The skin around the eyes is extremely delicate. Thinner than other areas, such as the cheeks and chin, it is also subject to stretching in various directions when you rub your eyes, wink, smile or carelessly smear on moisturizer. Perhaps its thinness, combined with these daily “assaults,” contributes to the periorbital skin (skin around the Continue Reading >>
Youth is Fleeting; Smooth Skin Doesn’t Have to Be
The aging process takes its toll on the body in many ways. The skin is perhaps one of the most visible reminders that youth can’t last forever. Over time, your body starts to lose its ability to produce collagen and the elastic fibers that once kept your skin looking firm and smooth. Wrinkles set in Continue Reading >>
Have You Wondered How a Rhinoplasty Can Make Your Nostrils Smaller?
A common concern of patients seeking an ethnic or African American rhinoplasty in Charlotte is the size and shape of the nostrils. I have often consulted with patients that feel their nostrils do not fit the rest of their face. As a facial plastic surgeon in Charlotte that specializes in ethnic and African American rhinoplasties, Continue Reading >>
What Are in the Facial Fillers that I Use at My Facial Cosmetic Surgery Practice in Charlotte?
As a Charlotte cosmetic surgeon, I use facial fillers to replace lost volume and reshape the face to a more youthful proportion. Whenever I am performing a procedure, I want my patients to be well informed about the facial fillers that I use. I commonly receive questions regarding the composition of fillers. Generally, there are Continue Reading >>
Self-Proclaimed Barbie Called Dreadful and Kicked Off National Television Show for Giving Her Child Botox
The self-proclaimed human Barbie, who has spent over $400,000 on plastic surgery, was on Anderson Cooper, aka “the silverfox,” the other day. They were discussing giving Botox to her 15-year old daughter to prevent her from sweating during her dance classes. Rarely do you see a professional on a national news channel lose his cool Continue Reading >>
How Do I Treat Patients Undergoing a Rhinoplasty in Charlotte with Thin Skin?
There are two steps that must occur for a successful aesthetic outcome in patients with thin skin after a rhinoplasty in Charlotte. The nose is supported by an underlying framework composed of bone and cartilage. During rhinoplasty, this framework is changed and then the skin over the nose has to heal back onto the framework. Continue Reading >>
Ten Questions and Answers about ‘Obama Care’ aka ‘The Affordable Care Act’ by a Facial Plastic Surgeon in Charlotte
I am going discuss ten important facts that everyone should know about a government document that is going to revolutionize our country’s healthcare system. The document is thousands of pages long and I do not claim to know everything about it. This is my attempt to highlight some important aspects. 1. Why am I, a Facial Plastic Continue Reading >>
Dr. Kulbersh Explains How the Shape of the Face Changes with Age Using an Egg!
As we advance our knowledge about the changes in the bone, fat, muscle, and skin of the face, we will continue to produce more natural and superior results for facial rejuvenation. I have tried to simplify an important aspect of facial aging, the change in the shape of the face, by using an egg as Continue Reading >>
The Botox Bandit was Found!
Last week, a woman in a Huntersville, NC medical spa walked out on a $1,500 Botox and salon services bill. While at the register, the woman claimed to have an emergency call from her child and left the salon. She said she would be back shortly, but she never returned. The salon took photos of the woman Continue Reading >>
Ouch, Eyelid Surgery?
The eyelids are delicate structures that protect your eye from dirt, debris, sunlight and other potentially harmful substances. They are thin layers of skin with highly tuned, fast muscles that react involuntarily. So thinking about trimming them during an eyelid surgery seems painful! Perhaps, but sometimes a little pain is well worth the results. The Continue Reading >>