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I have trouble breathing through my nose. Rhinoplasty or Septoplasty? Which do I need?

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Do you have trouble breathing through your nose? Maybe you have a deviated septum.  (But maybe not!  Read on…) A septum is a wall, or divider, between two chambers. The nasal septum is a partition made of bone and cartilage between the left and right sides of your nose. If your nasal septum is twisted, curved, or […]

Necklift for Men

You can work out, eat right, drink in moderation, and take vitamins but aging is inevitable. For many people, and men in particular, looseness of the neck is the first sign of aging. Take Harrison Ford, for example. There’s a big difference in Han Solo’s neckline between Star Wars IV and Star Wars VII.  (There’s also […]

Get it Right The First Time, or if not, the Next Time!

When you have a rhinoplasty you expect the perfect nose for your face. It should be balanced, straight, smooth, proportional, symmetric, and, you should be able to breathe better than ever! That’s what your doctor wants for you as well. But, rhinoplasty (nose jobs) are complicated. They are so complicated that even with an expert and experienced surgeon, the chance […]

When is the wrong time for plastic surgery?

Closeup Of Beautician Hands Touching Young Female Patient Face

What are appropriate appearance goals? For most people, it’s simple; they want to like what they see in pictures and in the mirror. It’s all about self-confidence and satisfaction. After all, when you look good, you feel good, right? It is unquestionable that feeling good about how you look improves your happiness and quality of […]

How to Achieve Your Goals

You have things you want to do, and things you need to do, and yet, you don’t do them. That’s just like everybody else! But, some things get done and others don’t. Why? Getting things done is influenced by your motivation, ability, and then a trigger or prompt. This was studied, and graphed, by Dr. […]

Have you ever thought about your chin?

Have you ever thought about your chin? Not just about a “double chin”, or fullness under the chin, but actually about the chin itself. Well, we do. We think about chins a lot. A good chin transitions smoothly with your jawline. A good chin balances your face and lips. A good chin makes a large […]

New techniques with quick recovery in eyelid rejuvenation

Sad eyes. Tired eyes. Droopy eyes. The eyes are the window to the soul, and the last thing you want is to have a tired expressions applied to you. Fortunately, eyelid rejuvenation has become very refined! There are many ways to improve your eyelids, right in the office. Which of these sounds like you? (1) […]

Why are jawline injections so popular?

Beauty is universal and timeless, but, as we’ve discussed before, different body parts can start trending. And, jawline’s are hot. Snatched jawlines, defined jawlines, v-line jawlines, strong jawlines. Whatever your preference, there’s a way to get there. Botox and filler injections for the jaw-line are more popular than ever. So why are some people choosing […]

What’s a philtrum and why do I want one?

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Beautiful faces come in all shapes and sizes, but there are common traits. And, with continued awareness of and attention paid to facial aesthetics, different facial features come into focus. Right now, the Philtrum is on everybody’s lips. If you follow the buzz, you’ll know that a short distance between the nose and the upper lip, is a hot topic these days. The […]

Why is the lip lift procedure hotter than ever?

Botched co-star Paul Nassif wrote to Dr. Spiegel this weekend “every surgeon in my office is now doing rhinoplasties with lip lift because of You”. Good doctors do well for their patients, exceptional doctors do exceptional work for their patients and for the future. As we approach Valentine’s Day it makes me think, appreciate and […]