Eyelid Surgery Utah

3 Things to Know About Eyelid Surgery

What is eyelid surgery? Eyelid surgery, technically called blepharoplasty, is a plastic surgery procedure for removing or adding fat and skin from the eyelids. Although it is commonly called an “eyelid lift,” the eyelid is not actually lifted during surgery and this is, therefore, a fallacy. Blepharoplasty surgery can be performed on either the upper... More »

Liposuction Salt Lake City

How Safe is Liposuction?

Liposuction is a great procedure for targeting stubborn fat deposits. People often wonder, however, how safe liposuction is. Even though there are risks associated with any kind of surgical procedure, in recent years, the development of improved techniques have made liposuction safer, easier, and less painful. A few of these newer techniques include: Tumescent liposuction.... More »

Plastic Surgery Salt Lake City

The Top Plastic Surgery Procedures of 2013

Hundreds of thousands of plastic surgery procedures are performed each year in the United States. Some are purely cosmetic, while others are performed to correct deformities and previous injuries. Data from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons sheds light on the most common procedures. The most popular plastic surgery is breast augmentation. Nearly 300,000 breast... More »

CoolSculpting Salt Lake City

How Does CoolSculpting Stack Up

Unfortunately, there’s not a magic pill for weight loss. If only it were that simple and that easy. Most of us have to turn to other means to get in shape and get rid of any extra weight we might carry. Even then, certain kinds of fat are more stubborn than others and diet and... More »

Botox Utah

Botox—Does it Hurt?

People have a lot of questions about Botox—is it safe, how long does it last, how much does it cost, etc. A lot of these questions stem from a rumor or some horror story they heard on the evening news, but we understand why people ask. We’re more than happy to answer any questions our... More »

Plastic Surgeon Utah

Don’t Forget Your Sunscreen!

While I hope you have been wearing your sunscreen all winter long, spring is a great time to remind you just how important sunscreen is.  As a plastic surgeon, I have done a lot of skin cancer reconstruction in my practice.  While reconstruction can get you great results, I would much rather get to see... More »

Tummy Tuck Salt Lake City

Plastic Surgery For Mothers

Pregnancy presents a number of challenges and changes for women. Some are welcome changes, while many others are not so welcome. Most women understand that their bodies will undergo some drastic changes, but the extent of some of these changes is hard to foresee. Consequently, cosmetic surgery is quickly becoming a popular choice for women... More »

Breast Lift Utah

What is the Purpose of a Breast Lift?

A common question we get from women in the Salt Lake City area is, “what is the purpose of a breast lift? How is it different from breast augmentation?” Determining the right procedure for you will depend on a number of different factors. It is no secret that a woman’s breasts change over time. Factors... More »

Skin Care Routine

Scars and Plastic Surgery

As people learn about plastic surgery, and how it is performed, they may have questions about incisions, scars and healing. If plastic surgery is to improve the appearance of your body, won’t scars work against that beauty? Plastic surgery is focused on improving appearance, and on making that appearance look natural. For this reason, all... More »

Rhinoplasty Salt Lake City

“What’s Up With Your Funky Nose?”

That’s what the first boy that ever kissed me asked one day. But he wasn’t the first to put my insecurity into words. 3rd grade was the first memory I have of a boy asking me what was wrong with my huge nose. After that, it didn’t matter what people said, I heard him in... More »