What is a Lip Augmentation?

lip augmentation

Thanks to filters on our social media apps, we get a chance to see how we would look if we were to change our facial features. As we age, we’re always looking for ways to reverse the aging process by using lip injections, facial fillers, and more. And thanks to modern science and technology, minimally […]

What is Buccal Fat Removal?

What is Buccal Fat Removal

You’ve probably seen it: the latest plastic surgery craze on social media is buccal fat removal. It sounds like a brand new cosmetic procedure just because it hasn’t received as much attention before, but really, this procedure has been around for a long time. Buccal fat is basically cheek fat. The average size of the […]

Non-Surgical Facelift Options

non surgical facelift

Cosmetic surgery is a way for people to take back their self-esteem and exert control over their appearance. A traditional facelift may bring to mind a dramatic, too-tight-ponytail look, but this invasive procedure isn’t the only option to turn back time.  Aging may be a natural process, but that doesn’t mean we have to sit […]

Rhinoplasty Recovery Time

rhinoplasty recovery time

Rhinoplasty procedures are the most common cosmetic procedure in the United States. With more than 350,000 rhinoplasty procedures performed in 2020, it’s no surprise that many people have the same questions: how long is the recovery period? What can I do after a nose job? What should I avoid after rhinoplasty? The average rhinoplasty recovery time […]

Vampire Facial

vampire facial bakersfield

A standard facial can remove dead skin cells, unclog your pores, and increase circulation to the targeted area. Facials are meant to help deliver more much-needed nutrients to skin cells. However, a vampire facial treatment is much more encompassing. For almost a decade now, reality TV stars, like Kim Kardashian, have pushed the unique skincare […]

How to Get Rid of Lines Around Mouth

lines around mouth

Unfortunately, we all develop wrinkles as we grow older. Some people develop wrinkles earlier than others though, depending on their lifestyle factors, genetics, facial expressions, and more. Luckily for you, there are countless products and treatments that can help you get rid of lines around mouth. At Silhouette Plastic Surgery Institute, we’re proud to offer […]

Can You Use Botox Under Eyes?

botox under eyes

When we look in the mirror each morning, it’s never a fun time to find a new wrinkle or crease. Luckily, modern cosmetic advancements in medicine allow us to rectify this issue with ease. Botox under eyes treatments are a recent advancement that allow both men and women to feel comfortable with their skin. At […]

How to Get Rid of a Double Chin

how to get rid of a double chin

Submental fat, or a double chin, is extremely common. This condition essentially occurs when a layer of fat forms below the chin. While many people associate it with weight gain, many people experience it for other reasons. These reasons include loose skin and even genetics. Some people try for months or years to get rid […]

Coolsculpting for Double Chin

coolsculpting for double chin

If you’re looking to slim up parts of your body that aren’t responding to diet and exercise without going under the knife, Coolsculpting may be an excellent option for you. Since Coolsculpting was approved by the FDA in 2010, the fat removal treatment has increased by 823% with more than 6 million procedures done worldwide. […]

Does Rhinoplasty Change Perceptions of Attractiveness?

rhinoplasty change perception of attractiveness

Participants in a web-based survey who viewed pictures of patients before and after rhinoplasty rated patients after surgery as more attractive, successful and overall healthier, in an article published by JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery. Rhinoplasty is one of the most common facial plastic surgery procedures performed in the United States but few studies have looked that […]