The Aging Face 101 — A Plastic Surgeon’s Perspective

The Aging Face 101 — A Plastic Surgeon’s Perspective

Plastic Surgery Options may be the optimal choice for those who want to feel as youthful on the outside as they do on the inside. Dallas-based Board-Certified plastic surgeon, Ramsey J. Choucair, M.D. presents his viewpoint.  We all experience the aging process in varying degrees and individual rates. Perhaps the most prominent area of aging is the face. The aging […]

Facial Fillers — Current Update

Dallas-based Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon, Ramsey J. Choucair, M.D. presents the latest information on injectable fillers in this post.  Soft tissue filler injections are a complementary addition to traditional plastic surgery procedures used to reverse the undesirable changes of the aging face. These “off-the-shelf” fillers are proven to be safe, predictable and typically associated with minimal downtime. Additionally, advances in injectable […]

Facial Fillers vs. Facial Surgery — Who Needs Cosmetic Surgery?

Injectable fillers or plastic surgery– how does one decide? Dallas-based Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon, Ramsey J. Choucair, M.D. presents his viewpoint in this post.  Injectable fillers or Cosmetic Surgery? I am often asked if the injection of facial fillers eliminates the need for cosmetic surgery of the face. Unfortunately, the premise that injectable fillers may achieve similar rejuvenation of the face […]

Recovering From a Facelift: Truth or Myth

By Ramsey J. Choucair, M.D. There are often questions surrounding the recovery from a facelift. An accurate estimate of the convalescence or downtime is important to individuals who are contemplating having a surgical facelift. Determining a reasonable time to return to social activities, work responsibilities and exercise pursuits is factored into any decision to undergo cosmetic facial surgery. Thus, there […]

Mini-Mini-Tummy Tuck: Will This Work for Me?

By Ramsey J. Choucair, M.D. What is the Mini-Mini Tummy Tuck? The “mini-mini-tummy tuck” is a procedure that we perform on a regular basis in individuals who do not need the abdominal muscles tightened and have a small to moderate amount of lose skin in the lower abdomen. We considered the “mini-mini-tummy tuck”, a procedure that provides a great benefit […]

Is Kybella ® Right For You? Injectable Dissolves Submental Chin Fat

  The latest buzz in the cosmetic injectables arena, in Dallas and the rest of the world, is about Kybella® , which is considered the current “new thing” heralded as a non-invasive option to dissolve submental chin fat, or “double chin”, in order to improve definition along the jaw and neckline.  Top Cosmetic and Plastic Surgeon, Ramsey J. Choucair, MD, […]

Plastic Surgery and You: 5 Keys to the Ultimate Facelift

Plastic and cosmetic surgery has come a long way over the years when it comes to facelifts. No longer is it the “one-size fits all” solution. I am often asked the difference between facelift options that exist today and which one is considered the very best. The ultimate facelift, in my opinion, is one that presents a natural, rejuvenated appearance, without any obvious […]

The Non-Surgical Brow Lift: Truth or Myth

By Ramsey J. Choucair, M.D. The aging process leads to volume loss and subsequent “droopiness” of the eyebrow. This type of deflation of the natural fullness and fatty padding over the brow bone leads to laxity of the upper eyelid skin. In some individuals the excess skin is removed, such as the case of an upper eyelid lift or blepharoplasty procedure. However,  in […]

5 Keys to Tummy Tuck Plastic Surgery

By Ramsey J. Choucair, M.D. “I want a toned abdominal contour and a smaller waist.” This is a common request that I often hear from many of my patients. A tummy tuck is a plastic surgery alternative that often fits the bill with such requests. However, one size does not fit all. What is a Tummy Tuck? A Tummy Tuck […]

New Innovative Nonsurgical Approach to Lower Eyelid Aging

Surgical treatment of the aging lower eyelid is challenging to patients and plastic surgeons alike. While surgery provides long lasting improvement, the recovery may be prolonged. With the advent of advanced filler materials and refined techniques, especially some patients with early lower eyelid aging may achieve remarkable rejuvenation with an office procedure and minimal downtime. We have recently adopted the […]