What are the Differences Between Botox and Dysport?

July 15th, 2014

Botox and Dysport have become very popular over the past few years.  Between advertising, reality TV, and the explosion of anti aging treatments, there are very few people that have not heard of these two popular products.  It feels like everyone is getting these treatments (including me!).  These products have many uses in the medical […]



The Best Age for an Otoplasty

June 19th, 2014

Otoplasty is a surgery to correct prominent or protruding ears.  It is not uncommon for patients to be born with ears that stick out far from their face.  This is sometime referred to as “dumbo ears”.  If this is recognized while the child is an infant, then there is a non-surgical options to mold the […]



Lessons Learned From Recent Facial Plastic Surgery Meeting

June 5th, 2014

  This past week, I spent a week in New York City attending the 11th Annual International Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Symposium.  The field of facial plastic surgery is always evolving.  These meeting are invaluable for plastic surgeons to critically discuss techniques and outcomes in a constructive manner in order to improve outcomes.  I would […]



How Dermal Fillers Reverse the Signs of Aging

May 26th, 2014

As a facial plastic surgeon in Charlotte, North Carolina, I commonly use dermal fillers to the reverse the signs of aging.  To understand how dermal fillers are an effective tool in the anti-aging world, I believe patients must understand a key reason of facial aging and volume loss. Volume Loss and Facial Aging There are […]



The 10 Surgical Steps of a Nose Job?

May 12th, 2014

There are many surgical steps in undergoing a nose job or rhinoplasty in my practice in Charlotte, North Carolina.   As a rhinoplasty expert, I know there are never two rhinoplasty surgeries that are alike.  For that reason alone, the surgical steps always vary from case to case.  In this blog, I am going to talk […]



Eight Surprising Facts About Facelift Surgery

April 30th, 2014

As a facial plastic surgeon in Charlotte, I wanted to discuss some surprising facts about facelift surgery.  Let’s not waste any time and get started. 1. During a facelift, the part of the face that is lifted is the muscular layer Patients commonly believe during a facelift, the skin is lifted.  If the lift was […]



Who Can Benefit From a Rhinoplasty

April 16th, 2014

A rhinoplasty or nose job is a surgical procedure that can change the appearance or structure of either or both the outside or inside of the nose.  As a rhinoplasty expert in Charlotte, there are many reasons why patients choose to undergo a rhinoplasty.  Generally speaking, there are 2 general categories that patients benefit  when […]



Are You Ready for a Neck Lift Procedure in Charlotte?

March 31st, 2014

As a Neck Lift expert in Charlotte, I know one of the main areas of concern for my patients during the aging process is the neck region.  A long and defined neckline is beautiful and adds an eloquent feature of a female face.  As we age, the neckline changes and patients in Charlotte ask when […]



What You Need to Know When You Get Juvederm in Charlotte

March 24th, 2014

As a Juvederm Expert in Charlotte, I want to review the key facts that all patients should know before undergoing Juvederm facial injections.  In this blog, I am going to review Juvederm from A to Z and discuss how I use Juvederm in my practice. What is Juvederm? Juvederm in an FDA approved product that […]



What Do The Risk of Rhinoplasty Include?

February 26th, 2014

Undergoing a Rhinoplasty in Charlotte is a serious decision.  I believe that each patient should have a thorough knowledge of all aspects of the procedure before moving forward.  In addition to choosing a qualified rhinoplasty expert, a patient should understand the potential risks and complications from a nose job.  This blog is meant to be […]