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Afraid of a Facelift? You Shouldn’t Be!

Interested in a facelift but nervous about the process? Keep reading to find out why you shouldn’t be afraid to have a facelift with board-certified facial cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Randy Sanovich! Why are some people afraid to have a face-lift or neck-lift? Most often, the patients that are hesitant to schedule a facelift have seen […]

Fat transfer vs fillers. What is the one best for you?

One of the first signs of aging is loss of facial volume. There is a loss of fat under the eyes, around the mouth, and in the cheeks.  This volume loss starts in our early to mid-thirties, mostly evident by a shallow hollowness under the eye, and early signs of dark circles around the eyes.  It progresses […]

What causes puffiness in the lower eyelid?

The problem arises when the membrane under the lid becomes weaker with age and allows the fatty protective tissue around the eye to bulge forward. This pressure on the skin and muscles of the lower eyelid stretches them and causes noticeable puffiness or bags to form under the eyes. Unfortunately, this type of bulging can […]

My ears stick out, what can I do?

Several procedures are available for altering the shape or size of the ears. Some ears protrude out too much and require the ears to be set back closer to the head. Other ears are too long or some earlobes are overly redundant. Other people suffer from torn earlobes often because of wearing pierced earrings. Prominent, […]

Lifestyle Lift Shuts Down Most of Its Business, Considers Bankruptcy

This headline, published in The Wall Street Journal on March 2, 2015, summarizes the demise of a national facial cosmetic surgical procedure provider that was the focus of many questions from our patients. Some of our patients came to us after a consultation at the Lifestyle Lift center in Dallas. Many patients were disappointed because […]

Looking Young Without Surgery

The three changes that make us look older are the loss of facial fat, wrinkled skin and loose skin. As we age, our faces turn from plumbs to prunes. Now we can reverse these negative changes without surgery. Fillers like Voluma, Radiesse, Juvederm, Belotero and fat produce fantastic results by filling in depressions and restoring […]

Am I a good candidate for eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty)?

Any one, or combination, of the following conditions may indicate that you are a good candidate for eyelid surgery: Excess skin obscuring the natural fold of the upper eyelids Loose skin hanging over the edge of the upper eyelids, perhaps impairing vision A puffy appearance of the upper eyelids, making the eyes look tired Excess […]