There’s an old saying that goes, “Like mother, like daughter.” If recent cosmetic facial plastic surgery trends are correct, this saying is becoming increasingly relevant. Just recently, there has been an increase in mother-daughter duos coming to my office in Charlotte for a consultation. During the consultation, both the mother and the daughter get to share a Continue Reading >>
The Truth Behind Men & Beards
Since the beginning of time, hairstyles and fashions have come and gone. While some have faded and transformed, one seems to linger: the beard. From Abraham Lincoln to Brad Pitt, beards come in all shapes and sizes, but what is their purpose? In light of No-Shave November, we at Carolina Facial Plastics in Charlotte wanted to delve Continue Reading >>
The Best Cosmetic Treatments For The Holidays
It’s hard to believe that 2012 is almost over, which means the holiday season is just around the corner. At Carolina Facial Plastics, I want my patients to know that there is still time to get a fantastic and youthful glow before having to attend holiday parties and family festivities. With the help of facial fillers Continue Reading >>
Let Me Explain How I Ensure Improved Breathing After A Rhinoplasy
As a facial cosmetic plastic surgeon in Charlotte, I consider rhinoplasty surgery one of the most common and a favorite procedure that I am lucky to perform on a daily basis. When my patients are considering a nasal refinement surgery, I discuss that the nose not only has a form or aesthetic that we will Continue Reading >>
Can Botox Really Make Me Happier?
On our recent honeymoon, my wife read the popular book, “The Happiness Project” written by Gretchen Rubin which is an account of the year that Gretchen spent trying to find happiness. My wife read excerpts of the book to me where Gretchen discussed the relationship between happiness and attractiveness. Does our attractiveness really affect our happiness? As a Continue Reading >>
What Are The Indications To Break The Bones During A Rhinoplasty?
During a rhinoplasty, there are multiple techniques to aesthetically refine the nose and improve breathing. The nose is composed of bone and cartilage. The top hard aspect of the nose is composed of bone and the soft mobile part of the nose below is composed of cartilage. There are times when the nasal bones are Continue Reading >>
Understanding the Complicated Relationship Between You & The Mirror
“Mirror mirror on the wall, who is the fairest of them all” is a familiar tale that we have all learned from. Our relationship with our mirror can be as complicated as our appearances, as our interpretation of our changing appearance is constantly changing itself. As a facial cosmetic surgeon in Charlotte, during my consultations, Continue Reading >>
How To Correct A Crooked Nose
To improve facial harmony, many times patients seek rhinoplasty surgery in Charlotte to straighten a crooked nose. Absolute facial symmetry is not a goal of facial aesthetics as everyone has minor differences between the two sides of the face. This is true when evaluating the facial features of supermodels, Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt, and Carmen Continue Reading >>
Man Undergoes Over 90 Plastic Surgeries and Spends Over $100,000 Dollars–Is He the Real Life Ken?
I am going to start this blog with an embarrassing fact; I used to play with Ken and Barbie dolls as a child. It was not my favorite toy (GI Joe), but I do remember going over to my friends house and playing with them. Even at that young age, I never wanted to look like Ken. Continue Reading >>