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Considerations Before Undergoing Cosmetic Surgery

Even though cosmetic surgery might seem like a quick outpatient procedure that takes only a few hours and involves only a couple of cuts here and there, no one who is considering such surgery should ever underestimate the seriousness of it all. Here are several areas to think about before you start that “plastic surgeons… Read More »

Plastic Surgery: More Benefits Than You Might Realize

To some, the words “plastic surgery” call to mind Joan Rivers or some other celebrity that has gone under the knife too often, a vain procedure only for those who cannot accept aging and are tremendously insecure about their appearance. In other words, plastic surgery is for people who are not like you, only for… Read More »

Avoiding The Horror Of Botched Plastic Surgery

You’ve heard the stories but wondered if they were true: monstrous divots in the skin after a liposuction procedure gone wrong, breast implants the size of small watermelons (with the resulting discomfort), a stomach that was supposed to be flat but instead turned into a lumpy mess of mass. The good news is that such… Read More »

Understand The Differences Between Plastic And Cosmetic Surgery

When people think about having surgery done to improve their physical appearance, they often interchange the terms “plastic surgery” and “cosmetic surgery” quite easily. There are a number of important differences between the two, however, and you should know them before you begin to search for the best cosmetic surgeons in Houston. The Primary Differences… Read More »

How will a septoplasty impact the shape of my nose?

A septoplasty is a procedure that is designed to straighten the middle wall of the nose and give a person a better nasal airway. Patients should always look for a board certified ENT or Houston facial plastic surgeon and be evaluated for nasal breathing problems like obstruction allergy or snoring. Once it is determined that… Read More »

How can I fix a misshaped or slit earlobe?

Earlobes are more important than you may think! They may seem like a strange little tag of skin on the side of the head but they are important for personal interaction as an erogenous zone, displaying of jewelry, cosmesis and an indicator of youth and aging. Because the earlobe is so multi purposed it is… Read More »

Facelift vs Deep Plane Facelift

Facelifts and how they have progressed… Facelift is a generic term that has many meanings depending on who is using it and in what context. In general, it refers to a surgery that seeks to reposition the skin and soft tissues of the face so as to decrease the appearance of aging. Standard facelifting techniques… Read More »

What to Expect When Seeking a Face Lift in Houston

Facelifts are among the most common type of cosmetic surgery procedure in Houston However, the vast majority of people still misunderstand them and what they are meant to accomplish. This includes those who have plans to get a face lift. Houston facial plastic surgeon Dr. Ben Cilento and his team believe that it is critical… Read More »

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