Archive for the ‘ Cosmetic Surgery ’ Category

What Is Fat Transfer Augmentation?

As we age, our skin changes with us. We stop making as much collagen as we did in our younger years, and the skin on our faces begins to look loose and sunken. But what if there was a natural way to increase the fullness of your face without using synthetic fillers or getting a […]

How to Ask About Cosmetic Surgery

There’s something different about your friend. She seems happier, more confident, and her face looks a little different than you remember. It may not seem obvious at first, but when you realize she’s had some “work” done, it’s hard not to notice. Cosmetic surgery and non-surgical procedures are increasing in popularity year after year, and […]

The Medical Benefits of Cosmetic Surgery

When you think about the benefits of cosmetic surgery, you probably think of the improvement to your appearance as the No. 1 reason to go ahead with a procedure. But what you may not realize is that cosmetic surgery doesn’t just improve your appearance, it can improve your overall health, too. Here are some top […]

How to Answer Cosmetic Surgery Questions

Congratulations! You’ve just had a cosmetic procedure with Dr. Sanovich. Now is the time to heal and enjoy your newly refreshed appearance. Often when someone undergoes a cosmetic procedure (surgical or not), it can bring up a lot of questions from friends and loved ones. Whether you are worried about how to address the questioning, […]

Survey Reveals Major Trends in Facial Plastic Surgery

The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) has released its annual member survey results identifying the biggest trends in facial plastic surgery for 2018. Preventative procedures reigned supreme in 2018, coining the name “pre-juvenation,” a combination of preventative and rejuvenation. This term refers to younger patients who don’t necessarily need facial rejuvenation […]

Think Local for Cosmetic Surgery

With cosmetic surgery procedures increasing in popularity year after year and many procedures that were once considered taboo becoming more and more commonplace, many surgeons are issuing cautions to patients seeking procedures abroad. Recent articles have highlighted the dangers of foreign “cosmetic surgery vacations” with practitioners that may or may not be trained in the […]

The Canfield Vectra Difference

Let’s “face” facts: It can be difficult to envision your surgical results prior to having your procedure. From laser resurfacing to rhinoplasty, until you’ve had it done how can you really know what to expect? Seeing other patients’ before and after photos is often very helpful, but unless you can envision it on your own […]

Why Board Certification Matters

When selecting a facial plastic surgeon, there are several factors that many people consider important. These include the doctor’s portfolio, the cost of the procedure, and even the location of the doctor’s practice. Unfortunately, however, some patients do not do their due diligence and check for what should be one of – if not the […]

Cosmetic Procedures Up Among Boomers

For an increasing number of people over the age of 55, growing old gracefully is taking on a new meaning. Though accepting changes in appearance used to be the norm, now many people are taking steps to enhance or improve. For many, that means invasive and non-invasive cosmetic surgery procedures. In fact, these procedures increased […]

Do I Have To?

Here at Dr. Sanovich’s office, we admit we often make some odd requests. Or at least requests that seem a little bit odd to our patients. Whether you are considering surgery or are already healing from a procedure with Dr. Sanovich, you may be wondering why you were asked to do certain things before and […]