Complications

I’m one of those very lucky people who love their job. I love people in and out: socially and anatomically. I enjoyed every surgical case I participated in: suturing blood vessels under the microscope for muscle flap, breast reconstructions and reductions, tummy tucks, working with intricate tendon systems of the hand and perfect architecture of...
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Chemical brow lift

Looking angry or tired lately? It might be time to try Botox! Very often patients who have never “done” anything ease into the injectables with chemical brow lift. A group of small but powerful muscles above the brows are called brow depressors. They pull your brows in and down. Botox relaxes the muscles and prevents...
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Botox to narrow big suare jaw

Well defined prominent jawline can be a beautiful advantage in some cases, but in other cases it can drive people crazy. Just as much as I do jawline enhancement for men who want more masculine look, I do jawline feminization for women. As usual, proportion of the face plays the biggest role. Masseter muscle-a big square...
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Natural or Plastic-depends on your injector

Cosmetic medicine is not a rocket science, anybody can learn how to do it. Aging and proportions of the face is a science however, and not everyone who injects knows it. Taste and aesthetics you can’t acquire, it’s something you either have or you don’t. As a patient it’s hard to know exactly what you...
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New Technique May Improve Nose Shaping!

At the recent American Society of Plastic Surgeons meeting Dr.Erol from Turkey described using diced cartilage from nasal septum to fill in small defects. He designed a special syringe to faclitate the injection. His presentation was welcomed very warmly and even Dr.Stuzin (the author of many books on techniques in Plastic Surgery) commented that this...
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Asian Rhinoplasty

Compared to other ethnic groups Asian nose often lacks projection in the tip and is more wide in the nasal bridge. Surgery involves inserting the synthetic implant (such as Silastic or Gortex) under local anesthesia, which is a technically simple procedure. Some patients might not be ready for surgery and non-surgical rhinoplasty is a quick...
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