Dallas Plastic Surgeon

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 […]

Fillers & the Aging Face: A Plastic Surgeon’s Perspective

By Ramsey J. Choucair, M.D., F.A.C.S. Facial Volume in addition to skin quality and skin laxity, facial volume is a critical consideration when contemplating treatment options for the aging face.   Youthful faces are full.  Lips, brows, cheeks, and temples exhibit a youthful, robust fatty layer that imparts facial fullness.  Adequate facial volume results in a smooth, soft, and gentle […]

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. […]

Are Facelifts Becoming Obsolete?

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Voluma

By Ramsey J. Choucair, M.D. We now offer the first and only FDA-approved hyaluronic acid filler for the midface, Voluma. Voluma is manufactured by Allergan, the makers of Juvederm. Voluma has been available in Canada for several years and produces predictable volume restoration to the cheekbones and midface where aging occurs. Voluma is injected in the exam room with a […]

Etiquette : The Doctor-Patient Relationship

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 […]

The Face Plan: By The Decades

As a plan of action for aging gracefully, Dr. Choucair developedThe Face Plan a comprehensive and completely customizable treatment plan based on each patient’s unique needs and desires as they relate to turning back the clock.  Incorporating all possible options in facial rejuvenation, including both invasive and non-invasive methods, here is a peek inside potential plan options that span the decades—from […]

Finding a Healthy Balance: Plastic Surgery and Young Adults

We live in a celebrity-obsessed culture that spans much farther than the silver screen. On an episode of the ABC show, GCB, a young girl asked her mother for breast enhancement surgery for her sixteenth birthday. This begs the questions, how soon is too soon? I’ve seen teens with very healthy body images that are simply frustrated and want their […]

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