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 […]



5 Best Reasons to Have an Upper Blepharoplasty

January 19th, 2015

The eyes are the windows to our souls.  The eyes portray our feelings and emotions as they are responsible for approximately 70% of our non-verbal communication of the face.  One of the unfortunate aspects of the eyes is the eye region is one of the first areas to show signs of aging.  As a facial […]



2014 Year End Review and Future Plans at Carolina Facial Plastics

January 5th, 2015

I wanted to take this opportunity to thank all of my patients for choosing my practice for their care.  I love my profession, and I have had such enjoyment getting to know patients.  I love learning about their families and passions.  I feel blessed to have the opportunity to take care of each one of […]



4 Key Facial Features to Maintain for Graceful Aging   

December 22nd, 2014

                 As a facial plastic surgeon in Charlotte, I am constantly exploring the changes that occur in the face as we age.  The causes of aging changes in the face are multifaceted, complex and not completely understood.  During my consultation with patients, I emphasize that I have a […]



How Long does a Liquid Facelift Last?

October 28th, 2014

As a facial injectable expert in Charlotte, I commonly have patients inquire about a liquid facelift and its longevity.  Before I answer its longevity, I will first define a liquid facelift. What is a Liquid Facelift? A liquid facelift is using a combination of non-surgical injectables to lift and add definition to an aging face.  […]