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One of the most common signs of facial aging is the development of jowls. Jowls form when the skin along your jaw line begins to sag downward, resulting in loose skin and a poorly defined jaw. Jowls are typically accompanied by other signs of facial aging such as marionette lines (wrinkles extending down from the corners of your mouth) and nasolabial folds (lines extending from your nose to your mouth).
Fortunately, there are a variety of surgical and nonsurgical options available to help you improve the appearance of jowls. The right option for you will depend on the extent to which you’ve developed jowls and your aesthetic goals. During your initial consultation, our plastic…Read Full Post
Every year, breast augmentation is one of the top two most popular plastic surgery procedures performed. This is understandable, since an attractive breast appearance is often considered to be a strong symbol of a woman’s femininity. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) has also indicated that the most popular age range to undergo breast augmentation is 20-39, which…Read Full Post
A tummy tuck is a popular procedure for mothers who would like to reverse the changes to the abdominal region caused by pregnancy. Often, a tummy tuck can have a dramatic impact on your appearance, helping you tighten loose abdominal muscles in order to restore the toned, fit stomach you enjoyed before having children.
One of the most common questions our plastic surgeons hear during tummy tuck consultations involves how long to wait after pregnancy before undergoing the procedure. While there is no hard-and-fast rule regarding the timing of your tummy tuck, our surgeons recommend following some general guidelines.
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According to its recent annual study of the most popular cosmetic procedures, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) reports that breast augmentation continues to be the most popular plastic surgery procedure in the U.S. More than 300,000 breast augmentations were performed in 2017, up three percent…Read Full Post
Plastic Surgeons of Lexington has helped people throughout the Bluegrass Region achieve their aesthetic dreams for more than 65 years. Our experienced team of board-certified plastic surgeons has built an enduring reputation for excellence. We provide each patient with beautiful, natural-looking results and unparalleled patient care.Read Full Post
This is a common question I hear from my patients during a breast augmentation consultation. First off, you are not alone when it comes to breast asymmetry and there is nothing wrong with your breasts. In fact the majority of women have some sort of breast asymmetry. Whether that is one breast being larger than the other or one nipple being higher or lower than the other, no two breasts are the same. The good news is there are surgical procedures to correct breast asymmetry. With a wide variety of breast implant sizes and shapes, we here at Plastic Surgeons of Lexington can pick implants to help correct volume discrepancies. This often requires using…Read Full Post
Dermaplaning is one of the top ways to exfoliate your face. The process of Dermaplaning consists of an aesthetician using a small, sterile blade and swiping the blade upward in a gentle motion. A lot of patients we come across have questions about Dermaplaning, and we are here to answer those questions for you today.
- What is the purpose of Dermaplaning?
Dermaplaning is a great way to exfoliate your skin. Dermaplaning will reveal more youthful, smoother, glowing skin. In addition, the process of Dermaplaning removes all of the “peach fuzz” from you face.
- If I remove all of the hair from my face, will it…
Medical grade peels are designed to give you youthful, radiant vibrancy and glow. They work by inducing accelerated exfoliation to the top layers of skin. However, Chemical Peels are not one size fits all. We offer a variety of different peels to address different skincare needs. Below, we will break down some of our most popular peels so you can determine which is the best solution for you.
SkinMedica Illumizie Peel: The SkinMedical Illuminze Peel helps provide vibrant, radiant looking skin. This peel must be administered by a liscensed medical professional but allows for minimal down time. This peel is ideal for mild skin imperfections…Read Full Post
Often times we find patients can benefit from using Botox, Dysport, or other fillers. These fillers can help dramatically improve the look of your skin and help you have a more youthful appearance. In some cases, when combined with Chemical Peels or DOT Laser Therapy, you can achieve even better results. So options do you have? Here are some of the most commonly used fillers and how they work:
Dysport is a prescription injection that helps smooth the appearance of moderate to severe frown lines between the eyebrows without changing the look or movement of the rest of your face. Dysport is injected in 5 points between and above the eyebrows and temporarily…Read Full Post
When it comes to Facial Rejuvenation, it’s no surprise that our patients want healthy, younger looking skin. Since the face is one of the first things people notice, having fine lines, sun spots, dull skin tone, or acne scaring can be very frustrating. Even as we start to take preventative measures now, sometimes the damage has already been done to the skin. When this is the case, Laser Therapy Rejuvenation is an option to help repair your skin.
Laser Skin Therapy is a more aggressive solution than a Chemical Peel alone. At Plastic Surgeons of Lexington, our Laser Skin Rejuvenation of choice is DOT Laser Therapy. DOT Laser Therapy is an advanced new…Read Full Post