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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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Defining Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)

Definition An excessive preoccupation with an imagined or a minor defect of a localized facial feature or body part, resulting in decreased social, academic and occupational functioning. Characteristics of BDD: Preoccupation with perceived distortion of a specific body part Camouflage of a specific body part Avoidance of social interactions Frequently comparing one’s appearance with that…

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Botox Injections

The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery recommends persons considering Botox® treatment to: Check the physician’s credentials: The physician should be trained and qualified in facial plastic surgery. The human face has a complex anatomy and the surgeon must be familiar with the physiology and function of more than 40 muscles present in…

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Common Male Procedures

Rhinoplasty (nose surgery) Aesthetic surgery of the nose where cartilage and bone are reshaped and reconstructed; excess bone or cartilage may be removed. Breathing problems may be corrected in a combined aesthetic and functional procedure called “septorhinoplasty.” Chemical Peels Resurfacing of the skin with an acid solution that peels the top layers and allows smoother,…

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Common Teen Procedures

Rhinoplasty (nose surgery) Aesthetic surgery of the nose where cartilage and bone are reshaped and reconstructed; excess bone or cartilage may be removed. Breathing problems may be corrected in a combined aesthetic and functional procedure called “septorhinoplasty.” This procedure is best done after a young person has finished growing. This usually means age 13-15 for…

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Procedures

  • 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 ...

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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 ...

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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. ...

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