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Category Archives: Face

Case of the Month – June, 2018

This mini-facelift case illustrates the (many) limitations of a “thread-lift” or 2-hour (or less) “Lunchtime/Weekend Facelift.” Indeed, this 64 year-old woman had undergone one of these procedures six years prior (reportedly via a company that is now out-of-business) in an attempt to perform an “isolated lift” of her neck areas, and was left with a significant amount of hanging, excess … Read more

How Long Does a Facelift Last?

When people are considering a facelift in Denver, they ask, “How long does it last?” This question baffles me. Not because it doesn’t make sense to me that people want to know an answer. And not because I am unaware of the evolution that occurs for my patients after facelift surgery. The question baffles me because I don’t know what they mean by “last.” Everyone readily … Read more

I’m OK Being “Plan B”

Plastic Surgeon in Denver Colorado

Earlier this week, I spent a half hour discussing plastic surgery in my Denver, CO, office with one of those interesting, confident, has-her-act-together patients who help make my job fun. She was seeing me for concerns she had with her abdomen and thighs, which were somewhat fuller than she would have preferred, and she had a PLAN. “I have a trainer, … Read more

On the perception of aging …

A patient I recently saw in consultation for a mini-facelift at my practice in Denver, CO, asked an interesting question: “Do facelift patients have a hard time adjusting to their new, younger appearance?” Without hesitation, my answer was “No.” As I thought about it, I realized why, and a quick internet search confirmed my suspicion. A common comment from patients is, “I’m here … Read more

Pearl Fusion: The Latest in Lasers

We all want flawless, youthful skin.  Unfortunately, fine lines, sunspots, and uneven skin tone plague many of us over (and under!) the age of thirty.  While many have tried lotions, potions and lasers to get their glow on, the results are often underwhelming.  In addition, the downtime that some procedures require can be too much to justify when measured against … Read more