How to Fix Droopy Eyelids Without Surgery

how to fix droopy eyelids without surgery

Droopy eyelids, medically called ptosis, can not only affect your appearance but can also impair vision in cases of severe ptosis. While many might consider cosmetic surgery to fix drooping eyelids, many non-surgical methods can improve the appearance of the upper eyelids that you may want to resort to first. Below, Orange County plastic surgeon Dr. Daneshmand […]

How to Get Rid of Large Pores

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Thanks to Snapchat and other social media filters, we are more aware of our face’s imperfections than ever before. One insecurity that many people experience is the appearance of large pores. Some pore visibility is normal, but many factors can lead to larger-than-normal pore size. In this blog post, we’ll discuss what exactly pores are, […]

What is a Phenol Peel?

What is a Phenol Peel

Many cosmetic products are on the market that promise to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging. While some may hold up those promises, most usually minimize the appearance of wrinkles and sun damage for a short period of time. If you’re looking for a more permanent solution to your coarse wrinkles, acne scars, sun […]

Do Tanning Beds Cause Wrinkles?

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Did you know: there is no such thing as a safe tan according to Dermatologist Jennifer Lucas, MD. Even still, tanned skin is considered one of many beauty standards that many of us feel that we must meet. So much so that the American Academy of Dermatology states that 63% of teenagers that they surveyed […]

How Tattoo Removal Works

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Getting spontaneously tatted at a young age is a rite of passage into early adulthood for many people. The problem is, many people who get tattoos under the age of 20 later regret at least one of them because maybe the tattoo doesn’t look good or it’s attached to a particularly painful memory. This leads […]

What is Collagen and How Does it Help the Skin?

What is Collagen

Collagen is a protein (in fact, it’s the most abundant protein in the body) that’s made up of the amino acids glycine, proline, and hydroxyproline. Not only is collagen crucial for human skin physiology, but it also supports countless bodily functions. As we age, our body produces less collagen which naturally results in skin aging. […]

How to Get Rid of Acne Scars

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Acne lesions – AKA pimples – can put a huge damper on anyone’s self-esteem. What’s worse is what comes after the pimple: the acne scar. It’s a permanent reminder of the former gnarly pimple that you fought so hard to get rid of. Most commonly, acne scars result from a long history of severe acne. […]

How to Get Rid of Stretch Marks

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Almost everyone – especially women – has stretch marks. They’re nothing to be ashamed of, but still, stretch marks are the source of major insecurity for many people. Maybe you’re tired of seeing your stretch marks every day in the mirror and you’re considering laser stretch mark removal or other cosmetic treatments. But how effective […]

Vampire Facial

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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 […]

How to Break Up Scar Tissue

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After getting plastic surgery in Orange County, it’s highly possible that you’ll find that scar tissue develops. Unfortunately, it is a natural process of the body’s healing, but many patients want to lessen its appearance as much as possible. Scar formation can even feel uncomfortable or tight, causing pain. Luckily, there are techniques that healthcare […]

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 […]