Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery

The Mommy Makeover

By Ramsey J. Choucair, M.D., F.A.C.S The term “Mommy Makeover” describes a group of plastic surgical procedures performed to restore a more normal appearance to the abdomen and breasts following the changes that may occur following childbirth.  Post-pregnancy changes may result in looseness of the abdominal skin, and bulging of the abdominal muscles.   Additionally, breast tissue may shrink, leading to a […]

The Principles of a Natural Facelift

By Ramsey J. Choucair, M.D., F.A.C.S I am often asked why facelifts often appear so unnatural. First of all, I mention that individuals that appear “distorted” or “pulled” are easily noticed BUT……..those persons who have undergone expertly performed, natural-appearing facelifts go unnoticed.   So what is the difference between those with visible signs of a facelift versus the individual with […]

Facial Injectable Fillers–Best Areas to Fill

By Ramsey J. Choucair, M.D. When it comes to facial injectable fillers, how do we know which areas are the best to fill? It might be surprising to note that there are areas of the face where traditional facelifting and surgical options are minimally effective. As a result, injectable fillers now serve as an excellent option to address those areas. […]

Facelift Incisions and Facial Rejuvenation–No One Will Never Know

By Ramsey J. Choucair, M.D.  Facelift incisions and facial rejuvenation. There are those who are worried others will “know”. A modern facelift is still the most optimal way to reverse the changes one experiences in facial aging. However, the reluctance to undergo a facelift can frequently be traced to the concern of many who fear that incisions will be visible after surgery […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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