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Estimates are that 50-75% of all Asians are born with a single eyelid; that is, they lack the crease in the upper eyelid that is common to most other ethnicities.
Birthmarks are skin markings that are present at birth or develop shortly afterward. Most birthmarks fall into one of two categories: port-wine stain birthmarks and coffee-and-cream birthmarks.
BOTOX injections can be used to smooth wrinkles in the neck and face to create a more youthful appearance. It is especially useful in the eye area.
Literally the most common surgical procedure performed in the United States, cataract surgery has helped to eliminate the once inevitable connection between growing older and poor eyesight.
High, prominent cheekbones are one of the facial features most frequently associated with beauty. Today, this underlying facial structure can be created with implants.
Chin implants or chinplants can improve this underlying structure, and better balance the facial features for a dramatically more attractive look.
A non-laser method of correcting both farsightedness (hyperopia) and age-related farsightedness (presbyopia), conductive keratoplasty (CKTM) utilizes radio frequency energy to change the focusing power of the eye.
Injectable cosmetic fillers have provided a solution for patients to rejuvenate their facial appearance without incisions and a minimal amount of downtime.
Medication to control the damage to the cornea is usually the first line of treatment, but once it is clear that medication will not halt or alter the damage, a corneal transplant is considered.
Craniofacial surgery involves repairing damage caused by serious injuries as well as congenital deformities and abnormal growths such as tumors.
For many adults and children, having large ears leads to ridicule, poor adaptation to school, and/or extreme self-consciousness.
Eyelid Surgery, or blepharoplasty, is used to remove the fat deposits and loose skin that may form on the lower eyelids with age.
As we age, our facial skin loosens and wrinkles, and the muscles of the neck may weaken as well. Anything that will cause the skin to lose elasticity will hasten the process, including sun exposure, weight fluctuations and heredity.
Almost everyone has skin imperfections of some kind. But for some people, wrinkles, acne scars, chickenpox marks, or other imperfections are uncomfortably noticeable.
Injectable treatments are one of the most popular methods, and fat is one of the most widely used materials.
As we age, our facial skin loosens and wrinkles, causing drooping brows as well as creases and lines that can make us appear angry, sad, old or tired.
Roughly 80% of men will experience some amount of balding, with in a noticeable change in appearance. Many men (and women) become increasingly self-conscious as their hair begins to become progressively thinner and eventually dies altogether.
They provide an alternative to eyeglasses and contact lenses as well as surgical procedures that permanently alter the eye by cutting or removing tissue from the central cornea.
Leading the pack during the past few years is the wrinkle remover Botox, which saw 3.9 million injections delivered in 2006.
Laser resurfacing can help minimize fine lines as they begin to occur, particularly those that form around the mouth and eyes. Laser treatments can be tailored to a variety of other skin problems as well.
LTK is a method of treating farsightness that uses a beam of holmium- YAG laser energy to reshape the cornea.
Doctors are able to correct the most common vision problems, from far and near-sightedness to astigmatism, with the LASIK procedure.
Lower eyelid blepharoplasty is used to remove the fat deposits and loose skin that may form on the lower eyelids with age.
It may not be the first part of their bodies that patients think of when considering cosmetic surgery, but the neck is one of the earliest places to bear the signs of aging.
Fatty deposits in the neck can detract from the appearance of the entire body, making a younger person seem older, or a fit person seem out of shape. Liposuction can give this area a new streamlined contour
One of the most common of all cosmetic procedures, rhinoplasty (nose surgery), is used to improve the appearance and possibly the function of the nose.
Permanent makeup (also called cosmetic tattooing, micropigmentation or dermapigmentation) can be used to enhance facial features or to correct skin pigmentation problems.
All phakic IOLs have proven particularly effective in treating severe nearsightedness and severe farsightedness -- conditions that are not well treated using other refractive surgeries such as LASIK.
While PRK may not match the speed or recovery than that of LASIK treatments, it does allow surgeons to operate on specific areas or problems that LASIK cannot treat.
his surgery has been performed since the 1970s. Today, alternatives include laser procedures such as LASIK and PRK.
Restylane has been proven to last longer than fat and collagen injections. It maintains its shape using the body's own moisture. What results is a longer-lasting, youthful facial appearance.
Hair loss can begin as early as the teens. Many men (and women) become increasingly self-conscious as their hair begins to become progressively thinner.
New surgical techniques make it possible to re-create a thick, full head of hair by moving areas of existing hair to the bald areas.
Surgical Reversal of Presbyopia (SRP) is a non-laser surgical procedure that treats a normal result of the aging process, the reduced ability of the older eye to focus at close range.
Thermage is a revolutionary new cosmetic procedure designed to temporarily provide patients with a more youthful facial appearance in a quick and easy fashion. Thermage treatments require no incisions or downtime.
Upper lid blepharoplasty can improve two common problem areas: 1.) excess skin on the upper eyelid itself, often called "hooding of the upper lid, and 2.) puffiness in the inner corner and middle of the upper eyelid caused by herniation (pushing forward) of fat.
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Slang terminology has been a part of American language for many years (some speculate since the 1700s). Deriving from regional euphemisms or subculture references, slang terms come and go over time and recently in the field of cosmetic surgery.
Like any good website or business, we like to reflect on what our customers are wanting and doing so we can better serve their needs. To do this, a great place to start is to look at their past behavior, look for trends and then plan to deliver more of what they like. So here it is, what you searched on our website in 2012.