Fat Transfer to Face

Fat transfer techniques have come a long way in the past ten years.  Better equipment and better understanding of how to transfer fat has increased the rate of fat retention. The options for augmenting the face are weight gain (yes!), fillers such as Restylane, Juvederm, etc. and patients own fat. The advantage of fillers is…

Common, Unknown Causes of Bad Breath

No matter how good one’s face or body looks, bad breath (halithosis) is definitely an undesirable “friend” to carry around! In some cases, the treatment is very easy, yet many patients are unaware of these options. Please note, however, if the halithosis persists, please see a physician, as there are serious medical conditions which may…

Advantages of Fat Transfer in Cosmetic Surgery

Although fat transfer is not a new technique, its use has significantly increased over the past several years.  Part of the reason is better instrumentation and technique, resulting in better fat retention. Fat transfer has several advantages.  The patient is using his or her own fat and essentially recycling it to another position.  This, in…

Watching Soccer with My Children

As many of my regular blog readers know, I have 5 year old and soon to be 4 year old girls.  I was planning to watch the final game of the 2016 European soccer championship between Portugal and France.  So I prepared my daughters in advance by telling them how we let them watch television,…