Yearly Archives: 2019

Woman out with her friend after recovering from facelift

Facelift: Social Downtime vs. Physical Downtime

Patients often plan to get a facelift in the Tucson area when they have a big social event, such as a son or daughter’s wedding or a class reunion, coming up. But it's important to consider the timing of the procedure because "social recovery" can last longer than the physical recovery timeline. Social recovery refers …

Woman showing off her nose from an angle.

4 Signs You’re Ready for Rhinoplasty

If you’re unhappy with your nose, you may be trying to decide whether or not to move forward with a rhinoplasty (or a “nose job”). At our Tucson plastic surgery practice, we spend a lot of time educating our patients about their procedures to be completely sure surgery is the right choice and that they will …

Older couple discussing eyelid surgery in Tucson, AZ

Overcoming Natural Eyelid Aging with Blepharoplasty

Cataracts, macular degeneration, blurry vision—many of us are all too familiar with the effects aging can have on our eyes. However, what many people don’t realize is that our eyelids are just as susceptible to change over time. I perform blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery) at my Tucson, Arizona, practice to overcome these issues. In this blog …

Older man smiling after facial rejuvenation

What a Facelift Can and Can’t Do for You

Facelift surgery is popular because it can create a rejuvenated appearance with long-lasting results, but many people don’t realize that a facelift doesn’t really treat the entire face. While the procedure can make significant improvements in some areas, you may need additional procedures to complete your total facial rejuvenation. As a facial plastic surgeon specializing …

Family With Unique Noses Holding Cookie Cutters

Say Goodbye to the Cookie Cutter Nose Job

Do you have a preconceived idea of what a traditional nose job looks like? It might be a little outdated. Patients who come to me for rhinoplasty here in Tucson are beginning to ask for results that are unique—and I'm excited about it. In 2019, it's safe to say that the "cookie cutter" nose job …