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Teens & Facial Plastic Surgery

According to the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS), over 10 percent of their patients undergoing facial plastic and reconstructive surgery are under 20 years of age. Fortunately for teenagers, facial plastic and reconstructive surgery can provide solutions to problems such as severe acne breakouts and scars, prominent or enlarged ears or…

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AAFPRS Reactive Media Statement Re: ABC’s Extreme Plastic Surgery Reality Show

The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) is committed to ensuring patients make informed and educated decisions when undergoing facial plastic surgery. A reality show dedicated to giving average people an “extreme makeover” may be a ratings winner, but the AAFPRS suggests a more cautious approach and encourages the following for anyone…

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BEAUTIFUL WEDDING DAY SKIN

High Tech Treatment Advice for a Walking-Down-the-Aisle-Glow With all eyes on the bride, it’s no wonder she wants a glowing complexion on the most gazed upon day of her life. Some experts say that the secret to silky, wedding day skin is to start working on it right after the engagement. “This is the perfect…

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COMMON NON-SURGICAL PROCEDURES FOR WALKING-DOWN-THE-AISLE-WORTHY-SKIN

Every bride wants to look gorgeous on her wedding day. Below are some common options / high-tech procedures recommended by facial plastic surgeons to help achieve picture-perfect skin: Botox Option / Procedure: Botox Downtime: None Avg. Cost: $497 Description: Has been called “miracle in a bottle.” A very weak solution of an FDA approved bacterial…

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REPORTS OF BOTCHED SURGERIES NOT TO BE TAKEN LIGHTLY Facial Plastic Surgery Organization Provides Guidelines for Patients Considering Facial Cosmetic Surgery

New York, NY – The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) – the world’s largest association of facial plastic and reconstructive surgeons – urges patients to make informed decisions when it comes to undergoing facial plastic surgery procedures. “Recent reports of cosmetic surgeries gone awry and wrongful deaths proves that the choice…

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Wrinkle Treatment

Understanding Various Treatments of Facial Wrinkels The gradual development of facial wrinkles, whether fine surface lines or deeper creases and folds, is the classic early sign of accumulated skin damage and inevitable aging. Premature aging and wrinkling of the skin may be accelerated by excessive exposure to the sun and other elements, overactive facial expression…

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Skin Resurfacing

Facial Peels & Laser Surgery In the last half of this century, men and women have had more leisure time to spend outdoors than in previous generations. Many hours spent on outside recreations and the prevalence of both summer and winter vacations, have all taken their toll on people’s skin. Premature wrinkling is more common…

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Rhytidectomy (Surgery of the Face)

Facelift Surgery Aging of the face is inevitable. As the years go by, the skin begins to loosen on the face and neck. Crow’s feet appear at the corners of the eyes. Fine forehead lines become creases and then, gradually, deeper folds. The jawline softens into jowls, and beneath the chin, another chin or vertical…

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Rhinoplasty (Surgery of the Nose)

Surgery of the Nose Every year, half a million people who are interested in improving the appearance of their noses seek consultation with facial plastic surgeons. Some are unhappy with the noses they were born with, and some with the way aging has changed their nose. For others, an injury may have distorted the nose,…

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Otoplasty (Surgery of the Ears)

Ear Surgery Probably no other physical characteristic cries out for facial plastic surgery more than protruding ears. Children, long the victims of cruel nicknames like “Dumbo” or “Mickey Mouse,” are the most likely candidates for otoplasty, but this surgery can be performed at any age after the ears have reached full size, usually around five…

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Fact Sheets

  • Teens & Facial Plastic Surgery

    According to the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS), over 10 percent of their patients undergoing facial plastic and reconstructive ...

    Read more
  • AAFPRS Reactive Media Statement Re: ABC’s Extreme Plastic Surgery Reality Show

    The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) is committed to ensuring patients make informed and educated decisions when undergoing facial ...

    Read more
  • BEAUTIFUL WEDDING DAY SKIN

    High Tech Treatment Advice for a Walking-Down-the-Aisle-Glow With all eyes on the bride, it’s no wonder she wants a glowing complexion on the most gazed upon day of ...

    Read more