Archive for November, 2010

Study: Botox Boosts Self-Esteem

Published on November 30, 2010

A double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study found Botox boosts overall quality of life and self-esteem, U.S. researchers say. To find out more about Botox and other procedures please visit Non Surgical Facial Procedures

Sun Damage Just as Likely in the Winter

Published on November 29, 2010

Don’t put away your sunblock lotion for the Winter! Even if it’s cold outside, the sun can cause just as much damage as it does during the summer. Read here to find out more. For additional information on protecting your

Computer Imaging before Surgery Accurate & Useful

Published on November 23, 2010

Computer imaging is used to predict how a patient would look following plastic surgery. This study shows it is moderately accurate and useful to patients. Chow Center for Facial Plastic Surgery also offers computer imaging. Contact us today to set

Open Versus Closed Rhinoplasty

Published on November 19, 2010

For the public, researching rhinoplasty, or cosmetic nose surgery (the nose job), can be arduous and confusing. All sorts of terms appear, including strange phrases like "saddle-nose deformity" or "poly-beak nose." In this entry, I will address two specific terms

Lighter Skin May Develop Wrinkles Earlier

Published on November 16, 2010

Read here to find out about how those with lighter skin may be more prone to aging faster than those with darker skin.

A Quick and Easy Way to Erase Facial Lines and Add Volume

Published on November 9, 2010

From fuller lips to jaw contouring, a brief session with your facial plastic surgeon can achieve the cosmetic goals you want! Read here to find out the many uses of Botox and fillers injectables.

First Facial Transplant

Published on November 3, 2010

Click here to read about the first face transplant in the United States. She was shot in the face by her husband which obliterated her cheeks, upper lip, nose and much of her eyesight.

Mexican Beer can Cause Skin Discoloration?

Published on November 1, 2010

Be careful of sun exposure when drinking beer with lime. A substance in lime juice, if left on the skin and exposed to the sun, can cause skin to discolor. Read here to find out more. 

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