weight loss or loss of collagen and elastin.  Unfortunately this excess fat under the chin is usually genetic.  It can appear early in life and just hang out (pun intended) despite improving your […]

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