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Category Archives: Neck Lift

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Migraine Surgery for Chronic Headaches

As a Washington DC cosmetic surgery practice, we are often asked to relax wrinkles, lift cheeks, and reduce neck fat with facelift surgery. However, plastic surgery involves both reconstructive and cosmetic surgery. One aspect of reconstructive plastic surgery that we treat is migraine surgery for chronic headaches. Chronic headaches requires a team of specialists including internists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, anesthesiologists, plastic surgeons, peripheral nerve surgeons, pain specialists, dentists, and otolaryngologists. Each specialist can treat headaches from different perspective as appropriate for each patient. Patients with chronic headache may see terms such as chronic migraine, occipital neuralgia, or trigeminal neuralgia when researching … Continue reading »

Contouring the Male Jawline

Similar to women, a common reason for cosmetic plastic surgery in men is to look the best for their age. Men often don’t want to look younger, but rather appear fit and healthy. Natural changes to the face can give the impression of “low energy”, instead of youthful vigor. One may feel that their facial appearance falsely gives the impression of fatigue, concern, or just looking worn and beaten. Professional men want to appear full of vigor and energy at work. To achieve looking one’s best, male aesthetic facial procedures typically treat common areas, such as the eyes and jawline. … Continue reading »

The Male Facelift

Men want plastic surgery. The number of men seeking cosmetic procedures is increasing, as there is a greater acceptance of male patients undergoing cosmetic surgery. In addition, more men are putting additional time and effort on their appearance. The growth in aesthetic demand comes from men in all areas of life, from millennials to baby boomers and interns to chief executives. A sagging face is just one concern men report in our plastic surgery office. The aesthetic options for a man’s neck and jawline are similar woman’s. We evaluate the anatomy for each patient and assess factors such as the fat, skin, muscle, and bone … Continue reading »

Downtime after Plastic Surgery

Nonsurgical procedures, such as liquid facelift and eye bag treatment, have gained in tremendous popularity. However, surgery still plays an important role in cosmetic surgery offices. Only surgery can remove excess skin and significantly lift sagging tissue. Natural changes from age and sun damage affect ligaments, skin, bone, muscle, and fat. These tissue changes can make one appear tired, worn down, or have low energy. Certain aesthetic conditions that typically require surgery include: loose or sagging skin that creates folds and covers eyelashes droopy brow that crowds the eyes fatty deposits in lower eye bags weak chin bone creating a … Continue reading »

Neck improvement with Chin Implant surgery

The neck and jawline is often an area of concern for patients. Terms such as a double chin, excess fat, “no neck”, weak chin, “turkey neck”, sagging tissue, etc have been used to describe their undesired appearance. The appearance of the neck typically worsens with age. Fat accumulates under the chin, bone structure recedes, glands and muscle loosen and descend, and skin accumulates and hangs. The specific issue of the neck will vary among individuals based on these multiple factors. Some may have more of a fat issue, while others may have more of a bone issue. Some may have … Continue reading »

    Houtan Chaboki, M.D.