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Facial Rejuvenation for Droopy Brow

May 11th, 2017

Forehead lift surgery may be considered to correct drooping or sagging eyebrows, prominent forehead wrinkles and/or hooding (drooping) upper eyelids, and is effective in providing facial rejuvenation. A forehead lift is also called a brow lift, endoscopic forehead lift, or upper facelift. Factors contributing to these commonly unwanted changes in our facial appearance include normal aging, genetics and sun exposure. During a forehead lift surgery, forehead skin and muscle are surgically sculpted, repositioned, and/or tightened to rejuvenate the forehead for a more youthful appearance.

KSTP’s Twin Cities Live cameras followed our patient during her experience Bashioum Cosmetic Surgery Center having a forehead lift. Connie was bothered by a family history of prominent forehead wrinkles and sagging brows, so she considered surgery when Botox® failed to correct her concerns. She was filmed on the day of her surgery and 6 weeks later, Dr. Bashioum joined her on the TCL set to discuss her procedure and recovery. Many thanks to Connie for sharing her story and allowing cameras to document her stunning result.

Watch her video here.

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More Youthful Lips: Not Fish Lips

April 24th, 2017

Trout Pout Lips

Is it possible to get fuller lips without ending up with fish lips? As we age, the fat layer beneath our skin diminishes which causes the appearance of aging and facial wrinkles. This process also happens to our lips. For the past decade, artificial fillers became the go-to fix to plump up an aging face, buying time before a surgical facelift was needed. When at first, a few injections did the trick, soon to follow was the over-injected, the over-plumped unfortunate cartoon face look. I think we’ve all seen it and I am not a fan. Enter a new technique to restore that fat layer, and restore your youthful look using your own fat. Yes, plumper lips, creating a more youthful appearance is quite possible without resulting in the famous Hollywood “Trout Pout.”

Lipo fat transfer is an ideal clinic-based solution for facial fat loss, such as lip wrinkles or thinning lips, the hallows under your eyes and more. Liposuction fat is first removed from selected areas, next your own fat is transferred and sculpted with facial injections. Fat has naturally high concentrations of stromal cells, and it is believed that these somatic stem cells help rejuvenate and plum the overlying skin.

Lipo fat grafting is a natural alternative to artificial fillers and can be an effective choice offering a quick recovery. Now plumper lips, creating a more youthful appearance is quite possible to avoid without resulting in the famous Hollywood “Trout Pout.” A glance at your plastic surgeon’s Before/After photos offers a reliable evaluation of what to expect.

Read More: Our patient describes her experience with Dr. Bashioum’s natural facial rejuvenation procedure.  And Fat grafting for lips.

Illustration credit: Thank you Phil Hatten


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