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What You Need to Know about Your Skincare

By John Lee MD
October 15, 2017

Skincare products. There are so many of them these days that the options can be overwhelming. Every magazine holds countless advertisements for the latest and greatest. Every time you turn on the television, you will be handed vital information about a new skincare product, or one that you may have been using for several years. ... read more


Under Eye Bags: What Works and What Doesn’t

By John Lee MD
September 15, 2017

If there are any bags we’d like to unpack as quickly as possible, it is the bags that cause the eyes to look tired and unfriendly. The concern that men and women have for the appearance of their eyes is no secret; we’ve sought ways to preserve the appearance of youth since the dawn of ... read more


There’s More than One Way to Skin a Cat

By John Lee MD
August 15, 2017

What a horrible, antiquated phrase! The idea behind this statement is much more general: there are several ways in which we may accomplish a specific goal. We utter it because it applies to the desire than many of our patients have a renewed sense of confidence about their facial aesthetic. In a time that feels ... read more


What to expect from Blepharoplasty

By John Lee MD
July 15, 2017

Blepharoplasty, or eyelid surgery, is a popular option for those who want to enhance the area around the eyes. As we age and gravity takes its toll, the skin on the eyelids will begin to wrinkle, bulge, and droop. Am I a candidate for eyelid surgery? It is recommended that you be in general good ... read more


Six Factors to consider before you get Botox

By John Lee MD
June 15, 2017

Every year, millions of Americans get Botox to treat wrinkles and give their appearance a smoother and more finished look. If you are considering pursuing Botox, here are some things to consider: Can Botox fix any wrinkle? No. Wrinkles and creases that have formed due to sun damage or gravity do not respond to Botox. ... read more


Shaping the Chin Doesn’t Have To Mean Surgery

By John Lee MD
May 15, 2017

So much attention is given to certain parts of the face, such as the eyes or the lips, that it is easy to forget that beauty does not stem from any one area, but from overall symmetry. Skilled cosmetic surgeons know this, and they harness proven procedures, technologies, and techniques to provide each patient with ... read more


Understanding Ptosis

By John Lee MD
April 15, 2017

When the upper eyelid of one or both eyes droops, this is referred to as ptosis (pronounced TOE-sis). This droop can be almost unnoticeable, or it can be so pronounced that the eyelid descends over the entire pupil. This condition occurs due to aging, but it can affect both children and adults. What causes ptosis? ... read more


7 Antioxidant-Packed Foods for Flawless Skin

By John Lee MD
March 15, 2017

What’s the secret to smoother, younger-looking skin? It has a lot to do with what you eat. In fact, studies show that foods rich in vitamins and minerals can protect your skin from harmful UV rays and speed up cell turnover to reveal healthy underlying skin. Load up on these seven antioxidant-rich foods to start ... read more


Preparing for Cosmetic Surgery the Right Way

By John Lee MD
February 15, 2017

If you’re considering cosmetic surgery, you know that it’s a major decision. After all, a lot of time and money goes into this very serious (and very permanent) procedure. To achieve the best possible results, check out the following guidelines to prepare for cosmetic surgery. Do Your Homework There is a lot of information floating ... read more


Removing the Appearance of Scars

By John Lee MD
January 15, 2017

After your skin suffers an injury like an accident or surgery, scar tissue forms. The amount of scar tissue that forms depends on your age, the color of your skin (pigmentation), and the size, location and depth of the wound. When scarring happens, many turn to scar revision surgery as a way to reduce the ... read more