One of the most important aspects of successful cosmetic plastic surgery is effective communication between a patient and surgeon. Once you feel comfortable with a plastic surgeon and feel you are on the same page, this can help you in the selection process of who will perform your plastic surgery.
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. […]
By Ramsey J. Choucair, M.D. The question may be asked, are facelifts becoming obsolete? The answer is an unequivocal NO! But before you wholeheartedly accept this at face value, let’s explore the rationale for the support of facelift surgery in the era of injectable fillers and non-surgical facial rejuvenation techniques. The Aging Face. First, let’s explore what happens as the […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Each doctor has their own style in consultation and patients can be sensitive and vulnerable especially when body image is under the microscope which is why I think it’s very important to immediately establish trust and mutual respect with my patients, whether it’s an initial consult or a long-time patient whose personality and preferences I’ve come to know. There are […]
These days it is clearly a “buyer beware” atmosphere when it comes to cosmetic plastic surgery. We’re seeing a growing number of patients who are unhappy following cosmetic surgery–due in large part to the prevalence of non-board certified surgeons performing their procedures. Physicians practicing outside of their core specialty are not formally trained in an accredited cosmetic and plastic surgery […]