Archive for the ‘ Facelift Surgery ’ Category

Three “L’s” and a “C”

Every day, all day, I have pretty much the same conversation, mostly with women (but increasingly with men) about facial aging and methods of correction.  Since we are all the same species, we all pretty age in a similar manner.  Genetics and lifestyle definitely influence our aging, but for the most part, I can predict […]

Dr. Joe Niamtu named “Best Cosmetic Surgeon” by Style Magazine for Second Year in a Row.

As we still had the warm and fuzzies from being voted Best Cosmetic Surgeon by Virginia Living Magazine 2 weeks ago, we are once again on a high to be honored for the same award by Style Magazine.  This is our second year in a row for Best Cosmetic Surgeon voted by Style Magazine readers […]

Chin Implants: The Fastest Growing Cosmetic Surgery Procedure!

Every year the American Society of Plastic Surgeons releases statistics on cosmetic procedures and this year a very interesting phenomenon occurred.  Chin implants grew in popularity more than breast implants, liposuction and Botox combined!  The society reported a 71% increase in chin augmentation with the increases in all age groups.  This was great news to […]

Featured Rejuvenation # 10

  For a number of years I have been featuring outstanding patients on my web page as “Featured Rejuvenations”.  I am proud to feature Janice on whom I recently treated.  Her facelift improved her sagging neck skin and jowls while the cheek implants added youthful volume back to her face.  Her pictures and words are […]

Do I Need a Full Facelift?

I can’t tell you how many times that I (and every cosmetic surgeon) hear that question.  I think that the word “facelift” has more meanings to people than any other word in cosmetic surgery.  People ask about a “full facelift”, “half facelift”, “neck lift” and so on.  This can be very confusing to patients and […]

Minimally Invasive Facelift: Counterpoint

I was recently asked by a major cosmetic publication to discuss my feelings on minimally invasive facelifts.  Although I think they are a possible option for younger patients, I believe they are over used on patients that actually require a more comprehensive facelift and therefore lead to many unhappy patients that are left with a lesser […]

Dr. Niamtu Recent Featured Cosmetic Facial Surgery Patient

Name: Brenda Michaels Age: 61 See a video of Brenda Discussing her Surgery Procedures Performed: Facelift Upper and lower eyelid surgery Family: I am a recent widow.  I have two sons and two beautiful daughter-in-laws, and three adorable grandchildren, ages three, five, and seven. Occupation: Self employed- buying and selling plastic raw materials. Hobbies: I […]

Dear Dr. Joe, what do you think about the MACS facelift?

Sometimes routine questions that I receive on my web page make interesting reading and I occasionally post these in my blog.  This following is an actual question and answer concerning the MACS facelift technique. Question:   Dear Dr. Joe, I am 46 years old and getting my mother’s neck.  What do you think about the MACS […]

The Diva Lift: Got Curves?Facelift for Full Figured Females

Dr. Niamtu Diva Lift Click above to view article In this day and age, it is a bit disgusting that some surgeons go out and makes a minor change to a procedure that has been around for a century and “invents” some new miracle procedure.  There are bunches of these types of docs out there. […]

The Liquid Facelift: there’s a sucker born every minute!

  P.T. Barnum, the great circus promoter is frequently quoted as saying “there is a sucker born every minute”.  I am sure he would be quite amused by the new amazing miraculous “Liquid Facelift”! In this day and age, the best way to promote one’s agenda is to “invent” a really sexy sounding facelift.  First […]