How often does a patient have to get a lip Augmentation?

August 21st, 2015

It is all about your lips. Here at Carolina Facial Plastics in Charlotte we believe that the lips are one of the most important features of your face. One of the most common questions I receive about undergoing a lip augmentation procedure is how often does it need to be repeated? The simplest answer to […]



What Iggy Azalea’s Recent Rhinoplasty Procedure Says About Self Acceptance

August 7th, 2015

For the September issue of Seventeen a print magazine for teenagers and adolescents, rap artist Iggy Azalea tells all, opening up about her recent nose job procedure. Speculations arose in May, when Azalea appeared on the red carpet with what many Twitter users dubbed a “brand new face.” “I’m not denying it,” she tells the […]



What is the Best Form of Anesthesia (local or general) for Chin Implant Surgery?

August 3rd, 2015

When patients come into my Charlotte, North Carolina office, one of the most common questions I am asked has to do with the different forms of anesthesia that are used for particular procedures. I value the comfort and safety of my patients.  Safety is always my number one priority. With this in mind, I believe […]



What is the Earliest Age to Get Rhinoplasty?

July 20th, 2015

The world is quickly changing. The new generation has grown up in a world of internet interconnected devices, social media platforms, and sharing all of their thoughts, hopes, dreams and blunders to the world. A generation raised with smartphone and taking “selfies” may lead to more self-awareness regarding physical appearance. At Carolina Facial Plastics in […]



The Timing of Undergoing a Facelift: Points raised by Older Patients

June 12th, 2015

As a facial plastic surgeon in Charlotte, I am commonly asked about the best timing to undergo a face or neck lift procedure.  Patients want to know if it better to have a lift at a younger age or it is better to wait until they have more signs of aging.  In this blog, I […]



How Long Does a Browlift Last?

June 2nd, 2015

The eyebrow serve a very practical function by keeping sweat and debris away from your eye. They also serve as a crucial means of communication that many people do not even realize. The eyebrows help display a wide array of emotions from fear and anger to joy and excitement. As we age, our eyebrows tend […]



The Best Age To Undergo a Blepharoplasty

April 15th, 2015

The eyes convey our feelings, emotions, and well-being.  The eyes are the focal point of the face and they are the location that people focus.  A beautiful eye is bright, open and appears awake.  It is easy to identify an eye that is youthful and awake and to identify one that appears heavy or fatigued.  […]



2015 Facial Plastic Surgery Trends in Charlotte

March 27th, 2015

There are always trends in facial plastic surgery.  There are trends that are national and some trends that are unique to certain demographic and geographic locations.  In this blog, I want to talk about both national trends and Charlotte trends in facial plastic surgery for 2015. National Trends in Facial Plastic Surgery The Selfie Explosion […]



Steps to Define a Nasal Tip During Rhinoplasty 

March 13th, 2015

The most common surgical procedure I perform in my office in Charlotte is rhinoplasty.  A rhinoplasty is completed for a variety of concerns.  The goal of a rhinoplasty is to create a nose that blends with the face.  After a successful rhinoplasty, most patients are able to focus on their eyes and smile instead of […]



The Power of the Chin

February 27th, 2015

The size and strength of the chin may be the most underrated and overlooked facial feature.  I have been performing chin augmentation procedures for years with wonderful results, but I had recent experience that has me thinking about the procedure. My Friend Who Had a Chin Implant One of my friends, who does not live […]