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Depressor Septi Muscle – Improving a Droopy Nasal Tip with Rhinoplasty Surgery

Washington DC rhinoplasty patients want to improve a variety of aspects of the nose while keeping a natural appearance. The three top rhinoplasty requests from the best plastic surgeons or top rhinoplasty surgeons include reducing a nasal bump improving nasal symmetry elevating a droopy tip The post discusses some methods to help lift a droopy nasal tip by modifying the depressor septi muscle. What causes a droopy tip? A droopy tip can be due to a variety of factors, including the nasal tip cartilage, nasal septum, muscle, and bone. These factors can contribute to a droopy tip to various degrees. One of the most common … Continue reading »

Filler injections in facial rejuvenation – Juvederm®, Restylane®, and Belotero®

Non-surgical cosmetic procedures, such as a liquid facelift or laser treatments, are popular with Washington DC plastic surgery patients. While loose skin typically requires surgery with a facelift, non-surgical treatments can be started at a younger age, may help “hold off” the facelift, or be continued after facial surgery to help maintain a youthful appearance. What are facial fillers in a liquid facelift? More and more facial fillers are available each year to enhance one’s appearance. We offer a variety of these office treatments, which may be used for the lips, cheeks, or eyes. The most popular facial fillers are … Continue reading »

Top 5 Plastic Surgery blog posts for 2016

We’ve seen a continued increase in popularity in a variety of cosmetic surgery procedures, and people love reading about plastic surgery. From eyelid surgery to liquid facelift, patients want to know how to improve their appearance and be rejuvenated. Below are the five most popular cosmetic surgery blog posts from 2016. When can I kiss after lip injection? A common question for patients who enhance their lips with fillers (ex. Juvederm®, Belotero®, etc). Typically, air kissing can be done immediately, while routine kissing should wait a few days after lip injection.   Recovery after Kybella® treatment of neck fat Many … Continue reading »

How much does Plastic Surgery cost?

With the new year, patients are seeking plastic surgery to look refreshed or are already thinking about their appearance for the spring and summer. Did you already read our New Year’s post on 7 things to know before having plastic surgery? A common question cosmetic surgery patients often ask is “how much does plastic surgery cost?”. There isn’t a single answer, but patients can empower themselves with information to make an appropriate decision for themselves. What is included in determining plastic surgery costs? The cost of plastic surgery involves a variety of possible factors: Surgeon fee – physician performs the procedure, surgical … Continue reading »

January 2017 Newsletter

There comes a time in each of our lives where it seems that our age has gotten the best of us. While we may feel young, the natural volume of youthful skin begins to fade, leaving wrinkles and folds that can add years to our face. Luckily, there are multiple solutions for patients looking to combat this form of aging. The 2 most popular options offered at our practice are fillers and fat transfer. While each work to rejuvenate one’s appearance, there are differences between them that can help patients choose the best option for their needs. Fillers tend to … Continue reading »

    Houtan Chaboki, M.D.