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February 2019 Newsletter

Breathing through the nose should be effortless. Limited nasal airflow may contribute to chronic nasal obstruction and snoring. Many structural (ex. bone, cartilage) and inflammatory (ex. swelling, mucous) conditions contribute to nasal obstruction. As a dual board certified surgeon, Dr. Chaboki specializes in procedures to help relieve nasal obstruction. Individuals with nasal obstruction can report problems sleeping, snoring, sleep apnea, fatigue, or unrestful sleep despite the number of hours sleeping. Even spouses and partners are bothered by nasal obstruction. Treatment of Nasal Obstruction A broad spectrum of nonsurgical and surgical treatment options are available for chronic nasal obstruction, such as … Continue reading »

July 2018 Newsletter

Your facial features are the first thing that people notice about you, including your cheeks. Many consider strong cheek bones to be a sign of beauty. Whether you’re looking to add volume nonsurgically, or you’re looking for lasting results, we have options that will fit your needs. You can choose between fillers, fat transfer, or implants. Whichever you choose, our cheek augmentation options can help you achieve customized results for a lasting impression. Facial Fillers Facial filler injections are part of a non-surgical lift, which may also be referred as a liquid lift. We offer a variety of injectable fillers that can be used to … Continue reading »

October 2018 Newsletter

Sculpting the chin to make it more defined doesn’t mean that the chin won’t appear feminine. This isn’t necessarily the case because the lower face can be contoured and sculpted by either adding, or subtracting from certain areas of the face. This can help achieve a more feminine appearance. Plastic surgery is all about balance, and Dr. Chaboki offers a few options for women who are considering chin surgery.   Chin Implants Chin implants are made from a solid material that is meant to mimic the feel of bone. Unlike temporary fillers for chin enhancement, a solid implant provides greater … Continue reading »

April 2018 Newsletter

They say that your eyes are the gateway to the soul and this is partly because our eyes are the first area of the face that one notices. Eye bags can leave us looking tired and feeling less confident. There are many reasons that our eyes may appear puffy or swollen. These dermatologist- and plastic surgeon-approved tips can help with eye bag treatment. Basic Skin Care We recommend that our patients begin with non-surgical treatments, which can include chemical peels and basic skin care practices. Such practices include healthy dieting, proper sun protection, and adequate sleep. Skin Treatments Skin treatments are used to improve … Continue reading »

January 2018 Newsletter

Winter can be a magical time, but it can also wreak havoc on your skin. Healthy skin is smooth, even-toned, and hydrated. During the winter months, cold weather, wind, and forced indoor air all work together to strip your skin of much-needed moisture. These dermatologist- and plastic surgeon-approved tips will help you maintain radiant skin all year long. Skip Exfoliation While exfoliation is generally part of a healthy skin care routine, it’s best to decrease the frequency or skip it all together during the winter months. Exfoliation removes dead skin cells, but it can also strip your skin of the natural oils … Continue reading »

    Houtan Chaboki, M.D.