Fractional CO2 laser resurfacing is a non-surgical skin resurfacing method. The type of laser used in this procedure has a large wavelength, allowing for treatments to be adjusted based on skin tone. This is an advantage for those with darker complexions who have found themselves to be ill suited for other methods of skin rejuvenation. This laser therapy is quite » Continue Reading.
We are pleased to announce that Smith Facial Plastic Surgery had a strong presence in Nashville for the American Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery 2016 Fall Meeting. Five members of our team enjoyed their continuing education opportunities in an effort to improve our practice and our services to our patients. In addition to a resident and fellow presentations by Scott » Continue Reading.
People have different needs, wants and preferences. So, it only makes sense that cosmetic treatments and surgery are available in a range of options. The option that works for you depends on what changes you want done, the degree of aging on your face, and your ability to take time off. For many people, the mini facelift, sometimes called a » Continue Reading.
Eyelid surgery, also known as blepharoplasty, is an excellent surgery for anyone interested in improving the look of aging eyes. As with any other type of facial plastic surgery, you’re going to need to take some time off from your regular activities and work to recover after an eyelid lift. While some parts of the recovery process after eyelid surgery » Continue Reading.
When it comes to anti-aging, there is a lot of advice out there. Some tips for taking the years off of your appearance make sense, while others are simply a bit out there. It can be difficult to sort through all of the advice and figure out what works for you and what isn’t particularly helpful. Whether you want to » Continue Reading.
There’s a first time for everything including, for many people, fillers. If you’ve never had an injectable filler before, there might be plenty that you don’t know about the experience. Taking the time to read up on the treatment, to carefully consider your injector, and to plan the best timing for the treatment can help ensure that your first experience » Continue Reading.
Wrinkles aren’t the only sign of aging on the face. As people get older, they lose fat on the face, leading to a hollowed out or more gaunt look. The aging process also changes the texture of the skin and leads to a loss of skin elasticity. While dealing with the signs of aging might seem to be just a » Continue Reading.
The fact is that the signs of aging don’t just add years to your appearance. Lines across your forehead and a sagging brow can also change the way people perceive your emotions. Frown lines and droopiness can make it look as though you’re scowling, even if you aren’t.
If lines and sagging in the forehead and eyebrow are starting to » Continue Reading.
One day, you’re looking in the mirror and a few lines and wrinkles that weren’t there yesterday have suddenly appeared on your face. Your pores seem to have doubled in size overnight or you’ve noticed a few spots that weren’t on your skin before. While you might not be ready for surgery, you aren’t stuck living with the lines, wrinkles » Continue Reading.
Turtlenecks might be on trend, but that doesn’t mean you want to wear one every single day of the year. Sometimes, you want to break out your V-neck or boatneck tops, too. But, if you’re started to notice some signs of aging in the neck area, such as loose, droopy skin, crepiness, or neck bands, you might be doing what » Continue Reading.