Smile lines. Laugh lines. Marionette lines. Lipstick lines. Smokers’ lines. Nasolabial folds. Whatever you call them, the wrinkles that inevitably form above and around your mouth are common, and a telltale sign of aging. Causes of Wrinkles Around The Mouth As mentioned, aging is a major cause of mouth wrinkles. You’ve spent a lifetime using … Continue reading Wrinkle Reducer: How To Reduce Wrinkles Around The Mouth
As a double board-certified facial plastic surgeon with 17 years of experience, Dr. Boggess has helped thousands of patients restore their youthfulness and radiance. Such experience helped him develop his signature Reflection Lift, which achieves exceptional, natural-looking results that are catered to the individual anatomy, concerns, and goals of each patient. His conservative approach results … Continue reading Facelift Procedure: Can They Be Performed Without General Anesthesia?
One of the many signs of aging is face jowls and while everyone eventually gets them, we often field a lot of questions about them. So here, we address some of the most frequently asked questions. Definition Jowls are the sagging skin below your chin or jawline that appear as your skin becomes thinner and … Continue reading Jowls: What Are They and How Can I Treat Them?
While pain, bruising and swelling are natural, expected side effects following a facelift, for some patients the swelling may prove uncomfortable, and even compromise their results. So, while it may come as a surprise to many facelift patients, we often recommend postoperative local massages to promote a smooth, healthy recovery. Performed by the patient with … Continue reading Facelift FAQ: Can I Get a Facial Massage After a Facelift?
When shopping for sunscreen, it can prove to be understandably overwhelming. The options are seemingly limitless, as are the potential ingredients, and the numbers on the labels have started to balloon beyond a triple-digit threshold. But beyond the need for protection from the sun while at the pool or beach, sunscreen is essential for preventing … Continue reading SPF: How Much Should I Use This Summer?
A ‘Liquid Lift’ is a non-surgical procedure that employs a variety of different injectables and fillers to give a smoother, fuller, and more youthful appearance. It can help to restore facial volume, reduce wrinkles, and provide facial rejuvenation. Because eventually, lines and wrinkles will begin to appear for us all – a liquid lift can … Continue reading Liquid Lift Results: What Should I Expect?
Dr. Boggess is not a believer in a ‘one-procedure-fits-all’ approach to facial rejuvenation, recognizing that every patient is unique in their anatomy and the effects of aging. And having performed over 3,000 facelift procedures over 17 years, he has developed techniques that optimize results for all of his patients. He tailors every procedure to the … Continue reading SMAS Facelift – Comparing a Level I, II and III Reflection Lift
At Youthful Reflections, we’re proud to offer some of the newest, most innovative and effective anti-aging injectables. But with so many products now available, it can be difficult to determine which one is best for you. So, below we’ve addressed some of the more frequently asked questions regarding dermal fillers and listed a few … Continue reading Dermal Fillers: Different Types
As excited as you may be for your neck lift, it’s important to start preparation a few weeks before your procedure for maximum results. As your partner on this journey, we’ve created a list of pre- and post-operative instructions and best-practice tips for you to review. As with any surgery, some careful consideration must be … Continue reading Neck Lift Tips for Pre- and Post- Surgery
Fractional CO2 laser resurfacing treatments can help improve the appearance of your skin. But, just as with any cosmetic procedure, it isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution. Every patient is unique and there are certainly some characteristics and dermatological dispositions that can affect your desired results. Discuss exactly what you’re looking to address and achieve with your … Continue reading CO2 Laser Resurfacing: Are You A Good Candidate?