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The 5 Most Common Facelift Myths

When you’re looking for a hot new restaurant or a trendy place to shop, word of mouth can point you in the right direction. But if you’re looking for medical advice, this is where your friends may have it wrong. To learn what’s real and what isn’t about a facelift, the best place to learn… Read More

Face Lifts with Dr. Cooper: Advanced Airway Technique:

Minimal to No Narcotics are required for Dr. Cooper’s Face Lift Surgery. Narcotics are one of the primary causes of Nausea and Vomiting post operatively. By minimizing the use of narcotics we can minimize the risk of Nausea and Vomiting post operatively. For Dr. Cooper’s Face Lift Surgery we perform a Total Intravenous Anesthetic or… Read More

Benefits of Exparel for Pain Relief

Post-operative pain control and management is always a hot topic in outpatient cosmetic surgery. Generally, patients who undergo procedures of the face, such as a facelift and blepharoplasty, do not experience as much discomfort post-operatively as those who undergo more extensive procedures of the body, such as a tummy tuck. For these types of procedures,… Read More

Top 4 Procedures Men Should Consider

We often hear about how plastic surgery can benefit women, and little discussion is had about how some of these same procedures can improve a man’s aesthetic as well. Because men often have to appeal to stereotypes associated with strength and confidence, any insecurities that they may have about their bodies gets overlooked. According to… Read More

Will my Incisions be visible?

In general facelift incisions heal very nicely. Techniques are used to minimize the scar as much as possible with meticulous care to placement and closing of the incision site, the result being the scar should be very hard to detect once fully healed. You can expect small incision lines that border the front and behind… Read More

Is a facelift painful?

There is minimal discomfort following a facelift. You will be prescribed medication to control any pain you may have but most patients take them for only a few days and are relatively comfortable after 4-5 days. As you begin to heal you may experience itchiness, swelling and some tightness which is completely normal and for… Read More

After a facelift will I still need injectables?

After your facelift you will have a more youthful rejuvenated appearance. A facelift will remove excess skin and add nice definition to your face and neck. If you need volume it is a good idea to add fat injections during your facelift surgery. Fat grafting into the temples, mid-face and areas around your mouth can… Read More

How long does a facelift take to recover?

There are several different types of facelifts ranging from mini to full face which can affect your healing time. The most common standard facelift takes approximately 2 weeks to get back to a relatively normal routine. During your first week you will be recovering from most of your physical healing including but not limited to… Read More

Can I have other procedures done at the same time as a facelift?

Yes, it is very common to address all areas of the face at the same time. Patients often decide to have their eyes, brows, and fat injections for overall volume in the face improved at the same time. Doing multiple procedures on the same day will not significantly lengthen your recovery time, and it will… Read More

Can You Have a Neck Lift Without a Face Lift?

Yes, a neck lift can be done without a face lift.  Confusion and disagreement about these facial enhancement procedures are common and related to different surgical technique and terminology.  Every person has a unique face and neck. Why? Because skin texture, sun damage, skin elasticity,  bone structure, fat compartments, neck diameter and neck length all… Read More