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Is there a good age to have a cheek/neck lift?

The answer to the age-old question of when to have a mini facelift is entirely personal. There’s no right or wrong time to schedule a cosmetic surgery procedure during your lifetime, because everyone reaches acceptance at a different moment. For example, a woman in her 60s, who is experiencing a combination of aging skin around […] more »


Caring for Your Skin During the Winter

It’s not uncommon to forget about your skin a bit when cold weather sets in. After all, in winter we’re not exposed to as much sun, we may be doing more indoors, and we all get busy and involved with holiday schedules and numerous events. Unfortunately our skin and faces often get neglected during the […] more »


Fight Fine Lines, Aging Skin with Laser Skin Resurfacing

Oftentimes, people are judged by the appearance of their skin. It’s just human nature. We draw inferences about others by the way they look up-close, especially if they have saggy, sun-damaged skin. As supportive skin structures like collagen and elastin fibers break down, skin tone and firmness weaken naturally over time. Laser skin resurfacing can […] more »


Causes of facial aging

Plus a three-pronged approach for revitalizing skin Do you really know how or why your face ages? At Smith Cosmetic Surgery, we find that this is one of the most commonly misunderstood processes. In fact, this confusion often leads unsuspecting adults to choose the wrong things to try to turn back time. Usually one of […] more »


Chins Are In: Chin Implants

“Selfies” and self-esteem are tied to mentoplasty procedures The chin is all about harmony. A well-defined chin gives both structure and balance to the face and helps define the facial profile. It’s also one of the most overlooked areas of the face when it comes to considering the right plastic surgery procedure. When most people […] more »


Getting Rid of Crow’s Feet

Eyes are such a focal point of the face. As we age, these “windows to the soul” can wrinkle and droop, often changing our facial expressions significantly—and possibly sending a message we don’t want to send. Eyes have an uncanny ability to “say” things for us before we speak. As author Tarjei Vesaas said in […] more »


Are You Tired of Your Turkey Neck?

A Mini Facelift Can Eliminate Your Turkey Neck The phrase “turkey neck” refers to loosening and folding skin under the chin. Often associated with the double chin, it is one of the top issues aging men and women inquire about at Smith Cosmetic Surgery. Our staff often hears men and women complain that their faces have […] more »


Common Misconceptions About Dermal Fillers

Injectables are one of the most misunderstood products in modern cosmetic enhancements for the face. Because we field so many questions and dispel so many myths about injectables during consultations at Smith Cosmetic Surgery, we think it’s essential that anyone considering either a mini facelift or routine injectables in the near future should know the […] more »


What’s Best For You: Surgical or Non-Surgical Procedures?

Every day people come to Smith Cosmetic Surgery wondering how to fix problem areas on their neck, face and brow.  With the abundance of information in media and print many first-time patients come to us seriously misinformed about the achievable results related to popular non-surgical procedures and surgical options such as a mini facelift. By […] more »


‘Rapid Recovery’ is Paramount to Cosmetic Surgery Results

Recovery concerns and timing are some of the top reasons people put off a facelift—even when they’re ready for the exciting and dramatic lifestyle change that facial plastic surgery can create. At Smith Cosmetic Surgery, we want to remind men and women who are considering a facelift that when the procedure is performed by a […] more »