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.  […]



The Effect of Joan Rivers’ Death on Plastic Surgery

October 9th, 2014

Joan Rivers was a talented and entertaining comedian that had a long and successful career in Hollywood.  Not only was she known for her outrageous comedy, but she was known for her love of plastic surgery.  I credit her for being someone who both aided and hurt the reputation of plastic surgery.  I believe she […]



My Thoughts on Botched the new hit television show and My Friend Dr. Nassif

September 8th, 2014

My Thoughts on Botched the new hit television show and My Friend Dr. Nassif Botched is a new reality TV show about plastic surgery.  The show is based on patients that have undergone poor plastic surgery and had poor outcomes.  These patients are considered “Botched”.  During each episode, two patient’s plastic surgery stories are highlighted.  […]



The Evolution in the Use of Dermal Fillers

September 3rd, 2014

In this blog, I would like to discuss my personal evolution and thoughts of the use of dermal fillers.  First, we should talk about some basic points and the reasoning behind this blog. The Basics of Dermal Fillers  Dermal fillers have been in use for over 15 years.  Dermal fillers are products that are made […]



How Becoming a Father Changed My Practice of Medicine

August 20th, 2014

Four weeks ago I had my first child, a boy, Julian Mack Kulbersh.  As all first time parents can understand, a child has a profoundly positive effect on one’s life.  I typically think about my life’s fulfillment and happiness in three separate areas: Family Professional Personal I believe that happiness is the creation of self-fulfillment, […]



TCA Chemical Peels in Charlotte

July 31st, 2014

As a facial plastic surgeon, I understand the importance of the appearance of the face and neck skin.  The skin is the canvas of the face.  If the skin is of poor quality, it can create an aged and tired appearance.  Fortunately, there are many options in improving the quality of the facial skin.  One […]